EAST District


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

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

Dec. 1: “Replicas of where Christ was born – Christmas Nativities” at First UMC Perkasie

We invite everyone to join us and experience “Replicas of where Christ was born – Christmas Nativities” on Saturday, December 1st from 4:30 PM to about 8:30 PM. Stop in… Read more

Church leaders to take the field with Tools for Ministry

While Philadelphia’s Super Bowl-champion Eagles are nesting, and the 76ers and Flyers are in mid-season, the Phillies are enjoying baseball’s spring training. Hundreds of Eastern PA Conference church leaders will… Read more

Conference teams visit DRC, Puerto Rico to explore mission needs

A small, joint team of Eastern PA and Peninsula-Delaware Conference Cabinet members and church leaders arrived Wednesday night, Feb. 14, in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) capital… Read more

Clarita Krall with current and former District Superintendents

‘Well done, good and faithful servant…’

Clarita Anderman Krall retires in December after 25 years as an invaluable District Resource Assistant in the Eastern PA Conference, mostly recently for the East District. She was celebrated by… Read more

POSSIBLE CHARITABLE EVENTS WITH SENATOR BOB CASEY

Senator Bob Casey’s staff is inquiring if there are congregations in the Philadelphia area that will be hosting charitable events, e.g., coat drives, serving meals, etc, during December. If so,… Read more

BISHOP CALLS FOR ACTION AGAINST PA GAMBLING EXPANSION

On October 26, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted 109-72 to approve a significant expansion of gambling in our state, House Bill 271. The bill was approved by the state Senate the… Read more

RACIAL RECONCILIATION PROJECT GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Racial Reconciliation Grants are now available for United Methodist young people with a passion and a project for pursuing racial justice. The UMC Discipleship Ministries Division on Young People program seeks to… Read more

NE JURISDICTION MULTI-ETHNIC CENTER FOR MINISTRY’S ReCALL SUMMIT

The UMC Northeastern Jurisdiction’s Multi-Ethnic Center for Ministry will sponsor the ReCall Summit, Oct. 20-21, to promote “racial justice and multicultural living.” The ReCall Summit, at the BWI Marriott Hotel,… Read more