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The Eastern PA Conference of the United Methodist Church is made up of about 415 churches, which serve nearly 103,000 members. Learn more…

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A bountiful banquet of resourcing for ministry

By the Rev. Dawn Taylor-StormEastern PA Conference Director of Connectional Ministry One of the experiences I took for granted before the pandemic are church potluck dinners. I fondly remember potlucks… Read more

3 views of how pandemic is challenging UMC at all levels

UM News has published at least three recent news stories that report on UM churches, annual conferences and general agencies all trying to shift their ways of functioning in the… Read more

Church continues annual backpack ministry safely

Wesley UMC in Bethlehem, PA, wasn’t about to cancel its 8-year tradition of giving away thousands of back-to-school backpacks and other goodies to families just because of a daunting pandemic. While… Read more

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Conference-wide Prayer Meeting

September 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Cabinet to lead Conference-wide prayer meetings The Eastern PA Conference’s half-hour prayer meetings, held on Tuesdays at noon by video-chat on Zoom, will welcome a special cadre of prayer leaders… Read more

CDT Book Club: Fall 2020

September 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Join our new book club Wednesdays at 7 PM Transforming Community: The Wesleyan Way to Missional Congregations. How can we adopt John Wesley’s creative way of organizing churches for missional discipleship to… Read more

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Order of Deacons Gathering

September 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am

The EPA Order of Deacons invites deacons, deacon candidates, and people interested in learning about the Order of Deacons to join us for our Zoom gathering with Bishop Peggy Johnson…. Read more