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Cogman appointed Washington East Superintendent
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By Melissa Lauber If you want to know the real Johnsie Cogman, watch her direct a gospel choir. Heart and soul, she leans into the music, abandons herself to the Spirit and calls forth beauty, joy, suffering, and redemption. It’s glory come to life. In July, the Rev. Johnsie Cogman will...

How to help after Cyclone Idai
Posted by Melissa Lauber on

  Donate Now Or send a text message with the dollar amount and the word Cyclone (e.g. "$10 Cyclone") to (410) 220-2402. If this is your first time giving this way, you will have to fill out a short form with your billing info. After the initial setup, giving is as...

Youth workers gather to restore
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By Christie Hoffman*Special to the UMConnection Youth workers and ministry leaders listen to Daniel Barnett during a time of worship at the recent training event and retreat, held Wesley Freedom UMC in Sykesville. Photo by Christie Hoffman. Youth workers from across the...

UMW celebrates its 150-year legacy
Posted by Linda Worthington on

By Linda WorthingtonUMConnection Staff “Legacy, legacy, legacy,” was the operative word-of-the-day when the Baltimore-Washington Conference United Methodist Women gathered at the Mission Center March 25 to celebrate its 150-year anniversary. “We pray, study and march,&rdquo...

Town Hall event explores immigration
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By Erik Alsgaard Immigration makes headlines in the United States and around the world. With more than 25.9 million refugees and asylum seekers in the world in 2017, how and if people cross borders and for what reasons have become a political football. To help untangle some of the mess that is...