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BOOM report addresses full LGBTQI+ inclusion

June 3, 2017

After significant deliberation, the Baltimore-Washington Conference Board of Ordained Ministry voted in May not to move TC Morrow ahead in the process of becoming an ordained Deacon in The United Methodist Church. Morrow, a lesbian, entered the...

Conference debates resolutions and amendments

June 1, 2017

In a round of sometimes intense holy conferencing, BWC members spoke out as one on four resolutions and five amendments to the denomination’s constitution Thursday afternoon.

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BWC proclaims ‘We Are One’

May 31, 2017

In four languages, members of the Baltimore-Washington Conference sang “They’ll know we are Christians by our love,” as the 233rd session of the Baltimore-Washington Conference opened Wednesday evening.

In witness, Wogaman surrenders clergy credentials

May 31, 2017

J. Philip Wogaman, who was going to celebrate his 60th anniversary of his Elder’s ordination next month, unexpectedly turned in his clergy credentials to Bishop LaTrelle Easterling Wednesday afternoon during the BWC’s clergy session.

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24 Retirees Honored

May 31, 2017

Twenty-four retirees were honored today at a luncheon for the 617 years they have given in ministry. Over the course of their ministry, they, among a myriad of things, served as trustees of colleges and nonprofits; helped lead the national...

United Methodists gather for holy conferencing

May 31, 2017

We are one. We are 159,048 lay members and 1,049 clergy who gather in 628 churches to worship Christ and share God’s love.

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