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Remembering August 25, 1619

According to an article in the Sunday Tribune by Michael Coard, 12.5 million stolen Africans were brought to this country. By the time of the Civil War there were 4 million enslaved people and 1.32 million of them were children…  Read more

Wespath using financial clout for climate change

The agency that administers UMC pension and benefits programs is making progress toward improving the effects of church investments on the environment, but some believe changes are coming too slowly. Read more…  Read more

UMC bishops call for discipleship; urge end to white supremacy, xenophobia

August 6, 2019For Immediate Release In the aftermath of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Council of Bishops President Bishop Ken Carter is calling for United… Read more

Latina pastor to lead Eastern PA’s Latino Ministries

The Rev. Lillian “Luky” Cotto is the Eastern PA Conference’s new part-time Latino Ministries Coordinator, effective August 1. She succeeds the Rev. Brunilda Martinez, who had served in that role… Read more

Mass shootings prompt concerns, prayer, action

How is your church responding to the recent spate of mass shootings in the U.S.? If your congregation is taking some action, or if you have addressed these tragedies in… Read more

For Women Only – Sexual Ethics Workshop (August 20)

For Women Only – Sexual Ethics Workshop fulfilling both Basic and Advanced Sexual Ethics requirements. Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM. Cost is $35. Light refreshments… Read more

What’s in Your Heart?

By Bishop Peggy Johnson

Doctors have perfected many kinds of tests that diagnose heart disease. From coronary artery blockages to arrhythmia, to heart valve disease—with modern testing equipment, we can know what is in a person’s physical heart.   Read more

Conference to address traumatic stress from racism

By John W. Coleman Register today.Download and share the flyer. The United Methodist Church’s Eastern PA Conference will offer an unusual workshop Sept. 14 to address a timely topic that… Read more

Learn to care for Creation at EarthKeepers training

The EarthKeepers training, August 8-11 at Arch Street UMC in Philadelphia, is “an incredible learning opportunity,” says Dr. Sara Fernsler, to make a positive impact on the health of our planet.  Read more

Learn to net disciples at Laity Academy

The 2019 EPA Conference Laity Academy welcomes registrants to Eastern University’s campus August 2-4 for an exciting weekend of classes, fellowship, worship, entertainment and hospitality.  Read more