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  • Retired pastor visits Methodist church

    Retired pastor visits Methodist church
    The women's group at La Cañada United Methodist Church this month welcomed guest speaker Ilse Peetz to their meeting. The retired pastor spoke to the women on the subject of assistance to those in need, including work by the United Methodists Committee on...
  • Methodist pastor who performed gay son's wedding to appeal defrocking

    Methodist pastor who performed gay son's wedding to appeal defrocking
    Frank Schaefer this week will be appealing the outcome of last year's trial that stripped him of his lifelong vocation as minister of the United Methodist Church. The former minister of Lebanon, Pa., was suspended on Nov. 18 for 30 days by a jury of...
  • Imprisoned former Pennsylvania minister sentenced for wife's murder

    HARRISBURG — A former Methodist minister serving life in prison for the Monroe County murder of his second wife was sentenced Wednesday to up to 40 additional years for killing his first wife as well. An investigation into the death of Arthur...
  • A little bit of everything

    A little bit of everything
    Pat Benatar is 61 years old, but she can still deliver the goods on stage. One of the top female voices in the classic rock genre, she scored more than a dozen Top 40 hits during the 1980s including standards such as "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" and...
  • 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

    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,"...
  • 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,...
  • Roland Park Place trying to sell vacant church next door

    Roland Park Place is attempting to sell an old church next to its property — the same church it tried to tear down for parking five years ago against strenuous objections by residents who live in the area. "I don't know that we've had any...