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Allegheny West Conference, "Get Ready, Get Ready, Get Ready", Beacon of Hope Church, First Church of God

Allegheny West Conference (AWC) recently held its first in-person camp meeting in four years. The five-day meeting, located in Columbus, Ohio, at both the Beacon of Hope church and the First Church of God—one of the most spacious edifices in the Columbus area—was themed, “Get Ready, Get Ready, Get Ready,” which was echoed from the opening night with David Taylor, a professor emeritus from the School of Religion at Loma Linda University (Calif.).

Ndubuisi Nwade, Thomas Quinlan, Columbus chief police, C. Shaun Arthur, and Keith Goodman

Three pastors from the Central Ohio region of the Allegheny West Conference (AWC) recently met with Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan. The meeting, organized by C. Shaun Arthur, pastor of the Beacon of Hope church in Columbus, centered on discussing newly instituted police reforms, in light of the shootings of Andre Hill and Casey Goodson Jr. by local law enforcement.