Bishop Cho washes the feet of Lucy Thompson. Photo by Neill Caldwell.
Virginia bishop to inspire clergy at Lenten Day Apart

Bishop Young Jin Cho moved in 2012 from being the pastor of the largest worshiping congregation in the Virginia Conference, which has one of the largest conference memberships in The United Methodist Church, to eventually becoming bishop of that conference …

Women in Professional Ministry Advent Retreat with Bishop Johnson
Clergywomen retreat for soul-care

Hosting the Eastern PA Conference’s Women in Professional Ministry (WiPM) for its annual “Advent Morning Apart” Dec. 9, Bishop Peggy Johnson closed with a devotion about Christmas and culture, and gave everyone a Polish Christmas Oplatki wafer. The gift, a …

Launchpad Group Talking
3 events teach how to plant and grow churches

Many Eastern PA Conference church leaders are showing they are serious about developing congregations by their attendance at recent church-growth events. The hope now is that the seeds of their learning will be planted to bear fruit, “fruit that will …

Waging War, Season 2

I AM Who I Say I AM Waging War challenges the world’s distortion of Jesus’ identity by using the Gospel of John to affirm that Jesus still is who he proclaims to be not only in the scriptures but in …

Conference launches #BlackChurchesMatter funding appeal

Leaders and friends of African American United Methodist churches in the Eastern PA Conference, including Bishop Peggy Johnson and members of her Cabinet, met at the Conference Office Thursday, Nov. 19, to endorse the recent launch of an online fundraising …

2016 MidWinter Retreat, Charles Bailey
Clergy, register now for Mid-Winter Retreat

The 2016 Midwinter Retreat for all clergy (elders, deacons and local pastors) and their spouses is set for Jan. 12-14, 2016, at the Double Tree Hotel by Hilton, 2400 Willow Street Pike, Lancaster, PA. Chaplain and Brigadier General Charles R. …