By Rev. David W. Brown, Deacon For months now, many of us throughout the state have been watching legislators in Harrisburg as they posture back and forth while negotiating a… Read more
By Barbara A. Stein, Lay Leader, Salem UMC, Orwigsburg, PA October is Pastor Appreciation Month. Pastors should be appreciated all the time, not just for one month. Pray for your… Read more
When I was in seminary, I was one of those part-time students whose day job was spent writing jingles and ad campaigns in one of Philly’s ad agencies. I remember… Read more
Download this sermon as a PDF to print and share “You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the… Read more
By the Rev. Joy Bagwell Pastor of Salem UMC Allentown and a member of the Eastern PA Conference Urban Commission My recent experience has been that when we talk and… Read more
“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” — Ralph Nader Before proceeding, take a minute to read Exodus 18:13-23. In my devotions recently, this passage… Read more
The Rev. Dennis Keen, pastor of Spring City UMC, submitted these comments about the tragic killing of the pastor and eight members of Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, S.C., June 17. He spoke them at the close of worship at Spring City UMC on Sunday, June 21, 2015.