2012 Annual Conference

Fall Session – 2012 AC

Adjourned Session took place on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Hempfield UMC in Lancaster. About 400 members of the Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference attended. Approved was a budget for 2013:… Read more

Annual Conference Summary 2012

Ray Buckley was the featured preacher for Opening Worship.  Photo by Suzy Keenan. Click here to read and print: July 2012 NEWSpirit Printable version of the 2012 Annual Conference Summary (pdf… Read more

Annual Conference 2012 Business: May 19 am

Dr. Mary White, conference lay leader, at the podium, delivers the Laity Address at Annual Conference 2012, on the morning of May 19.  Members of the Board of Lay Ministry accompany her… Read more

Rev. Gary Harke: But we are still one in Christ.

Rev. Gary Harke, executive director of the Pennsylvania Council of Churches, brought a message of Christian unity to the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference at its Annual Conference on the afternoon of… Read more

2012 Annual Conference business: May 18

  Twenty-three retirees drape handmade prayer shawls over the the shoulders of ordinands in a symbolic passing of the mantle of ministry. 2012 Annual Conference: Second Day – May 18,… Read more

2012 Annual Conference

More than 1,000 clergy and lay members of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of The United Methodist Church will gather at the Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA, beginning with Clergy… Read more

2012 Annual Conference business: May 17

At the opening of business on the afternoon of Thursday, May 17, sitting at the table are Bishop Peggy Johnson, Rev. Tracy Bass, conference secretary, and lay person, Jordan Harris…. Read more

2012 Annual Conference: Gearing up…

Bishop Peggy Johnson prayed – over each of 1000 chairs – for the lay and clergy delegates who will sit in those chairs when the Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference begins on… Read more

CCYM: Penny War and Blessing Bags!

CCYM will be doing a penny/change war against the districts. By putting change in your districts cup, you will get positive points, if you put paper money into another districts… Read more