God’s Gift of the Earth: A Photo Prayer

God’s Gift of the Earth: A Photo Prayer  

“All creation is the Lord’s, and we are responsible for the ways in which we use and abuse it,” reads our UMC Social Principles (2012). The world marks Earth Day each April… Read more

'Open wide your hearts'Recent disasters cry out for our response

open arms 2016 ac logoRecent disasters cry out for our response

News reports of horrific earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan (along with historic flooding in Houston) rivet our attention to the scenes of destruction…  Read more

Let us be open to new things

Let us be open to new things

A certain man was troubled with dizzy spells, redness in his face and bulging eyes. Every day when he went to his office, he experienced these things. Weekends were not so bad, so he concluded his work was causing his physical discomfort.  Read more

Church Refugees: Why are a growing number of people DONE with church but not their faith?

First we heard about the “Nones,” those who on the religion affiliation question of a survey would go to the bottom of the list and check “None.” They are now…  Read more

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Bishop seeks help, prayers for Ecuador

By Michelle Maldonado and Joey Butler April 18, 2016 | UMNS In the wake of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16, Bishop Silvio Cevallos of the… Read more

Conference Youth Rally, April 24, to celebrate God's love

Conference Youth Rally, April 24, to celebrate God’s love

“Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares for you.” (1 Peter 5:7) Eastern PA Conference Youth Rally Sunday, April 24, from 3 to 7 PM, at Hopewell… Read more

Grant Writing Resources

Here are links to two handouts from Yvette Davis’ Grant Writing session: one lists private foundations provided by Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services (click here) and the second is Grant Application Instructions from… Read more

Repentance for the Carlisle School’s lost children

During its opening worship service on June 16 the Eastern PA Annual Conference will become one of many United Methodist conferences to perform an Act of Repentance toward Healing Relationships… Read more

District Prayer Posts lift General Conference in prayer

Churches in two Eastern PA Conference districts hosted broadly intercessory prayer services recently, welcoming more than 70 people in total who gathered to pray for the United Methodist Church’s General… Read more

LifeTree Cafés bearing fruit in Western districts

LifeTree Cafés bearing fruit in Western districts

Congratulations and prayers for our two Lifetree Cafés that are bearing fruit in the Southwest and Northwest Districts. The Lititz Lifetree Café is a collaborative effort of UM churches in… Read more