Church Service Meets in the Unlikeliest of Places

By Brett Hetherington* In May I had the pleasure of spending time with the Rev. Betsy Schenk as she and volunteers from Amboy United Methodist Church (Western Reserve District) served food to long-haul truck drivers. Schenk is also a licensed chemical dependency counselor and spends much of her time serving the patients of Glenbeigh Recovery [...]

GUMC Is Loving Its Neighbors by Caravan

By Stephanie Nieset with Photos by Sara Jane Sargent* The Missions Team and members of Geneva First United Methodist Church (Western Reserve District) are turning the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic into an opportunity to be a blessing to neighbors serving on the frontlines in their community. Members gathered in the church parking lot on [...]

Rest Stop Ministry Thanks Truck Drivers for Keeping Our Shelves Stocked

By Brett Hetherington* While Ohioans have been living under the shelter-at-home order over the past two months, we have still been able to travel to the grocery store or have food delivered. But how often have you stopped to think about the men and women who keep the store shelves stocked and the restaurant kitchens [...]