Turning Something Old into Something New, J.I.M.’s Place Ministry Clothes the Community

By Brett Hetherington* What can you do with a vacant car dealership? With some work, and a lot of volunteers you can convert an old building that sold and repaired cars into a place that provides a positive impact for the people of the community. That is exactly how J.I.M.’s Place came into being – [...]

Rev. Cara Stultz Costello Appointed Tuscarawas District Superintendent

Bishop Tracy S. Malone is appointing the Rev. Cara Stultz Costello to the East Ohio Conference Cabinet.  She will serve as superintendent of the Tuscarawas District. "To serve the kin-dom of God through The United Methodist Church in East Ohio and the Tuscarawas District is a distinct privilege. I am overjoyed to serve with Bishop [...]

Christ UMC Meal Feeds Thousands

By Brett Hetherington* Thanksgiving is a holiday that brings many people joy, comfort, and contentment. The holiday is one where family and abundance are celebrated, and it is considered by many to be the kickoff of the Christmas season. But what of the families who are not blessed with abundance, or even a filling meal [...]