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Open-hearted generosity at Annual Conference

Open-hearted generosity at Annual Conference

“Open Wide Your Hearts!” was the theme of the 2016 Annual Conference, and many members, guests and churches did just that with their generous giving to support higher education and… Read more

Eastern PA giving to Africa University exceeds 100%

Eastern PA giving to Africa University exceeds 100%

The Eastern PA Conference’s generous apportioned giving in 2015 is celebrated in two recent newsletters published by the Africa University Development Office at the UMC’s General Board of Higher Education… Read more

Drexel Open Door Ministry Welcome Event, 2014

Support urged for Campus Ministry Sunday

Download the 2015 Campus Ministry Sunday flyer! Bishop Peggy Johnson and the Eastern PA Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry are urging churches to observe Campus Ministry Sunday… Read more

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Where there’s a will, there’s a way

Leaving a legacy for Camp & Retreat Ministries For some of us, Eastern PA Conference’s Camp & Retreat Ministries (CRM) has had a profound impact on our spiritual growth and… Read more

Clif Christopher shaking hands at 2015 Annual Conference

Church stewardship ‘doctor’ diagnoses giving decline

The first presentation to draw a crowd of United Methodists to the 2015 Eastern PA Annual Conference at the Expo Center in Oaks, Pa., came on May 13, the night… Read more

Wilhelmina Young

Peace with Justice offering helps develop leaders

The Peace with Justice Sunday (PWJS) offering, to be received churchwide on or near May 31, helped an Eastern PA Conference laymember gain valuable leadership skills in advocating for social… Read more

#BringChange for World Malaria Day, April 25

Imagine No Malaria encourages churches to #BringChange to celebrate World Malaria Day April 25.  United Methodists are joining the movement across the nation to raise awareness and funds to fight… Read more

Please give on UMC #GivingTuesday

On Dec. 2, you can extend the spirit of Thanksgiving during the Advent season by participating in UMC #GivingTuesday. Every gift made online through The Advance at www.umcmission.org/give on Dec…. Read more

A special appeal for aid from Pocono Plateau

Praise God for the peaceful resolution to the manhunt!  We are thankful to all of law enforcement for their courage and perseverance in the search. Since the capture of Eric… Read more

Ice bucket challenge aids church’s stewardship

Emilie UMC in Levittown, Pa., recently cashed in on a popular fundraising fad, using it to bolster the congregation ‘s finances and its fellowship. The ice bucket challenge, an online… Read more