Waugh Chapel to cel­e­brate home­com­ing

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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.

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