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Way Forward commission ends its work. Bishops’ clarify vote

The following statement of clarification was crafted by the bishops who served on the UMC’s Commission on a Way Forward and approved by the Executive Committee of the Council of… Read more

Error forces revote on failed constitutional amendment

(Adapted from two UM News Services stories) Annual Conference voters around the globe will have to revote on one of two failed constitutional amendments that deal with women’s equality. The… Read more

WE STILL BELIEVE: Celebrating 50 Years of The United Methodist Church

May 20 is being called a “once in a lifetime” event for United Methodists, offering an opportunity to commemorate the church’s history alongside the celebration of Pentecost. Numerous event-specific resources… Read more

Annual Conference 2018

This year’s Eastern PA Annual Conference will be on June 14-16, 2018, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo center. Registration is open, and the deadline is May 18th. Learn more…  Read more

BMCR has a new webpage

Bishop speaks to caucus concerns BY JOHN W. COLEMAN Philadelphia Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR) has a new Web presence at www.epaumc.org/bmcr, hosted by the Eastern PA Conference website…. Read more

Domestic Violence: The Faith Community Responds

A new Domestic Violence Task Force is hoping to help Eastern PA Conference churches address this widespread, lethal problem in the church and in communities through a conference-wide educational and planning event… Read more

Camps fill spring calendar with special events

Innabah Camp & Retreat Center Innabah will make the most of our spectacular spring weather this weekend by hosting its annual Spring 5k Trail Run/Walk on Saturday, April 14 at 9… Read more

Conference members attend rally against racism in DC

A small community of Eastern PA Conference members chatted in the chilly, pre-dawn darkness of the Conference Office parking lot Wednesday morning, April 4, awaiting the arrival of a tour… Read more

Conference to examine its institutional racism

Let’s talk about racism. Many in the Eastern PA Conference have been doing that for years, and even more intensely the past few years. From Healing the Wounds of Racism… Read more

Celebrating the Resurrection in Central Congo

A witness to resilient hope and radical hospitality As we prepare to celebrate and share the timeless story of Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday, April 1, Eastern PA Conference members… Read more