News and Views

January 2017

DC church offers hospitality for inauguration, women’s march

January 23, 2017

Every four years, on Jan. 20, the United States witnesses the inauguration of a new president. Just blocks away from the event, Capitol Hill UMC opened its doors in an act of radical hospitality, not only for the inauguration, but for the Women’s...

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E-giving builds steady stewardship

January 23, 2017

How would your church like to increase its income by 26 percent this year? How would your church like to increase its income by 26 percent with the membership you already have?

Rev. Richard Broome, Jr.

January 21, 2017

Rev. Richard C. Broome Jr., 66, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Jan. 21, 2017.The Rev. Rebecca Vardiman officiated at a service Jan. 27, at Centre Street UMC. District Superintendents Edgardo Rivera, Frederick District, and Conrad Link...

An excerpt from 'The Journey Continues'

January 20, 2017

In honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday observance, Bishop LaTrelle Easterling preached at American University. We share some small excerpts from her sermon, The Journey Continues, as people of faith observe the inauguration of...

Elsin Ann Perry

January 19, 2017

Elsin Ann Perry (Annie), 76, wife of retired Elder, the Rev. Gene R. Perry, died at home in Norris, Tenn., Jan. 19, 2017, due to long standing health issues. A funeral service was held Jan. 27 at the Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton...

Bishop Easterling brings prophetic voice to American University

January 19, 2017

Bishop LaTrelle Easterling gave a passionate sermon about the road ahead for finishing the work that Martin Luther King Jr. started 31 years ago while speaking at American University Jan. 18. She spoke at the annual Interfaith Service held in...