Love in Action: The Church Responds When Disasters Strike

By Rick Wolcott* Mission projects offer opportunities for each of us to bear lasting fruit and to live into our East Ohio Conference vision of being, making and maturing disciples of Jesus Christ; being God’s agents of transformation in our communities and throughout the world; and boldly reaching new people with God’s love. The United [...]

Church Shows Love to Local Teachers with a Free Dinner

By Brett Hetherington* For a church to truly serve their community it requires getting outside the walls of the church building. Recently, Otterbein United Methodist Church (Tuscarawras District) in Navarre had the opportunity to do just that, serving the teachers at its local elementary school in a very tangible way. On the day that parent-teacher [...]

Churches Host Food Drive To Help TSA Workers In Need

By Brett Hetherington* The government shutdown affected many people around the country.  Some of those are people that the average American citizen may not realize have been impacted. At the Akron-Canton Airport there are over 90 people who have been working since the shutdown began and have not yet received a paycheck. This is the [...]