POWER Interfaith to host Phila. mayoral candidates forum April 16

POWER Interfaith will convene leaders from 60 Philadelphia area congregations to talk with the city’s 2023 mayoral candidates April 16, at 3-6 p.m., about what it will take to make their communities safer.  The interfaith anti-racism social change organization’s Faith …

EPA clergy of color invited to renewal retreat in June

Just weeks after an Annual Conference focused on the theme “Possibility,” Eastern PA clergy of color will get to explore their own possibilities of learning self-renewal and restoration through a joyful, guided process of spiritual and emotional nurture. And they …

‘Building Communities of Hope and Joy’ at Mission u

“God’s desire for us is to build communities of hope and joy.” The Eastern PA Conference United Women in Faith (formerly United Methodist Women) invite all to join in exploring that inspiring, unifying desire at monthlong sessions of Mission u …

Juneteenth: Hope for the future wrapped in a history lesson 

Juneteenth, historically celebrated on June 19, will be observed as a federal holiday this year on Monday, June 20. It commemorates the delayed emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the U.S. But more than 150 years after the first Juneteenth …

EPA leaders learning ‘3R’s’ of dismantling racism

Dismantling Racism may start with learning a new form of “the 3Rs”: Relationships, Recognition and Revelation. Relating openly and lovingly to others who are different—especially cross-racially or cross-culturally—can lead to honest recognition of what one doesn’t know and then to …