LUMINA needs Camper Care Sponsors

LUMINA, a cooperative mission project of the Eastern PA Conference serving the Southwest District, is searching for Camper Care Sponsors for to help 32 deserving children and youth attend go to Gretna… Read more

Historic Boehm’s Chapel to celebrate 225 years

Boehm’s UMC (13 West Boehms Road, Willow Street, PA) will host a 225th  anniversary celebration of its historic faith journey on the weekend of June 24-26. The fete begins with… Read more

Korean women’s choir blesses tri-lingual worship service

Korean women’s choir blesses tri-lingual worship service

Lighthouse Korean UMC in Glenside welcomed the multi-talented Trinity Women’s Choir of South Korea for an extraordinary worship celebration in three languages—Korean, English and American Sign Language (ASL). They gathered… Read more

Geraldine Bowen Havens

Geraldine Bowen Havens, age 95, of Des Moines, WA., died May 14, 2016.  She was a surviving spouse of the Rev. Reeves C. Havens Jr., a retired elder of the… Read more

Mrs. Diane Whitehead

Mrs. Diane Whitehead, the widow of the late Rev. Edward Whitehead, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2016.  Rev. Whitehead served the Audenried-Jeanesville UM Church from Sept. 1, 2009, until… Read more

Justo Gonzalez & EPC Latino Clergy

Renowned Hispanic theologian lectures at seminary forum

Dr. Justo J. Gonzalez, one of the world’s foremost Wesleyan Hispanic theologians, was the guest lecturer at the 2016 Wesley Forum of Evangelical Theological…  Read more

Bishop Peggy Johnson serving mid-day Communion

Good News!  Reflections on General Conference 2016

By Bishop Peggy A. Johnson At the final worship service of General Conference 2016 Bishop Elaine Stanovski, of the Mountain Sky Episcopal Area, preached a powerful Word.  She said, “Tell… Read more

Reflections on human and holy dimensions of GC2016

Rev. Dawn Taylor-Storm and Bishop Peggy Johnson give reflections on the 2016 General Conference of the UMC.

Krystl Johnson, of St. Daniel's UMC, Chester: (She reacts to her first-time experience of addressing the General Conference when she presented part of the Global Ministries Legislative Committee's report on May 17.)

Delegates reflect on special General Conference moments

The theme of General Conference 2016 is “Therefore, Go!” But no doubt, for many delegates to this historic, global gathering of hearts, minds and cultures, the clarion call from God… Read more

New panel may soften the blow, but a Methodist schism is still likely

For the past 44 years, the United Methodist Church has debated church rules on sexuality. At the quadrennial General Conference of the United Methodist Church in Portland, Oregon, Wednesday night,… Read more