Act of Repentance to open 2016 Annual Conference

Act of Repentance to open 2016 Annual Conference

Embracing that expansive theme, borrowed from 2 Corinthians 6:13, the Eastern PA Annual Conference will seek to open hearts, minds and doors of welcome and witnessing during its 230th annual session, June 16-18, at the Lancaster (Pa.) Marriott Hotel and Convention Center in historic Penn Square.

Possible changes ahead in our districts and conference

Possible changes ahead in our districts and conference

By Bishop Peggy A. Johnson Among the many duties of the office of the bishop is that of forming districts. Paragraph 416.4 of the 2012 Book of Discipline states that… Read more

2016 Reflections on the Pen-Del Youth Rally & CCYM

2016 Youth Rally Cherishing the last time My experience at the Youth Rally was good. There were some powerful sermons led by Reggie (Dabbs) and a very successful event led… Read more

One Book: One District

Dear Southeast District, For 2016, our First Annual One Book: One District will  be “Kingdom Come” by Reggie McNeal.  Reggie will be here on the Southeast District as the Keynote Speaker for Planting… Read more

Camp & Retreat Centers are ministry in motion

Our four conference-owned Camp & Retreat Centers are accepting registrations for Summer Camp 2016, as well as applications for staff and volunteers. The 2016 Summer Camp theme is God’s Love… Read more

The Rev. Jeffrey Tatgenhorst (2nd from right) leads a group of UMs in selecting issues to focus on for POWER Metro's advocacy efforts.

Phila. interfaith coalition to launch suburban wing

The Philadelphia interfaith social justice coalition POWER (Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower & Rebuild) will inaugurate a suburban wing known as POWER Metro this Sunday, Feb. 21. The “founding convention”… Read more

2015 Appointments & Assignments

Central District John Bletsch, Elder on Loan. Currently serving Mont Clare: Otterbein (PT) to Mont Clare: Otterbein (FT) Rev. Thomas Ebersole FT-Elder from Lafayette Hill: Messiah UMC (CE) to Wayne… Read more

Rev. Romal Tune

Register now for Faith-Sharing Seminar, March 19

Everything you’ve been waiting for is on the other side of “Yes”   –Romal Tune Register now to attend the Eastern PA Conference’s 4th Annual Faith-Sharing Seminar March 19, from 9… Read more

Create in Me A Clean Heart

House Cleaning, Heart Cleansing

In his classic little book My Heart-Christ’s Home by Robert Boyd Munger we read about a Christian whose walk with God is comparable to various rooms in a house. As the writer…

Edward T. Fell

Mr. Edward T. Fell, a Lay Member to Annual Conference since 2005, died February 4, 2016. He was a member of Calvary UMC in Philadelphia, University City. A service in… Read more