Urban Commission to aid urban churches during pandemic

The Eastern PA Conference Urban Commission has shifted funds intended for Urban Alliances and Urban Initiatives grants to instead help the Cabinet support struggling urban congregations during the pandemic.

Building New Routines

A letter from the Rev. Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary of the General Board of Church and Society:  In this time of social distancing, do you find yourself missing routines? I miss going to the office each morning, seeing colleagues, and weekly rituals like worship and sharing meals with good friends…

Pandemic Re-opening Best Practices for Churches

Gradual reopening of PA social, economic life to begin soon Small steps towards a gradual reopening of Pennsylvania social and economic life will begin this week. State officials expect to announce on… Read more

Working with transitioning clergy & clergy spouses, May 30

Transitioning Clergy workshop & Relating with Clergy Spouses: May 30 online via Zoom, 9 AM–12 Noon. Register now.

 Also read:  “Tips to help pastors and families on the move.”

Abre mis ojos: reflexiones sobre inmigración

Por la Obispo Peggy Johnson Una de mis himnos  favoritos de la Escuela Dominical cuando era pequeño era “Open My Eyes” “Abre mis ojos”. Eso fue en parte porque era… Read more

Harry Denman Evangelism Award
Submit nominations by May 27

Exceptional Evangelism The ministry of bringing people of all walks of life into a life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ is expressed in Word, Sign and Deed, across all generations and… Read more

Open My Eyes: Reflections on Immigration

By Bishop Peggy Johnson One of my favorite Sunday School songs when I was growing up was “Open My Eyes.”  That was partly because it was easy to play. At… Read more

March 2019 EPA Financial Update

Dear Conference,  Below for your information is an overview of the EPA financial data for the period through March 31, 2020. Connectional Ministries Fund Church giving for the Connectional Ministries… Read more

Death Notice: The Rev. Donald Heacock

We have received word that The Rev. Donald Heacock, retired Licensed Local Pastor, died on April 5, 2020. Rev. Heacock served the following Eastern PA Conference churches before retiring in 1997:… Read more

Tentative General Conference dates publicized

After the pandemic-caused postponement, the new prospective dates for The United Methodist Church’s General Conference are 8/31-9/10, 2021.