Mission work in Africa grows with Eastern PA support

Churches in the Eastern PA Conference are supporting missionaries and vital mission efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Tanzania, spanning a vast distance that makes occasional visits and newsletters all the more essential. Those visits and communications …

UMVIM Team Leader Training, Nov 12, 2017
UMVIM Team Leader Training, November 12

The Rev. Greg Ellis, Eastern PA Conference Volunteers in Mission (VIM) coordinator, announces a training for current and future VIM team leaders on Saturday Nov 12, 2016, 9 AM to 3 PM, at Asbury UMC. The cost of $35 includes …

College freshmen serve community at mission HUB

The start of a new school year always stirs concerns, even anxieties, about encountering new friends and new places. Lebanon Valley College, related to the Eastern PA Conference, attempts to alleviate those anxieties with their Freshmen Orientation program. Among the …

Simulation opens district members’ eyes, hearts to poverty
Simulation opens district members’ eyes, hearts to poverty

Of the more than 100 people who filled the bustling fellowship hall of Grace UMC in Pen Argyl on Saturday, March 12, many were rushing about with nervous tension, getting into long lines, becoming frustrated, trying to be served, trying …

Mission of Peace returns Eastern PA youth 'home' to China
Mission of Peace returns Eastern PA youth ‘home’ to China

Mei-Ling Blackstone, 16, of Macungie, Pa., returns this weekend from visiting nearly three weeks in her native land of China, where she joined other youth from around the Northeastern Jurisdiction (NEJ) on a Mission of Peace (MOP). When she shares …