Camp and Kids: God Expands One Church’s Plans to Send Kids to Summer Camp

By Pastor Georgette Gaston* In January of 2020 Faith United Methodist Church (Southern Hills District) on the south side of Cambridge dreamed of ways we might be able to help get kids to church camp. COVID shelter-in-place orders began in March 2020, just as we were making our initiative to send kids to camp. In April [...]

Collaborative Ministry in Southern Hills Feeds the Forgotten

By Brett Hetherington* It is not uncommon to find a United Methodist church that excels at offering meals as a ministry, especially during the last 18 months. But in the southern hills of the East Ohio Conference there is a gem of a tucked-away community whose people saw the need for a ministry that offers [...]

Friday Fundays in Chandlersville Plant Seeds of Faith through Church Partnerships

By Brett Hetherington* The summer months have long held the promise of adventure for children. School is not in session, parks are open, sports leagues are up and running. But there is still a small void in the life of each child in a community – no matter where that community might be – that [...]