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The United Methodist Church

Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

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


Youth Rally to ‘Wake Up God’s People’

By John W. Coleman Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.   —Isaiah 60:1 There’s a lot happening in our area this Saturday, April… 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

United Methodist News

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Take It to the Streets

April 28, 2017

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Exploring Vital Ministry for African American Churches with The Rev. Dr. Jacqui King A Dinner and Seminar Hosted by the Philadelphia Mission ConneXion for African-American Clergy, Local Church Leaders and… Read more

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2017 Tools for Ministry

April 29, 2017

April 29: Tools for Ministry. Times and locations determined by districts. Central: Central District Tools for Ministry, April 29 at Bethel UMC, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM East: East District Tools for Ministry… Read more

East District
East District Tools for Ministry

April 29, 2017

8:00 am - 2:15 pm

LOCATION: Bensalem UMC, 4300 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem 19020 SCHEDULE 8 am-9 am Sign-in and Breakfast Foods available 9 am-9:45 am Worship, Offering received, Plenary 10 am-11:45 am Workshop Session #1… 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.