UMC delegates navigate legislative turbulence

UMC delegates navigate legislative turbulence

The United Methodist Church’s General Conference 2016 may resemble a rambunctious roller coaster ride to some, lacking only its speed, but with plenty of emotional ups and down, highs and… Read more

Kristin E. Reifsnyder

SW District hires new DRA

The Eastern PA Conference is happy to announce the hiring of Kristin E. Reifsnyder as the new Southwest District Resource Assistant.  Kristin comes to us as a recent graduate with a Communications… Read more

General Conference plenary actions begin

General Conference plenary actions begin

Plenary sessions of the 2016 General Conference got underway Monday, after a week of mostly legislative committee meetings, major addresses, worship services and several celebrations.  While worship and celebrations continue,… Read more

The Rev. Kenneth L. Beale Sr.

The Rev. Kenneth L. Beale Sr. a retired Elder in the Eastern PA Conference, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016. He was 89. Raised in Eden Methodist Church, he… Read more

As United Methodists talk of splitting over gay equality, top bishop pleads for unity

Amid talk of a split over LGBT inclusion, Bishop Bruce Ough of the United Methodist Church called for unity on May 17 and addressed conversations from the church’s General Conference… Read more

The Rev. James A. Landis

We received word of the death of the Rev. James A. Landis, a Retired Associate Member of the Eastern PA Conference, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  A resident of Horsham… Read more

Proclaiming the gospel at Pentecost

A mid-session report on General Conference 2016 Dear Friends, We are one week into General Conference. And in this timely season of Pentecost  we gather to celebrate and advance our… Read more

April 2016 Financial Update

Dear Friends, below for your information is an overview of the EPA financial data for the period through April 2016. Church Giving Report Schedule 1 is the Church Giving Report. This report shows… Read more

General Conference 2016 officially begins

With a drum welcome from indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest, United Methodists gathered at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland on Tuesday, May 10, for their 2016 General Conference…. Read more

The Global Church Gathers for General Conference 2016

Leaders of The United Methodist Church’s top legislative body have come from four continents to meet at the Oregon Convention Center, the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, from May 10-20. General… Read more