Seminar plants vision of ‘Church as a Movement’

“Kingdom Building,” and definitely not “Church Building,” was the theme of Hopewell UMC’s 13th annual Planting Seeds for Ministry Growth seminar, Oct. 22. Church visionary Reggie McNeal taught a packed… Read more

Korean church honors founder in gift to First UMC Lancaster

The Chung Dong Methodist Church of Seoul, South Korea, came to First UMC Lancaster bearing generous gifts in song, sermon and sculpture on Sunday, Oct. 23. Yet, their generosity seemed… Read more

For healing and justice, much work is needed!

As we begin Native American Heritage Month it is clear that there is much work needed in this nation of ours with regards to justice and healing with our Native… Read more

LUMINA Celebration & ‘ExtraOrdinary Give’

Come join us for a night of food, fellowship and sharing with others through LUMINA on Friday, Nov. 18, 6–8 PM, at First United Methodist Church, Lancaster…  Read more

Dakotas pipeline protests grow with UM support

By John W. Coleman Eastern PA Conference Communications Director Protests are growing to halt the construction of a crude oil pipeline in North Dakota that Native Americans fear will pollute… Read more

From near-death to life through ‘Vital Merger’

(Jesus) cried with a loud voice, “Lazarus, come out!” The dead man came out, his hands and feet bound with strips of cloth, and his face wrapped in a cloth…. Read more