Annual Conference 2018 to vote on 27 resolutions

See all resolutions in PDF on our website’s Annual Conference page:  2018 Resolutions By John W. Coleman Members of the 2018 Eastern PA Annual Conference will consider and vote on 27… Read more

BMCR has a new webpage

Bishop speaks to caucus concerns BY JOHN W. COLEMAN Philadelphia Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR) has a new Web presence at, hosted by the Eastern PA Conference website…. Read more

Peace with Justice Grants

Apply for a Peace with Justice Grant for individual or church/organization use within Eastern Pennsylvania Conference. The grants are designed to support peace with justice issues. Grants will be given… Read more

Domestic Violence: The Faith Community Responds

A new Domestic Violence Task Force is hoping to help Eastern PA Conference churches address this widespread, lethal problem in the church and in communities through a conference-wide educational and planning event… Read more

Mrs. Ruthann W. Gotwols

Mrs. Ruthann W. Gotwols, age 94, the surviving spouse of the Rev. G. Webster Gotwols, died March 14, 2018.  Together they served the below Eastern PA Conference churches from 1962… Read more

Mr. Russell Welsh

Mr. Russell Welsh, 74, spouse of the Rev. Barbara J. Welsh, died April 13, 2018. Rev. Welsh served as Licensed Local Pastor to Ash Grove UMC and then retired in… Read more

Mrs. Amelia Bemesderfer

Mrs. Amelia Bemesderfer, age 103, died March 28, 2018.  She was the surviving spouse of the Rev. James O. Bemesderfer. Together they served the below Eastern PA Conference churches: Birdsboro:… Read more

Day of Dialogue & Discovery, April 28

Attend the North District’s Day of Dialogue & Discovery Saturday, April 28, 9-12, at Asbury UMC Allentown, to explore in dialogue the “Way Forward” for the UMC. All are invited. Learn more…

Rejoice in our United Methodist heritage

From April 22 through May 20, let us rejoice together in the faithful, if not faultless, 50-year heritage we share as United Methodists…

First Quarter 2018 EPA Financial Update

Dear Conference, Below for your information is an overview of the EPA financial data for the period through March 31st, 2018.  Connectional Ministries Fund Church giving for the Connectional Ministries… Read more