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UMM Report, 2019 Annual Conference

United Methodist Men’s report to 2019 Annual Conference The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference United Methodist Men would like to acknowledge all the support it gets from the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, our… Read more

UMW Report, 2019 Annual Conference

Annual ConferenceJune 13-15, 2019United Methodist Women Presenters: Gladys B. Hubbard and Susan D. Dziuk Gladys:    Greetings!  This is a very special time for us.  United Methodist Women is celebrating 150… Read more

UMC’s EarthKeepers training coming to Phila. in August 

Global Ministries, the UMC’s missions agency will bring its EarthKeepers training in “creation care” to Philadelphia, at Arch Street UMC, Aug 8-11. The training will equip United Methodists to develop environmental stewardship initiatives in their churches and communities and connect them with others in the church who are actively engaged in such work. The application deadline is July 1. Find more information at   Read more

4 Stations of the Holy Spirit comes to East District, July 20 (In English & Espanol)

Philadelphia and the East District will get their first Four Stations of the Holy Spirit bilingual lay evangelism training event on Saturday, July 20…  Read more

6 new Africa U. grads aided by Eastern PA scholarships

526 march in university’s 25th graduating class This article about new Africa University graduates includes Paulo Ismael Simão, of Mozambique, who studied there for five years aided by an endowed… Read more

PA General Assistance risks elimination
Act now to protect it

Article provided by Project H.O.M.E. ( A bill that would eliminate Pennsylvania’s General Assistance program (GA – HB33) was passed by the state assembly House in a near-party-line vote on last… Read more

Conference elects diverse delegates; OKs centrist resolution

By John W. Coleman The 2019 Eastern PA Annual Conference, meeting June 13-15 in Oaks, Pa., elected eight delegates to represent it at the 2020 General Conference (GC2020), May 5-15,… Read more

Church benefits as partner in conference’s Capital Campaign

By John W. Coleman Capital Campaign Final Giving Report (as of 4/15/2019) Faith UMC in Manheim Township, Lititz, welcomed about a hundred worshipers on a recent Sunday, far above its… Read more

Ordination service marks Annual Conference’s high moment

By John W. Coleman At the start of the Eastern PA Annual Conference’s Service of Commissioning and Ordination on Friday evening, June 14, the opening procession will fill the drab… Read more

Urban Commission funds diverse creative urban ministries

The Eastern PA Conference’s Urban Commission heard reports from current funded ministries at his March planning retreat. Correen Russo coordinates the work of MANIFEST and also directs LUMINA—both cooperative ministries… Read more