Celebrating the Resurrection in Central Congo

A witness to resilient hope and radical hospitality As we prepare to celebrate and share the timeless story of Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday, April 1, Eastern PA Conference members… Read more

A ride to the rally to end racism

The Commission on Religion & Race (CORR) invites Eastern PA Conference members, families and friends to join a one-day freedom and fellowship ride to the nation’s capital on Wednesday, April 4, to rally against the scourge of racism…

Being April Fools

For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.   1 Corinthians 1:18 (NRSV)… Read more

Sharing Native American worship, culture, history

The Eastern PA Conference Committee on Native American Ministry (CONAM) will celebrate Native American Ministries Sunday, April 15, 4-6 PM, at Camp Innabah (712 Pughtown Road, Spring City), with a… Read more

BMCR looks to the future

(UMNS)–Black Methodists for Church Renewal recently gathered here in a mood of gratitude, but also of anticipation. “We give thanks for the past 50 years … but God is declaring there is a next level in our future,” said the Rev. Antoine “Tony” Love, the group’s vice chairman…

Faceless Christ, Headless Disciples

In Berlin there is the Chapel of the Reconciliation. It was rebuilt after the reunification of Germany and the destruction of the Berlin Wall that divided East and West Germany from 1961 to 1989. Originally…

Approaching Holy Week on a Lenten journey

By the Rev. Janice Puliti, Pastor, St. John’s UMC Ivyland As we approach Holy Week, it’s always a good practice to ask ourselves how our Lenten journey has been going…. Read more

Putting out welcome mats for Palm Sunday worship

While churches traditionally welcome special guests for worship on Easter, or Resurrection Sunday, that welcome is happening a week sooner for some of our congregations. And that seems appropriate, since… Read more

NEJ Archives & History coming to historic Lancaster County

Eastern PA Conference members in Lancaster County will welcome the Northeastern Jurisdictional Commission on Archives & History for its annual meeting May 8-10, highlighted by a tour of historical UM area… Read more

Vocational Internship Program can benefit churches, too

The Eastern PA Conference Vocational Internship Program enables college-level young adults to explore first-hand their call to ministry at participating churches. During 10 summer weeks they will be exposed onsite… Read more