DelConf.Fete-GraceNMotion1-slider Many receive a cross of ashes on their foreheads on Ash Wednesday, an ancient symbol of our humanity. Create in Me A Clean Heart Multi-Ethnic Group Of People Holding Alphabet To Form Health Philadelphia United Methodist Mass Choir, comprising singers from several local, predominantly black UM churches. Rev. Romal Tune
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FLINT, MI - JANUARY 13: The Flint Water Plant tower is shown January 13, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. On Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder activated the National Guard to help the American Red Cross distribute water to Flint residents to help them deal with the lead contamination that is in the City of Flint's water supply. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
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FLINT, MI - JANUARY 13:   The Flint Water Plant tower is shown January 13, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. On Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder…
Participating in First UMC Germantown's Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative worship celebration, Jan. 17, were (from left) the Rev. Robert Coombe, pastor, the Rev. F. Willis Johnson, guest preacher, and Bishop Peggy Johnson.
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Basic Training for Worship Planters

Feb 12, 2016 @ 4:30 pm

Friday, February 12  – 4:30 pm Registration, 5:00 pm – 9:00 Workshop Saturday, February 13  – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Workshop Download the brochure! Called to create a new… Read more

Northeast District
Northeast District Clergy Breakfast

Feb 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am

We will eat heartily, worship together, hear a Bible study reflection and presentation from Dr. Amy Beth Jones, United Methodist Liaison at Drew Theological School.
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Pocono Plateau Confirmation Retreat

Feb 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

United Methodist Confirmation Retreat  Friday, February 19, 2016 (7 pm) – Sunday, February 21, 2016 (1 pm) Our theme is: “Discover: Light for the Journey” Your youth are about to make an… Read more

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“Lord, Teach Us to Pray”

Posted in Bishop's Blog, February 9, 2016
One of the more important requests that Jesus’ disciples ever made was to ask the Lord to teach them how to pray. They noticed that John the Baptist was teaching his disciples how to pray and they wanted the same instruction (Luke 11:1). Read more