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  • Community & Clubs: Just Seventeen, and in a magazine

    Community & Clubs: Just Seventeen, and in a magazine
    The evening of Oct. 14 was marked by Seventeen Magazine's Pretty Amazing winner, Lindsay Brown, a soccer player and recent Notre Dame graduate, sharing her inspiring story of helping to educate and empower young girls in Nepal and Africa. For more about...
  • The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, Methodist pastor

    The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, Methodist pastor
    The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, who had pastored United Methodist churches for nearly 40 years, died May 21 of heart disease at his Cedonia home. He was 90. "He was clear, insightful and persuasive but not loud. He was gentle. That is the way he was as...
  • Ellen R. Brown

    Ellen R. Brown
    Ellen R. Brown, a retired church secretary and volunteer, who with her husband cared for a historic Northeast Baltimore chapel, died June 29 of complications from dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 84. The daughter of an...
  • Letters: A church's schism over gay marriage

    Letters: A church's schism over gay marriage
    Re "Methodist pastor defrocked," Dec. 20 I write in defense of the defrocked minister, the Rev. Frank Schaefer, who officiated at the marriage of his gay son. As a fellow Methodist minister in a denomination that has led the charge on so many civil...
  • Former BUSD coach dies

    Former BUSD coach dies
    Former Burbank Unified educator, administrator and coach Benjamin Hamilton Lloyd, known as “Ham” to generations of Burbank students and locals, passed away Dec. 30 from congestive heart failure, his family said. He was 89. Lloyd was born on...
  • 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...
  • Methodist pastor married gay son 'in good conscience,' now on trial

    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

    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

    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

    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...