Churches use Super Bowl to score fellowship and mission goals

The annual NFL Super Bowl, like all big, televised sports contests, offers a great opportunity for churches to gather members and guests to enjoy fellowship, fun festivities and even some… Read more

The Rev. Burgess Lee Gordon, Jr.

We have received word, that the Rev. Burgess Lee Gordon, Jr., a retired Local Pastor, passed away on June 18, 2017.  He retired in 1995, after serving these local churches:… Read more

Court’s rejection of PA electoral map affirms conference’s action

Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ruled Monday, Jan. 22, that the state’s congressional map violates the constitution and discriminates against Democrats. The decision affirms a resolution approved by the 2017 Eastern PA… Read more

Eastern PA committed to ‘Helping Puerto Rico Rise Again’

With a new missional fundraising campaign underway to support Puerto Rico’s recovery from hurricane devastation, Eastern PA Conference leaders plan to tour Methodist churches and their communities there in February,… Read more

North District Missons Update: Hurricane Relief Project

The North District Mission Project of raising funds for those affected by the hurricanes of 2017 is in full swing! To date, the District Office has received over $68,588.77! We… Read more

Camps offer winter wonders, while preparing for summer

“He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter.” — John Burroughs We’re in that season now when… Read more

Sarah Fernsler, Eastern PA’s new EarthKeeper 

After decades of caring for patients and parishioners, the Rev. Dr. Sarah Fernsler will soon be caring for our planet. She was commissioned a United Methodist EarthKeeper on Monday, Jan…. Read more

Frigid trek to youth rally yields heart-warming inspiration

For many Eastern PA Conference youth and adults who braved ice and windswept snow en route to the 31st Peninsula-Delaware Conference Youth Rally, Jan. 5-7, the event’s guiding scripture verse,… Read more

Minutes of Connectional Table – 10/07/2017

Connectional Table
Chairperson: Lawrence Lee
Report submitted by: Jason Perkowski,, (717) 333-9238
Date submitted: 01/20/2018

Celebrate ‘newness of life’ for 2018

Here are two intimately reflective essays by clergy leaders about best ways to start this new year, 2018, with a healthy and right spirit. Each column, republished with permission from their church newsletters…