News and Views

June 2016

Andrew K. Meeder - June 29, 2016

June 29, 2016

The Rev. Andrew K. Meeder, 84, a retired Elder, died June 29, 2016, at the Brighton Gardens Assisted Living Center, where he’d lived the past five years. He died from Parkinson’s Disease. A Memorial Service was held Aug. 8 at Mt. Zion...

Youth mission trip turns from habitat to flood relief

June 28, 2016

For Charly Ryan and the rest of the team at Potomac UMC, it wasn’t the youth mission trip they signed up for, but it was the mission trip God gave them when storms began flooding the area of West Virginia they were in.

Tags: ccym, vim

Helping our brothers and sisters in West Virginia

June 27, 2016

As a result of the recent flooding in West Virginia, causing at least 23 deaths, the state was declared a disaster area. BWC Disaster Relief and Volunteer in Missions coordinators, the Revs. David Graves and Joan Carter-Rimbach, have been in...

Tags: disaster response

Lois Hamilton - June 25, 2016

June 25, 2016

Lois Hamilton, 81, the wife of the late Rev. John G. Hamilton, died June 25, 2016, in Elkridge. There was no memorial service. Lois Morrow was born Dec. 21, 1934. She and John Hamilton married in 1954 while he was in the Navy constructing the...

Rev. Adrienne Terry

June 24, 2016

Rev. Adrienne Terry, 65, an active Elder serving Christ UMC in Southwest Washington, D.C., died suddenly June 24, 2016. Her Celebration of Life service was July 9 at Asbury UMC in Washington.

Statement by Bishop Marcus Matthews in advance of Goodson verdict

June 22, 2016

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ: Tomorrow, June 23, will be another significant day in Baltimore and our region. As you may be aware, Circuit Judge Barry Williams will announce the verdict in the trial of officer Caesar Goodson Jr. of the...