Denman Evangelism Award nominations extended to Jan. 19

Dear brothers and sisters, honor those who are your leaders in the Lord’s work. (1 Thessalonians 5:12) The deadline to submit nominations for the 2024 Harry Denman Evangelism Awards is extended to January 19. The Eastern PA Conference Cabinet and …

And the dream lives on…

“At the age of fifty, they must retire from their regular service and work no longer.” (Numbers 8:25) Our revels now are ended. These our actors,As I foretold you, were all spirits, andAre melted into air, into thin air…We are …

EPA board, agency, committee leaders sought for 2024-28

The mission of United Methodists of Eastern PA is “to recruit and develop transformational leaders so that people and communities experience healing, renewal and wholeness from God.” That mission pertains not only to congregations but also to the conference boards, …

Empowering Leaders: Tools to Change Church Culture

If nothing seems to change in your congregation despite your best efforts and great strategies, chances are a “stay-the-course” mentality or an unhealthy culture is to blame. While usually taken for granted and often misunderstood, the culture of a local …

The Secret to Thankfulness

“I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation.”  —Philippians 4:11-12 As Thanksgiving approaches each year, it can be hard to feel thankful if we don’t have an abundance of positive things occurring in our life.  …

EPA, seminaries explore cultivating a Culture of Call

The number of young elders in The United Methodist Church reached a record low number in 2023, the Lewis Center for Church Leadership at Wesley Theological Seminary, reported in October. (The center also published in May, “Who will be God’s …