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James F.W. Talley - December 31, 2016
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The Rev. James Fred Walker Talley died Dec. 31, 2016. He was born to Rev. James Holloway Talley and the former Mabel Marie Cornelius July 6, 1940 in Kentucky.  His parent’s wedding had been conducted by Rev. Edward Tullis, his father’s friend and brother-in-law, who would become...

'Mary had a baby'
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Sometimes the unplanned journey takes you exactly where you need to be. On a visit home to New York this past November, I had time to explore Manhattan in the early hours of a brisk Saturday morning. Heading to my third funeral in eight weeks, I arrived just before daybreak. There was plenty of...

Hot cocoa and a warm welcome
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The United Methodist Church is taking to the streets of Baltimore this week to offer the gift of hospitality with a warm invitation and a hot cup of cocoa. As commuters, holiday shoppers and event-goers crowd the city’s most trafficked areas, United Methodists are among them, hoping to warm...

‘1LOVE!’ event celebrates unity and diversity
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More than 100 young adults from across the conference gathered for a night of worship, music and fellowship Saturday, Dec. 10, Human Rights Day. 1LOVE! was billed as “a place where diverse people of all backgrounds seek unity through celebrating our differences, our humanity and one love through...