Arch Street United Methodist Church

Ben Franklin Bridge File Photo

Walk Of Peace To Commemorate MLK Assassination

The 7th annual Bridge Walk for Peace begins at the Philadelphia side of the Ben Franklin Bridge at 6 a.m. this morning.

04/04/2014

(The Rev. Frank Schaefer, on December 16, 2013.  Photo by Michelle Durham)

Pennsylvania Methodist Pastor Defrocked After Performing Gay Wedding

Church officials have defrocked a United Methodist pastor from Pennsylvania who officiated his son’s gay wedding in Massachusetts.

12/19/2013

(Rev. Frank Schaefer, at right of lectern in dark suit, with some of his supporters at the Arch Street United Methodist Church on December 16, 2013.  Photo by Michelle Durham)

Pa. Methodist Minister Says He Won’t Quit, Even After Same-Sex Marriage Rebuke

Rev. Frank Schaefer, in dark suit, was surrounded by supporters after annoucing he won’t abide by Methodist Church rules banning same-sex marriages and won’t give up his credentials.

12/16/2013

File Photo (Clergy and others call on the federal government to undertake immigration reform.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Pennsylvania Clergy Call On US Government To Reform Immigration Laws

At a press conference in center city, their message was that immigration is not just a legal and economic issue, but a moral one.

11/07/2013

(Arch Street United Methodist Church.  File photo)

Same-Sex Wedding Set For Center City Church A Show of Protest and Support

“We thought this would be the appropriate way for us to affirm that God’s love extends to people of all gender and sexual preferences,” says David W. Brown, an associate minister at Arch Street United Methodist Church.

10/30/2013

(Credit: Tim Jimenez)

A Center City Church Serves Christmas Breakfast to Hundreds of The Needy

At Arch Street United Methodist Church on North Broad Street, it was the annual Christmas breakfast for the homeless and others in need.

12/25/2012

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