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The International Year of Indigenous Languages

The United Nations has declared that 2019 is the “International Year of Indigenous Languages.” (Check it out on www.en.iyil2019.org). Studies have shown…  Read more

Bishop’s Blog: Let us Cultivate Roses in St. Louis

During the May 2016 United Methodist General Conference, held in Portland, Oregon, the Council of Bishops was authorized to create a Special…  Read more

More Eastern PA VIM teams headed to Puerto Rico in 2019

P.R. Methodist Bishop Ortiz to visit here BY JOHN W. COLEMAN Three Eastern PA Conference Volunteers in Mission teams will head to Puerto Rico this year, in March, June and… Read more

AC2019 resolutions, GC2020 nominations due in March

We have several March deadlines coming up; and two of the most important relate to the 2019 Session of Annual Conference, June 13-15…  Read more

Christmas Cards to Inmates ministry expands reach

The Eastern PA Conference’s Christmas Cards to Inmates Project keeps growing in its annual greetings to prison inmates who might welcome some Christmas cheer.  The Prison Ministries & Restorative Justice (PMRJ) Committee distributed 8,400… Read more

Eastern PA Conf. Youth Rally, March 16, to explore life choices

“Easier Said than Done.” That’s what hundreds of youth will learn about “Living as a Christian in a World that is Not Christian,” their theme and subtheme for the 4th Annual… Read more

2 Disaster Response volunteer training events, March 16

Volunteers in Mission and Early Response Teams (2 simultaneous training events) By the Rev. Russell Atkinson Eastern PA Conference UM Volunteers in Mission Coordinator Pastor of Drexel Hill UMC Explore… Read more

Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Ministry Information Session  

February 23, 2019, 10 AM to 12 PM, at Cedarville UMC, 1092 Laurelwood Rd, Pottstown, PA. This Cross-racial/Cross-cultural Ministry Information Session…  Read more

Furloughed government workers turn to the church

UM churches around the nation, including in Eastern PA, are trying to stand in the gap for furloughed government workers. UM News Services reports on what’s happening among many churches… Read more

“Get Them Talking: Kindness”  

The Bible teaches us to serve God by being kind, even in little ways like thinking of others’ needs, wants or feelings, or by being patient or conversational. Learn more…   Read more