Delegates elected Nov. 14 to represent the Eastern PA Conference in 2016.

Conference approves budget, elects delegates, supports malaria campaign

Pictured: Delegates elected Nov. 14 to represent the Eastern PA Conference in 2016. General Conference (front row)—Krystl Johnson, the Rev. Dawn Taylor-Strong, the Rev. Lydia Munoz, Clarita Krall, Judy Ehninger and… Read more

Mrs. Vanessa Ross

Mrs. Vanessa Ross, 59, of Wyomissing, passed away on September 23, 2015. She was the surviving spouse of the Rev. Thomas Ross, who passed away in 2014. She is survived… Read more

It is not Happy people who are Thankful. It is Thankful people who are Happy.

For Thanksgiving, help your church show the glow of gratitude

It is a spiritual practice of many religions and a hallmark of Christianity: gratitude, giving thanks, showing appreciation…  Read more

“The Skinny on Worship”

by Eric W. Carr, Jr. What is worship? How do we worship? Where should we worship? Why do we worship? When should we worship? These are all normal questions that… Read more

Ruth E. Myers

Mrs. Ruth E. Myers, 85, of Lancaster, surviving spouse of the Rev. Stacy D. Myers Jr., passed away on Nov. 4, 2015. With degrees in chemistry and medical technology, she… Read more

UM church statistics now online

UM church statistics now online

The UMC General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) announces that general statistical information about the denomination, formerly contained in the printed General Minutes, is now available online at www.umdata.org…. Read more

African bishops speak out on terrorism, sexuality

African bishops speak out on terrorism, sexuality

African bishops called on The United Methodist Church to confront global terrorism and hold the line on church teachings regarding human sexuality. “As leaders of the church, we believe that… Read more

Spiritual But Not Religious

Lessons for church from the ‘spiritual but not religious’

A survey released the Pew Research Center reported that a growing number of adults in the US identify as religiously unaffiliated. While 70.6 percent say they are Christians, 22.8 percent–more than Catholics or mainline… Read more

Opening Worship Procession, 2015 Annual Conference

November is Native American Heritage Month

The Dakota tribe teaches, “We will be known forever by the tracks we leave behind.” Native American Heritage Month, a national celebration since 1990, honors the contributions and heritage of… Read more

Pray Together

District prayer posts to fortify us for General Conference

The Rev. Tim Kriebel sees trouble ahead for The United Methodist Church in 2016, and he knows concentrated prayer may be the answer to expected conflict and uncertainty. “For a… Read more