Always Present—Wind, Rain, Earthquake, Fire

It seems like a week has not passed lately without a catastrophic disaster of nature. There have always been such things since the dawn of time, but scientists are confirming that the force and breadth of these events have been more severe than usual…  Read more

RACIAL RECONCILIATION PROJECT GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Racial Reconciliation Grants are now available for United Methodist young people with a passion and a project for pursuing racial justice. The UMC Discipleship Ministries Division on Young People program seeks to… Read more

NE JURISDICTION MULTI-ETHNIC CENTER FOR MINISTRY’S ReCALL SUMMIT

The UMC Northeastern Jurisdiction’s Multi-Ethnic Center for Ministry will sponsor the ReCall Summit, Oct. 20-21, to promote “racial justice and multicultural living.” The ReCall Summit, at the BWI Marriott Hotel,… Read more

Let’s celebrate ‘Hispanic Provision & Care Month’

This is one of the saddest Hispanic Heritage months (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) that I have experienced since I came to live in Pennsylvania. Celebration is not the same since we… Read more

Bishop, supporters advocate for DREAMers

As usual, Bishop Peggy Johnson is receiving both impassioned agreement and vehement opposition to her advocacy for justice and mercy for undocumented immigrants. Some or those voicing the latter sentiment… Read more

Celebrate World Communion Sunday, Oct. 1

On Oct. 1, millions of Christians around this divided world will unite in celebrating the Eucharist and the global, unifying power of Christ’s gospel on World Communion Sunday. Join your… Read more

3 WAYS TO BE A CHAMPION FOR HOPE

SAVE THE DATE: 7TH Annual Fall Fest to benefit The Center for Grieving Children on Thursday, November 16. Here are 3 ways you can be a champion of hope for… Read more

Brighten your future at revitup!

Clergy under 40 can attend revitup!, Nov. 13-15, in Pensacola Beach, Fla, to strengthen their leadership skills in personal and financial matters and help them sustain a lifetime in ministry. Scholarships and childcare available. Learn more…   Read more

Ministry leadership event to focus on urban ministry

Managing the church’s mission, music and money. That fairly describes the diverse curriculum at Hopewell UMC’s 14th annual Planting Seeds for Ministry Growth leadership development event, set for Saturday, Sept…. Read more

Christmas Cards for Inmates in Eastern PA, 2017

Can you imagine how it would feel to be separated from your friends and loved ones at Christmas?  Inmates who are incarcerated can find it difficult to maintain connections with important… Read more