WE STILL BELIEVE: Celebrating 50 Years of The United Methodist Church

May 20 is being called a “once in a lifetime” event for United Methodists, offering an opportunity to commemorate the church’s history alongside the celebration of Pentecost. Numerous event-specific resources… Read more

United Methodist Women touched my life

In the fall of 1978 I was an M.Div student at Asbury Theological Seminary in Kentucky.  But I wondered some days if I had heard God right about this call… Read more

Eastern PA women to help lead Women’s Assembly

“Bold and Courageous” women of the Eastern PA Conference will take center stage during various parts of the quadrennial United Methodist Women’s Assembly May 18-20, in Columbus, Ohio. Bishop Peggy… Read more

The Rev. Harry B. Irwin III

The Rev. Harry B. Irwin III, 88, of Yarmouthport, Mass., a Retired Elder of the Eastern PA Conference, passed away on May 4, 2018. In his 44 years of pastoral… Read more

Mothers give life, but many also suffer death

As you prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day on May 13, go beyond celebrating just moms who contribute so much of life to their families and congregations. The UMC’s Church and Society board… Read more

The Rev. Betty A. Ford

We are informed that the Rev. Betty A. Ford, 80, of Shamokin, died on May 3, 2018. She was a retired local pastor, who served Shamokin: Emmanuel UMC and Shamokin:… Read more

Annual Conferences OK 3 of 5 constitutional amendments

The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has completed canvassing the votes of annual conferences on the five constitutional amendments that were approved by the 2016 General Conference. They… Read more

What does it mean to live by faith?

To live by faith is to live in a trusting, loving and ever-deepening relationship with God and with every neighbor, in which our own lives are transformed.   Read more

John Wesley’s letters to his mom

The founder of the Methodist movement enjoyed a close relationship with his influential mother, Susanna Wesley, throughout his life. He often…  Read more

Come enjoy our camps’ open houses

All four of our Camp & Retreat Centers are hosting open houses this month, three of them on Saturday, May 19, So come one, come all!  Read more