Bishop Marcus Matthews and the Cabinet of the Baltimore-Washington Conference announce the following clergy appointments. The appointments are effective July 1, 2016. You may also download this listing as a print-friendly PDF. May 31 Rev. Gerry Grace to Centenary UMC in Shady Side May...
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Words of heartfelt gratitude and soulful reflection marked each of the four regional farewell ceremonies that honored Bishop Marcus Matthews for his 42 years of ministry, of which all but eight years was spent serving God in the Baltimore-Washington Conference.
“Still I Rise,” by Maya Angelou, has been a source of empowerment for African American women since it was written. It has become a source of inspiration for the city of Baltimore since the unrest last spring. As I have reflected on the events of the past year, I have heard the city defiantly...
Reviving a tradition that is more than a century old, the United Methodist Council of Bishops sent this letter today to the people of The United Methodist Church following the 2016 General Conference, held in Portland, Oregon, May 10-20. The letter reads as follows: To the people of The United...
After fumbling to get my seat belt fastened on the plane, I was ready to go to Orlando, Florida, to attend the Exponential Conference at First Baptist Church.
What happens when local church leaders from the Baltimore-Washington Conference immerse themselves in learning how to plant new churches? Hopefully, multiplication.
More than 30 clergy and lay members from the Baltimore-Washington Conference attended Exponential 2016, an ecumenical conference for church planters in Orlando, Fla.
Exponential 2016, a three-day event held in Orlando, Fla., drew more than 5,000 church planters from around the world, including more than 30 people from the Baltimore-Washington Conference.
General Conference delegates on May 20 approved a general church budget of $604 million for 2017-2020, a slight increase over the $603.1 million approved at the 2012 General Conference.
A day after tabling potentially contentious legislation on human sexuality, General Conference 2016 moved through its calendar at a steady clip, possibly noticing that time to finish its task is running short.