Inform

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!


See our delegate nominees for GC2020

View and read about the 27 clergy and lay Eastern PA Conference members nominated for General Conference 2020. We’ll vote on them at AC2019.

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What did the Judicial Council decide?

Rather than rule on the 2019 UMC’s General Conference’s Traditional
Plan as a whole, the Judicial Council decided to rule instead on the
constitutionality of each of its petitions. Learn more…  Read more

UMC top court OKs part of Traditional Plan, church exit plan

The United Methodist Church Judicial Council, meeting April 23-26, ended churchwide suspense as it ruled on controversial legislation passed…  Read more

Top court meets in aftermath of GC2019

The UMC’s Judicial Council will review this week, April 23-26, controversial legislation passed by the special General Conference 2019. Its rulings will be posted on its website. Read more…  Read more

Registration for Annual Conference is open!

Register online by May 24!

Annual Conference 2019, June 13-15, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA.  Read more

200 years: missions agency honors past, envisions future

The UMC’s Board of Global Ministries celebrates its bicentennial in Atlanta, marking its first mission work among Native Americans… Read more  Read more

Bishop White: Strong convictions, gentle touch

As a fierce advocate for peace and justice, Bishop C. Dale White tackled some of the big issues of recent decades — nuclear disarmament, environmental concerns and Middle East peace…. Read more

Flood victims savor ‘God moments’

Nebraska has taken the worst of the flooding that has deluged or still threatens six neighboring states. But aided by UMCOR, neighbors and churches are caring for one another.   Read more

How to stay connected after a conflict

In every relationship, conflict is possible. Disagreements occur in families, church committee meetings, parking lots and wherever else human beings gather. Those differences…  Read more

Visit our new Special GC2019 page

See the latest news and views on the Special General Conference 2019, plus Bishop Johnson’s PowerPoint report and links to other interpretive resources. Find it all in one place…  Read more