The Rev. Lorenza Williams Jr., October 2014

We received word of the death of the Rev. Lorenza Williams Jr., retired elder, who passed away on October 30, 2014.  He was the spouse of former EPA conference employee,… Read more

Camp’s EcoEternity Forest a special place

The EcoEternity Forest at Pocono Plateau, the first of its kind in Pennsylvania, is a burial option for cremated ashes and an alternative to the traditional cemetery. Since it opened… Read more

Denise J. Shank, October 2014

Denise J. Shank, 48, of Chestnuthill Township, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. She was the wife of the Rev. Robert “Bob” R. Shank. Denise, a respiratory therapist at Lehigh Valley… Read more

John Miller, October 2014

John Miller, Lay Pastor at Highville United Methodist Church, Conestoga, passed away Sunday morning, October 19, 2014, at Lancaster General Hospital. He was 70. Miller served as pastor of Highville… Read more

Latino Coalition trainings teach UMC’s past, future

The EPA Conference Latino(a) Ministries Coalition offered back-to-back training events for two different groups in October, one focused on the relevant past, the other on the emerging future. The first… Read more

Tanzania missionaries visit EPA Conference churches

Update from The Rev. Davis, Missions Secretary: Our Missionaries Rev. Mutwale and his wife Kabaka arrived on the September 29, 2014 and visited with us till October 20. They were in… Read more

The Harvest Is Plentiful

The fall season is busy with events happening in our lives and the lives of our churches. Many congregations have celebrated Homecoming Sunday, Back-to-Church Sunday or Rally Day to invite… Read more

The Church’s One Foundation

Bishop Peggy Johnson offers in her Bishop's Blog some background about a favorite hymn that speaks of saints departed but still watching over us, praying for the unity of their… Read more

Just Resolution achieved, dialogues continue

October may become a month of completion (like the corresponding number 10) for the Eastern PA Conference in regard to resolutions on the controversial issue of clergy performance of a… Read more

September 2014 Financial Update

Conference Budget – Schedules A & B Please reference Schedule A and Schedule B for a summary of the conference budget through September 2014. As a result of the faithful… Read more