News and Views
May 23, 2017
Once again, I am combing Scripture for another passage I can use to address a senseless death. Once again, I am trying to come to grips with the hatred that leads to the death of another innocent human being. Once again, I am wiping my tears and ...
May 22, 2017
During the overnight hours of Friday, May 19, someone spray painted “666” on the church sign of Locust UMC in Columbia. A person jogging by just after daylight saw the satanic symbol and alerted the church’s pastor, the Rev. Jane Wood.
May 22, 2017
Singing “Amazing Grace” in both English and Russian set the stage for a two-day gathering May 5-6, at the BWC Mission Center, for the Eurasia - Central Asia: In Mission Together Consultation.
May 17, 2017
The organ is a vital part of the music ministry of a church as well as its legacy, but what do you do when your nearly-ninety-year-old organ begins to fail?
May 15, 2017
Bishop LaTrelle Easterling has named Christie Latona to serve as the new Director of Connectional Ministries for the Baltimore-Washington Conference.
May 11, 2017
The Judicial Council’s recent ruling against the consecration of a gay bishop likely has consequences for United Methodists far beyond one bishop.
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