September 9, 2019

Communications Summer vacations have ended, students are back in school, and congregations have returned to their fall worship schedules. The new church year is upon us! The resources on the East Ohio Conference website are designed to facilitate the work of EOC congregations and faith communities and aid in reaching out to our mission fields [...]

Street Ministry Shares the Unconditional Love of Jesus

By Brett Hetherington* Every Thursday a group from Dueber United Methodist Church (Tuscarawas District) gathers together behind the Canton Motor Inn. Depending on the weather, they may bring with them a grill to cook hot dogs, bins with clothes to give away, hot soup, donuts or more. This area of Canton has a reputation for [...]

Strengthening Relationships in Liberia

By Brett Hetherington* “Everyone in Liberia knows Jesus. Evangelism has been very successful. The hard work is in discipleship.” These are the words of Samuel Quarshie, an associate pastor in Liberia and our driver and guide during our relationship-building visit to Liberia June 22 – July 4. During our time in the West African country, [...]