Death Notice: The Rev. Robert W. Capwell Sr.

We have been informed that the Rev. Robert W. Capwell Sr., a retired clergy member of the EPA Conference, died May 31. He was 87. Born in Scranton, Pa., Capwell… Read more

Death Notice: Mrs. Jennie Edmonds

Mrs. Jennie Edmonds passed away on May 31, 2014. A longtime member (since 1952) of Camphor Memorial UMC in Philadelphia, Pa., she was the widow of The Rev. Dr. Claude… Read more

Five new Certified Lay Ministers graduate

The EPA Conference gained five new Certified Lay Ministers June 1, as more than 80 people witnessed their graduation at Evansburg United Methodist Church. It was the fourth class to… Read more

Annual Conference highlights vital ministry, visionary leaders

Bishops Gabriel Unda Yemba (center, left) of the East Congo Area and Peggy Johnson of the Philadelphia Area lead the opening worship procession for the EPA Annual Conference, May 15,… Read more

United Methodists see making disciples as top concern; sexuality ranks low

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—A new poll of United Methodists in the United States shows that issues related to human sexuality rank significantly lower than other concerns, and members want the church to… Read more

Death Notice: The Rev. Clarence Robert Landis

The Rev. Clarence Robert Landis of Harlan, KY, passed away on May 26, 2014. He was 78. A retired clergy member of the Eastern PA Conference, he served in extension… Read more

Visit our booth on UM Day Saturday at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

Don’t miss the magic and the fun in the sun when we celebrate the third annual United Methodist Day at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom this Saturday, June 21, from… Read more

CONAM to sponsor Carlisle Indian Industrial School tour

The EPA Conference Committee on Native American Ministries (CONAM) will sponsor a bus tour to the historic site of Carlisle (PA) Indian Industrial School June 24, 9 a.m. to 5… Read more

Bishop agrees to reinstate Schaefer after successful appeal

The following is a public statement by Philadelphia Episcopal Area Bishop Peggy A. Johnson, Bishop of the Eastern Pennsylvania and Peninsula-Delaware (regional) conferences. Her statement is in response to today’s… Read more

United Methodist Night at Philadelphia Art Museum June 25

EPA Art lovers—or would-be art lovers—of all ages will gather June 25 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, located on the Ben Franklin Pkwy, for United Methodist Night. Groups of children, youth and… Read more