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  • Taboo topic: Religious leaders try to break silence on domestic violence

    DALLAS Here in what some call the "buckle of the Bible Belt," the faithful regularly flock to houses of worship for guidance. Dedicated clergy preach about forgiveness and gratitude, the need to help the poor or comfort the grieving. But religious...
  • Imprisoned former Pennsylvania minister sentenced for wife's murder

    Harrisburg Pa. (Reuters) - A former Methodist minister serving life in prison in Pennsylvania for the murder of his second wife was sentenced on Wednesday to up to 40 additional years for killing his first wife as well. An investigation into the death of...
  • Jane EnglarSeptember 18, 1921 - August 13, 2014

    Jane Englar<br/>September 18, 1921 - August 13, 2014
    A celebration of Jane Englar’s 92 long and happy years of life will be celebrated on October 11, 2014 at 11am in the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church, 420 West 19th Street, Costa Mesa. Jane was born September 18, 1921 and passed...
  • The Rev. Dr. L. Carroll Yingling Jr., United Methodist minister

    The Rev. Dr. L. Carroll Yingling Jr., United Methodist minister
    The Rev. Dr. L. Carroll Yingling Jr., a retired United Methodist Church minister and former superintendent of the Baltimore Northwest District, died of cancer Aug. 23 at the Charlestown retirement community. He was 87. "He had a lot of strengths, and...
  • Defrocked pastor defends gay rights at new pulpit

    The pastor walked the streets of Lower Manhattan, his hands trembling. A day earlier, he'd been stripped of his ministry, defrocked by the United Methodist Church for presiding over his gay son's wedding. He was afraid he'd never lead a church again....
  • Marylou Maver: Longtime volunteer reached out to people in need

    Marylou Maver: Longtime volunteer reached out to people in need
    Marylou Maver devoted most of her life to helping others, especially the less fortunate and feeding the hungry. Family and friends remember the former Tavares resident most for her compassion for those in need. "My mom was a very giving person,"...
  • Faiths work together in Week of Hope

    Faiths work together in Week of Hope
    Deerfield houses of worship will be among area congregations participating in the Week of Hope, Sept. 7 through Sept. 14, an initiative of the Southeast Lake County Inter Religious Council. Christ United Methodist Church, Holy Cross Catholic Church,...
  • Methodists attend Dodger Stadium event

    About 20 members of La Cañada United Methodist Church cheered on the Los Angeles Dodgers in their home game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday, Aug. 15, which the Brewers won, 6-3. The local group joined roughly 1,000 other members of their faith for...
  • Leesburg church hosts day of fun, food for families

    Fun and food are on tap at Leesburg Church of the Nazarene during a free family fun day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30. The festivities at the church, 2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., will feature a pulled-pork barbecue competition, bounce house,...
  • Verdugo Views: Church's history coincides with city's expansion

    Verdugo Views: Church's history coincides with city's expansion
    Dick Holway dropped by one day to give me some old photographs that had belonged to his parents, Cyril and Alice Holway. They were photos from First Methodist Church of Glendale, that huge sanctuary at the corner of Wilson Avenue and Kenwood Street....
  • United Methodist Church starting sermon series

    At 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, La Cañada United Methodist Church begins a series of five sermons about the Kingdom of Heaven (Matthew 13:1-53). Dr. Joel Green, dean of the Fuller School of Theology, launches the series with "What Kind of King? What Kind of...