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The word is... exercise
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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. EXERCISE By Rev. Mandy SayersPastor, Covenant UMC, Gaithersburg I...

Spiritual Disciplines: Awakening to life
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Church leaders must have, more than other traits, a deep and abiding commitment to spiritual disciplines, Bishop LaTrelle Easterling, the bishop of the Baltimore-Washington Conference, often stresses when she speaks at churches. This commitment is not to show how holy these leaders are. Rather...

Traveling the Circuit: Bridgetown Church
Posted by Charles Harrell on

On the edge of Queen Anne's County, Maryland, close to the geographical center of the Delmarva Peninsula, stands a tiny but significant sentinel of Methodist history. If walls could speak, the stories these could tell would surely make for a dramatic miniseries. It's not the first...