District Pages


Director of Children’s Ministry, Emmanuel UMC

Part-time position: 3 hours Sunday am plus 3-5 additional hours Weekly. Looking for someone to lead and equip a team to impart the love of Christ to children. Please forward… Read more

West District aids pastor’s mission in Sierra Leone

The West District has been aiding the lifesaving global mission efforts of one of its own, the Rev. Dorcas Kamanda, as she creates the much-needed Children’s Village and NarSarah Clinic… Read more

May 19: Jazz Vespers at Willistown UMC

Jazz Vespers will return to Willistown United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 7:00PM. The Tony DeSantis Quartet will be here! Tony has 42 years of playing jazz… Read more

District working to fund children’s eye care in Congo

The South District’s is raising $50,000 to provide ophthalmological eye care for children at the new Pediatric Clinic in Mpasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC); and they are just… Read more

Bishop reviews Way Forward proposals at district town halls

“Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” (Ephesians 4:3) After hymns were sung and scriptures were read, Bishop Peggy Johnson led off… Read more

Morton installed as North District Supt.

After serving for two decades in one remarkable church, the Rev. Steve Morton hit the road July 1, as Superintendent of the North District; and he has been traversing his… Read more

Connectional team to respond to local flood disaster

BY JOHN W. COLEMAN Leaders of St. John’s UMC in Tremont, Pa., Schuylkill County, are working with Eastern PA conference and district disaster response officials to help their community recover… Read more

Conference members dialogue in search of UMC’s ‘Way Forward’

Bishops call for talking, praying, listening, learning By John W. Coleman The United Methodist Council of Bishops and its special study commission completed their lengthy deliberations in May, recommending “A… Read more

District conferences lift up ministries, mission and milestones

Inspirational music and messages, prayers and praise reports, clergy comings and goings, important information-sharing and generous offerings for mission—these and other highlights filled the busy agendas of four district conferences… Read more

Celebrating the Resurrection in Central Congo

A witness to resilient hope and radical hospitality As we prepare to celebrate and share the timeless story of Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday, April 1, Eastern PA Conference members… Read more