Better Together: Five Churches Work as One Team Ministering to Area Youth

By Brett Hetherington* How do you build community amongst a group of churches that appear to have little in common with one another? For two pastors who minister to five churches, the answer to this question has been to start by working with the children. “One of the previous leaders of the kid’s ministry of [...]

Civil Rights Journey Makes Life-Changing Impact on East Ohio Teen

By Brett Hetherington* A sojourn is known as the part of a trip that involves a short or temporary stay. Each year we as a nation set aside the month of February to celebrate Black History – a sojourn on our journey throughout the year, if you will. Though this is a short stay, it [...]

Camp and Kids: God Expands One Church’s Plans to Send Kids to Summer Camp

By Pastor Georgette Gaston* In January of 2020 Faith United Methodist Church (Southern Hills District) on the south side of Cambridge dreamed of ways we might be able to help get kids to church camp. COVID shelter-in-place orders began in March 2020, just as we were making our initiative to send kids to camp. In April [...]