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Barbara Johnson

We just received news of the death of Barbara Johnson, who passed away in California on February 10, 2017.  She was the surviving spouse of the Rev. Louis C. Johnson,… Read more

East District Prayer Requests

We received word of the death of Mrs. Clara L. Harris, surviving spouse of the Rev. Robert L. Harris. She passed away on Wednesday, November 29. Rev. Harris served Phila.: St…. Read more

Board of Ordained Ministry Report: Work of Board of Ordained Ministry – 03/29/2019

Board of Ordained Ministry Chairperson: Rev. Gary Knerr & Rev. Johnson Dodla Report submitted by: Barbara E. Drake, Secretary Email: bedrake15@aol.com Phone: (610) 446-1394 Date submitted: 03/29/2019 Recent Events &… Read more

2018 Appointments & Assignments

Bishop Peggy A. Johnson announces the following 2018 appointments and assignments, effective July 1, 2018 unless otherwise noted: North District The Rev. David R. Alderson (Part-time Local Pastor) from Strasburg: Wesley UMC… Read more

2018 Clergy Retirements

Bishop Johnson announces the following 2018 retirements effective July 1, 2018 unless otherwise noted.  Some individuals may continue serving at their current appointments in retired status. James E. Brashear (Elder) from Wescoesville: Bethany… Read more

BOOM Officers & Committees

Board Officers Chairpersons: Gary Knerr 610-696-2663, pastorknerr@grovechurch.org, and Johnson Dodla. 610-384-5828, johnson@olivetumc.org  Vice Chairperson: Mertice Shane, 570-476-1059, mmshane1@verizon.net Candidacy Liaison/Mentor: Andrew Krpata, 610-865-5715, pastorandykrpata@gmail.com Chair, Order of Deacons: Tiffany Manning 717-881-0475 tiffanylmanning@comcast.net Chair, Order of Elders:… Read more

35th Laity Academy: ‘Spreading God’s Word through Action’

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By John W. Coleman Some see 35 years of age as the prime of life. If that is true then the 35th Eastern PA Conference Academy for Laity, August 3-5,… Read more

United Methodist Women touched my life

In the fall of 1978 I was an M.Div student at Asbury Theological Seminary in Kentucky.  But I wondered some days if I had heard God right about this call… Read more

Eastern PA women to help lead Women’s Assembly

“Bold and Courageous” women of the Eastern PA Conference will take center stage during various parts of the quadrennial United Methodist Women’s Assembly May 18-20, in Columbus, Ohio. Bishop Peggy… Read more

2017 Appointments & Assignments

Bishop Peggy A. Johnson announces the following 2017 appointments and retirements, effective July 1, 2017 unless otherwise noted. Some individuals may continue serving at their current appointments in retired status. North District Rev…. Read more