Reflecting on a shared Methodist heritage

Representatives of the UMC and the Methodist Church in Britain held two worship services together recently to mark the 50th anniversary of an agreement between the two denominations. Learn more…  Read more

July 2018 EPA Financial Update

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

Celebrate Campus Ministry Sunday

The Eastern PA Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry asks churches to observe Campus Ministry Sunday August 19 or on a more convenient Sunday from now through September…. Read more

Conference prepares for move to HealthFlex

The Eastern PA Conference elected at their June Annual Conference to move to the HealthFlex plan offered through Wespath in January 2019. ControlHealthFlex Exchange is a private exchange model…  Read more

Bishop’s Blog: “A Place at the Table”

The United Methodist Association of Ministers with Disabilities met at Gallaudet University for a three-day conference for the purpose of education, advocacy and support (August 1-3, 2018). The theme was… Read more

African clergywomen making great strides

Clergywomen in Africa, where congregations once frowned on female pastors, are asserting their leadership in a profession previously dominated by men. That includes talk of electing their second female bishop in 2020.  Read more

Connectional team to respond to local flood disaster

BY JOHN W. COLEMAN Leaders of St. John’s UMC in Tremont, Pa., Schuylkill County, are working with Eastern PA conference and district disaster response officials to help their community recover… Read more

June 2018 EPA Financial Update

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