Saturation Sunday Services Support the Teach • Reach • Bless Campaign

By Rick Wolcott* “East Ohio, we’re here because of you. God bless you. God bless you for helping Africa University and also God bless you for growing the Church,” said James Salley, associate vice chancellor for Institutional Advancement to members of the Africa University Development Committee gathered in the ballroom of the Sheraton Cleveland Airport [...]

All In God’s Image; A Study in the History of Indigenous Peoples

By Will Fenton-Jones* One of the most troubling stories I have learned as the Conference director of Multicultural Vitality is the story of the Sand Creek Massacre. In 1864 Colonel John Chivington, a Methodist clergyman turned military man, led a massacre that resulted in the death of over 200 Cheyenne and Arapaho, mostly women and [...]

Striving Toward an Anti-Racist Community One Person at a Time

By Brett Hetherington* North Olmsted United Methodist Church (North Coast District) is one of many congregations and faith communities across the East Ohio Conference answering the calls of Bishop Tracy S. Malone, the Cabinet and the Extended Cabinet to join with our brothers and sisters across The United Methodist Church in taking a Stand Against [...]