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Capitol Hill pastors respond to national narrative
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After a year of the twin pandemics of racism and coronavirus, our nation witnessed insurrection and violence unfolding in the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 and watched Joseph Biden and Kamala Harrison inaugurated as president and vice president of the United States on Jan. 20. These events unfolded...

Two new district superintendents announced
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Rev. Dawn M. Hand Rev. Eliezer Valentín-Castañón Bishop Easterling names Rev. Dawn M. Hand new superintendent in Central Maryland One thing people don’t know about the Rev. Dawn M. Hand? She’s a certified steward for the National Park Service...

Bishop and Senator call for meaningful justice
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Standing in virtual pulpits in churches less that a mile and half away from each other, Bishop LaTrelle Easterling and Senator Cory Booker preached on justice Jan 17. Their thoughts, delivered independently of one another, were the prelude of an historic week that held the national observance of...

A Tribute to Africa University’s Munashe Furusa
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This past Wednesday morning, I woke up to what I thought was going to be another quiet day of managing through this never-ending Covid pandemic. However, this calm was totally rocked as I opened my first WhatsApp message from a friend in Zimbabwe and read: “It’s so sad Pro Furusa is no more...