News and Views


Traveling the Circuit: Gems in the Heart of the Old West

January 8, 2017

Where can the United Methodist traveler find a building that’s an historic treasure with a rich history, home to a missionally vital church – and within easy reach of a strategic strong point for connectional outreach? The answer may surprise...

Traveling the Circuit: A Trio of Historical Places in Northern Virginia

January 3, 2017

There are three places on the Virginia side of the Potomac that the savvy Methodist won’t want to miss. Say “Old Town Alexandria,” and the mind goes to trendy restaurants, heritage buildings, or maybe places where General Washington lay his head...

Traveling the Circuit: Barratt’s Chapel

December 13, 2016

The plainness of this small, colonial-style chapel, set on a rise just east of Highway 1 near Frederica, belies its grander significance. If Lovely Lane in Baltimore is the “Mother Church of American Methodism”, here is where “Mom” got her first...