143rd annual convention preview

 Nov. 10-11, 2017 | Hyatt Regency Hotel, Cincinnati CERTIFY YOUR LAY DELEGATES Congregations are canonically required (see Canon III, Section 5) to submit a Certificate of Election of Lay Delegates as soon as...

‘Tastes’ of goodness

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS Church of the Good Samaritan members Bryan Hosler (middle) and Laura Pemberton accept a food donation of bread and salad from Managing Partner Brian Kutcher of the Texas Roadhousel...

Goodness and good news for kids at Procter

It’s Friday evening, and the Madison County Ride van pulls up to Procter. Inside are three boys who are not sure where they are or if they want to be here. Their parents come in and get their paperwork filled o...

Bethany: A branch of the Jesus Movement

As the students of Bethany School leave campus for the summer and head back to communities throughout Greater Cincinnati, we hope that they take some things with them. We hope that they take all that they have ...

Benevolent backpacks

The backpack, one of the oldest and most basic contrivances for carting things from one place to another, has become a vehicle for conveying love and understanding to some of our community’s most vulnerable chi...

Touching the future by being Christ Present

An opinion piece published in the Washington Post boldly predicted there are only 23 Easters left for mainline churches. ("If it doesn't stem its decline, mainline Protestantism has just 23 Easters left," Acts ...

Kindness, simplicity and joy

For over a century, the motto of the Community of the Transfiguration has been ‘Benignitas, Simplicitas, Hilaritas, or Kindness, Simplicity, Joy.’ Founded on the Feast of the Transfiguration (August 6) in 1898,...

Bearing Fruit that Endures

PIMIL 8th annual event July 22 “Bearing Fruit that Endures” (John 15:16) is the theme for Partners-in-Ministry-in-Liberia (PIMIL)’s Eighth Annual International Luncheon and Silent Auction Fundraising event, sc...