East District


TENSE TIMES CALL FOR VITAL CONVERSATIONS

Vital Conversations Video Series Study Guide is Available Now At a time when our society seems divided along lines of ideology, race, culture, and ethnicity, the new Vital Conversations Study… Read more

New redistricting of churches completed

New redistricting of churches completed

By John W. Coleman The Eastern PA Conference Cabinet has completed arrangements of its 415 member churches into four new districts—East, North, South and West—to take effect July 1, 2017…. Read more

REGULATORY INFORMATION FOR CHILD CARE FACILITIES

Marion A. Brown, Child Care Licensing Consultant and PQASed (Pennsylvania Quality Assurance System) Professional Development Trainer, invites interested persons to be in touch (maboss12@gmail.com or 215-840-0927) for information about upcoming… Read more

GOOD NEWS FROM HARRISBURG

Mr. Bryan Miller, Executive Director, Heeding God’s Call to End Gun Violence, reports that “special standing” legislation sought by the gun lobby has failed to date to gain passage during… Read more

WHAT IS GOD’S VISION FOR YOUR CONGREGATION

Discovering God’s Future For Your Church: Conference An Live Stream Saturday, November 5 10 am-1 pm Eastern Standard Time Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC What next faithful step is God… Read more

Former East District Pastor Julia Singleton Shares Commissioning Experience

The Rev. Julia Singleton, a local pastor at Christ UMC in Middletown, was commissioned a Provisional Elder July 17, during Annual Conference. She shares what that life-changing experience was like from… Read more

Korean Churches travel to Dominican Republic

Pastors and members of Lighthouse Korean (in Glenside) and Bensalem Korean UMCs joined a New Jersey Korean church in May on a first-time mission trip to the burgeoning city of Santiago, in… Read more

Solid Rock UMC, East District Mission Project

Phila. church restoring vitality with help from its district

Historic Solid Rock UMC in Philadelphia (at 199 E. Tabor Road) has a new pastor, but it’s restoring its old, more familiar name, St. James UMC, just as the church… Read more

Young Adult Ministry Mentoring Program

You Called?” is Arch Street UMC’s new mentoring program for young adults discerning a call to ministry. This is a year-long, part-time program for young adults ages 18 to 25,… Read more

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans

The Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary of the General Board of Church and Society, and Bishop Elías Galván (retired) Executive Director of the Latino UMC caucus MARCHA (Metodistas Representando la… Read more