Members of the Ohio Conference and Allegheny West Conference (AWC) began 2022 with a renewed focus. Led by presidents Marvin C. Brown, III (AWC) and Bob Cundiff (Ohio), members joined together for the second annual 31-day President’s Bible Reading Challenge.
After listening to Ndubuisi Nwade’s latest single, “The Lord Is Great,” a member of the Recording Academy expressed to Nwade how much he loved the song and informed him that it was being submitted for consideration to the Grammy Awards nominating committee.
The Shiloh Cincinnati church continues to “Impact the City” of Cincinnati with the gospel of Jesus Christ. As back-to-school season approached, many churches geared up to do their annual school supply drive. This year, Bryant Smith, pastor of Shiloh, and his members in the Avondale neighborhood wanted to approach things differently.
"Moving Higher and Better,” the theme for the Allegheny West Conference (AWC) Education Department this school year, perfectly captures the enthusiasm and energy from the AWC teachers as they recently met in person at a two-day teacher’s retreat.
Early this summer, the Smyrna church in Lynchburg, Va., began holding outdoor Sabbath worship services at Miller Park—one of the city’s largest public spaces. Their presence began drawing numerous visitors.
The Ohio Department of Education recently presented Nathaniel Snow, a veteran educator and member of the Dayton (Ohio) church, with the 2021 Teachers of Ohio Representing Character and Heart (TORCH) award. TORCH celebrates teachers who model strong character and a heart for their students, colleagues and communities.
Led by the Allegheny West and Ohio conferences, members from the Akron (Ohio) Bethel church participated in the Bible Reading Challenge earlier this year, in which they read the entire Bible in just one month.