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March 2018

Lucile May Olson Gunn Soper

March 30, 2018

Lucile May Olson Gunn Soper, wife of the late Rev. Elgar Soper, died March 30, 2018, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. A Memorial Service was held May 12 at Homewood at Crumland Farms, in Frederick. Burial was private at Mt. Olivet...

Mary Hicks Marcus

March 30, 2018

Mary Hicks Marcus, the wife of the Rev. Lloyd E. Marcus, a retired Associate Member, died March 30, 2018.  A funeral service was held April 9 at St. James Memorial UMC in Baltimore. The Rev. Curtis King officiated. Mary Marcus was born...

Charlotte Berlene Zimmer Dixon

March 29, 2018

Charlotte Berlene Zimmer Dixon, 89, died March 29, 2018, at Coastal Hospice in Salisbury. She was the widow of the late Rev. Dr. Philip Jarvis Dixon, who died in 2001. A memorial service was held April 3, at the Community Church at Ocean Pines...

United Methodist Women Affirm March for Our Lives

March 27, 2018

If it involves youth, children, or women, odds are the United Methodist Women will be there or have something to say about it. That was evident March 24 at the March for Our Lives in D.C.

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Rev. William "Bill" Talbott

March 26, 2018

The Rev. Dr. J. William “Bill” Talbott died March 26, 2018, in Delray Beach, Florida. A memorial service was held at Back River UMC with the Rev. Donna Lee Nelson officiating. Memorial services were also held in...

BMCR looks to the future

March 26, 2018

Black Methodists for Church Renewal recently gathered in a mood of gratitude, but also of anticipation. "We give thanks for the past 50 years … but God is declaring there is a next level in our future," said the Rev. Antoine "Tony" Love, the...