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Camp Hope rebuilds homes and lives in W. Maryland

March 8, 2018

Forty years ago, the Rev. Tom Kaylor of Frostburg UMC  looked at the missions projects his and other area churches were involved in, looked at the needs within his own back yard, and noticed a disconnect.

United Methodists come together to address the opioid crisis

March 8, 2018

BY LINDA WORTHINGTONUMConnection Staff “Churches Address the Opioid Crisis” was the topic as WesleyNexus held its sixth annual interfaith gathering at the Conference Mission Center Feb. 10, in recognition of Evolution Weekend. The...

Mission of Peace offers youth a new outlook on faith

March 8, 2018

Four youth from the Baltimore-Washington Conference boarded a plane in late December to join 17 other youth to spend 20 days discovering God’s Spirit at work in Cuba. The Mission of Peace is a journey to experience God’s extended family and learn...

Concealed carry in church? Bishop addresses proposed Maryland law

March 7, 2018

As the Maryland General Assembly continues its work this year, one proposal would create a pilot program in Harford County allowing parishioners to bring concealed weapons into church.

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Commission on a Way Forward clarifies values as it presents two sketches to bishops

March 1, 2018

The Council of Bishops received an updated report from the Commission on a Way Forward this past week. Read the press release.

Adam Hamilton will discuss new book at National Cathedral

February 28, 2018

The words “fear not,” or “don’t be afraid,” appear more than 140 times in the Bible. Fear is a part of the human condition – perhaps more today than ever. But the Rev. Adam Hamilton believes fear should never...

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