News and Views

June 2017

Gaines-Cirelli to explore ‘Blest Communion’

June 1, 2017

The Rev. Ginger Gaines-Cirelli is the preacher for the Memorial Service on Friday. Gaines-Cirelli is the senior pastor of Foundry UMC in Washington, D.C., and the first woman senior pastor in the church’s 200-year history. Prior to that, she...

Ordinand speaks out on inclusion

June 1, 2017

I am joyful to be a part of this connection, to be recommended and ordained for servant ministry with and among you. I am a United Methodist because it’s not all about me; we each hold such a tiny fraction of God’s vision for the Church, and I...

The Day in Pictures - Wednesday, May 31

June 1, 2017

These photos were taken throughout the day on Wednesday, May 31.

Laity explore discipleship and Call to Action

June 1, 2017

BWC Lay Leader Dolores Martin promised a “fact-packed, real facts, afternoon” to a packed laity session Wednesday. The three hour gathering provided a celebration and challenge to United Methodists to understand and fulfill their rightful role in...

BWC proclaims ‘We Are One’

June 1, 2017

In four languages, members of the Baltimore-Washington Conference sang “They’ll know we are Christians by our love,” as the 233rd session of the Baltimore-Washington Conference opened Wednesday evening.

May 2017

In witness, Wogaman surrenders clergy credentials

May 31, 2017

J. Philip Wogaman, who was going to celebrate his 60th anniversary of his Elder’s ordination next month, unexpectedly turned in his clergy credentials to Bishop LaTrelle Easterling Wednesday afternoon during the BWC’s clergy session.

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