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After countless years and prayers, the Beacon Center at Emory UMC in Washington, D.C., opened March 13 with speeches, dignitaries, a ribbon cutting, hugs and tears. Erik Alsgaard has the story.
Plans are underway for a July 1 start to pilot an innovative model for Campus Ministry. In place of a single, full-time campus minister, a three- to four-person ‘Ministry Hub’ of young adult interns will provide ministry leadership. Read more.
Local reaction to the 2019 Special Session of General Conference was mixed as many people called to "hold steady," awaiting Judicial Council rulings on what was adopted. Heather Hahn and Erik Alsgaard have the story.
The impact and implications of decisions made at the recent General Conference were explored in a live-streamed forum led by Bishop LaTrelle Easterling March 2. Melissa Lauber has the story.
Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise. Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and have them pray over them, anointing them with oil in the name of the Lord. The prayer of faith will save the...
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...
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...
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.
Freddie Brown Sr. once had a front seat to black history. Literally. Erik Alsgaard explains in this Black History Month profile.