Johnsie Cogman

Johnsie W. Cogman is Washington East District Superintendent of the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church. Cogman previously served Zion Wesley UMC in Waldorf, Bells UMC in Camp Springs, and Mt Zion UMC in Georgetown. Before entering the ministry, she was an Air Force officer who gained experience in providing pastoral care, assisting the base chaplain, and directing choir.

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Churches that have been around for many years often face numerous property challenges. With aging buildings, there are frequent unplanned property issues that arise and…