Weslia Hynicka

We have received word that Weslia Hynicka, wife of the Rev. Robin Hynicka, passed away on August 30, 2015.  Hynicka is senior pastor of Arch Street UMC in Philadelphia.  Condolences may… Read more

Youthful fervor revitalizing intergenerational congregation

Janes Memorial United Methodist Church, 47 E. Haines St., is one of Germantown’s historic treasures. Though the stone church with stained glass windows does not have the overflow crowd it… Read more

“Reflections on Love”

The bible is filled with verses, passages, and parables concerning being a Christian. And it makes sense that to be a Christian one needs to love. But what does love… Read more

Revs. Dave Lewis, Elena Ortiz and Gordon Hendrickson share growing-church wisdom

An invitation to join Growing-Church Covenant Groups

The Rev. Dave Lewis of New Hanover UMC has a mentoring model where he gathers individuals who want to covenant with him to meet monthly and talk about key strategies… Read more

Salem UMC, Allentown

“Lo siento”

By the Rev. Joy Bagwell Pastor of Salem UMC Allentown and a member of the Eastern PA Conference Urban Commission My recent experience has been that when we talk and… Read more

Bethany UMC Macungie Campus

Registration open, agenda set for conference adjourned session

The 2015 Adjourned Session of the Eastern PA Annual Conference, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 14, will feature prayer, worship and Holy Conferencing, as members hear reports and vote on the… Read more

If these wall could talk….UMComm celebrates 75 years (1940-2015)

UM DENOMINATION CELEBRATES 75 YEARS OF COMMUNICATIONS (1940-2015) In 1972, United Methodist Information, TRAFCO, and the Division of Interpretation combines to form UMCom. Interesting facts and little-known tidbits of information… Read more

The Rev. Richard C. Mark

The Rev. Richard C. Mark, of Leola, a retired Eastern PA Conference pastor on Honorable Location, passed away on August 24. He served the five churches: Marcus Hook: Cokesbury  Highville… Read more

“God’s Great Love–YOU”

People change as often as the weather shifts. Places change as frequent as traffic lights turn from red to green to yellow and back at red again. Everything around us… Read more

Conference begins LifeTree Cafe trainings

The Eastern PA Conference Congregational Development Team (CDT) is helping church leaders create more ministries outside the box (i.e., outside their church buildings) with a new initiative to attract members… Read more