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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Come learn about Radical Disciple-Making Oct.  8

Don’t miss a dynamic learning event that could become pivotal in transforming your church’s discipleship efforts from routine to radical. Thorndale UMC will host…


Register online now for Laity Retreat

Saturday, September 17th 2016
Fellowship Hall, Jarrettown UMC
Dresher, PA
9:00 AM – 1:30 PM


Connecting Children with Christ

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”  Matthew 19:14 Saturday, September 10, 2016… Read more

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

UM Day at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

On Saturday, August 20, we’ll all journey to Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom for our annual United Methodist Day, to enjoy thrilling rides, musical performances and other…


33rd Academy for Laity Aug 13, 2016

Academy for Laity registration extended to August 3 Classes are filling up, but you can still register for the 33rd Academy for Laity until August 3. The disciple-making academy will be… Read more

Mission u 2016

2016 Mission U, July 22-23

The purpose of Mission u is to help church members (lay and clergy, men, women and youth) understand and interpret the global mission of the church and the responsibility of Christians within that mission…


Take me out to the ballgame…

Join hundreds–maybe thousands–of Eastern PA folks from across our conference for Methodist Night at the Phila. Phillies ballgame on Saturday, July 16, at Citizens Bank Park.

UMCOR health kits needed

open arms 2016 ac logoOpen Wide Your Hearts with Health Kits!

The Eastern PA Conference Order of Deacons will celebrate their 20th anniversary at Annual Conference. But fittingly, they will focus their celebration on serving others when…

Join Deacons in preparing UMCOR Health Kits

open arms 2016 ac logoJoin Deacons in preparing UMCOR Health Kits

The United Methodist Church’s General Conference will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Order of Deacons next week; and the Eastern PA Annual Conference will do likewise in June. But… Read more

Opening our hearts to undocumented brothers and sisters

open arms 2016 ac logoOpening our hearts to undocumented brothers and sisters

Last June, faith leaders, immigrants, and others concerned about justice, gathered for prayer vigils…