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(This information taken from the UMC Baltimore-Washington Conference site located here.) Marcus Matthews is originally from Florence, South Carolina, where his home church, Cumberland UMC, was a pivotal influence in his life. He graduated from South Carolina State College, and later was employed by Cumberland UMC as a community developer in the first [...]

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“The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce that Nessette Falu will be joining LGBT Studies for the 2013-2014 academic year as the next Sarah Pettit Doctoral Fellow.  The Fellowship is supported by the Sarah Pettit Fund, which was established in 2003 as a permanent endowment to [...]

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Two bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon, killing at least two and injuring hundreds. “Times of tragedy are opportunities for us in the faith community to express our love and also work for nonviolent love in the world,” said Peter Hetzel, a theology professor at New York Theological Seminary.

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Titled Riff, the Beloved Community, David Gonzalez talks with Peter Heltzel about his new book, Resurrection City.  Click on the link to read: http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/11/a-theologian-who-found-inspiration-in-a-jazz-club/

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The beginning of the year is always a good time to stop and take stock of where one is in life.  It’s also often a time when we are invited to renew the various covenants we have made in our lives.  John Wesley introduced a special service of Covenant Renewal among his followers in the [...]

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