News

Thursday, June 1, 2017
The following statement has been revised by the LGBTQ Advocacy ministry team and approved by the Management Board. It will go into effect on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Foundry United Methodist Church proposed revised Statement of Reconciliation  ... Read More
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
MEDIA RELEASE May 31, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Citing continuing injustices against LGBTQI+ persons who are barred from ordained ministry, the Rev. J. Philip Wogaman, pastor of Foundry United Methodist church between 1992 and 2002, announced today... Read More
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Pastoral Letter Supporting T.C. Morrow (PDF Version) Dear Foundry Family, Many of you know that T.C. Morrow is a faithful member of our beloved Foundry. She has served joyfully and faithfully in various ministries throughout the church and the... Read More
Sunday, April 30, 2017
30 April 2017 Pastoral Letter on Judicial Council Ruling   Dear Foundry Family, We believe the call to ordained ministry is of God. We also believe a person’s gifts and graces, together with God’s call, are the criteria by which persons are... Read More
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Foundry has hired Martha Ford as Interim Coordinator of Family Ministries, Foundry Executive Pastor Dawn Hand told the Management Board at its March 28 meeting. (The Foundry Management Board, a nine-person elected group, meets monthly to discuss and... Read More
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
The Foundry Management Board, a nine-person elected group, meets monthly to discuss and make decisions concerning church operations. PDF of this report.  Participants in the Feb. 28 meeting:   Board members: Leigh Carter, Louise Franklin... Read More
Sunday, January 29, 2017
The following pastoral statement was read by Senior Pastor Ginger E. Gaines-Cirelli to the congregation of Foundry United Methodist Church on Sunday morning, January 29, 2017. The vast majority of the congregation responding in a rousing ovation in... Read More
Thursday, January 26, 2017
The Foundry Management Board, a nine-person elected group, meets monthly to discuss and make decisions concerning the management of the church. PDF version of this report. Participants in the January 24 meeting: Board members: Leigh Carter, Louise... Read More
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Management Board Gives First-Round Approval to $2.3 Million Budget for 2017 The Foundry Management Board, a nine-person elected group, meets monthly to discuss and make decisions concerning the management of the church. The Management Board’s... Read More
Sunday, October 30, 2016
The Foundry Management Board, a nine-person elected group, meets monthly to discuss and make decisions regarding the management of the church.     Finance Update At its October 25 meeting, Foundry’s Management Board discussed shortfalls in... Read More