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Annual Conference 2020 will be October 13-14

The 2020 Eastern PA Annual Conference will happen October 13-14, a Tuesday and Wednesday, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks. Originally scheduled for June 18-20, the session was postponed because…

2019 Statistical Report

The deadline for completing the report is April 17, 2020. Please call your District Office if you have questions.

A rock in a weary land

The gospel song lyrics “Jesus is a rock in a weary land, a weary land, a weary land. Jesus is a rock in a weary land, a shelter in the time of storm” is singing in my head as I ponder the life of Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery, who passed away this week at the age of 98…

GC2020 delegates listening sessions postponed

The Eastern PA Conference delegation to the 2020 General & Jurisdiction conferences has postponed its remaining listening sessions, scheduled for April 2, 4, and 20, until further notice….
See all GC2020 Information on our General Conference webpage.

Join in Conference-wide Holy Week Worship, April 8

Bishop Peggy Johnson and the Eastern PA Conference Cabinet will lead conference churches and members in a mid-Holy Week online worship service on Wednesday, April 8, at 11 AM.

BMCR focuses on separation plans, leadership views

Much of the annual meeting of the African American caucus of The United Methodist Church focused on major changes being proposed to the now-delayed General Conference, as well as the views of black church leaders…

Conference office now closed until further notice

The Eastern PA Conference office, closed since March 20, now will be closed until further notice. Our staff is working remotely from home…

‘God’s Microphone’
In Remembrance of Bishop Oscar Romero

I have always bristled when a preacher or a workshop leader, who has access to a microphone, says something like “You can hear me, can’t you? I don’t like using microphones.” No one seems to object, and they proceed to put aside the sound system to the detriment of someone…

Take your church to the world. Connect through technology

Learn about live streaming, video calls, online giving.View our recorded Zoom training now. In a Zoom video-conference training Thursday, March 19, the Eastern PA Conference offered church leaders plenty of how-to’s for… Read more

Camps suspend spring events due to COVID-19

Friends, Camp and Retreat Ministry is a vital ministry of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church and will continue to serve our churches during this challenging time…. Read more