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New UMC separation plans emerge for 2020

Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand. —Matthew 12:25 No doubt many have considered how Jesus’ warning might… Read more

ERT (Early Response Team) training, Sept. 21

The Eastern PA Conference Disaster Response Ministry (DRM) will sponsor a Emergency Response Team training on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 8 AM to 4 PM, at Grove UMC, 490 W Boot… Read more

Conference honors exemplary leaders, churches

By John W. Coleman Among the largest groups who come on stage during Annual Conference are people recognized for exemplary ministries over the past year or over a lifetime. A… Read more

Laity Academy: new site, new courses, new learners

By John W. Coleman View more 2019 Laity Academy photos in our Flickr Album. Tacking eastward into a new, more academic setting, the Eastern PA Conference Laity Academy dropped its… Read more

Conference’s 2020 delegates appreciate honor to serve

Delegates elected to represent the Eastern PA Conference at the 2020 General Conference (May 5-15 in Minneapolis, Minn.) and the Northeast Jurisdictional (NEJ) Conference (July 13-17 in Hunt Valley, Md.)… Read more

Stop giving advice to DV victims!

By Julie Owens* (From a July 19 Domestic Violence Facebook group post. Used with permission.) Do you give advice to domestic violence victims? This is unwise and dangerous. It’s a bad… Read more

UMC bishops call for discipleship; urge end to white supremacy, xenophobia

August 6, 2019For Immediate Release In the aftermath of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Council of Bishops President Bishop Ken Carter is calling for United… Read more

Latina pastor to lead Eastern PA’s Latino Ministries

The Rev. Lillian “Luky” Cotto is the Eastern PA Conference’s new part-time Latino Ministries Coordinator, effective August 1. She succeeds the Rev. Brunilda Martinez, who had served in that role… Read more

Mass shootings prompt concerns, prayer, action

How is your church responding to the recent spate of mass shootings in the U.S.? If your congregation is taking some action, or if you have addressed these tragedies in… Read more

The Rev. Edgar W. Donnon, Jr.

The Rev. Edgar W. Donnon, Jr., 73, of West Bradford, passed from this life July 29, 2019. As a fulltime local pastor, he served in the following appointments: Feltonville UMC 1982-1988; and… Read more