Bishops, churches “Praying our Way Forward”

With the United Methodist Church’s Special Session of General Conference, Feb. 23-26, just about a week away, its leaders and many members are calling for intensive prayer. At least one… Read more

Seminary receives OK to continue educating UM clergy

Palmer Seminary will provide live streaming of GC19 on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 25 & 26 for anyone interested in watching the sessions in community with other Methodists. The live… Read more

Chief Financial Officer, West Virginia Annual Conference

The West Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church is currently seeking a Chief Financial Officer. This role is responsible for budget coordination, cash and investment management, central treasury operations,… Read more

Church offers Conference Office an lasting light of peace

The Rev. Donald Keller, pastor of Scottsville UMC, brought a lasting gift of light to the Eastern PA Conference Office Feb. 6; and it shines still, more than a week… Read more

Mrs. Marion L. High

We have been informed of the death of Mrs. Marion L. High, who passed away on February 12, 2019. She was the surviving spouse of The Rev. David G. High,… Read more

Black History Month Reflection: Tale of Two Postal Workers

By Bishop Peggy Johnson On a recent broadcast of “Travel with Rick Steves”(NPR – January 12, 2019) this travel expert interviewed Calvin Alexander Ramsey, who authored a children’s book titled… Read more

The International Year of Indigenous Languages

The United Nations has declared that 2019 is the “International Year of Indigenous Languages.” (Check it out on www.en.iyil2019.org). Studies have shown…  Read more

Eastern PA’s Call to Action efforts moving from talk to action

In its 2018 Call to Action* report to the Northeastern Jurisdiction Vision Table and Episcopacy Committee, the Eastern PA Conference reports recent strides and next steps that suggest real movement… Read more

December 2019 (un-audited) EPA Financial Update

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

Bishop’s Blog: Let us Cultivate Roses in St. Louis

During the May 2016 United Methodist General Conference, held in Portland, Oregon, the Council of Bishops was authorized to create a Special…  Read more