Church starts prison ministry

Matthew Chapter 25 calls us to visit persons in prison.  In response, members of St. Matthew’s UMC of Valley Forge have initiated a prison ministry program.  The team is working… Read more

Africa University: Thriving in Zimbabwe

2009 Annual Report – Africa University Thriving in Zimbabwe Africa University has many stories to tell – to the nations of Africa, and the world.  During Zimbabwe’s economic and political… Read more

Neighborhood Services: Ministry with the Poor

The spectacular skyline of Philadelphia was quite a sight from the 8th floor of The View at 800 North Broad Street on the night of March 5th, 2010, as United… Read more

Hopeland UMC certified as a “Welcoming Congregation”

Hopeland United Methodist Church in Lititz has been recognized by United Methodist Communications (UMCom) as an official “Welcoming Congregation.”  “Welcoming Congregations” are a select group of United Methodist congregations nationwide… Read more

Health-care bill’s passage called ‘huge step’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., thanked the 350 organizations, including The United Methodist Church, that worked to achieve historic health-insurance reform. The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society… Read more

Funding for Transformational Ministry

Any Church in any District can participate in any convenient location. A program designed for moving from a “pay the bills” church to a “living the vision” church. This program… Read more

Rethink Conference and Town Hall Meetings

A message from Bishop Peggy Johnson: “Rethink Annual Conference – reducing the size and refocusing resources to support churches in making disciples for Jesus Christ for the transformation of the… Read more

Saving lives one bednet at a time

Lynda Commale distributes bednets through Nothing But Nets in Uganda last October. Eight year old Katherine Commale, from Hopewell United Methodist Church in Downingtown, PA, was celebrated at Annual Conference 2009,… Read more

Sharing Expertise to Help Local Youth and Young Adult Ministries

Youth and young adult ministries at United Methodist churches across the United States will gain more immediate access to support and resources with a new effort aimed at helping local… Read more

Deaf Ministry is Growing

Youth sign “I love camp” at a camp for young Deaf people at Camp Pecometh.  This camp was sponsored by Philadelphia Area Deaf Ministry.  Deaf Ministry is starting to grow… Read more