Youth Annual Conference 2022: Relentless

By Rick Wolcott* “On behalf of CCYM I want to welcome you all to Youth Annual Conference 2022,” said Lexi Salkovick, chair of the Conference Council on Youth Ministries. “We are so happy to be back to face-to-face after two years of virtual events.” The campus of Walsh University in North Canton was the site [...]

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 [...]