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‘Open wide your hearts,’ Bishop urges churches

‘Open wide your hearts,’ Bishop urges churches

Eastern PA Conference members should read Bishop Peggy Johnson’s recent blog essay, Open wide your hearts. She challenges us to live out the popular United Methodist Church motto “Open Hearts,… Read more

A new museum brings a needed message for our world

A new museum brings a needed message for our world

By Bishop Peggy Johnson Last week I attended our new quadrennium’s first meeting of the General Board of Church and Society.  I am proud to serve for another four years… Read more

Bishop Johnson begins 2nd term on Church & Society board

Bishop Johnson begins 2nd term on Church & Society board

Bishop Peggy Johnson begins her second term on the General Board of Church and Society today at the board’s organizational meeting for the 2017-2020 quadrennium. The meeting, Sept. 21-24, is… Read more

Bishop Peggy Johnson Preaching

Water Works

A sermon preached at the Eastern PA Conference Service of Ordination– “There are few things more important to life than water. Humans are composed of 70-80% water. Water has everything to do with our body temperature…”

NEJ Bishops urge response to racism, recent violence

NEJ Bishops urge response to racism, recent violence

Statement by the NEJ College of Bishops of The United Methodist Church Delivered by Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball to the Opening Session of the Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference,  July 13, 2016 As… Read more

Bishop Peggy Johnson

Bishop Johnson returns to Philadelphia Area

Bishop Peggy A. Johnson is returning to the Philadelphia Episcopal Area to lead the Eastern PA and Peninsula-Delaware conferences for another four years. Her reassignment was announced Friday morning in… Read more

Radical Disciple Making Seminar at Thorndale UMC

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! As United Methodists our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation… Read more

Bishop Peggy Johnson serving mid-day Communion

Good News!  Reflections on General Conference 2016

By Bishop Peggy A. Johnson At the final worship service of General Conference 2016 Bishop Elaine Stanovski, of the Mountain Sky Episcopal Area, preached a powerful Word.  She said, “Tell… Read more

Cabinet proposes redistricting in 6 town hall meetings

Cabinet proposes redistricting in 6 town hall meetings

Bishop Peggy Johnson, with her Cabinet and staff, completed scheduled town hall meetings in all six districts in April to present their proposal to reduce the conference’s six districts to… Read more

Eastern PA leader comments on Bishops' accountability covenant

Eastern PA leader comments on Bishops’ accountability covenant

“Accountability is a fundamental way of life among the people called Methodists,” said Philadelphia Area Bishop Peggy Johnson in a just-published UM News Service story on a task force recommendation… Read more