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!

Intercultural Competency Workshop, August 15

This training is intentionally designed for clergy and congregations serving in a cross-racial/cross-cultural ministry context or wanting to engage the racially and ethnically diverse community…

Denominational Town Hall, July 1

UMC Bishops and social justice agencies invite all to a Town Hall at July 1, at 1 PM. We’ll explore the true (and sometimes suppressed!) history of our nation and church.

CCYM walks by faith to plan August rally

The Conference Council on Youth Ministry (CCYM) is working via Zoom to plan its second “Camping at the Crossroads” Youth Rally August 21- 22, at Covenant UMC of Moore Township. Part festival, part tent rally, part retreat…

After the Dust Settles: A BMCR conversation on what’s next

A Phila. BMCR conversation for caucus members and guests. “What’s Next?” for Black United Methodists after the current crisis of racial injustice protests. Zoom video-conference, June 15, at 6 PM.

Racism in policing dialogue draws nearly 300 on Zoom

“Fight for Floyd: Where do we go from here?” a live video discussion sponsored June 1 by the Eastern PA Conference, drew nearly 300 participants to the event on Zoom to wrestle with the crisis…

Workshop for New CR/CC Ministry Appointments, June 6

Ministry in a Cross-Racial/Cross-Cultural Context: Workshop for New CR/CC Ministry Appointments. Online Zoom event. 9 AM – 12:30 PM.

Fight for Floyd

Where do we go from here? An urgent response to current racial violence and injustice in law enforcement. A live meeting on Zoom. June 1, 6:30 PM. Register online.  Download the flyer.

Transitioning Clergy Workshop and Relating With Clergy Spouses

“Artos is moving our Healthy Transitions for Clergy Spouses workshop online this year,” announced Julie Anderman, Executive Director of Artos Retreats and a clergy spouse in her fifth pastoral transition. This popular…

Virtual Urban Commission Summit

Tuesday, May 26, at 6:30 PM on Zoom. For Urban United Methodist Churches in the Eastern PA Conference. Is your church located in one of Eastern PA Conference’s Urban Areas? Do you need resources and collaboration to better respond to the needs…

Healthy Transitions for Clergy Spouses goes online

“Artos is moving our “Healthy Transitions for Clergy Spouses” workshop online this year,” announces Julie Anderman, Executive Director of Artos Retreats and a clergy spouse in her fifth pastoral transition. This popular ministry… Read more