News and Views

August 2016

Pastor Wesley Cornelius Callahan

August 27, 2016

Pastor Wesley Cornelius Callahan died Aug. 27, 2016, two weeks after his 97th birthday. A funeral service was held at Asbury UMC in Annapolis Sept. 3. Wesley Cornelius Callahan was born Aug. 9, 1919, in Galax, Va., and later moved to Gary, W.V...

Worthless Offerings: A sermon for this season

August 10, 2016

In a season when violence, political distrust and general uneasiness fill the headlines, the Rev. Thomas Brunkow, a retired Elder in the Baltimore-Washington Conference, shared these thoughts in a recent sermon. He notes the biblical truth that...

Christ UMC, Baltimore, damaged in demolition accident

August 8, 2016

Tracy Moffatt, chair of the Trustees at Christ UMC in Baltimore, didn’t work on Friday, Aug. 5. With some free time on her hands, and with a suggestion from her pastor, she went down to the church, near the massive Johns Hopkins Hospital complex...

Ellicott City Flood Relief Information

August 2, 2016

A devastating flash flood hit Ellicott City Saturday night, July 30, causing two deaths and destroying several businesses and homes. The Baltimore-Washington Conference has two churches in Ellicott City: Emory UMC and Mt. Zion UMC. Neither church...

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