At the reCall Summit Oct. 20 - 21, United Methodists learned more about the sin of racism and took home concrete action steps to address it.
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A federal judge in Wisconsin recently found the housing allowance tax exemption for clergy to be unconstitutional. The Legal Services Department at GCFA has reviewed the decision and prepared a short analysis.
Colesville UMC recently dedicated a Rain Garden as a way to support water conservation and attack water pollution. The garden will also be a teaching tool for children and others to learn about caring for God's creation.
When the U.S. government announced in early September a proposal to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, hundreds of thousands of people suddenly faced the possibility of deportation.
Churches throughout the Baltimore-Washington Conference are responding to the flooding in Texas after Hurricane Harvey in significant and tangible ways. At Emmanuel UMC in Laurel on Sept. 3, for example, members took time between morning worship services to put together flood buckets.
More than 3,000 ministers gathered in the shadow of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington on Aug. 28 for the “Ministers March for Justice.” United Methodist clergy, from bishops to local pastors, were among those lending their voices, prayers and support.
To “think outside the box,” you must first know the box is there. Members of the Baltimore-Washington Conference are starting a project for people who don’t even know the box exists.
The Rev. Douglas M. Logan, 75, a retired Elder, died July 20, 2017, at the Veterans Hospital in Washington, D.C., after a long illness. A memorial service was held July 28. The Life Legacy Celebration was held July 29, at Queen's Chapel UMC in Beltsville, with the Rev. R. David Hall...
By Erik Alsgaard In this episode of Digital Missionaries, we talk with Delores Martin, the Lay Leader of the Baltimore-Washington Conference. Today, we learn about how laity and clergy can partner together for more effective ministry, and how Martin became Lay Leader in the first...
Nestled in a grove of old oak trees northwest of Baltimore is a place where time has seemingly stood still. Small cottages line narrow streets where cars are forbidden to go. Majestic trees tower over a large tabernacle, while a 150-year old hotel with a wrap-around porch greets both guests and...