Something beautiful is growing in North Philly

Serenity House, a community center and outreach ministry of Arch Street United Methodist Church, sits near the corner of 12th St. and W. Lehigh Ave, in the heart of North… Read more

Youth Retreat Cancelled, but Youth Rally will go on

Youth Retreat Cancelled, but Youth Rally will go on

The YES Youth Retreat, scheduled for this Saturday, April 16, has been cancelled, due to low registrations, and will be rescheduled for a Saturday in the fall.  The Eastern PA Conference… Read more

New issue of Health & Healing’s Wellspring

Read the colorful, informative latest issue (March-April) of the Health & Healing Council’s newsletter Wellspring on our Website. Learn about “The Many Faces of Healing,”…  Read more

An Eastertide greeting from Bishop Robert T. Hoshibata

Greetings in the name of Jesus our Hope and Salvation! On Easter Sunday and in the weeks to follow, we proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, risen.   Read more

Possible changes ahead in our districts and conference

Town hall meetings for proposed district changes

Bishop Peggy Johnson will hold town hall meetings on each district in April to discuss proposed changes that would reduce our number of districts from six to four.  Lay and… Read more

Seeing Son-light on Easter morn

During this Holy Week we remember how our Lord and Savior entered Jerusalem, at first celebrated but then castigated by the clueless crowds there. We recall how he went from… Read more

A Women’s History Month Feature–Mindy McKonly: Called and committed to ordained ministry

Although she retired from active pastoral ministry in 2015, the Rev. Melinda “Mindy” McKonly still chairs the Eastern PA Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and will step down from that… Read more

Attendance high at 2016 Tools for Ministry events

It wasn’t exactly March Madness, but several districts celebrated their best attendance ever at Tools for Ministry leadership training events in March, enjoying a more temperate climate than the cold, often-snowy… Read more

Church members go bald to support young cancer fighters

Nuevo Nacimiento (New Birth) UM Church in Lebanon, PA, reversed a key part of the biblical story of Samson on a recent Sunday afternoon, when the Latino church’s sanctuary became… Read more