Uniting in the quest to reduce gun violence

In mid-December many houses of worship around the nation will observe a collective, interfaith Sabbath of shalom to protect life. But probably few know about. It’s National Gun Violence Prevention… Read more

Phila. church joins police in Prayer Walk for Peace

To witness against the violence so prevalent in its city, Grace UMC in Philadelphia embarked on a Friday night “Prayer Walk for Peace” Nov. 4, accompanied by officers and chaplains from… Read more

Lima UMC joins in Media’s Santa parade

The Praise Band of Lima UMC participated in Media’s Santa’s Parade. Band members were perched on a float decorated with stars and lights, as they sang out the Christmas gospel… Read more

Celebrate Advent by supporting UM missions

Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29, provides United Methodists a one-day opportunity to commit to God’s mission in concrete ways, as we prepare during Advent to receive God’s great love in Jesus… Read more

Yardley UMC hosts interfaith Thanksgiving event

The Interfaith Community of Lower Bucks (ICLB) has been busy waging peace in the midst of conflict, most recently with their annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Service, hosted by Yardley UMC… Read more

Prayer for Unity

Written after the Presidential election by the Rev. Joseph Martin, pastor of Fallsington UMC, and other Lower Bucks County area clergy, and published in the local newspaper, Courier Times. This… Read more

Thanksgiving Praise

Bishop Peggy Johnson led annual Thanksgiving devotions for the Eastern PA Conference Staff and Cabinet on Monday, Nov. 21, at the Conference Office. She began with a PowerPoint devotional on… Read more

Phila. church offers sanctuary to shield father from deportation

Arch Street UMC in Philadelphia is providing sanctuary for Javier Flores García, 40, an undocumented Mexican immigrant and a husband and father of three. The church, which is part of… Read more


Vital Conversations Video Series Study Guide is Available Now At a time when our society seems divided along lines of ideology, race, culture, and ethnicity, the new Vital Conversations Study… Read more

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Christmas Cards to Inmates idea getting popular

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” a New York Annual Conference staff member reminded Marilyn Schneider, head of our conference’s Prison Ministry & Restorative Justice (PM&RJ) Team, when asking… Read more