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CONAM Presents: Native American Arts Festival

June 22, 2019, 4 PM – 7 PM, at Grove UMC, 490 Boot Road, West Chester, PA. Beadwork, art, native food, native crafts, social dancing. Adults – $5 Children under… Read more

Advocating for immigration justice, mercy

Appeal to Shut Down Berks Family Detention Center

“We oppose immigration policies that separate family members from each other or that include detention of families with children.” (Social Principles, ¶162.H)  Read more

Annual Conference 2019
“Tell to the Coming Generation”

Soren Kierkegaard once wrote “The most painful state of being is remembering the future, particularly the one you’ll never have.” The people of God, however…  Read more

Read NEWSpirit’s new issue now on our website

The Spring 2019 issue of NEWSpirit  is now online for all to read and share. Our 24 pages are full of news, plus 2018 church giving and capital campaign totals.  Read more

Catch up on AC2019 news. View it via livestream video

Annual Conference begins with worship Thursday, June 13, at 2 PM, after our morning clergy and laity sessions. Click here to view it all on livestream video.  Read more

The big screen on the first night of General Conference 2019 shows delegates' preferences for which pieces of legislation to consider first. The top three vote-getters--Wespath's pension modification plan, the Traditional Plan and the Taylor Disaffiliation Plan--all passed as amended and will impact the 2019 Eastern PA Annual Conference. UMNS photo

Annual Conference resolutions address changes ahead

The 2019 Eastern PA Annual Conference (AC2019), meeting June 13-15, will consider 19 legislative resolutions for debate and votes among its membership…  Read more

WCA leaders cast vision amid division at Eastern PA seminar

Preaching a message of grace and a mission of growth, the Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) is working to unify and support people who favor the Traditionalist view of The United Methodist Church’s future—the view that narrowly won a majority of votes at the Special General Conference in February. That majority declined to sanction same-sex marriage for LGBT members and to welcome them into ordained ministry.  Read more

Give on Peace with Justice Sunday to aid “kingdom work’

“The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind…  Read more

Church survives tornado, helps community recover

Tabor UMC in Woxall, PA, (2209 Hendricks Station Road) sustained modest damage and no injuries from the 112 mile-per-hour winds in an E-2-rated tornado that struck May 29; but its community took more of a beating, especially from downed trees and power lines.   Read more

Carson Simpson Farm Christian Camp turns 100

Carson Simpson Farm marked a century of serving its Upper Moreland community in April 2019. The wide open landscape of Hatboro and Willow Grove looked much different in 1919. The journey… Read more