Lena Kuffuor-Afriyie sits in the sanctuary of Ghana Wesley United Methodist Church in Brooklyn, New York with Walter Twumasi, youth choir director.

World Communion Sunday offering promotes Christian unity and ministry 

World Communion Sunday is this Sunday Oct. 4. Will your congregation celebrate the Lord’s Supper in holy connection with other Christians around the world? Will you give to the World… Read more

During her 2014 visit Bishop Peggy Johnson reports to clergy of the lower Northeast District just before they engage in table talks on the book Finding Our Way: Love and Law in the UMC.

Bishop’s district talks to cover varied topics

Bishop Peggy Johnson hits the road again next week with her annual Days on the Districts tour. She just completed similar visits to her Peninsula-Delaware Conference districts last week and… Read more

Native American protesters have been demonstrating against Columbus Day in Seattle for several years. Protest organizers say that Columbus should not be credited with discovering the western hemisphere at a time when it was already inhabited.

Discovering the myth and meaning of Columbus Day

Christopher Columbus is widely understood to have discovered the “New World” here in the Americas. But it was certainly not new to the millions who had long lived in this… Read more

Friends and family are reunited with students at the local fairgrounds after a deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College, in Roseburg, Ore., Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

Another killing rampage roils pain, concerns

Ten people are dead and seven others wounded, according to media reports, after a 26-year-old gunman opened fire Thursday morning with multiple firearms at a community college in southern Oregon…. Read more


Hurricane Joaquin no longer a threat, but flooding may be

Hurricane Joaquin wreaked havoc in the Bahamas Thursday. But its current path is expected to head out to sea and not affect us in Eastern PA, reports the Rev. Greg… Read more