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Cogman appointed Washington East Superintendent
Posted by Melissa Lauber on

By Melissa Lauber If you want to know the real Johnsie Cogman, watch her direct a gospel choir. Heart and soul, she leans into the music, abandons herself to the Spirit and calls forth beauty, joy, suffering, and redemption. It’s glory come to life. In July, the Rev. Johnsie Cogman will...

Traveling the Circuit #12: Odelltown Church
Posted by Charles Harrell on

If your travels take you to upstate New York or northern Vermont, it might just be worth your time to slip across the frontier to where some significant landmarks of Canadian Methodism await the modern “circuit rider.” One of these is the Odelltown Church, located in the Lacolle...

How to help after Cyclone Idai
Posted by Melissa Lauber on

  Donate Now Or send a text message with the dollar amount and the word Cyclone (e.g. "$10 Cyclone") to (410) 220-2402. If this is your first time giving this way, you will have to fill out a short form with your billing info. After the initial setup, giving is as...

General Conference 2019: Myths and Realities
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General Conference 2019: Myths and Realities *By Bishop Forrest C. Stith After attending 15 consecutive General Conferences, the special session of 2019 was the most unique and one that brought much frustration and disappointment.  True, the worship and music were inspiring. ...