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BOOM revises policy that addresses homosexuality

April 6, 2018

The Baltimore-Washington Conference’s Board of Ordained Ministry (BOOM) recently released its new policy for examining candidates for ministry. Who can and can’t be ordained has been in the news throughout the denomination in recent years as The...

Summer camp comes to spring break for Baltimore kids

April 6, 2018

A decade in the making, the BWC Retreat and Camping Ministries recently hosted their first ever Spring Break Day Camp for Baltimore children at John Wesley UMC.

News Analysis: Out of tragedy, God makes a way

April 2, 2018

Some days, the job of being a pastor is more difficult than others. In the midst of tragedy,especially, pastors help God make a way, and vice versa.

United Methodist Women Affirm March for Our Lives

March 27, 2018

If it involves youth, children, or women, odds are the United Methodist Women will be there or have something to say about it. That was evident March 24 at the March for Our Lives in D.C.

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BMCR looks to the future

March 26, 2018

Black Methodists for Church Renewal recently gathered in a mood of gratitude, but also of anticipation. "We give thanks for the past 50 years … but God is declaring there is a next level in our future," said the Rev. Antoine "Tony" Love, the...

Churches offer lodging for youth marchers

March 26, 2018

As thousands of people streamed into the nation’s capital for the March for Our Lives, several United Methodist churches in and around Washington opened their doors to offer youth groups and their leaders a place to eat and sleep as they prepared...

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