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2016 Retirements

Bishop Peggy A. Johnson announces the following 2016 retirements, effective July 1, 2016 unless otherwise noted. Some individuals may continue serving at their current appointments in retired status. Warren Cederholm (Elder) from Honorary… Read more

2016 Appointments & Assignments

Bishop Peggy A. Johnson announces the following 2016 appointments and assignments, effective July 1, 2016 unless otherwise noted. Some individuals may continue serving at their current appointments in retired status.  

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Church Refugees: Why are a growing number of people DONE with church but not their faith?

First we heard about the “Nones,” those who on the religion affiliation question of a survey would go to the bottom of the list and check “None.” They are now…  Read more

2015 Appointments & Assignments

Central District John Bletsch, Elder on Loan. Currently serving Mont Clare: Otterbein (PT) to Mont Clare: Otterbein (FT) Rev. Thomas Ebersole FT-Elder from Lafayette Hill: Messiah UMC (CE) to Wayne… Read more

2015 Retirements

East District The Rev. Mary Elum, St. Thomas UMC-Frankford Group Ministry, Phila. Northeast District The Rev. Eric Ritz, Grace UMC, Pen Argyl Northwest District The Rev. Rodney Miller, Hebron UMC,… Read more

Hearts of gold

Hearts of gold

“There’s gold in them hearts,” one might say, tweaking the old expression of a prospector’s greed to evoke gratitude instead. That certainly applies to members of the Eastern PA Conference… Read more

Delegates elected Nov. 14 to represent the Eastern PA Conference in 2016.

Conference approves budget, elects delegates, supports malaria campaign

Pictured: Delegates elected Nov. 14 to represent the Eastern PA Conference in 2016. General Conference (front row)—Krystl Johnson, the Rev. Dawn Taylor-Strong, the Rev. Lydia Munoz, Clarita Krall, Judy Ehninger and… Read more

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Electronic voting for General, Jurisdictional conference delegates

Conference members will again use electronic devices to vote for eight General Conference and 12 Northeast Jurisdictional Conference delegates (and six alternates) at the Adjourned Session of Annual Conference, Saturday,… Read more

2015 Annual Conference, Adjourned Session

Register by Sept. 30 for Annual Conference Adjourned Session

September 30 is the deadline to register in advance for the Nov. 14 Adjourned Session of the 2015 Annual Conference. The session will be held at Bethany UMC’s Macungie campus,… Read more

Bethany UMC Macungie Campus

Registration open, agenda set for conference adjourned session

The 2015 Adjourned Session of the Eastern PA Annual Conference, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 14, will feature prayer, worship and Holy Conferencing, as members hear reports and vote on the… Read more