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Bishops, agency respond to #MeToo movement
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As allegations of sexual misconduct rock Hollywood, the media and the U.S. government, United Methodist leaders acknowledge that the church also has seen such abuses of power. The Council of Bishops and Commission on the Status and Role of Women have released a statement responding to the #MeToo...

Katherine Jean Rodeffer
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Katherine Jean Rodeffer, 87, the wife of the Rev. Robert K. Rodeffer, a retired Elder, died Jan. 14. Her Celebration of Life service was held at Emmanuel UMC in Beltsville, Feb. 10. Katherine Jean Bodmer Roddefer, known as Jean, was born Aug. 29, 1932, to Mary Katherine Shumate Bodmer and...