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Conference Job Opening: Latino Ministries Coordinator

The Eastern PA Conference is searching for a part-time Coordinator of Latino Ministries  at the Conference Office. If you are interested in this position, please send resumes and cover letters… Read more

Good News CEO to speak at AC2019 breakfast

The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Evangelical Connection will host a breakfast during Annual Conference, featuring remarks by the Rev. Rob Renfroe, president and publisher of Good News, on Friday, June 14,… Read more

Centrists, progressives discuss church’s future

See new information added to the end of this story (April 22, 2018). Some Eastern PA members endorse new statement Unhappy with the results of General Conference 2019, about 600… Read more

UMCOR grants aid initial cyclone response

United Methodists are starting to respond to those affected by Cyclone Idai, which left devastation in parts of three African countries and killed 500 people, with hundreds more still missing. The United… Read more

Conference delegates react to General Conference 2019

Nearly two weeks after The United Methodist Church’s dramatic and historic 2019 Special General Conference, which was supposed to point the denomination’s Way Forward, conversations and news stories are still full of questions and answers, opinions and updates.   Read more

The Arch of Justice

According to the Visitor’s Center at the “St. Louis Arch” National Park, this city has always been “the gateway to the west.” The earliest major trails that settlers used to travel to points west went through St. Louis, Missouri.   Read more

Domestic violence is a social epidemic. Help stop it

“Husbands love your wives just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.”  Eph. 5:25 In Ephesians 5, Paul has written instructions on how husbands should treat… Read more

GC2019 OKs Traditional Plan that’s now in the judges’ hands

With the arching drama of the Special Session of General Conference 2019 now ended, the drama moves into the Judicial Council’s arena. The council will consider ruling on the approved… Read more

Bishops, churches “Praying our Way Forward”

With the United Methodist Church’s Special Session of General Conference, Feb. 23-26, its leaders and many members are calling for intensive prayer. At least one Eastern PA Conference church—and perhaps… Read more

Seminary receives OK to continue educating UM clergy

Palmer Seminary will provide live streaming of GC19 on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 25 & 26 for anyone interested in watching the sessions in community with other Methodists. The live… Read more