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United Methodists Unite to Love

August 14, 2018

One tweet summed it up. “Today, I saw more United Methodists than white supremacists.”

Ministers with disabilities meet in Washington

August 13, 2018

  By Rev. Leo Yates, Jr., Consultant for Global Ministries’ Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministries The United Methodist Association of Ministers with Disabilities (UMAMD), a national caucus that is recognized by The United Methodist...

Eagle Scout project honors forgotten dead

August 8, 2018

When Alex "AJ" Conway, 15, set out on his Eagle Scout project, one garden quickly turned into two, and became a memorial to some forgotten dead.

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United Methodist Bishops call for prayers of peace in Zimbabwe

August 2, 2018

The bishops of The United Methodist Church are calling for prayers of peace for Zimbabwe, which is witnessing violence in the aftermath of presidential and parliamentary elections.  Here is the statement from the Council of Bishops.

Oakland UMC starts ministry anew after painful split

August 1, 2018

The congregation at Oakland UMC in Charles Town, W.Va., is starting their church anew after two-thirds of the congregation left the denomination in May.

Girls explore LeadHership at camp

August 1, 2018

It was a week of LeaderHERship. The “hers” in question were 19 very diverse teenage girls, gathered from across the Baltimore-Washington Conference for a week of summer camp at West River, near Annapolis.

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