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!

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


Hopewell’s Planting Seeds event set for Oct. 22

Planting Seeds for Ministry Growth , presented by Hopewell UMC, Downingtown, PA, is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, from 2 to 6:30 PM.


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…


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.