East District News & Information


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Bishop’s statement about reopening of churches

Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. I have been asked recently about the reopening of our churches. I want to be clear about the following…

Two churches celebrate a new home for their Advent tradition

By John W. Coleman Mid-Town Parish UMC located in North Philadelphia for 183 years is a church at the heart of the city with the city at heart. The small… Read more

East District to sponsor 2nd cross-racial dialogue

The East District will hold its second interracial topical dialogue in its “Walking With: An African American Experience” series next Friday to Saturday, May 17-18. And it will happen at… Read more

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

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

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

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