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Amid tumult of 1968, a church came together

April 10, 2018

Fifty years ago this month, The United Methodist Church was born. Learn more about its creation, history, and the challenges that remain.

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Conversations for a Way Forward

April 9, 2018

United Methodists from around our Annual Conference and beyond recently attended a daylong conference cosponsored by Methodist Federation for Social Action (MFSA) and Baltimore Washington Area Reconciling United Methodists (BWARM). Some in...

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UMC seeks a way Forward

April 6, 2018

In less than a year, The United Methodist Church will reach a crucial crossroads in its history. A special General Conference is scheduled for Feb. 23 to 26, 2019, in St. Louis, Mo., to address one topic: how shall the church respond to questions...

United Methodists rally to end Racism

April 6, 2018

“This isn’t the end of racism. This is the start of the end of racism.”

Youth combat gun violence

April 6, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of people around the world marched in solidarity with a group of high school students who are saying “enough is enough” when it comes to gun violence, especially in schools.

Peace with Justice grant applications due April 30

April 6, 2018

By Erik Alsgaard Free money! Yes, absolutely free money! We’re giving it away because that’s how we roll in the Baltimore-Washington Conference! Now that we have your attention, a brief explanation. Every year in The United Methodist...

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