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The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church is made up of 415 churches, which serve nearly 103,000 members in 16 counties. Learn more

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February 2017 Financial Update

Dear Conference, below for your information is an overview of the EPA financial data for the period through February 2017.  Church Giving Report Schedule 1 is the Church Giving Report. This report shows… Read more

More Rivers to Cross: Black caucus celebrates 50-year legacy

More Rivers to Cross: Black caucus celebrates 50-year legacy

(Adapted from UMNS version) CINCINNATI—More than 400 members of The United Methodist Church’s African-American membership caucus celebrated the 50th anniversary of its earliest beginnings, even as many speakers addressed work that… Read more

Bishop, UMs lead prayer vigil for detained ‘Berks Madres’

Bishop, UMs lead prayer vigil for detained ‘Berks Madres’

Bishop Peggy Johnson shared a message of hope and solidarity for Latina immigrant detainees at the Berks County Residential Center Sunday, March 12, surrounded by about 90 people who gathered… Read more

United Methodist News

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Fellowship Of Associate Ministers And Local Pastors Retreat (FAMLP) April 23-25, 2017

April 23, 2017

2017 FAMLP/Local Pastor Retreat: “The Authority of Scripture”

Associate Members, Local Pastors, Student Pastors as well as Certified Lay Ministers are invited to attend from both the Peninsula-Delaware and Eastern PA Conferences. CEUs will be given.

Dates: April 23-25, 2017; Retreat Price includes 2 nights, 5 meals
Location: Black Rock Retreat Center, 1345 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville, PA 17566

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Gretna Glen: Free Youth Group Night

April 23, 2017

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Gretna Glen Free Youth Group Nights: Jan. 15, Feb. 19, March 19, April 23. (from 4 to 6:30 PM)

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Take It to the Streets

April 28, 2017

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Exploring Vital Ministry for African American Churches with The Rev. Dr. Jacqui King A Dinner and Seminar Hosted by the Philadelphia Mission ConneXion for African-American Clergy, Local Church Leaders and… Read more

2017 Annual Conference

Thurs, June 15 - Sat, June 17
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA


Clergy, Lay, and Equalizing Delegates are encouraged to register on-line [Online Registration]. A paper registration form [2017 AC Registration Form] is also available. Cost for member registration is $210 for the conference. Non-voting visitors may register for $70/day.

The deadline to register is May 19.  Registrations received after May 19 will be considered walk-ins with no guaranteed meals and will incur a $50 late fee. If you mail your registration (with payment), it must be postmarked by May 19.

Contact Gloria Knoeller at or 800-828-9093 ext. 1002 with questions regarding registration.