Family Dinners Serve as the Cornerstone for One Church’s Online Ministries

By Brett Hetherington* During the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, churches have been tasked with finding new and different ways to remain connected with one another. For many churches in the East Ohio Conference this has involved some form of online streaming of Sunday morning services. Some churches have opened their online doors a tad further and [...]

Youth Annual Conference to Meet Virtually June 14

By Kaye Wolfinger* The Conference Council on Youth Ministries (CCYM) is excited to announce a June 14 live streamed alternative event for Youth Annual Conference 2020. Our virtual YAC will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 14. We will live stream our keynote speaker, Shane Claiborne, as well as the band, Tribe Collective, [...]

Creatively Ministering to All During the Current COVID-19 Pandemic

By Brett Hetherington* East Ohio Conference congregations and faith communities are changing the ways that they are in ministry to others because of restrictions put in place to thwart the spread of the coronavirus. Needing to reach a population increasingly living in isolation, church leaders have moved on from what was and have prioritized what [...]