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Heritage Sunday Litany and Communion Liturgy
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This  Call to Worship, Opening Prayer and  Communion  Litany are offered for churches as they observe Heritage Sunday and Aldersgate Day on May 24 or day of their choosing.  They were written by the Rev. Bonnie J.  McCubbin.   Call to Worship  One...

2021 Appointments
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After deep prayer and consultation with the Cabinet, Bishop LaTrelle Miller Easterling has made the following appointments. Unless otherwise noted, all appointments on this page take effect on July 1, 2021. June 21 Pastor Jerome Jones, to Fowlers UMC in Annapolis and the Wilson...

The Church Must Go to the People
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  Author Kate Rivera is a young person who is a member of Nichols Bethel UMC in Odenton. In her role as an audio technician at the church, she notes that even as churches are re-entering their buildings, many are opting to also maintain an online presence for worship. She offers some...

'Refuse Plastic!' - One church's witness
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  The Rev. Cary James, Jr., at right in the photo above, is a Global Ministries EarthKeeper, environmental engineer, Global AIDS Ambassador, urban farmer, and pastor of Jones Memorial UMC in Washington, D.C. He feels a special connection to Earth Day and offers this...

Churches called to address and advocate for Missing and Murdered Native American Girls and Women
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Churches called to address and advocate for Missing and Murdered Native American Girls and Women Bishop LaTrelle Easterling and the Baltimore- Washington Conference Committee on Native American Ministries are calling on United Methodists to support legislation that will solve the thousands of...