East District News & Information


Nov. 9: Mother African Zoar Celebrates 225 years of Mission and Ministry

Theme: “Emboldened by our Past and Striving to Fulfill God’s Purpose for the Future” Saturday, November 9th, 2019Hilton Hotel, Philadelphia4600 City Avenue11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Guest Speaker: Bishop Gregory V…. 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

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

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

3 WAYS TO BE A CHAMPION FOR HOPE

SAVE THE DATE: 7TH Annual Fall Fest to benefit The Center for Grieving Children on Thursday, November 16. Here are 3 ways you can be a champion of hope for… Read more