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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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Youth Rally teaches thousands lessons on love

Youth Rally teaches thousands lessons on love

Christ’s love was defined beautifully through inspiring words spoken and sung at the 2017 Peninsula-Delaware Conference Youth Rally, held in Ocean City, Md., Jan. 6-8. But it was defined best… Read more

Members of the UMC's NEJ College of Bishops (Active and Retired)--Seated (from left): Bishops Peggy Johnson, Latrelle Easterling, Violet Fisher, John Schol and Jane Middleton. Standing (from left): Bishops Jeremiah Park, Ernest Lyght, Cynthia Moore-Koikoi, Mark Webb, Sudarshana Devadhar, Thomas Bickerton, Marcus Matthews, Sandra Steiner-Ball and Peter Weaver. John Coleman photo.

NEJ Bishops urge welcome for immigrants, refugees

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, . . .” United Methodist Bishops of the Northeastern Jurisdiction quoted poet Emma Lazarus’s words found on… Read more

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Capital Campaign ends in unfinished success

The Eastern PA Conference’s “Fulfilling Our Covenant” Capital Campaign officially ended in December 2016 and has raised $3.2 million in gifts and pledges so far, surpassing its ambitious $3 million goal. However, the campaign committee is asking churches that have not finished paying on their pledges to do so during this “wind down” period until March 31. Learn More

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Pocono Plateau: UM Confirmation Retreat

February 24, 2017

Our theme is: “Discover: Light for the Journey.” Your youth are about to make an exciting commitment to their local churches. This weekend offers a unique experience to be challenged and to grow in Christ. Learn more…

Conference UM Men’s Breakfast Meeting

February 25, 2017

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Conference UM Men’s Breakfast Meeting — Evansburg UMC, 10 AM-12 PM. Inviting all UM church men’s ministry groups.

Lifetree Cafe Orientation & Training, Part 1

February 27, 2017

Lifetree Cafe orientation & training events: Feb. 27: Part 1–Orientation March 14: Part 2–Training