Pastors, churches respond to Florida massacre

By Sam Hodges Feb. 15, 2018 |UMNS | Read the story at umc.org The Rev. Vance Rains had expected that his church’s Ash Wednesday evening service would be just like… Read more

Church invites all to Black History Explosion

Haven-Peniel UMC in Philadelphia invites everyone to come learn about “the African American experience from then till now” during its “Black History Explosion” on Saturday, Feb. 24, 5 to 7 PM, followed by dinner.  Read more

Searching for scholarships? Start here.

Plenty of higher education funding aid available Looking for a college scholarship? As part of their commitment to promoting higher education, both our conference and The United Methodist Church have… Read more

December 2017 EPA Financial Update

Below for your information is an overview of the EPA financial data for the period through December 31st, 2017.  Read more

Bakers send joyful Congo Partnership news

Jonathan & Donna Baker’s latest text & video newsletter reports uplifting developments at Congo Partnership mission sites, where God is visibly at work improving the lives of God’s people.  Read more

Lenten message from UM bishops

The UM Council of Bishops president asks us to engage in spiritual disciplines of self-denial during in observance of Lent while praying, fasting and sharing our resources with others. Read full message  Read more

Blest be a broken tie that binds

St. George’s UMC worships at St. Thomas African Episcopal Church The Rev. Mark Salvacion, the new pastor of Philadelphia’s Historic St. George’s UMC—and its first non-white pastor—preached at St. Thomas… Read more

Conference teams visit DRC, Puerto Rico to explore mission needs

A small, joint team of Eastern PA and Peninsula-Delaware Conference Cabinet members and church leaders arrived Wednesday night, Feb. 14, in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) capital… Read more

The Rev. Melvin G. Sponsler, Jr.

The Rev. Melvin G. Sponsler, Jr., 84, of Willow Valley Communities, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018. A Retired Elder, he served in pastoral ministry for over 40 years,… Read more

Accepting Conference Lay Leader nominations now

Mr. David Koch is concluding his first four-year term as Lay Leader of the Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference.  While Dave is willing to serve another term and The Book of Discipline and Conference Rules allow…  Read more