Church brews connection with coffee

First UMC Palmyra has a new welcoming ministry that was featured in its local, Lebanon-area newspaper. Awakenings, a new coffee shop that opened in September, has a dual purpose: to …

Tindley Temple featured in Philadelphia Tribune

Historic Tindley Temple UMC in Philadelphia, founded by gospel music pioneer the Rev. Charles Albert Tindley, was featured as the Philadelphia Tribune’s Church of the Week in its August 8, 2020, …

Latino ministry aided by immigrant rights group
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Casa del Pueblo, a ministry of Lehman UMC in Hatboro, received part of a grant won by an immigrant rights organization to help Latino families in dire need of aid due to lost income during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 11-year-old ministry serves families in and around Hatboro and also in Warrington, where it conducts worship and Sunday school at St. Paul UMC, its satellite location…

Stroudsburg UMC gets first female pastor

The Rev. Monica Guepet, former pastor of West Grove UMC, became Stroudsburg UMC’s first female pastor in the church’s over 230 years of ministry. “I give thanks for all of those …

Former POWER Leader Rev. Gregory Holston Joins Philadelphia DAO

CONTACT:Jane Roh, District Attorney’s Office, 215–686–8711, Jane.Roh@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA (February 11, 2020) — District Attorney Larry Krasner has named civil rights and faith leader Gregory Holston to serve as Senior Advisor on Advocacy and Policy for the …

The United Methodist Church is still intact

Editor’s note: According to news reports, leaders of the United Methodist Church announced in January that they’ve agreed to a tentative plan to split the church into two sub-denominations — …