News

Saturday, November 25, 2017
Dear Friends,   Earlier this year, the Management Board formed a special working group to address the recommendations of the “Beaumont Report,” a leadership systems analysis conducted at our request by Rev. Susan Beaumont.  The report... Read More
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Foundry UMC is a strong advocate for full inclusion of LGBTQ persons in all levels of the church. During worship on October 22, the Rev. Ginger Gaines-Cirelli, senior pastor, read the following statement that re-affirms Foundry Church’s commitment... Read More
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Today, Pastor Ginger E. Gaines-Cirelli participated in a press conference at the National Cathedral as part of a vigil for the victims in Las Vegas and a call for gun safety legislation. A video of the press conference is available here.  WAMU... Read More
Friday, September 8, 2017
In a conversation with Foundry Senior Pastor Ginger Gaines-Cirelli, Hillary Clinton discusses the importance of faith in her public and private lives. Referring often to her Methodist roots, Clinton describes how her religious beliefs afforded her... Read More
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Members present at the Management Board’s August 22 meeting were Amanda Beadle, Noel Bravo, Matt Hansen, Nick Jessee, Sam Kilpatrick, Doug Steele, Samantha Sweeney and Gwen Williamson. Leigh Carter joined via teleconference. Also present were Senior... Read More
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
In this month's United Methodist Connection, a monthly newletter published by the Baltimore-Washington Conference, Foundry Senior Pastor Rev. Ginger Gaines-Cirelli affirms support for LGBTQ persons, grounded by the faith tradition that calls for us... Read More
Thursday, August 17, 2017
A Pastoral Response to Violence in Charlottesville: The following letter was written by the clergy team of Foundry United Methodist Church in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 11-12, 2017. In response to a growing... Read More
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Foundry Management Board Reviews Finances, Facilities, Mission Possible, Board Structure, and Consultant Recommendations   The Foundry Management Board, a nine-person elected group, meets monthly to discuss and make decisions concerning the... Read More
Thursday, June 1, 2017
The following statement has been revised by the LGBTQ Advocacy ministry team and approved by the Management Board. It will go into effect on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Foundry United Methodist Church proposed revised Statement of Reconciliation  ... Read More