East District


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

Grant Writing Resources

Rev. Yvette Davis presented on information at the District Breakfast with the DS yesterday. Here are links to two handouts from her session: one lists private foundations provided by Wells… Read more

Health & Healing Council

The March-April issue of “Wellspring,” the health newsletter of the Conference Health & Healing Council  can be accessed here. Ms. Mary Wilson, RN and Chairperson of the Council, requests that this… Read more

Free Clergy Tax Video Now Available

Clergy face some distinctive tax regulations and often need guidance from tax professionals with experience working with clergy. The Lewis Center for Church Leadership at Wesley Theological Seminary has prepared a 12-minute informational video to help seminary… Read more

Free resources available for your church

Click here for Social Principles bulletin inserts from General Board of Church & Society. “Words That Hurt, Words That Heal: Language About God and People” is available as an electronic download through Cokesbury…. Read more