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Online prayer groups seek healing despite social distancing

By John W. Coleman Churches and church groups are busily using online videoconferencing services—especially Zoom—and also free conference call services during these social distancing days for worship, meetings, Bible study… Read more

UM agencies resourcing pandemic-affected churches

By John W. Coleman In the spirit of connectionalism, United Methodist general agencies continue to try to help local churches connect with members and survive the disruptions caused by the… Read more

Alternatives to Communion around the Lord’s Table

By John W. Coleman Numerous displaced congregations—unable to gather in their sanctuaries—are increasingly worshiping online during the coronavirus pandemic. But many see first Sundays as a sacramental challenge. April 5,… Read more

CCYM shares reflections, advice on surviving pandemic

The Eastern PA’s Conference Council on Youth Ministry (CCYM) is working virtually, via Zoom videoconferencing, to plan its second annual “Camping at the Crossroads” Youth Rally. The March 28 annual spring… Read more

Churches that Livestream Worship, etc.

Please send us your church’s livestream or videoconferencing worship information, so we can add it to our roster. Linwood Heights United Methodist Church @ 10:45 AM SundayVia facebook: Linwood Heights… Read more

Churches that Livestream Worship, etc

Linwood Heights United Methodist Church @ 10:45am SundayVia facebook: Linwood Heights United Methodist ChurchFB Link also available via: Ethel F. GuyPhone: 610-485-2300Email: office@linwoodumchurch.comAddress: 1627 Chichester Ave., Linwood, PA 19061 Tabor United… Read more

Una palabra al sabio(Pastorado) sobre el domingo de Pascua y otras celebraciones de Semana Santa

Saludos en el Nombre del Señor Jesucristo, El apóstol Pablo escribió hace mucho tiempo: “Dios les dio nueva vida, pues los resucitó juntamente con Cristo. Por eso, dediquen toda su… Read more

Thoughts about Holy Communion in the Midst of Coronavirus

Dear Pastors and Congregants, I have been asked to address the issue of cyber Holy Communion. In the document “This Holy Mystery: A United Methodist Understanding of Holy Communion,” found… Read more

Take your church to the world. Connect through technology

Learn about live streaming, video calls, online giving.View our recorded Zoom training now. In a Zoom video-conference training Thursday, March 19, the Eastern PA Conference offered church leaders plenty of how-to’s for… Read more

Taking church to the world: Live-streaming, ZOOM and online giving

In a Zoom video-conference Thursday, March 19, at 10 AM, the Eastern PA Conference will offer church leaders how-to instructions for transporting worship from the sanctuary into the home…electronically. The video/audio chat… Read more