Capital Campaign ends in unfinished success

The Eastern PA Conference’s “Fulfilling Our Covenant” Capital Campaign officially ended in December 2016 and has raised $3.2 million in gifts and pledges so far, surpassing its ambitious $3 million goal. However, the campaign committee is asking churches that have not finished paying on their pledges to do so during this “wind down” period until March 31. Learn More

October 2016 Youth Night at Gretna Glen, where church youth groups can come enjoy free fun, fellowship and faith lessons on Sunday evenings.

Our camps—changing seasons and young lives

It is the darkest, coldest season of the year, but that should not stop us from thinking about the months to come when spring will bring new life, warm sunlight… Read more

Northwest District Lenten Day Apart for Clergy and Pastors –  Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Place:  Millers Crossroads UMC, 1929 Plumb Creek Rd., Sunbury, PA 17801 Hosted by Millers Crossroads and the Shamokin Area Connection Time:  9 – 11:30 AM Gathering and refreshments: 9:00  –… Read more

New General Commission on Religion and Race Resources

Is your congregation looking for resources on issues of race, diversity, or multiculturalism? New GCORR resources are updated here.

Churches unite in prayer for UMC’s future

“Fill your servants with your Holy Spirit.  May they seek you for wisdom, knowledge, love, compassion and clarity as they follow your leading.” About 40 congregants repeated that hopeful appeal… Read more

Clergy spouse retreats offer Sabbath and support

“Come, all you who are weary and heavy burdened,” Jesus Christ tenderly invites us, “and I will give you rest.”( Matthew 11:28) Ten Eastern PA Conference clergy spouses heeded a… Read more

Bishop’s Blog: ‘A Long, Long Way to Go’

In early December I participated in an ecumenical dialogue held periodically between The United Methodist Church and the Roman Catholic Church. During the three days in Birmingham…

Latino youth praise event 1/21, New Birth UMC

FOHS (Full of the Holy Spirit), a mostly Latino youth ministry, invites all youth for a fun-filled, high-energy night of young talent offering praise music and dance in English and Spanish. Learn more.


Developed by United Methodist Communications, Find-A-Church helps your church connect with people who may be looking online for a church to provide worship, fellowship, spiritual nurture, and other needs. If… Read more

Honor M.L. King’s legacy, dream this weekend

Sunday, Jan. 15, is the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, which our nation will also celebrate with a holiday on Monday, Jan. 16 this year. What will your church… Read more