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Event focuses on discerning a call from God
Posted by Melissa Lauber on

Everybody hears the call of God differently. In the Bible, the child Samuel was awakened by a voice in the night; the apostle Paul was knocked off his horse. In early Methodism, John Wesley’s heart was strangely warmed, and, in the Baltimore-Washington Conference, God is calling teenagers...

Churches give generously to shared mission
Posted by Melissa Lauber on

Connectional giving in the Baltimore-Washington Conference is strong. In 2018, 83.6 percent, or 521 of the conference’s 623 churches, paid 100 percent of their mission shares and the overall collection rate was 90.6 percent. Speaking at a meeting of the Council on Finance and...

BWC charters a new church
Posted by Guest Author on

Pentecost is a day for celebrating the birth of the Church. But when the Rev. Dae Sung Park met with four lay people and a retired pastor on Pentecost Sunday, May 26, 2013, he had only hopes and prayers of where God would lead them.

Clergy Explore Boundaries
Posted by Erik Alsgaard on

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...