News

Thursday, January 16, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Frank Schaefer of Lebanon, PA, whom church officials defrocked as a clergyman last month on December 19 for violating church law, is returning to preach at historic Foundry United Methodist Church, on January 26 for its 9:30 AM and... Read More
Friday, December 20, 2013
*United Methodist defrocked pastor, Rev. Frank Schaefer to preach at Foundry   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Rev. Frank Schaefer of Lebanon, PA, whom church officials defrocked on yesterday for violating church law, will preach at historic... Read More
Friday, December 13, 2013
The Foundry Management Board, a nine-person elected group, meets monthly to discuss and make decisions regarding the management of the church. This report covers the October meeting, November charge conference, and December 2013 meeting.  ... Read More
Thursday, December 12, 2013
This year Foundry's Outstanding Preacher Series will feature a five-sermon series of "Daughters & Sons of Foundry" held over the frist five months of 2014. This series is leading up to our Bicentennial Celebration. Rev. Dean Snyder will be... Read More
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Dear Foundry Members and Friends, I was very proud of Foundry Church this past Monday and Tuesday when Foundry members provided a strong presence and witness during the trial of Rev. Frank Schaefer. Foundry leaders also responded quickly to the... Read More
Sunday, November 10, 2013
Typhoon Haiyan, possibly the strongest storm ever to make landfall, battered parts of the Philippines on Friday, November 8. With sustained winds of 195 mph, the category 5 storm cut a swath of devastation across the northern tip of Cebu and tore... Read More
Friday, November 1, 2013
Foundry has received notice from the DC Government that 16th Street is going to be freshly paved between P and Q Street. When they are working right outside of Foundry, you will no longer be able to park, drop off, or pick up anyone from the... Read More
Friday, October 25, 2013
Best of Gay D.C. 2013: Community - Best House of Worship Foundry United Methodist Church (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) Best house of worship: Foundry United Methodist Church 1500 16th St., N.W. 202-332-4010 foundryumc.org Runner-up: Bet... Read More
Thursday, October 24, 2013
For the first time in the 12-year history of the Washington Blade’s annual Best of Gay D.C. readers poll awards, the Blade has selected a “lifetime achievement award.” This honor is being awarded to Rev. Dean Snyder, an LGBT ally and senior pastor... Read More
Sunday, October 6, 2013
  This is a report on recent activities of Foundry’s elected Management Board, encompassing its August 27 and September 24 meetings as well as the Holy Conversation on September 15. This and similar accounts in the future will report on Foundry... Read More