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Disharmony felt in key resolutions, relations at NEJ Conference

Reflection by The Rev. Jeffrey Raffauf: The NE Jurisdictional Conference was a unique experience for me. I understood going in the importance of this body…

Delegates share glimpses, reactions to NEJ Conference

Delegates share glimpses, reactions to NEJ Conference

The Eastern PA Conference sent 21 delegates to the UMC’s Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference, July 11-15, in Lancaster, Pa., determined to learn something about the art of quilting. After two days… Read more

NEJ Bishops urge response to racism, recent violence

NEJ Bishops urge response to racism, recent violence

Statement by the NEJ College of Bishops of The United Methodist Church Delivered by Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball to the Opening Session of the Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference,  July 13, 2016 As… 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

Lay Delegates to General Conference

Annual Conference elects 2016 General, Jurisdictional delegates

The 2015 Eastern PA Annual Conference elected as 2016 General and Northeaster Jurisdictional Conference Delegates—Clergy members: Dawn Taylor-Storm, Jeffrey Raffauf, Robert Wilt, and Lydia Munoz.  Lay members elected were: Judith Ehninger;… Read more

33 nominated for 2016 General Conference

Thirty-three members–18 laity and 15 clergy–have been nominated to represent the Eastern PA Conference at the UMC’s 2016 General Conference and Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference. Brief profiles of each–including biographical information,… Read more

2016 General Conference Delegate Nominees’ Biographies & Statements

The names at the top of each document are linked to bring you directly to that person’s biography. If the links do not work correctly from within your internet browser,… Read more

Annual Conference will spotlight stewardship and 2016

The agenda and schedule for our 2015 Annual Conference is set…well, not in stone, but close enough. The roughly 3-day annual session, from Thursday to Saturday, May 14-16, will convene… Read more

Annual Conference 2015 to feature electronic voting

Preparations for the 2015 Annual Conference, May 14-16, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa., are underway, and deadlines are fast approaching. All necessary information and forms are… Read more

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Mission of Peace to India a ‘journey to Shalom’

The Mission of Peace continues to be a wonderful journey to Shalom.” That’s how Tom Schmidt, Communications Coordinator for the UMC Northeastern Jurisdiction’s Mission of Peace, signed off on a… Read more