Create a DREAM Sabbath for your community

Latino youth from Eastern Pennsylvania Conference churches gather together to worship and to become “Dreamers” working in support of the DREAM Act.   Bishop Peggy Johnson invites our churches to… Read more

Good Schools PA adopts new name and mission

It’s hard to believe that Good Schools Pennsylvania was formed in September 2001 as a three-year campaign to change the way Pennsylvania funds and supports public education.  Our accomplishments include… Read more

“It Gets Better” website provides hope for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and other bullied teens

Together as caring and compassionate Christians  – while in the midst of praying and preparing for a dialogue on the language in the Book of Discipline on homosexuality – those… Read more

Service welcomes Gary Nicholson as Northwest District superintendent

On the evening of Saturday, September 10, Bishop Peggy Johnson, members of the Cabinet, and laity and clergy from across The Northwest District and the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference came together… Read more

Flood buckets come to Eastern PA from UMCOR

The fraternity/sorority community from the University of Pennsylvania, attending leadership training at Camp Innabah, helped the Conference Disaster Response Team to unload a shipment of flood buckets from Mission Central. … Read more

Bishop Johnson reflects on the 10th anniversary of 9/11

Reflections on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 By Bishop Peggy A. Johnson As we approach the 10th anniversary of the modern day “Pearl Harbor” in the American memory we can all… Read more

UMNS: Making Peace after 9/11

“Making peace after 9/11” is the story of the denomination-wide effort of the people of the United Methodist Church to help those affected by the attacks. In a series of… Read more

Annual Conference 2012

  The Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference 2012 will be held May 17-19, 2012 at the Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, PA. 2012 ANNUAL CONFERENCE INFORMATION: Eric H. F. Law will lead… Read more

New Benefits Access Portal

Benefit Access for Participants—Available Today The General Board of Pension and Health Benefits is pleased to announce that the new participant account management tool, Benefits Access, is now available. Benefits Access—which… Read more

Employee Assistance Plan – Help for Addiction

You Can Overcome Addiction (For a PDF version of this article, click here) Drugs serve an important purpose in our lives. They provide the painkilling relief needed when recovering from… Read more