Waugh Chapel to celebrate homecoming
CAMBRIDGE — Waugh Chapel United Methodist Church will celebrate its 44 annual Homecoming at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 29, with a theme of “Under Construction With God In Control.” The guest speaker will be the Rev. Darlene Dixon, the director of congregational development corporation and strengthening the black church for the annual Peninsula-Delaware Conference of the United Methodist Church.
A graduated of Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., Dixon was ordained an elder of the conference in June 2001. She has served several churches on the Easton District of the Conference, including St. Marks UMC, the Cambridge-Vienna Charge, the Bellevue-Royal Oak UMC and the EastonMiles River Charge. She has also served as the pastor of Bethesda UMC and Metropolitan UMC, both in the Salisbury District. While serving at Metropolitan, she was also appointed as chaplain for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, where she provided spiritual leadership for the staff, faculty and students of the campus.
Dixon is the daughter of Edith B. Hayman and the late Charles W. Hayman. She is married to Howard J. Dixon Sr., and they have two adult sons, Howard Jr. and Jamaine Charles Dixon, and five grandchildren.
She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and in her free time enjoys gardening, spending time with her family, traveling, and watching sports and related events.
A fellowship dinner will follow the service. Charlene Cephas and Glenn Ford Jr. are the homecoming chairmen. For more information, call the church at 410-2285189.