| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:01 PM
A Boy Scout troop in Seattle that was chartered in November lost its affiliation with the national organization last week after refusing to remove a scout leader who is gay, Boy Scouts of America said.
Geoffrey McGrath first announced his sexual...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:15 PM
At 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Pastor Elaine Cho of La Cañada United Methodist Church continues her series of sermons based on Jesus’ last words. Dr. Joel Green leads Adult Sunday school prior to the worship service, at 9 a.m. and an intercessory prayer...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Alvy Moore (Bucky) passed away at his home in Glendale on Feb. 27th, with his daughter and son by his side. He and his wife Lucille were long time residents of Glendale and active members of the community.
He was born in St. Joseph County, Missouri...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Ralph W. Miller, a retired mechanical engineer who had been a founding partner of a Baltimore engineering firm, died May 8 of heart failure at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 91.
The son of Edward A. Miller, a cemetery...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:27 AM
A United Methodist minister who was suspended for officiating at his son’s gay marriage said on Monday he will not voluntarily surrender his religious credentials even though he cannot uphold his church’s doctrines on issues relating to same-...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:41 PM
A United Methodist minister who was suspended for officiating at his son's same-sex marriage said Monday he would not voluntarily surrender his religious credentials even though he could not uphold his church's doctrines on issues relating to gay...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Eva A. Burton, a homemaker who was active in the United Methodist Church, died Dec. 16 of complications from a stroke at her daughter's home in Chestertown. She was 100.
The daughter of Luther Kilchenman Angel, a metallurgist, and Laura Kilchenman Angel,...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:58 AM
The Rev. Mandy Flemming will take over as the new pastor at Laguna Beach United Methodist Church in South Laguna beginning July 1, according to a news release.
Bishop Minerva Carcano appointed Flemming to the post, currently held by interim Pastor...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:01 PM
The Rev. Gerald W. "Jerry" Weiss, a pastor of United Methodist churches in Maryland who enjoyed collecting and repairing antique clocks, died April 6 of heart failure at the Charlestown retirement community. He was 84.
"His use by God went beyond local...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:53 PM
The La Cañada United Methodist Church Youth Group this Friday begins its ninth year participating in World Vision’s 30-hour famine, “Release the Feast,” by joining their counterparts at Glendale United Methodist Church in fasting between...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Frank Schaefer, a Methodist minister who was defrocked six months ago after officiating at his son’s same-sex wedding, won his appeal to have his religious credentials restored by the church on Tuesday.
Schaefer, of Lebanon, Pa., had been...