Ascension Day – What are you waiting for?

Thursday, May 25th is Ascension Day. It is the day in the Christian calendar when we remember Christ’s ascension into heaven. It happened 40 days after the resurrection (Easter) and it is recorded in the Book of Acts.  Read more

Free Church Marketing Workshop, June 14 

Come learn basic marketing strategies to promote your ministries, develop your church’s brand and address your community’s real interests. Join us Wednesday, June 14, 6 to 8:30 PM, at the Conference Office. Learn more  Read more

Arch Street UMC’s Sanctuary ministry on ‘60 Minutes’ May 21

NOTE:   Sunday’s “60 Minutes,” program, that featured Arch Street UMC’s Sanctuary ministry can now be viewed online. “60 Minutes,” CBS Television’s top-rated, weekly news magazine program, featured the Sanctuary ministry at Arch Street… Read more

April 2017 Financial Update

Dear Conference, below for your information is an overview of the EPA financial data for the period through April 2017. Church Giving Report Schedule 1 is the Church Giving Report…. Read more

District Conferences to celebrate past and future with hope

When Eastern PA Conference members gather in their six District Conferences on Sunday afternoon, May 21, it may be bittersweet for some. Members will celebrate their past accomplishments and their… Read more

New Lifetree Cafés being planted in Eastern PA

The Eastern PA Conference will soon celebrate the planting of a fourth Lifetree Café, this one by St. John’s UMC Ivyland; and the opening night’s video and discussion will focus… Read more

Rev. Marjorie Ann Harris

We have received word of the death of the Rev. Marjorie Ann Harris, who passed away today, May 17, 2017.  She was a Retired Elder, who served Green Hill UMC in Conestoga… Read more

How does your church ‘Rise up and Pray’?

He was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray… (Luke 11:1) At our 2017 Annual… Read more

Come Away: Starting or restarting spiritual practices

Do you pray? It may sound like a silly question, but pause and consider it. How and when do you set aside time for private prayer or other spiritual practices? Read more…  Read more

Eastern PA featured in UM connectional magazine

The May-June issue of Interpreter is online with lots of heart- and mind-opening articles about United Methodist members, ministries and missional concerns. At least one Eastern PA Conference member and… Read more