Something beautiful is growing in North Philly

Serenity House, a community center and outreach ministry of Arch Street United Methodist Church, sits near the corner of 12th St. and W. Lehigh Ave, in the heart of North Philadelphia. The former parsonage of the now-closed Cookman UMC, this …

Youth Retreat Cancelled, but Youth Rally will go on
Youth Retreat Cancelled, but Youth Rally will go on

The YES Youth Retreat, scheduled for this Saturday, April 16, has been cancelled, due to low registrations, and will be rescheduled for a Saturday in the fall.  The Eastern PA Conference Youth Rally, however, will still take place as scheduled, at …

UMW members holding "UMW 4 Immigration Justice" sign
UMW event examines immigration justice

The Rev. Julia Singleton, pastor of Christ UMC in Middletown, offers the following report from the Southeast District United Methodist Women’s gathering Feb. 20 at Marshallton UMC to hear and discuss presentations on immigration concerns. Singleton serves on the Conference …

From Kenya to Tanzania: Mission connection may expand pastoral training

Training Kenyan pastors–mostly non-denominational pastors who can’t attend seminary–has been a passion project for the Rev. Gordon Hendrickson for a decade. But now that educational opportunity may be extended to United Methodist pastors in Tanzania as well, thanks to Eastern …

He equips the called

A testimonial on the 2016 Youth Rally “WORD.” That was the theme of this year’s Youth Rally in Ocean City Md. My youth group, along with many others, spent the weekend learning about what God tells us in his Word, …