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Bishop Easterling's sermon from the United to Love Rally

August 12, 2018

Created By God, United to Love At the genesis of creation our Creator had a vision for the cosmos. Our Creator breathed into existence a symbiotic unity of harmony birthed in a divine crucible of humility, justice  and shalom. And our...

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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.

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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.

UMs aid Puerto Rico

August 1, 2018

Ten months ago, Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico. This summer, members of the Salem Baltimore-Hispanic UMC went to help rebuild amid the continuing devastation. On June 30, “Faithful Marylanders,” as we called ourselves, set out...

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