2016 Worship Team
Supporting higher learning with higher purpose

Please give on Campus Ministry Sunday By John W. Coleman Millersville University, Lebanon Valley College, Albright College and Drexel University. Campus ministers at these four institutions of higher learning are helping students also find a higher purpose by offering worship, …

NC Relief - cleaning buckets
Help flood victims now through prayerful restraint

By the Rev. Greg Ellis Eastern PA Conference Disaster Ministry Coordinator We all want to be helping our beleaguered brothers and sisters in West Virginia…and Texas…and Oklahoma. And the list goes on… Turn on the news and you see devastation …

LUMINA needs Camper Care Sponsors

LUMINA, a cooperative mission project of the Eastern PA Conference serving the Southwest District, is searching for Camper Care Sponsors for to help 32 deserving children and youth attend go to Gretna Glen’s Christian Camp in July. The 32 earned what is …

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 …

Donations sought for storm-damaged Congo mission
Donations sought for storm-damaged Congo mission

Central Congo Area Bishop David K. Yemba recently reported destruction caused by heavy rains and strong winds to Diengenga, where United Methodists have created a clinic, a trade school and a farm, all lifesaving, cooperative mission enterprises. “The disaster is …

Weather Channel forecast map for Winter Storm Jonas
Preparedness Information for Winter Storm Jonas

It looks like winter has finally arrived. While winter sports enthusiasts are saying “finally!” many of us are saying “aw shucks!” In either case, personal preparedness is important. This storm may drop between 2 inches and 2 feet of snow …

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 …

Safe Church
Preventing Church Emergencies during Advent and Christmas

By the Rev Greg Ellis (gellis@epaumc.org) Coordinator of Disaster Preparedness & Response Ministry and Coordinator of UM Volunteers in Ministry Eastern PA Conference, The United Methodist Church Phone: 484 350 5965 (cell) The Conference Disaster Preparedness and Response Committee does …