Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans

The Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary of the General Board of Church and Society, and Bishop Elías Galván (retired) Executive Director of the Latino UMC caucus MARCHA (Metodistas Representando la… Read more

Carrying the Cross

Bearing the Cross of Love

This walk in which we find ourselves as Christians is not an easy one, nor was it meant to be. We are told to take up our cross to follow Jesus. We are not told to take up this light and easy vacation, but rather a cross.  Read more

Council Of Bishops

Lead bishop responds to controversial Western Jurisdiction election

Bishop Bruce R. Ough, incoming president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, issued the following statement about Friday’s episcopal election at the UMC’s Western Jurisdictional Conference, meeting in Scottsdale,… Read more

NEJ Bishops urge response to racism, recent violence

Statement by the NEJ College of Bishops of The United Methodist Church Delivered by Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball to the Opening Session of the Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference,  July 13, 2016 As… Read more

Bishop Peggy Johnson

Bishop Johnson returns to Philadelphia Area

Bishop Peggy A. Johnson is returning to the Philadelphia Episcopal Area to lead the Eastern PA and Peninsula-Delaware conferences for another four years. Her reassignment was announced Friday morning in… Read more

The Rev. Cynthia Moore-Koikoi elected NEJ bishop

NEJ has 2 new African American women bishops

At 9 PM last night and 10 AM this morning, the Northeastern Jurisdiction elected its two expected new bishops, two African American clergywomen, the first elected in this jurisdiction since… Read more

Grandview UMC

Open Wide Your Hearts! Part 2

During the Annual Conference, June 16-17, some enthusiastic leaders told us how their churches are living out this year’s Annual Conference theme by opening wide their hearts in ministries of… Read more

Fulton Opera House, Site of Conestoga Indian Massacre

Repentance asks ‘all of us’ to remember

On a sunny day during our Eastern PA Annual Conference in June, several of us entered the historic Fulton Theatre in downtown Lancaster, just a short walk from the Convention Center.  Read more

NEJ Youth

NEJ Conference begins today

Bishops to be assigned Friday The UMC’s Northeastern Jurisdiction bishops, committee members and delegates arrived over the weekend and today for the 2016 NEJ Conference at the Lancaster County Convention… Read more

Quilted by Connection: Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference

Quilted by Connection: Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference

By Tom Salsgiver, Secretary, Northeastern Jurisdiction Quilted by Connection is the theme for this 20th Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference.  Delegates, reserves and guests will gather with our 10 Annual Conferences for… Read more