We’re excited to include these three sections–Inform, Inspire, Involve– on our new Website. 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!

Network! Network! Network!

Network! Network! Network!

Remember the old axiom about the three most important considerations for buying real estate? It’s “Location! Location! Location!” As Coordinator of Congregational Development…  Read more

"Welcome All" Disability sign

Apply for Disability Ministry Award by Mar. 31

The Eastern PA Conference Disability Ministry Committee has established the “Bishop Peggy Johnson 4A’s Award for Disability Ministry” and also a Certificate of Recognition…  Read more


NEWSpirit Winter 2017 issue is online

Read the new issue of NEWSpirit newspaper on our website. It’s full of dramatic news, commentary and colorful photos on diverse topics. Read the issue online now!  Read more


UM legislative advocate reports on 2017 state issues

More state budget cuts that will hurt the poor, climate change and hydraulic fracking that undeniably hurt the environment, expansion of gambling…  Read more


Bishop’s Blog: ‘Privilege’

We are living in a time when our country is becoming more and more aware of white privilege. According to Wikipedia, “White privilege is a term of societal privileges that benefit people identified as white in Western countries…  Read more


A new hymn of Jesus’ holy refugee family  

“A New Father, Awe-struck” is a timely, new hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, who has published over 300 hymns sung by congregations around the world. This Christmastide hymn begins with…  Read more


Order your 2016 Conference Journal now!

A limited number of printed 2016 Eastern PA Conference Journals are available.  Order yours for only $30 each. Order and pay online or send a check.  Read more


Social Entrepreneurship Seminar for Clergy

All clergy and ministry candidates are encouraged to attend a Social Entrepreneurship & Economic Development half-day seminar Nov. 16, and to stay for retreat meetings…  Read more

Vital Church Mergers event may lead to rebirth for churches

Re-envisioning Congregational Development, Part 2

When we are spiritually ready to make disciples, we will need to do another fundamental shift in how we do ministry. Our world is changing so quickly…  Read more

Scottsville UMC celebrates 150th anniversary

Scottsville UMC celebrates 150th anniversary

Scottsville UMC in Langhorne celebrated its 150th anniversary in May, a much-anticipated milestone featured in local newspapers like…  Read more