Committing to God’s Call Perspectives: Black Theologian Day 2019

By Rick Wolcott* “The Conference is committed to broadening our understandings so that we can better learn from one another,” said Director of Multicultural Vitality Will Jones of this year’s Black Theologian Day, a learning event held annually in East Ohio since 1978. “This is an opportunity for us to see from a different perspective [...]

Remembrance, Repentance and Restoration: Denomination Returns Entrusted Land to the Wyandot/te Nation

Becca Roller stood proudly on the corner of Fourth Street and Walker Street. Smiling, with tears streaming down her cheeks, she clapped as the procession of hundreds made its way from John Stewart United Methodist Church to the Mission Church and cemetery one-mile away. “I think that today was a long time coming,” she told [...]

Christian Partnership on the Other Side of the World EOC Team Visits Cambodian Methodist Church

By Rick Wolcott* A team of 14 East Ohio Conference clergy and laity travelled to Cambodia June 26-July 8, 2019 to worship, fellowship, and be in small group discussions with our brothers and sisters in Christ. “We are all a part of the family of God,” said East Ohio Conference Bishop Tracy S. Malone during [...]