Death Notice: The Rev. Margaret L. Marshman

We have received word that the Rev. Margaret L. Marshman, 73, of Hazel Township, passed away on Thursday May 8, 2014. She served the EPA Conference for 18 years, including… Read more

Death Notice: Dorothy F. Mark

Word has been received that Dorothy F. Mark, 98, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 5, 2014. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the wife of the… Read more

Information, volunteers needed to respond to storm damages

The heavy rain across the Delaware Valley has caused flooding issues along area roads, creeks and rivers, prompting some evacuations and road closures in many areas. We have been notified… Read more

Church seeks middle-schoolers for mission adventure

Yardley UMC Youth Ministries Coordinator Denise Harris  wants middle-school students and their parents to know about a exciting local mission opportunity that needs more young volunteers to step up and… Read more

"Welcome All" Disability sign

Plenty of help for persons with disabilities at Annual Conference

‘We are going to try to be everywhere’ Each year at Annual Conference the EPA Conference Disability Concerns Committee makes certain there are about 20 handicapped parking spaces reserved outside… Read more

EPA Annual Conference to vote on 24 resolutions

Editor’ Note: This NewSpirit article about resolutions proposed to the 2014 Annual Conference is only an abridged summary and lacks many of the details of each resolution. Members to Annual… Read more

Annual Conference 2014: Set apart for holy conferencing

By Bishop Peggy Johnson (shown here at the 2013 Annual Conference Ordination Service) Welcome to the time of preparation for the Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference, a time when we prepare… Read more

Learning to share our faith

Nearly 200 people gathered at Bethany UMC Wescosville in Allentown for the Faith-Sharing training led by Dr. Eddie Fox, Executive Director of the World Methodist Council on Evangelism. From beginning… Read more