United Methodist Church

After Trevor Harper surprised his boyfriend with a marriage proposal at church, the congregation did something you likely wouldn't expect.

August 26 2015 2:53 PM

They taped a 'Stop the Harm' pledge to the Michigan bishop's door.

July 29 2015 6:54 PM

Michigan pastor Benjamin Hutchison married his partner, Monty, just days after being forced to resign his position.

July 20 2015 9:06 PM

A United Methodist minister reported himself for officiating at a same-sex wedding in hopes of sparking discussions about the denomination's teachings against homosexuality.

December 23 2014 1:43 PM

First United Methodist Church of Alexandria, Ind., will shutter at year end, having lost much of its membership after its gay choir director was dismissed.

December 18 2014 1:42 PM

The United Methodist Church's highest court affirmed that removing Rev. Frank Schaefer from the ministry for performing his son's same-sex wedding was an improper penalty.

October 27 2014 6:51 PM

Retired Texas Methodist clergyman Charles Moore set himself aflame in a public parking lot last month.

July 14 2014 4:58 PM

Frank Schaefer was defrocked in December for having performed his son's same-sex wedding, but an appeals panel has returned him to the ministry.

June 25 2014 1:47 PM

The United Methodist Church will not bring charges against Sara Thompson Tweedy.

May 07 2014 5:50 AM

The United Methodist Church may vote on liberalizing its stance on LGBT issues in 2016.

May 04 2014 2:26 PM