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Top court meets in aftermath of GC2019

The UMC’s Judicial Council will review this week, April 23-26, controversial legislation passed by the special General Conference 2019. Its rulings will be posted on its website. Read more…  Read more

Bible verses on Creation care

Relationship with God and with the Earth are both prevalent in the Bible, but we mostly disregard the Earth, said a Creation Care missionary who focused his teaching on both. Read more…  Read more

For Holy Week: The Cross of Christ

In a recent post from Scripture Union’s “Daily Encounter,” the death of Christ on the cross was described this way: “The cross will not be the brutal victory of Jesus’ enemies in a fatal power game…  Read more

Registration for Annual Conference is open!

Register online by May 24!

Annual Conference 2019, June 13-15, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA.  Read more

Teaching children about Holy Week

The story of Holy Week may not be family-friendly, but some say we should still carefully share Jesus’ painful journey to the cross with children as part of the Easter story. Read more…  Read more

Helping your church heal after General Conference

The 2019 General Conference’s divisiveness has spread to churches, igniting difficult emotions and conversations. So, how can we stimulate healing… Read more  Read more

200 years: missions agency honors past, envisions future

The UMC’s Board of Global Ministries celebrates its bicentennial in Atlanta, marking its first mission work among Native Americans… Read more  Read more

Bishop White: Strong convictions, gentle touch

As a fierce advocate for peace and justice, Bishop C. Dale White tackled some of the big issues of recent decades — nuclear disarmament, environmental concerns and Middle East peace…. Read more

Beyond fasting: 10 tips for a more meaningful Lent

Lent is a time for self-reflection and deepening one’s relationship with God in Jesus Christ. For many this season leading up to Easter will be…  Read more

Seminar profs to teach Art of Preaching, April 9

The Eastern PA Conference Cabinet will offer a half-day seminar titled The Art of Preaching on Tuesday, April 9, 8:30 AM to 1 PM, at West Lawn UMC. The Rev. Thomas Long will keynote…  Read more