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In their own words: BWC youth want to be seen

June 23, 2017

The Conference Council on Youth Ministry (CCYM) represents the youth of the Baltimore-Washington Conference. We have monthly meetings that we use to further our topic of “Stress Less.” Our other major goal is for our youth leaders, pastors, and...

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See One Another

June 14, 2017

One. One. It is typically the first number that we ever encounter. It is the number after zero and before two. I’m not a necessarily a mathematician, but I know it is the first odd number; it’s strange. It is not a composite number, and it is not...

Why I stand with T.C. Morrow

June 13, 2017

Tara “T.C.” Morrow is a Certified Candidate for Deacon in The United Methodist Church, and for the last two Annual Conference Sessions of the Baltimore-Washington Conference, our clergy session has considered her candidacy. In 2016, T.C. did not...

Passing the Torch

June 12, 2017

To appreciate my age, when I drove my first car, to signal left or right required me to hold out my arm outside the window to signal a turn, even in rain or snow. There was also a time, 51 years ago, that I was watching my 13-inch black and white...

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The word is… reconnect

June 8, 2017

Ancient church mothers and fathers often greeted one another with the phrase, “Give me a word.” This greeting led to the sharing of insights and wisdom. Today we continue this tradition with this monthly column.

Where do we go from here? Full inclusion, division or what?

June 3, 2017

I am a fifth-generation Methodist. I was baptized, confirmed and nurtured in the Christian faith at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Oxen Hill, Md., and Gibbons United Methodist Church in Brandywine, Md. I sensed God's calling on my life to...

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