Southern Hills District Churches Model Being God’s Agents of Transformation Around the World

By Linda Morrow* Across the generations, across the miles, across the district. What can happen when people reach out in the name of Jesus to feed others? In late February 2023, nine rural and small-community United Methodist churches in the Southern Hills District found out. These congregations coordinated efforts and built community to raise funds [...]

Creative Cabinet Leadership Model Continues the Focus on Our Shared Mission and Vision

By Brett Hetherington* “God is doing a new thing in the East Ohio Conference and in these unprecedented times, God is making a way and unfolding new ministry and leadership possibilities,” shared Bishop Tracy S. Malone in a message to East Ohio Conference clergy and laity on February 15, 2022, when announcing a new EOC [...]

Bishop Tracy S. Malone Announces New EOC Superintendency Plan

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”  - Isaiah 43:18-19 (NIV) Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ! Yes! God is doing a [...]