Two churches celebrate a new home for their Advent tradition

By John W. Coleman Mid-Town Parish UMC located in North Philadelphia for 183 years is a church at the heart of the city with the city at heart. The small… Read more

Why Is Human Relations Day important?

On Jan. 19, across our UMC connection, we come together to help bridge the gap between church and community by participating in the Human Relations Day offering.

Bishop’s Video for the New Year 2020

“Go for the Gold” (Adapted from a video script by Bishop Peggy A. Johnson) Many of us make New Year’s resolutions in January every year. Health clubs and diet plans abound; but often we forget…

Caminemos a la Luz

Por Obispo Peggy A. Johnson La estación de Adviento está a la puerta y otra vez escuchamos la vieja historia del nacimiento de Jesús predicha por los profetas. Los profetas… Read more

Haciendo justicia, amando la misericordia para nuestros vecinos

Por John W. Coleman Cuando “Mariana” de 6 años vino de Guatemala con su tía y primo este año para encontrarse con su mamá en Warrington, Pa., fue separada por… Read more

La Conferencia Anual 2020 se enfocará en alcanzar afuera y extenderse hacia adelante

Por John W. Coleman “Envolviéndose en las Comunidades para Cristo” será el tema que permeará la Conferencia Anual del Este de Pensilvania en el 2020, Junio 18-20. Regresamos al Greater… Read more

Evelyn Kent Clark appointed to South District superintendency

Bishop Peggy A. Johnson would like to announce the appointment of the Rev. Evelyn Kent Clark as the Superintendent of the South District of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference effective July… Read more

Immigration legal aid comes to Delaware Valley

Justice For Our Neighbors of the Delaware Valley (Delaware Valley JFON) is a new non-profit immigration ministry located at Historic St. George’s UMC in Philadelphia that serves migrant communities in Southeastern… Read more

Palmer Seminary Honors Bishop Fisher with New Scholarships

Palmer Theological Seminary announces the inauguration of the Bishop Violet Fisher Scholarship for students from the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference and the Peninsula Delaware Conference of the United Methodist Church.  One… Read more

News from our Camp & Retreat Centers

Carson Simpson Farm to get new Executive Director Carson Simpson Farm Christian Center will soon receive a new Camp Director. Ray Neitz recently retired from that role and Meg Neitz… Read more