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Racism in Living Color
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Musings on the Eve of March: Bible Study Zoom Bombed on the Last Day of Black History Month. Racism is alive in living Color By Rev. Dr. Lillian C. SmithPastor, Cheverly United Methodist Church February 28, 2021 “Hmph. Hmph. Hmph,” my mother said quietly. We were sitting together...

Bishop and Senator call for meaningful justice
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Standing in virtual pulpits in churches less that a mile and half away from each other, Bishop LaTrelle Easterling and Senator Cory Booker preached on justice Jan 17. Their thoughts, delivered independently of one another, were the prelude of an historic week that held the national observance of...

BWC focuses on creating Beloved Community
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United Methodists know Jesus’ Great Commandment “to love your neighbor” by heart (Matthew 22:39).In the year ahead, church leaders throughout the Baltimore-Washington Conference are invited to live this commandment in ways that build a Beloved Community.

Statement and Prayer in Wake of Breonna Taylor Verdict
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A Statement of Faith, Hope, and Action, rooted in 2 Corinthians 1:3-7, in response to the Breonna Taylor verdict   By Rev. Stacey Cole WilsonExecutive Minister of Justice and Service, Baltimore-Washington Conference  To the church of God that is in the Baltimore-Washington...

Reflections on racism
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As the nation struggles with the challenges of systemic racism and white supremacy, the church is an incubator of deep thought, action, and prayer. The people of the Baltimore-Washington Conference are engaged in significant discernment and conversations about race. Some of the leaders of the...