Church Provides Pancake Study Break for Students

By Bethany Kelly* Finals week is always hard – with the impact of test scores on student grade point averages, and the realization that friends will soon part ways for the summer. Looking to provide momentary relief from the stress, the congregation of New Concord United Methodist Church (Southern Hills District) invited Muskingum University students [...]

It Feels Like Home to Me

By Emily Sheetz* “It’s a big, big house with lots and lots of rooms. A big, big table with lots and lots of food. A big, big yard where we can play football. A big, big house. It’s my Father’s house.” Lyrics from Big House by Audio Adrenaline This song is one of my favorites [...]

Churches Close, Ministries Live On

By Rick Wolcott* “This church has meant a lot to me,” Ida Campbell reflected. Standing in Beallsville United Methodist Church (Southern Hills District), she looked around and said, “I have been blessed by coming here.” Campbell and 50 other people ignored the single-digit January temperatures and made their way, one last time, to the church [...]