Latino Camp celebrates faith, family, fun

Nearly 75 children and youth, from 3rd to 12th-graders, came from Latino churches across the Eastern PA Conference to revel in learning, laughter, love of nature, lessons of life, heart-lifting… Read more

Avon Grove Ministerium stages Prayer Walk

WEST GROVE—On Wednesday, Aug. 21, groups representing the diverse group of Avon Grove Ministerium churches gathered to pray through the Avon Grove Schools, including the High School, Middle School, Intermediate… Read more

Latino caucus addresses U.S., UMC conflicts

Racism, gun violence, the immigration crisis and internal clashes in The United Methodist Church were discussed at the 48th annual assembly of the Hispanic-Latino United Methodist caucus Aug. 1-4, in… Read more

Training disciples to share their faith through sacraments

Mount Zion UMC in Philadelphia hosted the Eastern PA Conference’s sixth Four Stations of the Holy Spirit training event July 20, extending a growing initiative to teach and embolden lay… Read more

EarthKeepers trained in environmental stewardship

By John W. Coleman Marion Grayson and her church, Cokesbury UMC in Marcus Hook, Pa., are seeking new ideas to help feed their community, a place with plenty of working-poor… Read more

Conference youth grateful for journey to Youth 2019

Eleven youth, 6th to 12th-graders, and three adults from the Eastern PA UMC Conference trekked to Kansas City, Mo., July 8-15, to join thousands of their peers at Youth 2019,… Read more

Conference summer camps impact, transform lives

See more photos from the 2019 Summer Camps in our Flickr Album! “God’s Place Apart, Transforming Lives.” At the Eastern PA Conference’s four Camp & Retreat Centers the truth of… Read more

A Child’s Prayer for School

Children facing their first days in school can take comfort knowing that God is with us every moment and we can look for God’s love in others

A video prayer…  Read more

Program to feed the hungry while reducing food waste

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Reverend Whymon Simmons made an unexpected run to the grocery store Thursday. He got a call saying they had a truck full of food that would otherwise… Read more

Bethlehem church sends kids back to school with new backpacks, supplies, haircuts

By JENNIFER SHEEHANTHE MORNING CALL |AUG 17, 2019 The upcoming school year promises to be a big one for 11-year-old Eliany Faulcon. With elementary school in the rear view mirror, Eliany will… Read more