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Mission work in Africa grows with Eastern PA support

Mission work in Africa grows with Eastern PA support

Churches in the Eastern PA Conference are supporting missionaries and vital mission efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Tanzania, spanning a vast distance that makes occasional visits… Read more

UMVIM Team Leader Training, Nov 12, 2017

UMVIM Team Leader Training, November 12

The Rev. Greg Ellis, Eastern PA Conference Volunteers in Mission (VIM) coordinator, announces a training for current and future VIM team leaders on Saturday Nov 12, 2016, 9 AM to… Read more


College freshmen serve community at mission HUB

The start of a new school year always stirs concerns, even anxieties, about encountering new friends and new places. Lebanon Valley College, related to the Eastern PA Conference, attempts to… Read more

Simulation opens district members’ eyes, hearts to poverty

Simulation opens district members’ eyes, hearts to poverty

Of the more than 100 people who filled the bustling fellowship hall of Grace UMC in Pen Argyl on Saturday, March 12, many were rushing about with nervous tension, getting… Read more

Global Mission Fellows class 2015-2017 during their three weeks intensive training in Zimbabwe, prior to their commissioning.

Young Adults Wanted for Mission!

Are you graduating soon? What are your plans for the next two years? Be a part of a life-transforming mission opportunity by becoming a Global Mission Fellow. Interested? Apply today!  Read more

Mission of Peace returns Eastern PA youth 'home' to China

Mission of Peace returns Eastern PA youth ‘home’ to China

Mei-Ling Blackstone, 16, of Macungie, Pa., returns this weekend from visiting nearly three weeks in her native land of China, where she joined other youth from around the Northeastern Jurisdiction… Read more

Welcoming the Stranger: Difficult and Necessary

Welcoming the Stranger: Difficult and Necessary  

“The arrival in Europe of massive numbers of Middle Eastern refugees is causing crises for humanitarian organizations and churches as well as for governments,” writes the head of the United… Read more

Syrian, Iraqi Refugees, UMCOR

UMCOR, Church & Society respond to refugee crisis

The Rev. Jack Amick, International Disaster Response executive for the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), updated Bishop Peggy Johnson this week on the agency’s response to the throngs of… Read more

Youth 2015 Logo: Go On

Bishop talks prayer to YOUTH 2015 gathering

Bishop Peggy Johnson is one of numerous people giving daily, 10-minute “UniTED Talks” at YOUTH 2015, the quadrennial national gathering for United Methodist youth groups, happening June 24-28 in Orlando,… Read more

Nepal Earthquake Damage, Yeeshu Shukla, ACT Christian Aid

Zimmermans report on Nepal earthquake recovery

Deirdre Zimmerman serves with her husband Mark as UMC Global Ministries missionaries in Kathmandu, Nepal along with and their sons, Zachary and Benjamin. She wrote recently to supporters in the… Read more