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Deaf ministries navigate COVID-19 challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant challenges and opportunities for many religious groups, including United Methodists engaged in Deaf ministries. Several Eastern PA leaders and churches are featured in a new article. Learn more…

‘When Home Hurts’

Conference to explore Domestic Violence and Families By John W. Coleman The Eastern PA Conference’s Domestic Violence Committee will focus on children and families when it presents its third annual… Read more

UMC offers 2 ‘Dismantling Racism’ town halls in August

Two new interactive town hall discussions are planned as part of the UMC’s new “Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom” initiative on Wednesday, August 19, at 1 PM. The town hall series of… Read more

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…

Youth Rally moves online to Zoom, Aug. 21-22

Rally to feature dynamic music, messages and meeting of young minds By the Rev. David PiltzCoordinator of Eastern PA Conference Council on Youth Ministries (CCYM) Due the COVID-19 pandemic the… Read more


Cuidadosamente se ha planificado paso por paso. Por  John W. Coleman Debido a las restricciones en curso en las grandes reuniones, causadas por la pandemia de COVID-19, la Conferencia Anual… Read more

More aid, volunteers needed to help Gilberton recover from flooding

The Eastern PA Conference is seeking more donations to help with flood recovery efforts in Gilberton, PA. Funds may be sent to the Conference Treasurer’s Office,  Eastern PA Conference, PO… Read more

Reactions to three triumphs for Native American rights, respect

Leaders of the Eastern PA Conference Committee on Native American Ministries (CONAM) commented on three recent historic actions favorable to Native American justice concerns…

Historic 2020 Annual, District conferences to meet mostly online

Careful, step by step planning involved By John W. Coleman Because of ongoing restrictions on large gatherings, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Eastern PA Annual Conference and its… Read more

Training will help youth leaders teach racial reconciliation

Youth ministry leaders across the Eastern PA Conference can learn how to teach their youth groups about racial reconciliation, using biblical and theological insights, during a timely Zoom video-conference training event on… Read more