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Confluence on Inauguration Day - By Bishop Johnson

January 15, 2021

Confluence on Inauguration Day - By Bishop Johnson

The word “inauguration” (New Oxford Dictionary) means, “The beginning or introduction of a system, policy or period; the formal admission of someone to office; a ceremony to mark the beginning of something.”     Next week our country will hold its Presidential Inauguration.  It will be in the foreground briefly against a current backdrop of political turmoil, last week’s violent assault on the U.S. Capitol, and a worldwide health crisis. And more turmoil, more attacks are threatened.    It is ...

Thoughts on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 04, 2021

Thoughts on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrate MLK’s birthday weekend, Jan. 15-18 By Bishop Peggy A. Johnson The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.  You may have always wondered about his name. Was he or his father named for a famed, rebellious monk and professor who left the Roman Catholic Church and started the Protestant Reformation in the 1500’s?      MLK, Jr., much like his German namesake of long ago, also began a reformation—not of religion but of race, as he led a pivotal civil rights movement for racial equality in this ...

Sexual Ethics workshop with Joy Melton

December 20, 2020

Sexual Ethics workshop with Joy Melton

  MARCH 5 & 6, 2021 SPEAKER: REV. JOY THORNBURG MELTON, ESQ. Author of Safe Sanctuaries ~ Watch for a Spring release of Safe Sanctuaries 2021 Edition by Joy Thornburg Melton & Anne Horton Fee: $35 - Includes book Predators by Anna Salter All Clergy and Church Lay Leadership Welcome Featuring Spanish Translation and Closed Captioning 0.5 CEUs Available Fulfills Advanced Sexual Ethics   Click here to learn more and to register! Sponsored by: EPAUMC Board of Ordained Ministry Pen Del UMC Board ...

United 2021 and The Convocation for Pastors of Black Churches

December 15, 2020

United 2021 and The Convocation for Pastors of Black Churches

Two events coming together to offer a powerful experience. United 2021 and The Convocation for Pastors of Black Churches About this Event The latest information is available at www.BlackChurchUMC.com FAQs   What is the refund policy? We will issue refunds, both past, pending, and future requests during the early bird registration period ending December 10, 2020, for those who registered previously for the in-person event(s) and would not like to attend this new online edition that combines two ...