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NEJ Bishops issue Lenten letter
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  Grace and Peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ! The season of Lent invites us, individually and collectively, to a deep assessment of and prayer filled reflection on our faithfulness and fruitfulness. At times, we use Lent to anticipate the coming of the resurrected Christ without...

Discipleship Council supports Protocol
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On Feb. 18, the BWC's Discipleship Council voted to support the Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace Through Separation, coming to the General Conference May 5-15 in Minneapolis.  A Statement from the Discipleship Council of the Baltimore-Washington Conference on the Protocol of...

Summary of Protocol
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Summary of the Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace Through Separation(This summary was compiled by the BWC’s Discipleship Council.) Late last year, a group of denominational leaders representing diverse advocacy groups within the denomination, including Bishop LaTrelle Easterling...

Ms. Fay and the Long Journey to Citizenship
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  By Emily Hart*Special to the UMConnection   Ms. Fay, center, after her swearing in with some of her church family. L-R: Kathi, Rev. Emily, Nathanial, Fay, Kelly, Ellsworth. Photo courtesy of Emily Hart.   “So, how long have you all been on this journey?” asked...