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New Episcopal Parsonage
Posted by Melissa Lauber on

The Baltimore-Washington Conference recently closed on a new house that will serve as its episcopal residence. The purchase comes after mold and a variety of other issues were discovered last spring in the previous parsonage in Clarksville, which was home to Bishop LaTrelle Easterling and her...

New center serves city's children
Posted by Melissa Lauber on

“There’s a war going on for the souls of our young people,” said Brendon Scott, Baltimore City Council president. It’s uncertain whether “the side of evil or of righteousness” will prevail. But the new Agape Center at John Wesley UMC will make a difference.

“Blessed are the peacemakers….”
Posted by Guest Author on

Working in partnership with the non-profit organization, Creating Friendships for Peace (“CFP”), the Baltimore-Washington Conference recently made a significant contribution to peace building in both the troubled island of Cyprus and in Israel/Palestine.

Changing stewardship, one leader at a time
Posted by Erik Alsgaard on

Ask just about any United Methodist clergyperson, and they’ll tell you that they took seminary classes on the New and Old Testament, theology, preaching, leading worship, and things like that. What they most likely didn’t take is a class on is how to lead change in a congregation; how to move it...