Reaching More Diverse People

How effective is the United Methodist Church in reaching the increasingly diverse population of the United States? Recent research by the Lewis Center in cooperation with the Research Office of… Read more

Training Opportunity from Jason Lord

One of the most appreciated speakers at a recent conference sponsored by Leadership Nexus was Jason Lord, who is an expert in using search engines and social media to grow… Read more


Here is a new, free music resource for churches: The music is composed with smaller churches in mind and choirs that have varying abilities and participation. The music is… Read more

Resource Available for Pastors on the Move

The Lewis Center for Church Leadership has produced a new video-based learning resource for clergy preparing to begin ministry in a new setting. Drawing on years of research and training… Read more

Career Services office at Lebanon Valley College

Celebrate Campus Ministry Sunday, August 23, 2015

Higher Education and Campus Ministry are key, related concerns of the Eastern PA Conference and its entire denomination. Higher education–at the undergraduate, graduate and seminary levels–has been part of the… Read more

Prerna Balasundaram and group of young adults

“A Three Hair Ties Kind of Summer: Thinking about South Korea”

By the time this fall came around, I realized that I had been wearing three hair ties on my wrist all summer long. Now due to my mother’s genes, I… Read more

“Sharing the Burdens We Bear” — A meditation for pastors and other leaders

“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” — Ralph Nader  Before proceeding, take a minute to read Exodus 18:13-23. In my devotions recently, this passage… Read more

Missionaries for Latin America and the Caribbean

GENERAL BOARD OF GLOBAL MINISTRIES Missionaries for Latin America and the Caribbean: The General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM) seeks missionaries to serve within the global Methodist connection in a variety of… Read more

Seeking Part-Time Chaplains

Chaplain Bobby Brown, CH (CPT), PAARNG, Specialty Branch Officer Recruiter, RRAC II, is recruiting for the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Chaplain Corps. The Corps is seeking full-time pastors to serve… Read more

“Faithful Stewards”

By The Rev. Gary W. Lefever From “The View,” Newsletter of Calvary UM Church Rev. Gary W. Lefever, composed this message for Calvary UMC’s newsletter “The View” (January 2015 issue)… Read more