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Serving God and others: Honoring our United Methodist vow

United Methodists answer John Wesley’s call to live out their faith by “doing good of every possible sort,” to all the people and in all the places that we can. Learn more…   Read more

Four Stations of the Holy Spirit, Nov. 2

The Eastern PA Conference Congregational Development Team (CDT) will offer its next Four Stations of the Holy Spirit training event on Saturday, Nov. 2, 8:30 AM to 12 noon at Long Memorial UMC in Neffsville…  Read more

Bishop’s Blog: Via Dolorosa

In Jerusalem is the famous “Via Dolorosa,” the road where it is believed that Jesus walked on the way to Calvary. It literally means the “way of suffering.” Nothing can compare to our Savior’s suffering and sacrifice…  Read more

September 2019 EPA Financial Update

Connectional Ministries Fund Church giving for the Connectional Ministries Fund (CMF) was $2,429,846 through September 2019. Local church giving to CMF was $227 thousand more than budget and $70 thousand… Read more

Newly chartered NorthStar UMC leads the way

By John W. Coleman “God has touched my life through this church,” said teenager Austin Boettlin, sharing how his life has changed during his five years at NorthStar United Methodist… Read more

Tamara Clark elected Treasurer of National UMW

Former Eastern PA Conference staff member Tamara C. Clark has been elected treasurer of the United Methodist Women’s (UMW) national organization…  Read more

Laity Sunday, Special Sundays

Churches encouraged to celebrate Laity Sunday

Laity Sunday is more than a chance to give your pastor a Sunday off. It is an important opportunity to share and celebrate the gifts of the faithful laity.   The… Read more

HOPE! Talks 2 Reboot event, Oct. 19

Pastors of small congregations will inspire us with great stories of how God imparts hope through creative ministries. 10 speakers, 10 minutes each. Connect. Learn new perspectives.   Learn more…  Read more

Being United Methodist: Hispanic/Latino Ministries

Latino UM leaders in Michigan suggest how the church can reach and embrace Latino neighbors and serve their communities. View video. Also learn about the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries at https://nphlm.org/  Read more

Conference leadership opportunities for all!

The Conference Leadership Committee asks all clergy and lay members to use this Leadership and Service Interest Form to indicate how and where they are willing to serve on.   Read more