Mission u teaches about people but draws fewer of them

More than 100 “students” attended the Eastern PA Conference United Methodist Women’s Mission u in Reading, Pa., in July to learn about people with disabilities, people of Latin America and… Read more

Campus Ministry Sunday: August 23

13 ways to stay connected with college students

Going to college brings significant change to a young person’s life. Students often leave the communities where they have grown up, breaking the bonds with their local church. Finding a… Read more

Nuevo Nacimiento (New Birth) UMC was awarded the UM Discipleship Ministries new One Matters Discipleship Award, presented to the Rev. Elena Ortiz, senior pastor, and her leadership team at Annual Conference in May 2015.

New Birth to host new church planters this week

The Eastern PA Conference will welcome actual and aspiring church planters to a regional training and support event this weekend, August 21-23. Iglesia Metodista Unida Nuevo Nacimiento (New Birth UMC)… Read more

Drexel Open Door Ministry Welcome Event, 2014

Support urged for Campus Ministry Sunday

Download the 2015 Campus Ministry Sunday flyer! Bishop Peggy Johnson and the Eastern PA Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry are urging churches to observe Campus Ministry Sunday… Read more

Erin Hawkins leading the Central District's recent Intercultural Communication Workshop

Erin Hawkins on Countless Acts of Violence: “Enough is Enough”

GCORR General Secretary Erin Hawkins shares a deeply personal reflection that offers each one of us ideas and actions for how we can counter and ultimately dismantle systemic, longstanding racism… Read more

Barbara M. (Osborn) Ness, August 2015

Barbara M. (Osborn) Ness, 80, of Fawn Grove, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. She was the wife of the Rev. John Ness Jr., a retired elder in the Eastern… Read more


In my life, I have been truly blessed and God has been so gracious. I was born to incredible parents and I was raised to be Christ-centered even though a… Read more