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Clergy Explore Boundaries
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As part of their job description, clergy are called to cross boundaries. Clergy are invited into some of the most intimate moments of people’s lives. They visit in people’s homes, hospital rooms and funeral parlors. The may offer counsel in times of crisis. They speak out on issues that...

BWC leaders bear witness at the border
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About two weeks before Christmas, Christie Latona, Director of Connectional Ministries for the Baltimore-Washington Conference, Emma Escobar, Coordinator of Hispanic/Latino Ministries for the BWC, and Julie Wilson, Chair of the BWC's Immigration Task Force, were south of San Diego, Calif., at...

Timeline for Commission on a Way Forward
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  So, how did we get here? Here's a brief timeline of what The United Methodist Church says about homosexuality, and how the Commission a Way Forward was created and what it did.  General Conference 1968: The United Methodist Church was born by a union of The Methodist Church and...