Category: Unity School of Christianity

Unity church to host convicted priest

Ex-pastor on leave after marijuana case will speak in Tallmadge services The Rev. Kathleen McKenna is willing to risk criticism and controversy to help someone build a stronger relationship with God. That’s why she didn’t hesitate to invite the Rev. Richard Arko — a Roman Catholic priest convicted of growing marijuana in his church rectory — to preach to her congregation. “It is a little bit risky, but I don’t judge him. I can’t,” said McKenna, pastor of Unity Chapel of Light in Tallmadge. “I have never had a feeling of doubt about him coming to speak. I believe only