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UMC seeks a way Forward
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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?

Youth combat gun violence
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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.

Peace with Justice grant applications due April 30
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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...

Churches offer lodging for youth marchers
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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.