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  • 1920s church organ is moved across town, brought back to life

    1920s church organ is moved across town, brought back to life
    Hundreds of people filed into a West Town church to hear a once-silent 19-ton organ roar back to life. There were Methodists from Chicago's South Side, Roman Catholics from across the city and suburbs and musicians from around the world. As the 87-year-...
  • Same-sex 'Doublethink' puts an Orwellian spin on marriage rights.

    In early American history, only seven states had the integrity to defy religious tyrants who demanded laws making it a crime to marry anyone of another race. Pennsylvania, which fancies itself as the birthplace of American liberty, was not one of...
  • Parents Will Soon Decide What's Next for Displaced Boy Scouts

    Parents Will Soon Decide What's Next for Displaced Boy Scouts
    Updated Aug. 9 at 6:15 p.m. A couple days after a troop of local Boy Scouts learned they would no longer be allowed to use the facilities at Anchorage Baptist Temple, other community and religious leaders are opening their doors. Pastor Jerry Prevo...
  • Pat Reed, 69

    Pat Reed, 69
    Pat Reed, 69, of Stanford,  died Saturday, Aug. 17.   Born Jan. 2, 1944, in Harrodsburg, Pat was the daughter of Benna Leach Gwinn Taylor of Danville and the late Casto Gwinn. She had retired from Coleman's Drug Store in Stanford and was a member of...
  • Guide: Fall craft fairs on the Peninsula

    Guide: Fall craft fairs on the Peninsula
    From well-known brands like Pampered Chef to the neighborhood mom who designs little girls’ hairbows, there is no better place to find homegrown businesses than a local craft fair. And the Peninsula is the place to shop. There are dozens of shows...
  • Religion briefs

    Concert A Season of Thanksgiving Gospel Concert featuring DiVine, the Baltimore Christianairs, 1st Samuel Gospel Band, Remnant, Just Being Blessed, Spiritlifters and About My Father's Business will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at Cecil...
  • Methodist pastor married gay son 'in good conscience,' now on trial

    There is a judge, a jury, a de facto prosecutor and a defense attorney in this trial that has the outward appearance of any legal proceeding seen in most countries. But this legal system answers to a higher calling than civil law. The Rev. Frank...
  • Methodist pastor found guilty in church trial over gay son's marriage

    A United Methodist minister was convicted Monday in Pennsylvania of breaking church laws for conducting a same-sex marriage ceremony for his son  -- an action the pastor said he would do again because he believes he is called to extend God's love to all. ...
  • Minister suspended 30 days for officiating at son's gay wedding

    A day after convicting a Pennsylvania pastor of breaking church law by officiating at his son’s same-sex marriage, a Methodist jury suspended the Rev. Frank Schaefer for 30 days and told him he should surrender his credentials if he could not follow...
  • Methodist pastor, suspended for performing gay marriage, weighs options

    LEBANON, Pa. — It had been six years since the Rev. Frank Schaefer officiated at the wedding of his son, Tim, to another man — long enough that he rarely thought about the ceremony anymore. Long enough that he didn't expect it to become an...
  • Grassroots opens cold-weather shelter program

    Grassroots opens cold-weather shelter program
    The 11th season of the Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center's cold-weather shelter program got underway last week and will continue through March 30 at alternating Howard County faith communities. The shelter program is designed for people who cannot...