East District


Building up disciples through Tools for Ministry

Gifted and called leaders will be visiting six United Methodist churches across our conference on Saturday, April 29, bringing constructive tools for ministry to work not on houses of faith… Read more

ClereEconomics: Innovations in Philanthropy and Financial Stability Seminar

Romal Tune & Associates Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT) Atlanta, GA The ClereEconomics seminar uses the ClereStory methodology to shine a light on how your… Read more

Denman Evangelism Award Nominations Sought

When you experience God’s love, you want to share it with everyone! The United Methodist Foundation for Evangelism helps annual conferences annually honor extraordinary clergy, youth, and adult laypersons with the Harry Denman Evangelism… Read more

General Commission on Religion and Race Announces 2017 CORR Action Fund Grant

April 12, 2017 CONTACT: Selby Ewing, Communications Director; (615) 887-8027; sewing@gcorr.org WASHINGTON-The General Commission on Religion and Race (GCORR), The United Methodist Church’s racial justice agency, announced that the CORR… Read more

UMAC Awards for Eastern Pennsylvania

United Methodist Association of Communicators (UMAC) 2017 award winners included several awards for Eastern Pennsylvania Conference’s John Coleman, Director, Office of Communications, and Lindsey Cotman, Support Associate, Desktop Publishing. Held… Read more


The 2017 Robert K. Campbell Memorial Lecture on Christian Unity, sponsored by The Lehigh Conference of Churches, on Friday, April 7, at 9 am, will feature Dr. Robert P. Jones,… Read more


EMPOWERING FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES: ADDRESSING THE OPIOD EPIDEMIC The Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disability Services, Faith and Spiritual Affairs, The Mayor’s Drug and Alcohol Executive Commission, and Behavioral… Read more

Building an Effective Website for your church

Eastern PA Conference Communications is partnering with United Methodist Communications (UMCom) to offer a 6-hour workshop in building church websites in WordPress on Friday and Saturday, May 5 and 6. For more… Read more

Pastor, ex-atheist finds true happiness serving God

Pastor, ex-atheist finds true happiness serving God

Want to see and hear a truly inspiring testimony? Check out a brief video story about the Rev. Joe Martin of Fallsington UMC. You can also find it on the… Read more

Reflections on racial dialogues--A supplement to "District dialogues offer ‘real talk’ about race”

Reflections on racial dialogues

A supplement to the NEWSpirit Winter 2017 article, “District dialogues offer ‘real talk’ about race” At our request, a number of clergy participants in recent racial dialogue and learning events,… Read more