Mrs. Beatrice Virginia Cloud, December 2014

Beatrice Virginia Cloud of West Lampeter Township, Pa., passed away at age 94 on Dec. 31, 2014. She was the widow of the late Rev. Adolphe Glen Cloud, whom she… Read more

EPAC youth joins Mission of Peace to India

Joining Bishop Peggy Johnson on another global journey next week, this time to India, will be other bishops, led by Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar of the New England Conference, and a… Read more

Mid-Town Parish breaks ground

Members and supporters of Mid-Town Parish UMC, Philadelphia, gathered Dec. 6 to celebrate the groundbreaking for construction of the church’s new worship facility. The Rev. Anita Powell, Central District Superintendent,… Read more

Urban Commission consultants help plot strategy

The EPA Conference Urban Commission has engaged two part-time, short-term consultants to help plot its course and set in motion a comprehensive strategy for urban ministry. Maurice Simmons, a three-year… Read more

Phila. church hosts rally for racial justice

  Amid local and national protests against frequent police killings of unarmed black citizens and grand jury decisions to not indict the officers involved, hundreds turned out recently for a… Read more

Cabinet spends day at Methodist Children’s Home

For many children, Christmas is the highlight of the year. But there are families who lack the abilities or resources to provide the ideal Christmas celebration. The EPA Conference Cabinet recently… Read more

Phila. UMs surprise commuters with flash mob caroling

About 40 of “those singing Methodists” formed a musical “flash mob” that brought much-needed cheer to a Philadelphia street corner last Thursday night, Dec. 11. They sang Christmas carols and… Read more

Winter Issue of The PRESS Now Available!

We are proud to announce the release of the third issue of THE PRESS, young adult newsletter! In this issue you will discover your true value, recover from the past,… Read more

10 years later, pointing to a good tsunami recovery

Around the Indian Ocean – in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, India, Myanmar, Malaysia, the Maldives and even far-away Somalia – the Dec. 26, 2004, earthquake and tsunami left more than… Read more

Evangelist: Traveling the world to spread gospel

After traveling millions of miles to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ on every inhabited continent in the world, the Rev. H. Eddie Fox has retired after 25 years as… Read more