Communion: The Meal that Makes Us One

As one of two sacraments of The United Methodist Church, Holy Communion has become a practice repeated time and time again to receive nourishment for the journey of being a… Read more

How United Methodists can support immigrant families

In recent weeks, people of faith have been shocked and moved by reports of immigrant parents and children separated after detention…

The Rev. Barbara Housley

The Rev. Barbara Housley, Doylestown, Pa., a retired Elder in the Eastern PA Conference passed away June 22, 2018. She served Grove and Mountainhome UMCs, prior to her retirement in… Read more

May 2018 EPA Financial Update

Dear Conference, Below for your information is an overview of the EPA financial data for the period through May 30, 2018. Connectional Ministries Fund Church giving for the Connectional Ministries… Read more


A sermon by Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference Service of Ordination & Commissioning, June 15, 2018 Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20 Pre-sermonic hymn: “Changed” (A wonderful change has come over… Read more

Protests help end border breakups of immigrant families

The Eastern PA Annual Conference contributed its voice to thousands of other organizations and countless individuals that brought an end to an admittedly heinous, new federal policy of separating undocumented… Read more

Annual Conference approves justice-related resolutions

By John W. Coleman Members of the 2018 Eastern PA Annual Conference, meeting June 14-16 in Oaks, PA, took historic steps in the cause for justice by passing several key… Read more

Register for Laity Academy by July 29!

The 35th Laity Academy’s theme is ‘Pass It On – Spreading God’s Word Through Action!’ Join us August 3 – 5 at Quakertown UMC. Learn more and Register.

‘We Shall All Be Changed’

A sermon by the Rev. Cheryl Zegers, Pastor of Mt. Zion UMC Peach Bottom (Preached at the West District Conference, May 6, 2018). Listen to the word of the Lord from Acts 10:44-48. In this passage the Holy Spirit…

Can Annual Conference offer fun and games?

Gamification: the process of adding games or gamelike elements to something (such as a task) so as to encourage participation. The 2018 Eastern PA Annual Conference will be unlike any… Read more