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AC2019 resolutions and GC2020 delegate nominations due in March

We have several March deadlines coming up; and two of the most important relate to the 2019 Session of Annual Conference, June 13-15. Legislative resolutions to be debated and voted… Read more

Apply for Whites Confronting Racism training by Jan. 15

“Racism is probably the greatest evil we face in our society.” That view is expressed by one eager applicant for the new Whites Confronting Racism training series the Eastern PA Conference will… Read more

Over 3,500 to attend this weekend’s Pen-Del Youth Rally

340 from Eastern PA to journey to Ocean City, MD By John W. Coleman “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they… Read more

To know beyond the unknown

NASA has sent a space craft far beyond Pluto that recently took pictures of a reddish rock that astronomers call “Ultima Thule” (which means “beyond the known world”). This hunk… Read more

Delegates interpret UMC Way Forward for church members

A handful of Eastern PA Conference delegates to the 2019 Called General Conference have been meeting with groups around the conference, as promised, to explain the groundbreaking proposals that worldwide… Read more

The One Church Plan as the ‘Way Forward’

By Clarita Anderman Krall* In February 2019 the General Conference (GC) of The United Methodist Church (UMC) will gather to conclude unfinished business of the 2016 GC. For over 45… Read more

Why the One Church Plan is a bad idea

By the Rev. Joseph F. DiPaolo* With the 2019 session of General Conference just months away, many United Methodists are seeking information on the various plans and petitions to be… Read more

Let us make 2019 “The Year of Civility”

I bid you grace and peace in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. I celebrate with you this special time of the year: Advent, Christmas and the New Year: 2019. May your churches and homes be filled…  Read more

Mrs. Helen Bachman

We have received word that Mrs. Helen A. Bachman passed away on December 14, 2018. She was the surviving spouse of Rev. Neal D. Bachman, retired elder. Rev. Bachman served… Read more

First Conference VIM team brings hope to Puerto Rico

REHACE, the social ministry arm of the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico, stands for Rehaciendo Comunidades con Esperanza (Rebuilding Communities of Hope), an apt description of that church’s mission to… Read more