| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Location manager Brian O'Neill needed a location to film a wedding scene for the upcoming move "The Wedding Ringer," and he knew just the place: Hollywood United Methodist Church at the corner of Franklin and North Highland avenues.
With its Gothic...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Eleanor E. Jaeger, a homemaker and former department store sales associate who was a longtime active church member, died Sunday of complications from a broken hip at the Knollwood Nursing Home in Millersville.
The Annapolis resident was 99.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:22 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:24 PM
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. ...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:54 PM
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...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:14 PM
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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:04 PM
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Twenty local youths participated in World Vision’s 30-Hour Famine April 26-27, fasting throughout the period and collecting money to feed starving children. One highlight of the event was a protest against world hunger Friday night in Old Pasadena....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:42 AM
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...
| Oct 26, 2013
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-...