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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FOHS (Full of the Holy Spirit)

FOHS–a creative, energetic, mostly Latino youth worship and praise ministry–invites all youth to their next FOHS experience at Holy Spirit UMC. In Spanish and English.  Read more


Eastern PA Conference Youth Rally, April 22

“Wake up, God’s People! Wake up!” Enjoy dynamic speakers, music, praise worship, fun, food and friendship all day at Hopewell UMC, from 9 to 4.  Learn more…  Read more


Changing Church for a Changing World

The Fresh Expression movement cultivates new forms of church alongside congregations to reach a changing, diverse world. Come learn more on April 1, at Mount Carmel UMC, Elverson.  Read more


Faith-Sharing Seminar, March 18

March 18 at New Hanover UMC. Hear worldwide prayer evangelist Terry Teykl, who will encourage us to develop prayer ministries for church revival and transformation.   Read more


UM Night at the 76ers, March 17

Come watch the 76ers together on our special UM Night at the Wells Fargo Center, Friday March 17. Enjoy a bonus gospel concert too! Church groups, buy your tickets by Feb. 24. Flyer.  Read more

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Latino youth praise event 1/21, New Birth UMC

FOHS (Full of the Holy Spirit), a mostly Latino youth ministry, invites all youth for a fun-filled, high-energy night of young talent offering praise music and dance in English and Spanish. Learn more.  Read more

Eastern PA to help launch UMC prayer vigil in 2017

Praying Our Way Forward, Jan. 8-14, 2017

Our conference will join in a week-long prayer vigil together seeking God’s guidance for the future of the UMC and the work of the Bishops’ Commission on a Way Forward.  Learn more…  Read more


Please help us greet folks in Philly Dec. 15-18

Need friendly volunteers to offer Christmas greetings and flyers to people, while we offer them a cup of hot cocoa. Let’s prove “church can happen anywhere.” Learn more…  Read more


LUMINA Celebration & ‘ExtraOrdinary Give’

Come join us for a night of food, fellowship and sharing with others through LUMINA on Friday, Nov. 18, 6–8 PM, at First United Methodist Church, Lancaster…  Read more

How to grow a Lifetree Café

How to grow a Lifetree Café

The four fertile Lifetree Cafés currently welcoming guests to enjoy food and fellowship in the Lancaster, Pa., area are poised for growth, and that takes training. Together they will sponsor… Read more