Disaster relief update: Donations sent; relief teams needed now

Eastern PA Conference Treasurer James Brown reports that he sent about $135,000 in disaster relief donations from the Eastern PA Conference to UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) last week…. Read more

HOPE! Talks: Inspiration for Small Congregations

HOPE! Talks: Inspiration for Small Congregations happens Oct. 21, from 9 AM to 3 PM, at Lighthouse Fellowship UMC. Be inspired as speakers from small congregations doing great ministries share how God is moving and imparting hope… Read more

Laity ‘commissioned’ to offer HOPE with hospitality

Laity Sunday, Oct. 15, follows Minister Appreciation Sunday in October. On this special Sunday we celebrate that, like clergy, laity are called to “Go and make disciples.” Indeed, they go… Read more

Bishop Peggy Johnson

Planting Seeds academy inspires hope for the city

“Pray for the City” was the theme for the 14th annual Planting Seeds for Ministry Growth, held Sept. 30 at Hopewell UMC in Downingtown. But in addition to prayer, the… Read more

Conference hires new senior accountant

Lawrence Lee, a Citizens Bank executive and treasurer of African Zoar UMC in Philadelphia, is the Eastern PA Conference’s new Senior Accountant, effective Oct. 16. He fills a new position… Read more

Puerto Rico Methodists respond to ‘catastrophe.’

By the Rev. Gustavo Vasquez and Linda Bloom Oct. 5, 2017 | UMNS The Methodist Church of Puerto Rico has activated an emergency strategy to respond to community needs following… Read more

A prayer service in response to recent violence

Let us walk in the light of the God of peace! “On the evening of Wednesday, October 4 2017, the people of Berwyn United Methodist Church gathered for a prayer… Read more

Judith Bartoe Kohler

We have received word that Judith Bartoe Kohler, spouse of Rev. Robert F. Kohler, passed away on September 29, 2017 at the age of 74. She is preceded in death… Read more

Sighs too deep for words

There is a line in the musical Hamilton that says “I’ve imagined my death so many times that it seems like a memory.” The senseless slaughter of innocent lives in Las Vegas this week (which left 59 dead so far and over 500 injured) once again thrusts us into an unimaginable image…