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EarthKeepers trained in environmental stewardship

By John W. Coleman Marion Grayson and her church, Cokesbury UMC in Marcus Hook, Pa., are seeking new ideas to help feed their community, a place with plenty of working-poor… Read more

Conference extends its commitment to help Puerto Rico

The Eastern PA Conference is living up to its 2018 campaign commitment to “Help Puerto Rico Rise Again!” Our third Volunteers in Mission (VIM) team heads there June 15 to… Read more

Explore the World Through the Ministries of Volunteers in Mission & Early Response Teams

Training Events (Simultaneous)Ponder anew what the Almighty can do . . . through you! You could travel a few miles from home or halfway round the world to share God’s… Read more

UMVIM recommends no travel to Haiti for now

Many UM Volunteers in Mission have journeyed to Haiti over the years and especially since the earthquake in 2010. Anyone with current plans to go there now should heed the… Read more

2 Disaster Response volunteer training events, March 16

Volunteers in Mission and Early Response Teams (2 simultaneous training events) By the Rev. Russell Atkinson Eastern PA Conference UM Volunteers in Mission Coordinator Pastor of Drexel Hill UMC Explore… Read more

First Conference VIM team brings hope to Puerto Rico

REHACE, the social ministry arm of the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico, stands for Rehaciendo Comunidades con Esperanza (Rebuilding Communities of Hope), an apt description of that church’s mission to… Read more

Conference VIM team brings recovery aid to Puerto Rico

The first Eastern PA Conference Volunteers in Mission team to work onsite helping Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria is there this week restoring a home in Arecibo. The nine-member,… Read more

Conference, churches helping Puerto Rico ‘rise again’

Both the Eastern PA Conference and several local churches are responding to the ongoing critical needs caused by Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico a year ago in September. The… Read more

2 disaster response trainings set for July 14

The Eastern PA Conference’s new Disaster Response ministry team will sponsor two simultaneous training events for UM Volunteers in Ministry (UMVIM) July 14, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, at… Read more

Volunteers in Mission Team Leader training, July 14

Learning to show Christian Love in Action The Eastern PA Conference has a new Disaster Response Leadership Team in place and a training event on the calendar for the first… Read more