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UMCOR responding to Hurricane Dorian’s destruction

UMCOR starts efforts for Bahamas relief   UPDATE: Read a new report on destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas and initial disaster relief efforts by UMCOR and the Bahamas… Read more

Latino Camp celebrates faith, family, fun

Nearly 75 children and youth, from 3rd to 12th-graders, came from Latino churches across the Eastern PA Conference to revel in learning, laughter, love of nature, lessons of life, heart-lifting… Read more

Latino caucus addresses U.S., UMC conflicts

Racism, gun violence, the immigration crisis and internal clashes in The United Methodist Church were discussed at the 48th annual assembly of the Hispanic-Latino United Methodist caucus Aug. 1-4, in… Read more

Training disciples to share their faith through sacraments

Mount Zion UMC in Philadelphia hosted the Eastern PA Conference’s sixth Four Stations of the Holy Spirit training event July 20, extending a growing initiative to teach and embolden lay… Read more

EarthKeepers trained in environmental stewardship

By John W. Coleman Marion Grayson and her church, Cokesbury UMC in Marcus Hook, Pa., are seeking new ideas to help feed their community, a place with plenty of working-poor… Read more

Conference youth grateful for journey to Youth 2019

Eleven youth, 6th to 12th-graders, and three adults from the Eastern PA UMC Conference trekked to Kansas City, Mo., July 8-15, to join thousands of their peers at Youth 2019,… Read more

Conference summer camps impact, transform lives

See more photos from the 2019 Summer Camps in our Flickr Album! “God’s Place Apart, Transforming Lives.” At the Eastern PA Conference’s four Camp & Retreat Centers the truth of… Read more

New UMC separation plans emerge for 2020

Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand. —Matthew 12:25 No doubt many have considered how Jesus’ warning might… Read more

The Body of Christ at Work in Beverly, Kentucky

By Bishop Peggy A. Johnson Download the Bishop’s PPT presentation about the Red Bird Mission trip and see more of her great photos! “For the body does not consist of… Read more

Conference honors exemplary leaders, churches

By John W. Coleman Among the largest groups who come on stage during Annual Conference are people recognized for exemplary ministries over the past year or over a lifetime. A… Read more