May 2016 Conference Financial Update

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

New deacons, elders to be approved at Annual Conference

The following persons should be approved by vote at the June 16 Clergy Session of Annual Conference. Candidates for Ordination as Deacon Edward Locke Cameron Gregory Scott Ellis Nicole Kelley… Read more

Members of the Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church hold glow sticks during a prayer vigil in response to the mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando.Members of the Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church hold glow sticks during a prayer vigil in response to the mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando.

After Orlando’s tragedy leaders urge prayer and action

Leaders across The United Methodist Church–from bishops to pastors to laity–are calling for heartfelt prayers in their lamentations over the bloody massacre that killed an unprecedented 49 people and injured… Read more

Dr. Kurien and Rev. Bob Wilt

Seeking God’s healing and hope for our future

Our 2016 Annual Conference will offer important reports and resolutions, a moving ordination and commissioning service, great music and preaching in worship, inspiring prayers…  Read more

Pray Together

30-day Prayer Guide for NEJ Conference

Many United Methodists were praying for General Conference in the months leading up to that important global gathering. But daily prayers are still much needed in our ongoing three-act legislative… Read more

prayer walk

Come join pre-Conference prayer walk

The Eastern PA Renewal Fellowship (EPRF) invites all to join in its traditional prayer walk just prior to Annual Conference, starting near the registration desk on Thursday, June 16, at… Read more

CONAM chair visits Carlisle’s buried children on Memorial Day

Sandra Cianciulli, who chairs the Eastern PA Conference’s Committee on Native American Ministry (CONAM), is featured in two recent newspaper articles about the Memorial Day pilgrimage she and others make… Read more

Disability group to serve, educate conference members

At the Eastern PA Annual Conference, June 16-18, the Disability Concerns Committee will have a registration table to offer large-print materials and audio…  Read more

Largest class of Certified Lay Ministers graduates (Class of 2016)

“The Certified Lay Ministry Class of 2016 celebrates today our transformative journey,” read Jean Howe in a heartfelt testimony from her class of new CLM graduates. “We dedicate ourselves to… Read more

UMCOR health kits needed

open arms 2016 ac logoOpen Wide Your Hearts with Health Kits!

The Eastern PA Conference Order of Deacons will celebrate their 20th anniversary at Annual Conference. But fittingly, they will focus their celebration on serving others when…  Read more