Doing small things with great love

Shores of Grace Philadelphia “Not all of us can do great things,” said Mother Teresa, “but we can do small things with great love.”  With vastly increased funding and policing, Philadelphia’s new mayor is beginning to do great things in …

Camp’s suburban farm feeds urban families

The Carson Simpson Farm Christian Center is located in suburban Hatboro, PA. Since he arrived as its director in 2020, Jonathan Curtis always wondered about that odd name because it didn’t have a farm. Well, now it does…albeit a small …

Connecting Our Cultures in Christ

The Eastern PA Conference Economic Justice Council invites all to join and support EPA congregations in celebrating Juneteenth 2024, especially two of our historic Black churches. Mother African Zoar UMC in Philadelphia, Saturday, June 15, 11 am to 3 pm …

Urban Ministry Awards Go to 4 Community-Engaged Churches

In describing the urban ministry challenge today, the Rev. Evelyn Kent Clark, Eastern PA Conference Dean of the Cabinet, may have turned iconic author Charles Dickens’ most famous opening line into a call for mission evangelism. “We think these are …

Church and partners ‘Help Build Hope’ through new home

Bethel Hill United Methodist Church in Lansdale and its generous partners are proving that Hope can be chronic and infectious—not as a disease but as a cure. Together, they “helped build hope” by erecting a fourth house—their second duplex—April 5-7, …

Church invites all to come ‘Help Build Hope’ again

Bethel Hill United Methodist Church in Lansdale invites all to come “Help Build Hope” April 5-7 through an inspiring homebuilding mission project jointly sponsored with Christ United Methodist Church Lansdale. The annual, weekend project began in 2021, when the Covid …