District News

This is W. E.! 4_28_2021

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General Information:

  • Print and Kindle copies of 2020 BWC Journal are available to order at Amazon.
  • The 2021 Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference Session is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 25, to Wednesday, Oct. 27.
  • The Special Session of the General Conference, scheduled for May 8, has been canceled. The postponed 2020 General Conference of The United Methodist Church will be held Aug. 29-Sept. 6, 2022 in Minneapolis.
For families who have been left to grieve the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19, FEMA will be offering financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurring after January 20, 2020. We continue to be in prayer for all the souls lost and for those left to honor their memories. We kindly ask that you share the following information regarding FEMA's upcoming Funeral Reimbursement Program. For more information and details, please visit: https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance.
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Upcoming Events: Opportunities for Discipleship, Growth, and Transformation


   ACES Training  May 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free, online training on understanding and supporting children facing adverse childhood experiences (ACES) and trauma. Sponsored by Retreat and Camping Ministries and Wellness and Mission. Learn more and register.

Next Level Leader Academy
May 4, 10 a.m. to Noon
"Evaluating, Eliminating, and Energizing: Making Ministry Matter," presented by Rev. Donna Claycomb Sokol. Learn moreRegister.

 Native American Ministries Webinar May 13, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Casey Church will lead a Zoom conversation on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Register.
 Board of Child Care Auxiliary meeting May 13, 1 p.m. The keynote speaker will be L.A. Spagnola, president and chief executive officer of the Board of Child Care. Register before April 30 and Zoom contact information will be sent to you. 
 Christians Engaged in Faith Formation May 13, 9:30 a.m. Christian educators gather to discuss, “How to begin again – Children and Family Ministry After Re-opening." Learn more
 Deacon Exploration Session May 15, 1 p.m. Provides an overview of the Deacon's role and ministry within the life of the church. Register online. Contact the Rev. Leo Yates for more information. 
 Building an Herb Spiral 101 May 23, 2 to 4 p.m. Camp Manidokan in Knoxville will host a special outdoor Rustic Programming Workshop to teach Making Spiral Herb Gardens. $50. Learn more and register

BWC Events Calendar Online 24/7 Be sure to visit the BWC Events Calendar frequently to stay up-to-date on all the wonderful trainings, resource webinars, and events coming in the weeks and months ahead. Visit www.bwcumc.org/events/