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Clergy and candidacy mentors to be trained Dec. 13

Conference-wide training will be offered to all clergy in full connection (including part-time local pastors who have completed the course of study) at Wesley UMC…

2019 FAMLP / Local Pastors Retreat, May 5-7, 2019

Peninsula-Delaware And Eastern Pennsylvania Conferences Fellowship of Associate Members and Local Pastors Annual Retreat, May 5-7, 2019 “Anxious Church, Anxious People: How to Lead Change in an Age of Anxiety” Camp Pecometh, 136 Bookers Wharf Road… Read more

revitup! An Event for Young Clergy! Nov. 12-14, 2018

“Revitup! For a Lifetime in Ministry” is an annual event hosted by Wespath Benefits and Investments for clergy under the age of 39. Young adult clergy are invited to this… Read more

Vocational Internship Program can benefit churches, too

The Eastern PA Conference Vocational Internship Program enables college-level young adults to explore first-hand their call to ministry at participating churches. During 10 summer weeks they will be exposed onsite… Read more

Friday’s Exploration event to offer insights into ministry careers

You did not choose me but I chose you. And I appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last, so that the Father will give you whatever… Read more

Social Entrepreneurship: Seeking profits for a higher purpose

You might call it “doing well while doing good.” Or elevating the bottom line. Or combining higher purpose with higher profits. Or arguably, “Christian capitalism.” What is it? “Social Entrepreneurship.”… Read more

A Women’s History Month Feature–Mindy McKonly: Called and committed to ordained ministry

Although she retired from active pastoral ministry in 2015, the Rev. Melinda “Mindy” McKonly still chairs the Eastern PA Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and will step down from that… Read more

Bishop Cho washes the feet of Lucy Thompson. Photo by Neill Caldwell.

Virginia bishop to inspire clergy at Lenten Day Apart

Bishop Young Jin Cho moved in 2012 from being the pastor of the largest worshiping congregation in the Virginia Conference, which has one of the largest conference memberships in The… Read more

Women in Professional Ministry Advent Retreat with Bishop Johnson

Clergywomen retreat for soul-care

Hosting the Eastern PA Conference’s Women in Professional Ministry (WiPM) for its annual “Advent Morning Apart” Dec. 9, Bishop Peggy Johnson closed with a devotion about Christmas and culture, and… Read more

2016 MidWinter Retreat, Charles Bailey

Clergy, register now for Mid-Winter Retreat

The 2016 Midwinter Retreat for all clergy (elders, deacons and local pastors) and their spouses is set for Jan. 12-14, 2016, at the Double Tree Hotel by Hilton, 2400 Willow… Read more