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Ray Andrew Miles
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Ray Andrew Miles, 74, died Feb. 16, 2018, from diabetes and heart conditions.  He lived at Charlestown Retirement Community. He was musical director for several UM churches: Cheverley, Lanham and Savage UMCs and most recently at Trinity UMC in Catonsville. Ray Andrew Miles was born in...

The word is... exercise
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Ancient church mothers and fathers often greeted one another with the phrase, “Give me a word.” This greeting led to the sharing of insights and wisdom. Today we continue this tradition with this monthly column. EXERCISE By Rev. Mandy SayersPastor, Covenant UMC, Gaithersburg I...

Spiritual Disciplines: Awakening to life
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Church leaders must have, more than other traits, a deep and abiding commitment to spiritual disciplines, Bishop LaTrelle Easterling, the bishop of the Baltimore-Washington Conference, often stresses when she speaks at churches. This commitment is not to show how holy these leaders are. Rather...