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Patapsco UMC reaches resolution in homeless issue

December 20, 2016

Patapsco UMC in Dundalk, which was facing a $12,000 fine for allowing unhoused people to sleep on their property, has resolved the issue, according to the Rev. Ed DeLong, interim superintendent of the Baltimore Metropolitan District.

Manna House celebrates 50 years of service

December 19, 2016

Manna House, a vital and vibrant ministry serving Baltimore's poor and homeless, turns 50 this year. This ministry, which serves breakfast seven days a week, was started by St. John's UMC in Baltimore and has deep United Methodist roots and support.

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...

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