West District News & Information


Organist and Choir Accompanist, Lebanon: Ebenezer UMC

Lebanon: Ebenezer UMC in the West District is in search of a paid musician to play organ for the traditional service and to play piano to accompany the choir. This… Read more

Sept. 9 : Car Show at Lebanon: Ebenezer UMC

On Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM, Lebanon: Ebenezer UMC will host their annual car show at the church (1776 State Rt 72 N, Lebanon PA 17046).  The… 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

District Conferences happen Sunday, May 6

Our four districts will meet for their pre-Annual Conference gatherings this Sunday, May 6, from 3 to 5 PM, in various locations. Among their agenda highlights will be: worship, reviewing key Annual Conference plans…  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

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

Boehm Circuit Rider

Mennonites reconnect with UMC founder

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (UMNS) — When Martin Boehm began preaching to a wider group of believers, he was ex-communicated. Now — more than 240 years later — Mennonites have renounced… Read more

Kristin E. Reifsnyder

SW District hires new DRA

The Eastern PA Conference is happy to announce the hiring of Kristin E. Reifsnyder as the new Southwest District Resource Assistant.  Kristin comes to us as a recent graduate with a Communications… Read more