Pastor HW Post

  • SAS Update

    At Annual Conference this year, I was asked by Rev. Ed Fashbaugh, the East Ohio Director of Connectional Ministries, to share about how the Simplified Accountable Structure has impacted our church. I thought it might be helpful to share my reflection with our church community. When Ed called me about sharing, it was an immediate…

  • It’s a New Day

    On May 1st, the General Conference of The United Methodist Church voted to remove the restrictive language from The Book of Discipline. This language, saying, “homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching,” was added in 1972 with much debate, and we’ve been disputing it ever since. In fact, there hasn’t been a Conference since, where we…

  • From the Pastor

    I love boxes. They’re great ways to contain items that you’ll need later—lunch, summer clothes, and Christmas decorations, to name a few. However, I’ve learned over the years that one thing that can’t be put into a box is God.  We try to put God in all kinds of boxes—limiting what God looks like or…

  • About Pastor Heidi

    About Pastor Heidi Our Senior Pastor, Rev. Heidi Welch, began her ministry with Brecksville United Methodist Church in the summer of 2019, just eight months before the world shut down. Since that time, she has led our church through a period of change and growth, reminding us all the while that God is with us…