UMCOR needs donated clean-up kits for flood relief now UMCOR Responds to Louisiana Floods A new training event for Children’s Ministry leaders ‘Sabbath: Break … or Brick?’ A new retreat for clergy spouses Pictured are six of the girls stranded at June Hartranft Memorial Primary School for Girls in Sierra Leone after the country’s deadly Ebola outbreak. From left are Esther Cooper, 15; Kadiatu Juana, 10; Hawa Bayoh, 10; Ramatu Kamara, 11; Magdalene Kamara, 9; and Aminata Bayoh, 11.
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Cross & Flame

July 2016 Financial Update

Dear Friends, below for your information is an overview of the EPA financial data for the period through July 2016. Church Giving Report Schedule 1 is the Church Giving Report. This… Read more

Pictured at Wharton-Wesley United Methodist Church are Senior Pastor Rev. Eric W. Carr, Jr., (far left front row in red shirt) and the Rev. David W. Brown, Deacon (center in gray “Batman” shirt) as they strike a superhero pose with neighborhood children with whom they work in their community ministry there.

Study reveals burdens of Phila. nonprofits with black leadership

The Philadelphia African American Leadership Forum (PAALF) recently published a comparative research study on the uniquely critical role African American-led nonprofit service agencies play and the challenges they face in… Read more

Delegates share glimpses, reactions to NEJ Conference

Delegates share glimpses, reactions to NEJ Conference

The Eastern PA Conference sent 21 delegates to the UMC’s Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference, July 11-15, in Lancaster, Pa., determined to learn something about the art of quilting. After two days… Read more

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A new training event for Children’s Ministry leaders
Connecting Children with Christ

Sep 10, 2016 @ 8:45 am

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”  Matthew 19:14 Saturday, September 10, 2016… Read more

Lifetree Cafe Introduction & Training, Part 1

Sep 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

On Sept. 13 and 20 from 6:30 to 8 PM at the Conference Office there will be an introduction and training for those interested in starting a Lifetree Cafe.  This is… Read more

Laity Retreat 2016
Laity Retreat 2016

Sep 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am

Saturday, September 17th 2016 Fellowship Hall, Jarrettown  UMC Dresher , PA 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM Registration Fee:  $25.00 (Includes Retreat Materials and Meals) Come for the blessing … wonderful speakers… Read more

The Eastern PA Conference Office will be open on a summer schedule until after Labor Day in September. We will be open officially from 7 AM to 4:15 PM on Monday to Thursday, and closed on Fridays.