News and Views

June 2016

Statement from 13 members of the 2016 Ordination Class

June 2, 2016

As members of the ordination class of 2016 and new clergy leaders of the Baltimore-Washington Conference, we feel God calling us to speak in the midst of a historic moment in the life of our annual conference. We give thanks for the leadership...

Moore-Koikoi endorsed as episcopal candidate

June 2, 2016

The Rev. Cynthia Moore-Koikoi, superintendent of the Baltimore Metropolitan Area, has been endorsed as a candidate for bishop by the BWC’s delegation to the Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference. She is scheduled to be introduced to the members...

232nd Annual Conference session opens today

June 2, 2016

Today at 8:30 a.m., Bishop Marcus Matthews will gavel the 232nd session of the Baltimore-Washington Conference to order with the theme, “You Have the Power.”

Statement by Baltimore-Washington Area Reconciling United Methodists

June 1, 2016

Earlier today, the Clergy Session of the Baltimore-Washington Conference of The United Methodist Church did not accept the recommendation of the Board of Ordained Ministry (BOOM) to vote T.C. Morrow into provisional membership as a deacon. ...

Statement by National Religious Campaign Against Torture

June 1, 2016

A statement from the Rev. Ron Stief, Executive Director, National Religious Campaign Against Torture

Clergy vote not to approve T.C. Morrow

June 1, 2016

Clergy members of the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference, meeting June 1 in an Executive Session, did not approve Tara “T.C.” Morrow for commissioning as a Deacon in The United Methodist Church.