Melissa Lauber, UMR Special Correspondent

About Melissa Lauber, UMR Special Correspondent

Melissa Lauber is the director of communications for the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference.

Frank Schaefer appears at Foundry UMC

Washington, D.C. —  On Dec. 19, Frank Schaefer of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference was defrocked. Three days later he was back preaching, this time at Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C., encouraging the Reconciling Congregation to keep struggling for marriage equality and the right of United Methodist pastors to marry same-gender couples. “It is […]