Congregation Provides Easter Basket Meals for Families in Need

By Brett Hetherington* “Instead of each person watching out for their own good, watch out for what is better for others.” - Philippians 2:4 (CEB) The words of the Apostle Paul, from his letters to the church at Philippi and to the Christians of Corinth, were motivation for congregation members of Chardon United Methodist Church [...]

Churches Foster Connection during time of Pandemic Isolation

By Rick Wolcott* “We are glad you are here with us during these interesting times in our nation. We are glad that we can worship together in Spirit and in truth.” With those words, the Rev. Dr. Tom Joyce began Sunday’s worship service, which was livestreamed from the empty sanctuary of Fields UMC (North Coast [...]

Churches Provide a Night to Shine for People with Special Needs

By DeAnn McKillips* God works in mysterious and miraculous ways. He was front and center with every step we took in the planning and preparation for Night to Shine, a prom event for special needs people sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Over 600 churches around the world hosted this event on February 8, and [...]