In a festival of language and culture, members of the Baltimore-Washington Conference gathered for worship and to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Trinity UMC in Frederick Oct. 16.
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Pastor Leander H. “Lee” Anske, 82, a retired local pastor, died Oct. 28, 2016. A memorial service was held Nov. 4 at the Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Church in Fairfield, Pa. Leander H. Anske was born Aug. 31, 1934, to Doryth Montgomery and Lt. Col. Leander H. Anske Sr. in...
A group of students from Wesley Theological Seminary gathered in a gastropub in Tenleytown Monday night, Oct. 24, to play United Methodist trivia.
The Rev. Gerry Green, the new superintendent of the Greater Washington District, was welcomed to his position in front of family, friends and colleagues by Bishop LaTrelle Easterling Oct. 23.
Three years ago, on the morning after a devastating fire swept through Northwood-Appold UMC in Baltimore, the Rev. Cecil Gray promised to rebuild. On Oct. 16, Gray stood with two bishops and a congregation of close to 200, in the restored sanctuary, offering thanks and praise to God.
Statistics from the Society of St. Andrew suggest that 40 percent of food produced in the United States ends up getting thrown away. Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church runs The Campus Kitchen at Washington D.C. which collects surplus food and mobilizes student volunteers to turn that...
At our September meeting, the Carroll County United Methodist Clergy shared our hopes for unity despite the frenzied environment surrounding our national election process. These meditations poignantly begin on World Communion Sunday as we gathered around our communion tables in our church...
A new federal rule that will increase the number of U.S. workers eligible for overtime pay will affect church employees. The change, which goes into effect Dec. 1, means more salaried workers can earn time-and-a-half wages when they work more than 40 hours a week.
The devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew has been widely reported. Many United Methodists would like to help the people of the Caribbean, especially Haiti, and the southern coastal area of the United States.
On Oct. 7, Emory Fellowship in Washington, D.C., broke ground on being a new kind of church.