News and Views

October 2017

United Methodist Men meet to 'dare the impossible'

October 29, 2017

The BWC’s United Methodist Men is one of the most active in The United Methodist Church. On Oct. 28, they came together for their annual meeting.

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Court maintains stand on ministerial candidates

October 28, 2017

The United Methodist Church’s top court re-stated its earlier opinion that all qualifications of ministerial candidates must be examined.

Traveling the Circuit: Dudley's Chapel

October 25, 2017

In Queen Anne County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore stands one of the oldest Methodist chapels in America. It was built in 1783 along Red Lyon Branch on a 1.5-acre parcel known as “Sarah’s Portion” that had been donated by Joshua Dudley, a local...

Traveling the Circuit: Rehoboth Church and Museum

October 25, 2017

Edward Keenan’s conversion to the warm-hearted religion of the Methodists occurred about twenty miles away from the picturesque hollow where Old Rehoboth Church has sat for more than two hundred years.  Keenan, a Roman Catholic immigrant from...

Emory's beacon illuminates neighborhoods in D.C.

October 24, 2017

Emory Fellowship, a United Methodist church in Washington, D.C., is mid-way through a $55 million transformation to reach its neighbors and community.

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UMs address racism issues at reCall Summit

October 23, 2017

At the reCall Summit Oct. 20 - 21, United Methodists learned more about the sin of racism and took home concrete action steps to address it.

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