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Fri, 11/12/2010
From Bristol to Baltimore, making the connections
Travels from Methodism's birthplace in England to Methodist landmarks in America.
Clergy called to be courageous
At a Day Apart with the Bishop, pastors were urged to embrace risk-taking leadership.
Thu, 11/11/2010
Sibley Hospital joins with Johns Hopkins Medicine
The UM legacy of health care for the poor continues with $75 million fund.
Sun, 11/07/2010
Obituaries - November 7, 2010 - Sarah Condra Munney
Thu, 11/04/2010
Commission proposes eliminating guaranteed appointments
New proposal from the Ministry Study Commission.
Wed, 11/03/2010
New hall consecrated
Hopehill UMC reaches out to the ecumenical community at the blessing of their new fellowship hall.
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage
Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month was celebrated this year with a reflection on the power of the mustard seed.
Churches strive to provide shelter
A new approach to housing could end homelessness.
New 'church' sets sail
The Boones left comfortable lives to begin an organic church on the water's edge in Baltimore.
Credit union offers expanded benefits
Epworth Credit Union merged with Market Federal Credit Union and now offers expanded services to United Methodists.
Creating a culture of coaching
Learn more about this ministry tool that transforms individuals and congregations.
Reflecting the brightest light
Rev. Lisa Jordan reflects on Deaf camp and the wisdom of an ornery child.
Making a Difference
WE youth support Liberia clinic; whole church invited to football game; school-church cooperation works; UMM awards Man of the Year; interfaith cooperation builds a house.
Annual Conference - Reports and petition deadlines
Churches unite to celebrate Veterans Day
Pasadena UMC is leading efforts in its community to honor those who have served in the military.
Sat, 10/30/2010
Obituaries - October 30, 2010 - Rev. Richard "Dick" Roper
Tue, 10/26/2010
Obituaries - October 26, 2010 - The Rev. Patricia Drake
Fri, 10/22/2010
Reading the Bible from the Margins
Listen to this podcast with author and scholar/activist Miguel De La Torre.
Thu, 10/21/2010
Obituaries - October 21, 2010 - Lillian Pferdeort
Wed, 10/20/2010
Consecration Message
Bishop John Schol blesses the new BWC Mission Center.
Mon, 10/18/2010
Board of Child Care expands services
Baltimore-based Board of Child Care has acquired services in southern Maryland.
Lift high the cross
The cross and flame rise atop the BWC Mission Center.
Memorial Hall dedicated at West River
Thu, 10/14/2010
Obituaries - October 14, 2010 - Melvin Jones
Wed, 10/13/2010
Update from BWC missionary Sue Porter
Tue, 10/12/2010
Obituaries - October 12, 2010 - Gail Kimmell
Mon, 10/11/2010
Dare to Speak
The Rev. Ianther Mills preaches about the power of word and speech in the world.
Make your youth group a safe place
Youth groups are a place to start in ending bullying.
How to intervene in a bullying situation
Tips for dealing with a bullying situation.
Church decries bullying
In the wake of a growing number of teens taking their own lives after suffering from bullying, silence is not an option.
Fri, 10/08/2010
Mt. Nebo UMC builds for the future
A local church dedicates its new three-story addition.
Court sides with agency on use of funds
The UMC’s social action agency can use funds given to the church’s building on Capitol Hill for advocacy beyond temperance-related issues.
Thu, 10/07/2010
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Download resources to learn and respond.
Wed, 10/06/2010
Hope for the City
UMs explore urban ministry at a convocation in Baltimore.
Imagine No Malaria
The UMC is on the brink of eradicating malaria deaths in Africa - find out how you can participate.
Ministry in Motion
Laity consider bold moves at bishop's day apart.
Mathews remembered as servant leader
Bishop James Mathews was memorialized for his leadership and missionary zeal.
Organ donors witness to grace
A father recounts his daughter's final gifts and a country music executive turns sacrifice into ministry.
Haiti's children rise from rubble
Orphans and child slaves share their stories of survival in a traveling dance troupe.
Church confronts hunger
A youth at Cedar Grove UMC, concerned about his friends, launches a ministry that feeds hundreds.
Laity day a time for recommitment
Conference Lay Leader Delores Oden reflects on 2 Timothy and how lay people can transform the world with their presence.
BWC Mission Center Hosts Open House
The conference will welcome the community to its new building Oct. 19 with a service of consecration, tours and book signings.
Making a Difference
New Hope UMC moves from the pews to the street in a Faith in Action event, Mt. Carmel opens a new preschool, the conference staff spends a day in mission in D.C; the Rev. Kim Capps is honored for 20 years of campus ministry and the Board of Child Care expands its outreach by acquiring the Alternatives for Youth and Families agency in southern Maryland.
Mon, 10/04/2010
Obituaries - October 4, 2010 - Rev. John Hamilton
Fri, 10/01/2010
Shift: Breaking Boundaries
Learn how to love like God asks us to through the articles and young adult small group curriculum.
Obituaries - October 1, 2010 - Rev. Charles Holton Acker Jr.
Tue, 09/28/2010
Singing new songs
The power of hymns sparked interest at the older adults day apart.
Tue, 09/21/2010
Staff works in mission
BWC staff members spent the day in mission at two D.C. churches.
Sat, 09/18/2010
Obituaries - September 18, 2010 - Sarah Moore
Fri, 09/17/2010
Count the money, and the people
The Lewis Center explores how what we count, counts.