Washington East News & Updates 2_15_2018

February 15, 2018

Engage in Mission

Interested in becoming a short-term missionary? Look for Emergency Response Team or Volunteers in Mission trips to join or Post your Early Response Team or Volunteers in Mission trips for people to join.

 End Hunger: The United Methodist Men of the Baltimore-Washington Conference, in partnership with the Society of St. Andrew, have two opportunities to help end hunger in our area by unloading, breaking down and delivering bags of potatoes: Feb. 17, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., at Eastport UMC, 926 Bay Ridge Ave. in Annapolis; and March 24, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., at Oakdale Emory UMC, 3425 Emory Church Road in Olney. Contact Richard Campbell for more information.

Advocacy Days

Maryland Legislative Advocacy Day, sponsored by the BWC United Methodist Women and Board of Church and Society, will be held Feb. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Asbury UMC in Annapolis. The focus of the day will be criminal justice reform, and the Clean Energy Jobs Act and earned sick leave.

For more information, contact Rev. Julie Wilson.



 Southern Region 2018 Leadership Day  Registration Closes February 16th at 5:00 PM

Please do not forget to register for this Year's Leadership Day event on March 3rd,  9:00 am - 4:00pm at Southern High School in Harwood, Maryland. 

Please remember to select the following:

9:00 am  Plenary with Rev. Junius Dotson

12:50 pm  1st Administrative Workshop

2:30 pm 2nd Administrative Workshop

Lunch selection - Boxed lunches are included in the registration fee.

The cost for this event is $50.00 and it includes a boxed lunch. 

Deadline for registration is tomorrow, Friday, February 16th at 5:00 pm  To register click here

UMM Annual Prayer Breakfast: The United Methodist Men of the Baltimore-Washington Conference will hold its annual Prayer Breakfast Saturday, March 17, at 8:30 a.m., at Mt. Olive UMC, 5115 Old Court Road in Randallstown. The theme of the morning is "Kingdom Minded Men," based on Luke 2:31. Tickets will be available soon for District UMM presidents or online for a $20 donation per person. Contact UMM president Hampton Conway for more information. 

Five Things Your Visitors are Thinking But Won't Ask

A workshop led by Jason Moore of Midnight Oil, will be held Friday, March 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the BWC Mission Center in Fulton, and on Saturday, March 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Nichols Bethel UMC in Odenton. Moore will help identify what the most pressing issues are for new visitors and how to address them with easy to implement ideas and systematic steps. Clergy can receive .5 CEUs. The cost, which includes lunch, is $35. Register for the Mission Center event. Register for the Nichols Bethel event