Annual Conference 2022: Let Us Live LOVE

By Rick Wolcott* Bishop Tracy S. Malone called to order the 53rd session of the East Ohio Annual Conference with 448 clergy and 467 laity gathered in the John S. Knight Center in Akron, Ohio. Director of Multicultural Vitality Will Fenton-Jones then read the East Ohio Area Land Acknowledgment that stated, in part, “We, the [...]

Annual Conference 2022

2022 Appointments Bishop Tracy S. Malone announces the following 2022 clergy appointments and/or changes of status. Each is effective 7/1/22 unless otherwise noted. Districts: (CN) Canal · (FL) Firelands · (MO) Mid-Ohio · (MV) Mahoning Valley · (NC) North Coast · (OV) Ohio Valley · (SH) Southern Hills · (TR) Three Rivers · (TW) Tuscarawas [...]

Fire Destroys a Church’s 142-Year-Old Sanctuary but Not the Spirit or the Mission of the Congregation

Editor’s Note: this article has been updated from its original version to include new information about the time of the lightning strike and to correct the number of years Rev. Quillen has been in ministry. By Rick Wolcott* On the morning of Friday, May 20, Mary Hughes drove past the parking lot of Grace United [...]