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A Closing Prayer
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A prayer given by the Rev. Tony Love, assistant to the bishop, at the close of the 236th Annual Conference Session. God who is great and graciousAs this annual session of the Baltimore-Washington Conference has come to a close, we pause, we breathe deeply And we give you...

BWC embraces spirit of discipleship
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“We are One: Going Out in Mission” was the theme of the 2020 Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference Session, and although the Sept. 12 online meeting primarily addressed the funding of ministry, it was clear that the coronavirus pandemic has opened new doors to mission and ministry.

Plans and Legislation Coming to the 2020 General Conference
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General Conference 2020: Plans and Legislation at a glance The United Methodist General Conference will convene in Minneapolis, Minnesota, next year, from Aug. 29 through Sept. 7. The 2020 General Conference was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Read news stories about the...

Empathy: Walking in another's shoes
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  by Mandy Sayers* (see below for commentary on empathy from Daryl Williams) “Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the...