Freshmen Orientation at the HUB

The start of a new school year always includes anxieties and concerns about new friends and new places. Lebanon Valley College attempts to alleviate those anxieties with their Freshmen Orientation… Read more

UMCOR needs donated clean-up kits for flood relief now

UMCOR needs donated clean-up kits for flood relief now

By the Rev. Greg Ellis Recent flooding, fires and storms in numerous areas of the U.S. have nearly depleted the UM Committee on Relief’s supply of clean-up kits (i.e., cleaning… Read more

‘Sabbath: Break … or Brick?’ A new retreat for clergy spouses

‘Sabbath: Break … or Brick?’ A new retreat for clergy spouses

By Julie Anderman “Phenomenal. Playful. Instructive.” Those were comments from Cabinet members who recently previewed the Sabbath Game, a key part of a new, uniquely creative retreat experience for clergy… Read more

A new training event for Children’s Ministry leaders

Connecting Children with Christ

A new training event for Children’s Ministry leaders Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as… Read more

Connecting Children with Christ

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”  Matthew 19:14 Saturday, September 10, 2016… Read more

Bishop Peggy Johnson Preaching

Water Works

A sermon preached at the Eastern PA Conference Service of Ordination– “There are few things more important to life than water. Humans are composed of 70-80% water. Water has everything to do with our body temperature…”  Read more

Pictured are six of the girls stranded at June Hartranft Memorial Primary School for Girls in Sierra Leone after the country’s deadly Ebola outbreak. From left are Esther Cooper, 15; Kadiatu Juana, 10; Hawa Bayoh, 10; Ramatu Kamara, 11; Magdalene Kamara, 9; and Aminata Bayoh, 11.

Sierra Leone school struggles after Ebola, but relies on Ephrata UMC’s support

In the UM News Service August 16 story “United Methodists care for girls stranded after Ebola” Sierra Leone Conference Communications Director Phileas Jusu writes about the lingering effects of the… Read more

July 2016 Financial Update

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

2016 Worship Team

Supporting higher learning with higher purpose

Please give on Campus Ministry Sunday By John W. Coleman Millersville University, Lebanon Valley College, Albright College and Drexel University. Campus ministers at these four institutions of higher learning are… Read more

Camp & Retreat photo

Summer camps offer ‘God’s Love without Boundaries’

The adventure of Summer Camp ends in early August at the Eastern PA Conference’s four bustling Camp & Retreat Centers. But what an awesome, animated, action-packed adventure it has been… Read more