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Always Making Waves
Dumbarton has gotten considerable media attention for its social action. In the 1980s, we received worldwide radio, TV and newspaper coverage for sheltering an illegal immigrant, ignoring federal regulations. In 2010, we received national prominence for agreeing to perform same-sex weddings despite United Methodist policies against such marriages.
Pastor blends arts and ministry, Wesley Seminary website March 17, 2017
Dumbarton Passes Ownership of Cemetery to Mt. Zion Georgetown patch March 8, 2017
Church challenges Trump Refugee Policy Georgetown Patch Feb. 20, 2017
Georgetown pastor decries Trump's Anti-Muslim ban Georgetown Patch Jan. 30, 2017
A Mass Communion Was Given in front of the Supreme Court After the Gay Marriage Ruling. IJ Review, June 27, 2015
Dumbarton's history as a sanctuary church for Latino immigrants. Washington City Paper Sept. 16, 2014
Mary Kay's comments on Supreme Court debate. Georgetown Patch, May 7, 2013.
Churches Embrace Same-Sex Marriage. Georgetown Patch, March 27, 2013
Washington Post Jan. 21, 2013
Dumbarton Church marks 25 years of GLBT Inclusion. Northwest Current, Feb. 15, 2012.
Local Church Marks Anniversary of Gay Inclusion. Georgetown Patch, Feb. 9, 2012
Methodist Groups Want to Advance Gay Rights (May Kay Totty quoted), Toledo Blade, Aug. 27, 2011
Church to Hold Gay Weddings, UM Portal.
High Court denies request to halt D.C. Gay Marriage, Christian Post.
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