Conference leadership committee charts new course

The Eastern PA Conference’s former Committee on Nominations is now the Committee on Leadership, with a new name, a new chairperson and a new way of handling its business. Carlen… Read more

Revealing inclusiveness monitoring method returns for 2018

By John W. Coleman The Eastern PA Annual Conference in 2017 used a new and improved process for monitoring its session for inclusiveness—“a quality of including many different types of… Read more

Hula-hoop at Annual Conference for Abundant Health

By John W. Coleman Members and guests attending Annual Conference this week will have plenty of chances to get their hearts and hips—yes, hips—moving, all to benefit their health. Doing… Read more

Register for FEMA’s Hurricane Maria recovery aid by June 18

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended until Monday, June 18, the deadline to register for aid for those who suffered losses or damage from hurricanes Maria and Irma,… Read more

‘We Will All Be Sent!’

The Annual Conference Service of Ordination and Commissioning, always a climactic event, will again commence with robed clergy in a stirring procession, followed by sacred worship with powerful music and… Read more

Disaster response grows, but Puerto Rico’s recovery is slow

In Puerto Rico the 2018 hurricane season began June 1, with over 11,000 residents still lacking electrical power and an estimated 5,000 or more lives lost from the September 2017… Read more

AC 2018 awards to honor ministry efforts

The Eastern PA Conference Connectional Ministries Office grants awards at each Annual Session to recognize people, churches and institutions doing exemplary work in evangelism, church growth and urban ministry. Such… Read more

World Refugee Day – June 20, 2018

The United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event honors the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced… Read more

VIM Team Leader & ERT Training

Our new Disaster Response Leadership Team will train persons who want to lead VIM teams and serve on Early Response Teams Saturday, July 14, at West Lawn UMC. Register now.  Read more

Good News leader to address UMC’s ‘Way Forward’

Limited seats may be available at the start of the breakfast.  During Annual Conference, the Eastern PA Evangelical Connection (EPEC) will host a special breakfast June 15, 7 to 9 AM, at Arnold’s Family Fun… Read more