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Invisible Things

Invisible Things By Bishop Peggy A. Johnson Victorian poet Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) wrote a poem titled “Who has Seen the Wind?”* It goes like this: Who has seen the wind?… Read more

Celebrating Asian/Pacific American heritage

The Rev. Grace S. Pak is the director of cross-racial and cross-cultural (CR/CC) leadership at the UMC’s General Commission on Religion & Race. She has worked closely with the Eastern… Read more

“POWER: A Sermon for Pentecost Sunday”

By Bishop Peggy A. JohnsonMay 31, 2020         PentecostActs 2: 1-21 When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.  And suddenly from heaven there came… Read more

First UMC Mt Carmel in Worship

Bishop’s statement about reopening of churches

Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. I have been asked recently about the reopening of our churches. I want to be clear about the following: The ministry of our churches has always been considered “essential…

Cumbre de la Comisión Urbana Virtual

Martes, 26 de mayo, a las 6:30 PM en Zoom Para las Iglesias Metodistas Unidas Urbanas en la Conferencia del Este de PA ¿Está su iglesia ubicada en una de… Read more

El gabinete y el canciller explican las pautas de reapertura de la iglesia

Por John W. Coleman La Obispo Peggy Johnson y el Gabinete de la Conferencia de la Conferencia del Este de Pennsylvania se turnaron para explicar el documento de Reapertura de… Read more

Preguntas sobre el seminario web de reapertura de iglesias de la Conferencia del Este de PA de la , Iglesia Metodista Unida.

 Tenga en cuenta que debido a limitaciones de tiempo no pudimos responder todas las preguntas sobre el seminario web de reapertura de iglesias de la Conferencia de la EPA. Este… Read more

Some North District churches reopen, while others wait

By John W. Coleman “It felt good. It did look strange in our sanctuary Sunday, with all our members wearing masks and sitting apart from each other. But it really… Read more

Cabinet, chancellor explain church reopening guidelines

By John W. Coleman Bishop Peggy Johnson and the Eastern PA Conference Cabinet took turns explaining their Pandemic Reopening Best Practices for Churches document in a Zoom webinar Tuesday evening, May 12…. Read more

An Advocacy Statement by the Commission on Religion and Race

Enough Is Enough! A Call to Address Racism and Racial Violence–As the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Commission on Religion and Race, we stand firmly in support of the joint statement released May 8, 2020…