I have read some letters to news agencies about Ohio Issue 1, the proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution that allows reproductive rights to all individuals. Some of the authors are correct.
LifeWise Academy, a Hilliard-based organization, wants to offer local public school students what it calls “Bible-based character education” during the regular school day, but local school leaders aren’t all on board.
A Kent church has rebranded itself as the University Church to demonstrate its commitment to the community.
There have been many changes at Charlestown United Methodist Church in the recent past. The most recent was the retirement of Rev. Norma J. Bates. Her retirement was marked with a brunch in the church community room following her final sermon Aug. 27.
Unfortunately the Windham Fall Festival has been canceled for 2023. There were multiple factors causing the cancellation. The Village of Windham is considering multiple options for next year.
Edinburg United Church, founded in 1823, celebrated its 200th birthday with a service and picnic on May 21. The church is located at 4081 Rock Spring Road.
Late last month, a modest congregation of mournful parishioners gathered in the nave of St. Ambrose Church in Garrettsville to honor the legacy of St. Michael’s in Windham.
As part of Streetsboro’s Bicentennial Celebration, the Streetsboro United Methodist Church held its Aug. 28 service at the original Methodist church building now located at Hale Farm and Village in Bath.
After pedaling more than 2,500 miles, cyclists participating in the Fuller Center Bike Adventure’s Seaside to Sebago tour pedaled into Aurora on July 8 to help low-income Portage County residents with home-repair projects.
Liberty Bible Church in Atwater believes everyone needs three homes: an “earthly home,” a “church home,” and a “heavenly home.” For Scott and Linda Fosnight, Liberty Bible is without question their church home.
To raise awareness of opportunities to learn more about the meaning of Juneteenth, past and present, the Kent InterFaith Alliance (KIFA) for Racial Reconciliation and Justice has compiled a list of Kent area houses of worship that will be honoring the significance of the Juneteenth holiday during their worship on June 19.
Those who attended the Kent Art and Wine Festival in 2019 may be familiar with Pastor Eddie Harris’ oil and acrylic paintings. Harris, a resident of Atwater, will be at the festival again this year with a collection of artwork he’s eager to showcase.