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Hearts of gold

“There’s gold in them hearts,” one might say, tweaking the old expression of a prospector’s greed to evoke gratitude instead. That certainly applies to members of the Eastern PA Conference… Read more

PA bishops gather for $1 million Imagine No Malaria pledge

PA bishops gather for $1 million Imagine No Malaria pledge

Thanks to the efforts of United Methodists in Pennsylvania and across the connection, the church has reached 90 percent of its goal of $75 million to combat suffering and death… Read more

West Chester UMC Beat The Bug Race 2015

West Chester UMC walks, runs to beat malaria

The United Methodist Church of West Chester (UMCWC) raised over $10,300 in 2015 to support the Imagine No Malaria campaign’s effort to eradicate malaria in Africa. Our annual “Beat the… Read more

Washington Boro UMC, Southwest District, Eastern PA Conference UMC

Supporting a journey toward health, step by step

Gerald (Jerry) Reifsnyder, part-time Local Pastor at tiny Washington Boro UMC on the Southwest District, is raising donations for a worthy cause through his own personal walk-a-thon. The Lititz native,… Read more

Conference launches new Imagine No Malaria campaign

The Eastern PA Conference has embarked on a new, short-term Imagine No Malaria campaign to build broad awareness and financial support for the life-saving mission to eradicate the deadly disease… 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

Malaria hits home for African Bishop

Bishop Gabriel Unda Yemba, leader of the East Congo Episcopal Area, is a wise man with a gentle soul. But he is at war with a merciless enemy: malaria. The disease robbed him of… Read more

New resources for Advent abound

The season of Advent this year is from Nov. 30 to Dec. 24, beginning four Sundays before Christmas and ending on Christmas Eve.  The word Advent comes from the Latin… Read more

World Malaria Day — April 25, 2014

World Malaria Day is commemorated on April 25, the date in 2000 when 44 African leaders met in Abuja, Nigeria, and committed their countries to reducing malaria-related deaths. Between 2000… Read more