Annual Conference 2015

“Faithful Stewardship of Our Time, Treasure and Environment” May 14-16, 2015 GREATER PHILADELPHIA EXPO CENTER AT OAKS 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA 19456 For GPS purposes: Use 1601 Egypt Road,… Read more

2015 Annual Conference MEDIA SPECIFICATIONS

Thank you for your anticipated presentation at the 2015 Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference. So that we can successfully meet your media and other presentation needs we have developed some tools… Read more

UMCOR: 75 Years of Hope, One Great Hour of Sharing

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) turns 75 this year. What started as a relief effort to help a war ravaged China in 1940 has grown and transformed into… Read more

West Africa sees renewed hope with dip in Ebola cases

United Methodists in Sierra Leone joined other citizens in celebrating a new year with fresh hope of ending the Ebola epidemic there. Daily reports of new cases are sometimes in… Read more

UMW says ‘Let’s Huddle!’ to stop Traffickers

Among the many thousands who will travel to Glendale, Ariz., Feb. 1, for pro football’s Super Bowl, many will be there under coercion as victims of human trafficking. The largest annual U.S…. Read more

Let peace begin with me: United Methodist and Muslim relations

In the wake of the January 2015 attacks by terrorists in Paris and a massacre by Boko Haram in Nigeria, many are wondering what the relationship between Christians and Muslims is supposed to look like…. Read more

Souper Bowl of Caring features food, fun, football again

Photo: Youth of Covenant UMC Springfield Judging from church newsletters we receive and the dozen churches that kindly responded to our appeal for information, the annual Souper Bowl of Caring ministry… Read more

The Rev. George W. Eppehimer, January 2015

The Rev. George W. Eppehimer, a retired elder, passed on January 20, 2015. He served the following church appointments before retiring in 1983: Bensalem; Cherry Valley; North Wales: Sanctuary; Easton:… Read more

New PA Child protection laws in effect

This is a reminder that all the new changes to the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law that were presented in the Safe Sanctuaries trainings on October 25, 2014 are now… Read more

Watch the TV news or visit the outskirts of some towns, and you will find people living in the margins of society, struggling to survive. Jesus made the most of his ministry serving those whom he called “the least of these.” He embraced them and helped them to reach their potential. United Methodists support the Human Relations Day offering because Christ calls us to follow his example, reaching our potential as disciples by helping others to reach theirs. Learn more... Also, Grace UMC in Chester received funds from the Human Relations Day offering to accelerate its youth program based on motor sports, hoping to interest youth in careers in science, aviation, engineering, computer programming and education. The support gave their program "vroom to grow."  Read story...

Celebrate and give on Human Relations Day, Jan. 18

Watch the TV news or visit the outskirts of some towns, and you will find people living in the margins of society, struggling to survive. Jesus made the most of… Read more