Eastern PA youth respond to recent school shootings

Pennsbury High School senior Jess Eden (left), 17, of Fallsington UMC, was with friends after school when she first heard about the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,… Read more

Grateful for the Congo Partnership

I returned in February from a 10-day mission trip with an eight-person team of clergy and laity from both the Eastern PA and Peninsula-Delaware conferences.  Our Philadelphia Episcopal Area has… Read more

Exhibitor Registration for Annual Conference

The Commission on Conference Sessions is pleased to offer table space for exhibitors at Annual Conference–June 14-16, 2018, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA. Space is limited… Read more

Celebrating Women’s History Month
Malala Yousafzai: The power of one voice

Malala Yousafzai was born in 1997 and grew up in the northwest Swat Valley region of Pakistan. As a child she was fortunate to have access to education…  Read more

‘The Power of Bold’: UMW Assembly, May 18 – 20 

Bishop Johnson, other dynamic speakers announced “The Power of Bold” United Methodist Women’s Assembly announces a lineup of “Bold and Courageous” women leaders. The international, quadrennial 2018 assembly will take… Read more

United Methodist Night at the Sixers

Come join United Methodists in supporting the NBA Philadelphia 76ers on March 28, at 7 PM.  We will enjoy fellowship together while watching and cheering our home team, as they take on their rivals, the New York Knicks.  Read more

IRS announces decrease in HSA max contribution

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced on March 5, 2018 a decrease in maximum Health Savings Account (HSA) contributions. Effective for the calendar year 2018, the family contribution limit for… Read more

CONAM sends help in Montana snow emergency

Heavy snow–70 to 80 inches high–and 70 to 80 miles-per-hour wind gusts have created an emergency on the Blackfeet Tribal Reservation in Montana, where about 7,500 people live in10 communities… Read more

Wilma Mankiller

Sherry Wack, CSM, a member of Evansburg UMC and vice-chair of the Eastern PA Conference Committee on Native American Ministry, kindly sent us this inspiring essay about Native American history-maker… Read more

‘Blowin’ in the Wind’

I remember buying a Peter, Paul and Mary album when I was in 7th grade. I sat in the basement with my friends that summer, and listened to every cut of this folk music record over and over again. It was during the time of the Civil Rights movement and the Viet Nam War.  Read more