North District News & Information


Connectional team to respond to local flood disaster

BY JOHN W. COLEMAN Leaders of St. John’s UMC in Tremont, Pa., Schuylkill County, are working with Eastern PA conference and district disaster response officials to help their community recover… Read more

Conference members dialogue in search of UMC’s ‘Way Forward’

Bishops call for talking, praying, listening, learning By John W. Coleman The United Methodist Council of Bishops and its special study commission completed their lengthy deliberations in May, recommending “A… 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

North District Missons Update: Hurricane Relief Project

The North District Mission Project of raising funds for those affected by the hurricanes of 2017 is in full swing! To date, the District Office has received over $68,588.77! We… Read more

Conference raising funds, sending aid to Puerto Rico

Will launch $100,000 fundraising goal in January By John W. Coleman Like the three kings, or Magi, who journeyed to Bethlehem bearing gifts for Christ’s birth, three Eastern PA Conference… Read more

New North District hosts clergy family picnic

By Sheila Milz North District Resource Assistant The first North District Clergy Family Picnic at Knoebels Amusement Resort, on August 26, was a hit! More than 110 folks attended, including… Read more

New districts plan picnics in August, celebrations in September

The new North and South districts will both hold picnics in August for their clergy families, inviting all to come and get better acquainted. But clergy and laity of all… Read more

NE church’s prayer vigil to end after Frein’s capture

NEWS UPDATE: Mountainhome UMC, located in the Poconos area, will end its daily outdoor prayer vigil Sunday at 12 noon, reported the Rev. John Keretzman, pastor, now that the tense… Read more