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Schlieckert named Annapolis DS
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By Melissa Lauber In 1921, the Rev. Elmer Ross Andrews received his quarterly conference license to preach in the Evangelical United Brethren Church. A century later, his great-granddaughter, the Rev. Sarah Schlieckert is being appointed to serve as the superintendent of the Annapolis...

Bishop Easterling's 2021 Lenten message
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Beloved of God, as we prepare to enter this deep and rich time of Lent -- a time of prayer, remembering our baptism, and preparing others for theirs -- we look back over almost a year of global pandemic, racial and political unrest, and almost a year of social distancing, tremendous loss, and...

Identify, belonging, purpose shape youth ministry
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It’s hard to think of “a more dedicated more flexible, a more compassionate, more risk-taking, loving group than youth leaders,” Steven Argue told more than 180 participants at a ROCK(ish) webinar Feb. 3. “A lot of people put a lot of expectations on you, but you hold...

Tell me when it's S.A.F.E.
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 By Rev. Wanda Duckett Superintendent of the Baltimore Metropolitan District.  Excerpted from a meditation shared with the Extended Cabinet of the Baltimore-Washington Conference on Feb. 2. Based on reflections from Psalm 91.  In the second month of the year, on the eve of our...