Posts from September 2015

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Ending Racism in Our Time

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From DS Alex Joyner, a letter which reflect our feelings on the Arlington District as well: “Recently Bishop Cho issued a statement asking our churches to be involved in a “Day of Confession, Repentance, Prayer, and Commitment to end Racism.”  The Council of Bishops of the AME Church has called on all places of worship to observe this […]

The Annual Report of the Arlington District

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REPORT OF THE DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT This year, the Holy Spirit suggested to me in prayer that I spend some significant time in the Book of Acts, and in Paul’s letter to the Philippians.  As I read and pondered, I began to see Paul as a worthy model for me as a District Superintendent (DS).  Like […]

From Members to Disciples (v1.1)

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Have you ever wondered how one goes from member to disciple?  Isn’t there a secret handshake or a warm and fuzzy feeling, or possibly a certificate or some form of recognition?  I’m afraid that MtoD (v1.1) is not what you would call an easy download, and it may require some spiritual supervision! Bishop Cho has […]

Ending Racism in Our Time

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I want to share a letter recently sent by Eastern Shore Alex Joyner to the churches on his district. Please know that these words reflect my desires for the Alexandria District as well.  — Jeff “Recently Bishop Cho issued a statement asking our churches to be involved in a “Day of Confession, Repentance, Prayer, and Commitment […]

The Alexandria District at 75: Celebrating God’s Blessings

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THE ALEXANDRIA DISTRICT’S 75TH ANNIVERSARY “They shall celebrate the fame of Your abundant goodness.” — Psalm 145:7 (New Revised Standard Version) I am not sure what other districts have done to mark their 75th anniversaries, but knowing what I now know about the Alexandria District’s first 75 years, there is no choice but for us […]