Delegates get foretaste of what’s on the table at GC2020

In a gathering that emphasized the denomination’s impasse over homosexuality, General Conference delegates and other UMC leaders received a preview of some of the proposals that will come before the… Read more

Black UM leaders explore various GC2020 proposals

By John W. Coleman More than 600 African American United Methodists from around the Northeastern Jurisdiction convened Jan. 11 in Philadelphia to learn about controversial changes being proposed to the… Read more

PA bishops support LGBT civil rights act

Bishop Jeremiah Park, leader of the Susquehanna Conference, will join other speakers calling for civil rights protection for LGBT persons at a news conference in the Pennsylvania State Capitol building… Read more

Help your church prepare for General Conference

How to get your church ready for GC2020? Pray. Get trustworthy information. Learn the process. Participate in conversations. Build trust…

True Justice: Seeking Equal Justice for People and Communities of Color

Use this New Bulletin Insert! A Film Showing, Discussion and Action Planning for Change…

Prison Ministry and Restorative Justice Report: January 2020 report – 01/28/2020

Prison Ministry and Restorative Justice
Chairperson: Marilyn Schneider
Report submitted by: Marilyn Schneider;; (610) 578-0446
Date submitted: 01/28/2020

Beware the Sin of Anti-Semitism

World leaders gathered for a ceremony at the former concentration camp and human extermination center Auschwitz on Monday, Jan. 27. They came to commemorate the 75th anniversary…

Commission on Religion and Race Report: Ministry Report – 01/24/2020

Commission on Religion and Race
Chairperson: Rev. Alicia Julia-Stanley & Rev. Susan L. Worrell
Report submitted by: Rev. Susan Worrell;; (484) 883-7628
Date submitted: 01/24/2020


As we commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over the past week, I have pondered his life and witness, and the word “courage” comes to mind. Dr. King had incredible courage to lead the Civil Rights movement that ultimately…