News and Views

Annual Conference News

United Methodists gather for holy conferencing

May 31, 2017

We are one. We are 159,048 lay members and 1,049 clergy who gather in 628 churches to worship Christ and share God’s love.

Good Reads

May 31, 2017

Bishop LaTrelle Easterling recommends the following books to those interested in learning more about transformative growth.

Thornton retires

May 31, 2017

After leading the Retreat and Camping Ministry of the Baltimore-Washington Conference for more than 30 years, Andy Thornton will retire later this fall.

Manskar to lead Bible study on Ephesians 4

May 31, 2017

The Rev. Steven Manskar, director of Wesley Leadership with the denomination’s Board of Discipleship in Nashville, will be leading the Bible study at the Annual Conference Session Thursday and Friday. Manskar, a clergy member of the...

Martin: ‘We are in ministry together’

May 31, 2017

You would never know it from her enthusiastic approach to life, but you could say that Delores Martin is the Reluctant Conference Lay Leader.

Taylor begins her ministry as conference secretary

May 31, 2017

As the new Baltimore-Washington Conference Secretary, Cynthia Taylor brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the conference and United Methodism to the table.