News and Views

March 2016

BWC pastor: ‘Why I’m running for Congress’

March 4, 2016

Have you ever thought, “I’m sick and tired of all this mess in politics” and feel like someone ought to do something about that? Well I do and I’m doing something about it. We Can Do Better.

Capitol Hill UMC pays tribute to local law enforcement

March 4, 2016

Pop sensation Adele wasn’t only at the Grammys. She also was well represented at a Capitol Hill police station.

Inventive ‘mompreneur’ puts faith into action

March 4, 2016

When self-described special needs “mompreneur” Isabella Yosuico gave birth to her son Isaac, who has Down syndrome, she could never have imagined where it would lead.

The word is… lead

March 4, 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.

New York board welcomes gay clergy candidates

March 2, 2016

The New York Conference’s board of ordained ministry announced March 1 that it would not consider sexual orientation in evaluating a clergy candidate, even if that individual has a spouse of the same gender.

Eunice Jones Mathews, 101, remembered with love

March 1, 2016

Love. Reverence. Awe. It’s hard to think about the life story of Eunice Jones Mathews without feeling the compelling love of Christ shine through.