News and Views


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...

Fresh Expressions give discipleship wings to fly

April 6, 2018

New ministries being hatched In a nod to the ancient past and the undreamed-of future, a different kind of church is being born. Fresh Expressions unleashes the Holy Spirit to move beyond the sanctuary and create a new kind of church for the...

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...

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