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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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March 2017 Financial Update

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

Conference leaders present new vision, mission statements

Conference leaders present new vision, mission statements

Eastern PA Conference leaders announced a new Vision Statement and Mission Statement in a letter to members April 11. They will present those statements formally to the 2017 Annual Conference… 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

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Building Church Websites Training, May 5-6: Register by April 4
Building an Effective Church Website

May 5, 2017

Dear Pastor and/or Church Communicator: “If you build it they will come…” Eastern PA Conference Communications will partner with United Methodist Communications (UMCom) to offer a 6-hour basic workshop in building… Read more

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CLM Graduation Service

May 7, 2017

May 7: Certified Lay Ministers Graduation Service

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Bringing Communion to Life

May 11, 2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Rev. Michael Johnson, a Certified Spiritual Director, will share his approach to using dynamic prayers to bring the experience of Holy Communion to life at a Communion Workshop on… 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.