“We have a moral obligation to keep Dr. King’s dream alive.” Bishop Malone Preaches on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday

By Rick Wolcott* Bishop Tracy S. Malone was the invited guest preacher for the Mosaic multi-ethnic praise and worship service at Garfield Memorial UMC (North Coast District) in Pepper Pike on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, January 17. “I want to take an opportunity to thank Pastor (Chip) Freed for extending the invitation [...]

Perspectives: Acknowledging Our Past This Thanksgiving

By William Jones & Rev. Dr. Daniel Hawk* The East Ohio Conference creates Perspectives events throughout the year because it’s important that each of us broadens our understanding by viewing life from the perspectives of others. As we prepare to give thanks on Thanksgiving Day by spending time with family and friends while eating turkey, [...]

Mahoning Valley Church Leaders Speak Out Against Racism

The community was invited to Poland UMC on July 26 to hear religious leaders from across the Mahoning Valley share their powerful personal Stories of Racism in the Valley. Following the rally, those present had the opportunity to register to vote and to sign up for classes led by the Greater Youngstown Community Dialogue on [...]