Two national United Methodist Women leaders were symbolically arrested in front of the U.S. Capitol on May 14 as part of the Poor People's Campaign.
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On April 4, 1968, an assassin’s bullet cut short the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King was in Memphis, Tenn., when he was murdered, lending his voice and his cause to African Americans involved in a sanitation worker’s strike in that city.
More than 300 United Methodists from throughout the Baltimore-Washington Conference did just that April 21, attending one of two Pre-Conference Briefings to prepare for the upcoming Annual Conference Session.
The relationship between the Baltimore-Washington Conference and Africa University stretches back decades, even to the point before it actually existed. That relationship went a little deeper recently with the groundbreaking of a new swimming pool at Africa University, the first piece of a new...
In less than a year, The United Methodist Church will reach a crucial crossroads in its history. A special General Conference is scheduled for Feb. 23 to 26, 2019, in St. Louis, Mo., to address one topic: how shall the church respond to questions related to inclusion of LGBTQ people?
Hundreds of thousands of people around the world marched in solidarity with a group of high school students who are saying “enough is enough” when it comes to gun violence, especially in schools.
“This isn’t the end of racism. This is the start of the end of racism.”
By Erik Alsgaard Free money! Yes, absolutely free money! We’re giving it away because that’s how we roll in the Baltimore-Washington Conference! Now that we have your attention, a brief explanation. Every year in The United Methodist Church, Peace with Justice Sunday is observed. One...
If it involves youth, children, or women, odds are the United Methodist Women will be there or have something to say about it. That was evident March 24 at the March for Our Lives in D.C.
As thousands of people streamed into the nation’s capital for the March for Our Lives, several United Methodist churches in and around Washington opened their doors to offer youth groups and their leaders a place to eat and sleep as they prepared for the rally.