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An Experiment in Prayer
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Prayer. It’s something anyone can do, yet almost no one feels like a master at prayer. Most Christians long for a deeper and more meaningful prayer life. What better way to take the next faithful step in our prayer life than by studying the prayer Jesus taught his disciples? During the season of...

Church opens hearts and doors to strangers
Posted by Linda Worthington on

When you walk into the “Rainbow Room” at Chevy Chase UMC Saturday mornings, you might think the people around the U-shaped table are a mini-United Nations. A nearby wall proves it. Names and countries of origin are written on colorful construction paper: Mexico, Ecuador, Liberia, Eritrea...

Molly Pitcher Nash
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Molly Pitcher Nash, 72, the wife of the late Rev. Howard O. Nash, died in Peoria, Illinois, March 18, 2017. A memorial service was held at St. John's UMC in Baltimore City April 23. Clergy who planned and officiated were Judy Birch, Nancy Webb, Frank Trotter, and Linda Coveleskie. Molly Pitcher...

Church opens new horizons for one man’s future
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In 2013, I went on a Volunteer in Mission trip to a school named Mashambanhaka in Zimbabwe. The school was a Methodist Mission school and had a primary school of over 1,100 students and a newly started secondary school with over 400 students. There were no classrooms, books or supplies for the...