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Church and Society Work Team Update: Church and Society Work – 07/18/2019

Church and Society Work Team Chairperson: Barbara E. Drake Report submitted by: Barbara E. Drake Email: bedrake15@aol.com Phone: (610) 446-1394 Date submitted: 07/18/2019 Recent Events & Activities Reviewed and approved… Read more

Church and Society Work Team Report: Church and Society Work – 03/29/2019

Church and Society Work Team Chairperson: Barbara E. Drake Report submitted by: Barbara E. Drake Email: bedrake15@aol.com Phone: (610) 446-1394 Date submitted: 03/29/2019 Recent Events & Activities Reviewed accomplishments and… Read more

Church and Society Conference: “Building Connections for Social Justice”

September 29, 2018 at West Lawn UMC, 15 Woodside Ave., Reading, PA from 8:30 am-3:30 pm Opening devotion: Bishop Peggy Johnson Keynote address: “Living Social Justice” by Rev. Dr. Clayton… Read more

Recent Conference events address matters of the head and heart

Story and photos by John W. Coleman The Eastern PA Conference was bustling with conference-wide events from September through November, filling many weekends and some weekdays with rich learning opportunities… Read more

UM Men to continue recent seminar’s focus on domestic violence and men

By John W. Coleman The Eastern PA Conference United Methodist Men, at their annual meeting on Saturday, Oct. 26, will explore an issue that concerns men as well as women in our society. They… Read more

Church & Society releases revised UM Social Principles

CHICAGO — At its final meeting of the quadrennium, the board of directors of the General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) introduced the Revised Social Principles to entire church. The… Read more

A Statement and Call to Respond to Racism in Our Current Political Discourse

Do you accept the freedom and power God gives you to resist evil, injustice and oppression in whatever forms they present themselves? I do. “The Renunciation of Sin” is a fundamental… Read more

Churches asked to support migrant families in Sanctuary churches

Download the Call to Action statement issued by GBCS The General Board of Church and Society has issued a Call to Action statement on immigration justice, mercy and hospitality, jointly with other United… Read more

Domestic Violence: The Church Responds II

Domestic Violence: The Church Responds II Breaking Out of the Man Box Sponsored by The Eastern PA Conference Domestic Violence Committee Saturday, September 28, 2019, 9 AM to 3 PM Simpson… Read more

Basic and Advanced Sexual Ethics Workshop (Women only)

For Women Only – Sexual Ethics Workshop fulfilling both Basic and Advanced Sexual Ethics requirements Tuesday August 20, 2019 from 9 30 a.m. to 3. Cost is $35. Light refreshments… Read more