‘Souper Bowl’ Sunday anti-hunger tradition continues in EPA

Congregations across the EPA Conference made the recent NFL Super Bowl Sunday a Super Sunday for Mission by tackling hunger through the “Souper Bowl of Caring.”   Continuing a popular, national… Read more

NEJ youth visit Mosaic mission in South Africa

The recent Mission of Peace tour of Northeastern Jurisdiction youth and adult chaperons visiting South Africa included a special stop at Mosaic, a human development ministry supported by the EPA’s… Read more

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929. He became a great American whose birthday we officially observe each year on January 20th. Although… Read more

Human Relations

As we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr this week and observe Human Relations Day in our congregations, once again we remember the vitally important call of… Read more

Chemical Spill in West Virginia

A chemical spill in West Virginia has left about 300,000 people in nine counties in the southwest section of the state unable to use tap water. The emergency began Jan…. Read more

Prayer vigil fortifies detained immigrant’s family

The Rev. Scott Friedgen-Veitch, of Haws Avenue UMC in Norristown, speaks with Pilar Molina, whose detained husband faced an immigration interview April 10 that may lead to his deportation or… Read more

2014 Tools for Ministry offers learning for leadership

To serve the present age, my calling to fulfill; O may it all my powers engage to do my Master’s will! From “A Charge to Keep I Have” by Charles… Read more

NEJ youth stretch their horizons on Mission of Peace

Bishop Peggy Johnson returned home Jan. 15 with 18 youth and other adult guides from a fascinating three-week Mission of Peace in and around Johannesburg and Capetown, South Africa. The… Read more

First Issue of Young Adult Newsletter, The PRESS, Released!

The Conference Council on Young Adult Ministries (CCYAM) releases its first newsletter, THE PRESS. The purpose of THE PRESS is to give young people a platform and the liberty to… Read more

Bishop Johnson’s 2014 New Year’s Greeting

Bishop Peggy Johnson offers a 2014 New Year’s greeting to all in the loving spirit of Jesus Christ. She notes that Radiant Orchid, Pantone’s 2014 color of the year, reflects… Read more