May 2017 EPA Financial Update

Dear Conference, below for your information is an overview of the EPA financial data for the period through May 2017. Connectional Ministries Fund Church giving for the Connectional Ministries Fund… Read more

Bishop’s Blog: ‘To love and welcome all’

I had not planned to attend the Philadelphia Gay Pride Parade on Sunday, June 18.  Even though it was mentioned in one of our annual conference resolutions as a place… Read more

Reflections on our Annual Conference Theme and Prayer Room

“Could you men not keep watch with me for one hour?” he asked Peter. “Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but… Read more

Rally June 21 for PA education funding equality

Pennsylvania still has racial and income-based disparities in funding for school districts across the state. Join the Stand Against Education Apartheid Rally Wednesday, June 21, 12-2 PM, at the State… Read more

Come for the Fun: UM Days at Dorney Park, June 23-25

Eastern Pa members can join members of other, neighboring conferences for fun and fellowship at United Methodist Days at Dorney Park, June 23-25.  Read more

UMM Report to the E. PA Annual Conference

Friday, June 17, 2016 The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Organization of United Methodist Men (EPCOUMM) would like to start by acknowledging all the support it gets from the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, its… Read more

Laity to learn about laundromat library ministry

Lay members attending the 2017 Annual Conference will learn about a lay-led ministry that is no doubt helping to open young minds through the adventure of reading books. And like… Read more

More of what to expect at Annual Conference

AC2017 will feature musical variety The Annual Conference Worship Planning Team will offer a creative, intergenerational mix of musical styles–from traditional hymns played on the organ to praise songs by… Read more

Covering Annual Conference in prayer

The theme for Annual Conference 2017 is Rise Up and Pray.” We want not only to know the theme but to live it out as we also live into it. As in past years, we will precede the start of Annual Conference on Thursday morning…  Read more

Bishop’s Report on the UMC Commission on a Way Forward

To the Eastern Pennsylvania  Conference As you know, a 32-member Commission on a Way Forward was appointed by the Council of Bishops to assist the bishops in their charge from… Read more