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Remember the old axiom about the three most important considerations for buying real estate? It’s “Location! Location! Location!” As Coordinator of Congregational Development…  Read more

Vital Church Mergers event may lead to rebirth for churches

The Rev. Gordon Hendrickson’s job title at the Eastern PA Conference is Coordinator of Congregational Development. But it might as well be Evangelist of Congregational Development, so ardent is his… Read more

Home furnishing ministry finds new home

Allentown newspaper The Morning Call recently shared some great news about Wesley UMC in Bethlehem—great for them and for the many people they serve through their Lehigh Valley Outreach Depot. … Read more

Bishop, UMs lead prayer vigil for detained ‘Berks Madres’

Bishop, UMs lead prayer vigil for detained ‘Berks Madres’

Bishop Peggy Johnson shared a message of hope and solidarity for Latina immigrant detainees at the Berks County Residential Center Sunday, March 12, surrounded by about 90 people who gathered… Read more

UM Night at the 76ers, March 17

Come watch the 76ers together on our special UM Night at the Wells Fargo Center, Friday March 17. Enjoy a bonus gospel concert too! Church groups, buy your tickets by Feb. 24. Flyer.  Read more

Prayer is more than talking

When we think of prayer, we often think about talking to God.  With our words, we give God our adoration, our confessions, our expressions of thanksgiving, as well as making… Read more

‘Hearts on Fire’ gathering to promote justice, social holiness

Faithful Christians from around the Eastern PA Conference, whether committed to or just concerned about biblical and Wesleyan values of peace with justice, are invited to gather on Saturday, May… Read more

Advocacy groups urge justice, mercy for immigrants at risk

A Call to Justice and Mercy in Response to Anti-Immigrant Federal Policies Nine social justice advocacy groups in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference together have issued a formal statement expressing urgent… Read more

Bishop to lead prayer vigil for detained ‘Berks Madres’ March 12

Bishop Peggy Johnson will speak at a prayer vigil outside the Berks County Residential Center (1040 Berks Road, Leesport PA) on Sunday, March 12, at 3:30 PM, and some members… Read more

Lent: A season of joyful sacrifice

Ash Wednesday is the first day of the holy season of Lent, when we commemorate Jesus’ 40 days of preparatory self-denial, including sacrificial fasting, in the wilderness. Many Christians will… Read more