More than $2 million in scholarships available

The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for the 2022-23 academic year. Through March 1, United Methodist students are invited to apply for funds available to help pay for attending colleges, universities or seminaries related to The United …

Church Statistical Reports (EZRA) due Feb. 28, 2022

The mailings for the Statistical Reports were processed and mailed om Wednesday, Dec. 22. Churches should be able to enter their 2021 data starting Thursday, Dec. 23. The website is the same: ezra.gcfa.org. Login user name: the church’s six-digit GCFA number The initial …

Narberth UMC Legacy Ministry Action Grants

2021-2024 Action Grants The Narberth Legacy Ministry Action Fund is a Permanent Endowment Fund administered by the Mid-Atlantic United Methodist Foundation on behalf of the Eastern PA Conference. It was established from the 2014 discontinuation of Narberth (PA) UMC, as …

Churches to enjoy Connectional Ministries Fund ‘holiday’

Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day. These are our three, ordinary, end-of-the-year holidays. But the Eastern PA Conference is offering its churches an extraordinary “holiday” as this year ends—one that’s all about thanks and about giving.  In fact, it’s more than just a …

Peace with Justice

Apply for a Peace with Justice Grant for individual or church/organization use within Eastern Pennsylvania Conference. The grants are designed to support peace with justice issues. Grants will be given to work/study programs/projects that seek alternatives to violence and its …

2022 Budget Narrative

The EPA Connectional Ministries Fund (CMF) is used to fund the expenses of the Annual Conference.  Like the local church, our Annual Conference is apportioned by the General Church for the World Service Fund (WSF) to support Christian Witness around …

May 2021 EPA Financial Update

Connectional Ministries Fund Church giving for the Connectional Ministries Fund (CMF) was $1,326,001 through May 2021. Local church giving to CMF was $108 thousand more than budget and $154 thousand more than May 2020.  Expenses through May 2021 were $1,016,255 …

Connectional Ministries Fund 2021 Holiday

Dear Conference Churches, To celebrate the good financial standing of the annual conference, the Council on Finance and Administration (CCFA) has approved a payment holiday for local churches of the 2021 Connectional Ministries Fund (CMF). This is a one-year-only payment …

GCFA automates Group Ruling request process (501(c)3)

The UMC’s General Council on Finance & Administration (GCFA) has automated the process of obtaining the Group Ruling 501(c)3 documentation for churches and other UM organizations. Click here to be taken to the site to complete your Application for the United Methodist Church …