Disaster response team honored for service to community

Bob Simcox (left) and Debra DePrinzio (right), both active in conference disaster response, were honored by the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management at a ceremony at the Fairmount Water Works in Philadehia on… Read more

Act of Repentance and Healing for Indigenous Persons

The altar is set for the Act of Repentance and Healing for Indigenous Persons at General Conference.  Photo by George Hollich. Commentary by Bishop Peggy Johnson The Act of Repentance and… Read more

Reflections on the legislative process

Ruth Daugherty, a lay delegate from the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, ponders legislation at plenary sessions on Monday, April 30.  On the table sits the “Daily Christian Advocate,” containing all of… Read more

Reflections on General Conference by Jim Todd

EPA Clergy Delegate Jim Todd Offers Thoughts on the First Full Day of Legislative Committee The members of the General Administration legislative committee were feeling a bit smug.  Whereas in… Read more

Rev. Yocum reports from General Conference

Mary White, left at table, chair of the EPA Conference delegation, chairs a sub-committee of the Finance and Administration Legislative Committee. Photo by Bron Yocum. We’re off! General Confetence 2012… Read more

Wayne UMC builds parsonage and shares VBS in Costa Rica

Wayne UMC Mission Team models “Being Church” in La Bonita, Costa Rica. Wayne UMC of Wayne, Pennsylvania participated in their first International mission trip through Costa Rica Mission Projects run… Read more

Missionaries from Tanzania to visit Conference churches

 Sign up now to host our two missionaries: May 7, 11, or 15! Two of the missionaries that the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference supports will be coming stateside beginning May 5,… Read more

March 2012 Financial Update

Financial Update – March 2012 Conference Budget Please reference Schedule A and Schedule B for a summary of the conference budget for March 2012. The total annual budget for 2012… Read more

Kurien endorsed as episcopal candidate

(Left to right) Dr. Mary White, head of the General Conference delegation, Rev. Dr. Christopher Jacob Kurien, Rev. James Todd, first elected clergy delegate. The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference General and… Read more

Pastor David Brown named White House “Champion of Change”

David W. Brown (right), makes a point to Michael Strautmanis, Deputy Assistant to the President and Counselor to Senior Advisor, Valerie Jarrett. Brown participated in a panel discussion at the White… Read more