We’re excited to include these three sections–Inform, Inspire, Involve. Here we intend to recommend helpful information, hopeful inspiration and opportunities for involvement that can offer nourishment and possibly direction for your faith journey. Please return to visit these sections again soon and often. And please contribute ideas, information, insights and resources that might be helpful to others. Thanks!

Support higher education on UM Student Day

Through the Student Day offering we bring hope to the lives of young United Methodists pursuing their educational goals and faith journeys. Please give generously to help our students. Learn more…   Read more

Native American Worship Service, Nov. 18

Join the Committee on Native American Ministries (CONAM) for their fall worship, information and fellowship gathering   Sunday, Nov. 18, at 4 PM, at Camp Innabah, 9712 Pughtown Road, Spring City…. Read more

Why People Don’t Leave Your Church a Legacy Gift, Nov. 8

Jack Brooks, Executive Director of the Mid-Atlantic United Methodist Foundation, will explore the motivation of today’s donors who plan legacy gifts, how a church supports them…  Read more

Urban Alliance & Urban Initiative grants

Churches in 10 urban areas can apply for Eastern PA Conference Urban Ministry grants by Nov. 30. For Urban Alliance partners and individual urban churches. Download the application for Urban Alliance / Urban Initiative Grants  Read more

Resources on UMC Way Forward

Bishop Peggy Johnson will update conference members on the UMC Way Forward and respond to questions at four district town hall meetings in September and October. Here are some helpful resources. Learn more…  Read more

Summer issue of NEWSpirit is now online

Read the new summer issue of NEWSpirit now online at: Summer 2018. All issues are found on our NEWSpirit newspaper webpage. Featured in this issue: “Conference, churches rally to recover from recent floods,”…  Read more

Reflecting on a shared Methodist heritage

Representatives of the UMC and the Methodist Church in Britain held two worship services together recently to mark the 50th anniversary of an agreement between the two denominations. Learn more…  Read more

Conference prepares for move to HealthFlex

The Eastern PA Conference elected at their June Annual Conference to move to the HealthFlex plan offered through Wespath in January 2019. ControlHealthFlex Exchange is a private exchange model…  Read more

African clergywomen making great strides

Clergywomen in Africa, where congregations once frowned on female pastors, are asserting their leadership in a profession previously dominated by men. That includes talk of electing their second female bishop in 2020.  Read more

Call for Gen. Conference Special Session amended

The Council of Bishops has amended its call for the 2019 special General Conference. Under the new call, delegates to the denomination’s top lawmaking body will receive…  Read more