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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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Enter Into Safety With Entrance Mats

December 2018 Church Mutual Safety Tid-Bit: Members, guests and employees expect a safe environment when they enter your facility. Unfortunately, entrance areas are a common area for slips and falls…. Read more

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October 2018 EPA Financial Update

Dear Conference, Below for your information is an overview of the EPA financial data for the period through October 31, 2018. Connectional Ministries Fund Church giving for the Connectional Ministries… Read more

Responding to the trauma of sexual assault

A timely message from the Eastern PA Conference ICARE Team By the Rev. Susan L. Worrell In light of recent national news about sexual assault, including the sentencing of comedian… Read more

United Methodist News

Philadelphia UM Mass Choir Christmas Concert

December 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

It’s that time of year again where we have the privilege to gather in worship and praise to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.    Join The Philadelphia UM Mass… Read more

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Local Pastor Licensing School: Christian Education

January 5, 2019

Christian Education: Michael Roberts, Dec. 8, 2018, Jan. 5 and 19, 2019 at the EPA Conference Center 2019-20 Local Pastor Licensing School Application Register now if you are interested in Pastoral Ministry… Read more

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Deacon Day Apart

January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Saturday, January 12, 2019 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Location: To be determined All deacons and deacon candidates are invited to take part in a day of worship, learning, and… Read more



Prepare For Winter’s Wrath

In many places, frigid temperatures and snow are on the way. Even warmer climates can experience freezing and snowfall at least once during the winter. This year, plan ahead so that you are ready to respond to severe winter weather:

  1. Prevent frozen pipes by identifying pipes most likely exposed to freezing temperatures
  2. If heavy snow is expected, have a plan to remove snow and prevent roof damage or collapse
  3. Prepare for weather emergencies by having an emergency kit ready to go

Winter weather can be damaging and dangerous. View the Severe Winter Weather Checklist from Church Mutual’s partner IBHS for more information, or visit our website Ask Risk Control Central to contact one of our professional risk consultants.