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A Christmas Letter from Bishop LaTrelle Easterling

December 16, 2016

“Hark! The herald angels sing…” This is the opening verse to one of Charles Wesley’s most famous hymns, and a beloved Christmas carol. The hymn has been revised and gone through various melodic transformations, but one...

Hot cocoa and a warm welcome

December 15, 2016

The United Methodist Church is taking to the streets of Baltimore this week to offer the gift of hospitality with a warm invitation and a hot cup of cocoa. As commuters, holiday shoppers and event-goers crowd the city’s most trafficked areas...

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'Unto us a child is born'

December 13, 2016

A special presentation of a live nativity, held at Damascus UMC in Damascus.

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‘1LOVE!’ event celebrates unity and diversity

December 13, 2016

More than 100 young adults from across the conference gathered for a night of worship, music and fellowship Saturday, Dec. 10, Human Rights Day. 1LOVE! was billed as “a place where diverse people of all backgrounds seek unity through celebrating...

Strawbridge Shrine members gather for living history

December 12, 2016

Members and friends of the Strawbridge Shrine Association gathered at Stone Chapel UMC in October for their 2016 annual meeting, themed “Upon this Rock.” Nestled in rural Maryland near New Windsor, Stone Chapel is only a few miles from the...

A Prayer for the Advent Season

December 12, 2016

Advent is a time of preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ. A United Methodist pastor wrote a special prayer which is easy for individuals, churches, or families to use during this season of anticipation. This video puts his words with...

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