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An ex-pastor dubbed the "sinister minister" by prosecutors who say he murdered both of his wives was convicted of one killing and faces a second trial in March in connection with the second woman's death. A jury in Stroudsburg, Pa., took about 90 minutes...
Leontine T.C. Kelly, a daughter and wife of ministers who followed her own calling and became the first black woman bishop in a major Christian denomination when the United Methodist Church elevated her to the position in 1984, has died. She was 92....
Oral Roberts, a dirt-poor Oklahoma farm boy who popularized the idea of a "prosperity gospel" while becoming one of the world's most recognizable televangelists, died Tuesday. He was 91. Roberts, founder of the university in Tulsa, Okla., that is named...
Bill Clements First GOP Texas governor since Reconstruction Bill Clements, 94, a two-term Texas governor who in 1979 became the first Republican elected governor in the state since Reconstruction, died Sunday at a Dallas-area hospital, Lt. Gov. David...
Culture MonsterItâs not often that you get to hear live performances of both of J.S. Bachâs surviving Passions in one season, let alone a single month. The Los Angeles Master Chorale offered the St. Matthew Passion about three weeks ago at......
Special to The TimesThough its history stretches back more than a century, in recent decades the northeast L.A. neighborhood of Hermon had all but lost its identity, overshadowed by nearby South Pasadena and Highland Park. Now, this tiny, peaceful community on the edge of...
Bishop Melvin E. Wheatley, who risked censure in the United Methodist Church for appointing his denomination's first openly gay pastor in 1982, died March 1 in Mission Viejo after a lengthy illness, a church spokesman said. He was 93. Wheatley was...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe 40th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. comes as a poignant reminder of the day the civil rights leader stood in the pulpit at Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles and preached a Sunday morning sermon about...
Times Staff WriterHigher education in the state got its start in the Gold Rush era, when Jesuits and Methodists both established institutions in the Northern California town of Santa Clara. And 155 years later, it's still unclear which group should be deemed the...
Monday, June 17 Long Meadows Rotary meets at Nick’s Airport Inn, 6:15 p.m. Clear Spring Lions Club meets at Clear Spring American Legion, 6:30 p.m. West Hagerstown Lions Club meets at Washington Square United Methodist Church, 538 Washington...
Beaver Creek Christian Church, the Rev. Mark Curran will preach at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday on “Offering Good News.” Lay leader is Sandy Curran. Sunday school follows worship. Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black...
Special events - A reception and open house honoring Duane and Nancy Smith for years of service will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Galien Olive Branch United Methodist Church, 2289 W. Olive Branch Road, Galien. Call Patricia Harner at 269-...
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