News and Views

November 2016

What to do when it feels like death?

November 17, 2016

In the year King Uzziah died, the prophet, in his grief, turned to God in the Temple. For many of us, there may be a feeling that our hope for the new king, has died, and we turn to God. There is hope, and a lot of it in this passage from Isaiah...

Clergy gather for Day Apart

November 17, 2016

Bishop LaTrelle Easterling called the clergy of the Baltimore-Washington Conference to a time away for deep engagement with God’s Word, one another, and the teaching of the Rev. Robert Hill, a New Testament professor and dean of Marsh Chapel at...

MARCHA Youth Council: Statement on Post Election Hate Environment

November 16, 2016

Today as the Youth Council of M.A.R.C.H.A, we write these words while our bodies are threatened yet again by those who follow the less-than Christian ideals of building walls rather than bridges. Today for some, the veil of racism, xenophobia...

‘Hostile actions’ mar youth event

November 16, 2016

A few hundred people walked out of a North Carolina youth event during a session dealing with pain and racism felt by young Hispanic-Latinos, who had earlier been victims of intimidation, conference officials said.

Genevieve Dabkowski Subock - November 13, 2016

November 13, 2016

Genevieve (Jean) Dabkowski Subock, the wife of the late Rev.Charles “Tom” Subock Sr., died Nov. 13, 2016, at the Bailey Family Center for Caring in St. Augustine, Fla., two days after her 86th birthday. Genevieve Dabkowski was born...

CCoRR offers thoughts on presidential election

November 10, 2016

The Baltimore-Washington Conference Commission on Religion and Race, chaired by the Rev. Rod Miller, offers these thoughts following the divisive presidential election Nov. 8. We have just come through an emotional, divisive and painful...

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