Delegates share glimpses, reactions to NEJ Conference The Rev. David W. Brown, Deacon, (center) joins newly elected Bishops LaTrelle Miller Easterling (left) and Cynthia Moore-Koikoi in serving Communion during their consecration service at First UMC Lancaster July 15, at the close of the NEJ Conference.
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Bishop Johnson returns to Philadelphia Area

Bishop Peggy A. Johnson is returning to the Philadelphia Episcopal Area to lead the Eastern PA and Peninsula-Delaware conferences for another four years. Her reassignment was announced Friday morning in… Read more

NEJ has 2 new African American women-bishops

NEJ has 2 new African American women bishops

At 9 PM last night and 10 AM this morning, the Northeastern Jurisdiction elected its two expected new bishops, two African American clergywomen, the first elected in this jurisdiction since… Read more

Open Wide Your Hearts!

Open Wide Your Hearts!

During the Annual Conference, June 16-17, some enthusiastic leaders told us how their churches are living out this year’s Annual Conference theme by opening wide their hearts in ministries of… Read more

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Academy for Laity
33rd Academy for Laity

Aug 13, 2016

The 2016 weekend Academy for Laity, which is open to all who wish to serve Christ in ministry, will gather Aug. 13-14, at The Inn at Reading (1040 North Park Toad, Wyomissing, PA)…. Read more

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UM Day at Dorney Park

Aug 20, 2016

Pay only $34 per person with our United Methodist Coupon (savings of $23 OFF Regulart One-Day Admission)! A portion of the proceeds from your purchase benefits the United Methodist Ministries, sponsored by United Methodist Men.  Read more

Northeast District
Northeast District Clergy Family Picnic

Aug 20, 2016 @ 10:30 am

Northeast District >> Clergy Family Picnic, Saturday, August 20 from 10:30 am – 2 pm at Covenant UMC in Moore Twp (Bath). Rain date – Saturday, September 17.

The Eastern PA Conference Office will be open on a summer schedule until after Labor Day in September. We will be open officially from 7 AM to 4:15 PM on Monday to Thursday, and closed on Fridays.