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October 2016

Richard Nelson Howington - October 9, 2016

October 9, 2016

Richard Nelson Howington, 64, the husband of the Rev. Terri S. Cofiell, died Oct. 9, 2016, in the Winchester Medical Center. A funeral service was held Oct. 13 at Harmony UMC with the Revs. Maurice “Jack” Vineyard and Malcolm...

Glenn H. Hickman - October 9, 2016

October 9, 2016

Glenn H. Hickman, 101, a retired Associate Member, died Oct. 9, 2016, in Texas. A funeral service was held Oct. 12, at Freedom Fellowship in New Braunfels, Texas, officiated by his son-in-law, the Rev. Steven Maker, of Chapel Presbyterian Church...

Ida Kelley - October 7, 2016

October 7, 2016

Ida Kelley, 97, the widow of the late Pastor Wesley Kelley, died Oct. 7, 2016. A service was held under the direction of the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Baltimore. Little is known about her. She was born April 30, 1919. Her husband served as a Local...

The words are... sing out!

October 7, 2016

Ancient church mothers and fathers often greeted one another with the phrase, “Give me a word.” This greeting led to the sharing of insights and wisdom. Today we continue this tradition with this monthly column.

Statement from Bishop LaTrelle Easterling: Oct. 6, 2016

October 6, 2016

Grace and peace to you in Jesus Christ. For many years, I am told, people in the Baltimore­-Washington Conference begin to anticipate Christmas, when they see the traditional red cardboard stockings from the Board of Child Care. They equate the...

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'For Such a Time as This'

October 3, 2016

As the Baltimore-Washington celebrated the installation of Bishop Latrelle Easterling, and begins to “listen to a new voice,” the Rev. Wanda Bynum Duckett shared a spoken word piece at a brunch for the new bishop on Oct. 1. See a video of “For...