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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
 **MEDIA ADVISORY: Sunday, April 22** Laity Working to Change Methodist Denomination’s Stance on Same-Sex Marriage to be Honored at Foundry UMC "Doors to Equality" Campaign to Send 50 Volunteers Advocating for Book of Discipline Policy... Read More
Friday, April 13, 2012
By Peter D. Rosenstein Published online by the Huffington Post. Over the years I have come to admire and respect the work and ministry of Foundry, UMC in the District of Columbia. Under various leaders, it is a congregation that has... Read More
Saturday, April 7, 2012
  “What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8 The death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is tragic and heartbreaking. We have said many prayers for Trayvon... Read More
Friday, April 6, 2012
A Washington church hopes a campaign using video testimonials from gay and lesbian Methodists will help push through a resolution sanctioning marriage equality in the church later this month, reversing more than 30 years of anti-gay sentiment in the... Read More
Friday, April 6, 2012
Each year, as many as 3,000 youth experience homelessness in DC, yet there are only 223 beds specifically designed to meet youth needs. The Washington Interfaith Network (WIN) is pushing the city to invest an additional $6.5 million in the FY 2013... Read More
Friday, March 23, 2012
Do you have records for the archives? Have you led a committee or team at church? Do you have photographs, newsletters, correspondence, financial statements, meeting minutes, and other documents from this work? The Archives and History Committee... Read More
Friday, January 20, 2012
Campaign Against Wage Theft by the Union de Trabajadores Supported by Foundry’s day laborer outreach ministry. Read the Washington Post article. Read More
Thursday, January 12, 2012
The Baltimore Washington Annual Conference which met from May 26 through May 28 approved two resolutions that move the United Methodist Church to greater inclusion. One resolution submitted by Foundry and Dumbarton UMC allows a pastoral response to... Read More
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Retired United Methodist Bishops Urge End to Gay Clergy Ban Click here to read their “Statement of Counsel to the Church – 2011” Click here to read United Methodist News Service article Black Methodists for Church Renewal On February 25, 2011 at... Read More
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Sing A New Song Foundry particip