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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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.

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…


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…


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…

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


SW District Voices for Racial Justice Dialogue

Southwest District Voices for Racial Justice Continuing Dialogue, Thursday, October 13, 6 PM – 8 PM, at Covenant UMC Lancaster. This session is designed as a first step to begin conversations…


Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this Saturday

La Trinidad UMC in Allentown will celebrate its Hispanic heritage with food, music, fellowship and more this Saturday, Oct 1…


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…