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Sierra Leone bishop fondly remembered for bold leadership

Sierra Leone Area Bishop John K. Yambasu, who died in a car accident Aug. 16, is being remembered for his courage, leadership and love of The United Methodist Church and… Read more

Support affordable, accessible health care

UM Church and Society is urging us to contact U.S. Senator Pat Toomey’s (R-Pa.) DC office now (202) 224-4254) to advocate for a “health care bill that grants affordable, accessible… Read more

UMM Report to the E. PA Annual Conference

Friday, June 17, 2016 The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Organization of United Methodist Men (EPCOUMM) would like to start by acknowledging all the support it gets from the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, its… Read more

Mission u opens minds, hearts to serving Christ

Mission u opens minds, hearts to serving Christ

“We learn about God’s path for us through the courses we take at Mission u,” says Barbara Drake, former president of United Methodist Women in the Eastern PA Conference. She… Read more

UM Men offer a summer of fun and fellowship

The Eastern PA Conference UM Men are offering three special outdoor events this summer to help many conference members come together for fellowship, activity and tons of fun. All three outings are recent… Read more

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…

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EPA Conference softball tournament models Christian athletic ministry

Four teams competed at the 23rd annual Eastern PA Conference Men’s Softball Tournament Saturday, July 19.  They included Hopewell UMC, which emerged as the wining team, Grove UMC, Jarrettown UMC… Read more


Mission u teaches about people but draws fewer of them

More than 100 “students” attended the Eastern PA Conference United Methodist Women’s Mission u in Reading, Pa., in July to learn about people with disabilities, people of Latin America and… Read more

Photo of Lt. Colonel Sherrol James combined with Phillies Logo image

Come celebrate an American Patriot and an American Pastime on Saturday, July 18

Come meet and hear Lt. Colonel Sherrol James, a U.S. Air Force Chaplain, speak at the Eastern PA Conference UM Men’s Annual Prayer Breakfast July 18. Join us for good food, great fellowship and… Read more

Gilberton UMC Dedicates Flagpole to The Late Rev. Joe Murton

On May 24th, the Gilberton UMC decided to do something in memory of Pastor Joe Murton. The Church voted to put a flagpole up in front of the Church and dedicate… Read more