Bishop Johnson begins 2nd term on Church & Society board

Bishop Johnson begins 2nd term on Church & Society board

Bishop Peggy Johnson begins her second term on the General Board of Church and Society today at the board’s organizational meeting for the 2017-2020 quadrennium. The meeting, Sept. 21-24, is… Read more

Acts of Repentance Resources

UMC Acts of Repentance toward Healing Relationships with Indigenous Peoples I. Preparing the path to repentance Acts of Repentance toward Healing Relationships with Indigenous Peoples By the Rev. Suzanne Wenonah Duchesne… Read more

Latino ministry offers food, faith and the gift of music

Latino ministry offers food, faith and the gift of music

By John W. Coleman Casa del Pueblo, the Latino Ministry of Lehman UMC in Hatboro, served more than 140 people, including dine-in and take-out orders, at its International Dinner on… Read more

Aztec dancers at Oceti: Aztec dancers at Oceti Sakowin Camp, near Cannon Ball, ND.

Standing up for Standing Rock Sioux land, water rights

By John W. Coleman Thousands of people, including members of over 250 Native American tribes, have gathered at a camp site near Cannon Ball, N.D., to join the growing protest… Read more

Long-detained immigrant families in PA arouse concern, protests

By John W. Coleman In the throes of the nation’s broken immigration system, dozens of Central American families seeking asylum from violence at home have been languishing at a detention… Read more

Southeast District 2016 Charge Conference Schedule

The Parkesburg Group   Facilitator: Rev. Mark Beideman   610.585.0575    umcpastormark@earthlink.net Aug. 27 @ Parkesburg UMC 9-11am   The Oxford Club                 Facilitator: Rev. Mark Terry    610.563.4415     revmarkterry@gmail.com Sept. 24, 9 am-11 am… Read more

‘Loving the Stranger’

Deuteronomy 10:19 reminds us, “You shall also love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” Have you ever been a stranger and found welcome? I remember the overwhelming welcome…  Read more

Register online now for Laity Retreat

Saturday, September 17th 2016
Fellowship Hall, Jarrettown UMC
Dresher, PA
9:00 AM – 1:30 PM
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‘Be a Saint’

This week Pope Francis formally canonized Mother Teresa at St. Peter’s Square. She was the tireless worker from the Sisters of Charity, who worked with the dying poor of Kolkata. Her ministry, which began in 1950…  Read more

College freshmen serve community at mission HUB

The start of a new school year always stirs concerns, even anxieties, about encountering new friends and new places. Lebanon Valley College, related to the Eastern PA Conference, attempts to… Read more