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Helping our brothers and sisters in West Virginia

June 27, 2016

As a result of the recent flooding in West Virginia, causing at least 23 deaths, the state was declared a disaster area. BWC Disaster Relief and Volunteer in Missions coordinators, the Revs. David Graves and Joan Carter-Rimbach, have been in...

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Statement by Bishop Marcus Matthews in advance of Goodson verdict

June 22, 2016

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ: Tomorrow, June 23, will be another significant day in Baltimore and our region. As you may be aware, Circuit Judge Barry Williams will announce the verdict in the trial of officer Caesar Goodson Jr. of the...

Postcards Home from Zimbabwe – Day 4

June 16, 2016

“Are they dancing in the house of the Lord?” This is the provocative question posed by God in a song by the Africa University choir.

Postcards Home from Zimbabwe – Day 3

June 16, 2016

At the Old Mutare Hospital, about a mile from Africa University, conditions, by Western standards, seem harsh and a little primitive. But for the 600 women who give birth there each year, it is a place where miracles can happen.

Postcards Home from Zimbabwe – Day 2

June 16, 2016

He might have asked for a gold watch, season tickets to the Kennedy Center or a donation made to his favorite charity. But Bishop Marcus Matthews believes in bigger dreams.

Postcards Home from Zimbabwe – Day 1

June 16, 2016

Bishop Marcus Matthews must have said the word “dream” a dozen times today. It just kept coming up in conversation.

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