Raising orphans among crises in Sierra Leone

In Freetown, Sierra Leone, a world away from Houston, Texas, another tragic toll continues to rise, where thousands of victims are either dead, missing or left homeless by flooding rains… Read more

Labor Day: To praise and protect workers

Labor Day, “is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers…

New Urban Ministries Coordinator hired

The Eastern PA Conference is pleased to announce the Rev. William A. Brawner will be our new part-time coordinator of Urban Ministries.

Prayers, donations, readiness needed for Harvey response

The Eastern PA Conference is praying for our brothers and sisters in Texas and other areas who have been affected…

UM churches answer racial violence with prayers, protests

Reminiscent of our 2017 Annual Conference theme, “Rise Up and Pray!” nearly 100 people of various faiths, races and ethnicities came together outside Lansdale UMC Sunday evening, August 20, to… Read more

Tanzania missionaries to visit here in late August

Our partner UM missionaries in Tanzania, the Rev. Mutwale Ntambo wa Mushidi and his wife Kabaka Ndala Alphonsine will visit…

Church connects through Art

Children shared creativity and laughs at Fritz United Methodist Church (in Bethlehem) during the church’s first summer art camp. Twenty-one children ages 5 to 12 spent each night learning different art… Read more

Academy for Church Finance starts in October 2017

Consisting of four sessions taken over two years in two locations, the Academy for Church Finance seeks to enhance the understanding and skills of laity for financial leadership in the… Read more

Efforts begin to return Carlisle children’s remains

ALL CARLISLE GATHERING PHOTOS TAKEN BY CHARLES FOX / PHILLY.COM PHOTOGRAPHER At the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa., hidden behind the tall chain-link fences draped with black cloth and… Read more

Bishops, pastors respond to recent racial turmoil

Several Eastern PA Conference leaders are participating this week in peaceful local rallies to respond to the racial turmoil and violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend when white… Read more