The Rev. Joseph H. Murton, V, April 2015

The Rev. Joseph H. Murton, V, of Pottsville, a part-time local pastor in the Eastern PA Conference, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. He was serving Pottsville: Evangelical and Saint Clair-Wade… Read more

Missionaries Mark Deirdre Zimmerman

United Methodists Respond to Nepal Quake

Note: Dr. Mark and Deirdre Zimmerman receive direct missionary support from the Eastern PA Conference. From UMCOR–April 27, 2015—-The General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, through its disaster-relief arm… Read more

Sharing our Faith through Acts of Love

On March 21 our Connectional Ministries office presented our annual, conference-wide faith-sharing training event at New Hanover UMC. This year’s gathering drew more than 350 people and was led by… Read more

Chart: Is Domestic or Sexual Violence a problem? In my community: 72% say yes. In my church: 25% say yes.

Responding faithfully to end Domestic Violence

Interest in the Faith-based Response to Domestic Violence training event, scheduled for June 6, from 8 AM to 5 PM at West Lawn UMC in Reading, is growing as districts… Read more

Greg Ellis with UMVIM logo

Ellis to lead Eastern PA Volunteers in Mission

The Rev. Greg Ellis will begin serving as the new UM Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) Coordinator for the Eastern PA Conference July 1. He succeeds Ben Botti, who has served… Read more

Child, in the Congo

SE District attains goal to fund Congo clinic

“We did it!” wrote Superintendent Dawn Taylor-Storm, proclaiming the Southeast District’s success in raising funds to build a pediatrics medical facility in Mpasa, an impoverished community in the Democratic Republic of… Read more

Wanted: Scenes of Stewardship in Action

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, we want to depict our 2015 Annual Conference theme of Stewardship in action, but we need your help. We want to display… Read more

Pennsylvania's 3 UM Bishops

UMC bishops support PA Non-Discrimination Act

Pennsylvania’s three United Methodist bishops are calling upon the state’s legislature to pass the Pennsylvania Non-Discrimination Act (SB/HB 300) during the current session. A joint letter from Bishops Peggy Johnson… Read more

Prayers at 2014 Annual Conference

Prayer guide, prayer walk offered to bless Conference

A number of people have expressed gratitude for the daily devotions on the theme of Stewardship that we distribute by e-mail Mondays through Fridays, leading up to Annual Conference 2015… Read more

Mary M. Siddle, April 2015

Mary M. Siddle, wife of the Rev. Daniel Siddle, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Shamokin. Rev. Siddle, an Elder on medical leave in the Eastern PA Conference, has… Read more