Inform

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!


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All invited to Real Talk about Racism session, Dec. 3

The Central District invites everyone to a Real Talk about Racism dialogue on Saturday, Dec. 3, 9 AM to 3:30 PM, at First UMC Phoenixville…

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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…

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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…

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…

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Disharmony felt in key resolutions, relations at NEJ Conference

Reflection by The Rev. Jeffrey Raffauf: The NE Jurisdictional Conference was a unique experience for me. I understood going in the importance of this body…

Rev. Tracy Bass

Call to action against racism: Are we really going to do this?

“We will all have to repent, not merely for the hateful words and actions of bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.”

Fulton Opera House, Site of Conestoga Indian Massacre

Repentance asks ‘all of us’ to remember

On a sunny day during our Eastern PA Annual Conference in June, several of us entered the historic Fulton Theatre in downtown Lancaster, just a short walk from the Convention Center.

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Re-envisioning Congregational Development

What is happening in growing new churches and redeveloping existing churches? A lot! I remember when I went to Annual Conference…

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Disability group to serve, educate conference members

At the Eastern PA Annual Conference, June 16-18, the Disability Concerns Committee will have a registration table to offer large-print materials and audio…

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Laity Session to spotlight ministry

The Eastern PA Conference Laity Session, preceding Annual Conference on June 16, will feature a remarkable servant-leader whose life may well exemplify the conference theme…