South District News & Information


It’s Advent, but Lent is Coming! – Important message from DS Dawn Taylor-Storm

Dear Southeast District, As we prepare for Lent 2017,  I am asking each church on our district to register for the “Reboot Your Worship” training offered by Dr. Marcia McFee. … Read more

Lima UMC joins in Media’s Santa parade

The Praise Band of Lima UMC participated in Media’s Santa’s Parade. Band members were perched on a float decorated with stars and lights, as they sang out the Christmas gospel… Read more

UMW members holding "UMW 4 Immigration Justice" sign

UMW event examines immigration justice

The Rev. Julia Singleton, pastor of Christ UMC in Middletown, offers the following report from the Southeast District United Methodist Women’s gathering Feb. 20 at Marshallton UMC to hear and… Read more

One Book: One District

Dear Southeast District, For 2016, our First Annual One Book: One District will  be “Kingdom Come” by Reggie McNeal.  Reggie will be here on the Southeast District as the Keynote Speaker for Planting… Read more

Southeast District UMW to examine U.S. immigration

The Southeast District United Methodist Women will host a leading immigration justice advocate to address this critical issue on Saturday, Feb. 20, at Marshallton UMC in West Chester.

Opportunity to Support a Southeast District Family

Dear Southeast District Laity and Clergy, The District Office received word  yesterday about the Bigas Family. We give thanks and praise that the entire family was able to escape the… Read more

Soul Care Initiative Workshop

The Soul Care Initiative is a program of Just Peace in Washington DC. Chaplain David Smith will lead us in this time of learning the unique culture of the armed services and… Read more

Rev. Jim Walker standing next to whiteboard diagram

Building community one word at a time

Clergy members of the Southeast District gathered at the Malvern Retreat House Monday, Sept. 21, for a day apart to be renewed and inspired by the Rev. Jim Walker, an… Read more

“Sharing the Burdens We Bear” — A meditation for pastors and other leaders

“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” — Ralph Nader  Before proceeding, take a minute to read Exodus 18:13-23. In my devotions recently, this passage… Read more