EA News & Information


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

Director of Children and Family Ministries, Jarrettown UMC

Jarrettown UMC is seeking a Director of Children and Family Ministries. The Director of Children and Family Ministries will be responsible for assuring that children are considered and included within… 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

Mar. 18: Women’s Ministry Speak Series, Marie Monville, Lehman Memorial UMC

Few of us will forget the horror of the brutal attack and murder of children at an Amish schoolhouse on Oct. 2, 2006. But can you imagine the horror of… Read more

New redistricting of churches completed

New redistricting of churches completed

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. The reduction from six… 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

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

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