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Eastern PA Conf. Youth Rally, March 16, to explore life choices

“Easier Said than Done.” That’s what hundreds of youth will learn about “Living as a Christian in a World that is Not Christian,” their theme and subtheme for the 4th Annual… 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

Seminary hopeful for OK to continue educating UM clergy

Representatives of Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University, in St. Davids, Pa., emerged optimistic from a hearing on Thursday, Jan. 24, in Atlanta, Ga., after defending its right to continue… Read more

Furloughed government workers turn to the church

UM churches around the nation, including in Eastern PA, are trying to stand in the gap for furloughed government workers. UM News Services reports on what’s happening among many churches… Read more

2019 Special Session of the General Conference

News Update: Before and after reports on 2019 Special UMC General Conference, planned for Feb. 2 and March 16 Want to learn the latest basic information about the Way Forward proposals and… Read more

Palmer Seminary’s approval to train UM clergy at risk again

Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University, in St. Davids, Pa., will again defend its right to provide ministerial training to United Methodist students, as it has for many Eastern PA… Read more

Apply for Whites Confronting Racism training by Jan. 15

“Racism is probably the greatest evil we face in our society.” That view is expressed by one eager applicant for the new Whites Confronting Racism training series the Eastern PA Conference will… Read more

Over 3,500 to attend this weekend’s Pen-Del Youth Rally

340 from Eastern PA to journey to Ocean City, MD By John W. Coleman “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they… Read more

To know beyond the unknown

NASA has sent a space craft far beyond Pluto that recently took pictures of a reddish rock that astronomers call “Ultima Thule” (which means “beyond the known world”). This hunk… Read more

Delegates interpret UMC Way Forward for church members

A handful of Eastern PA Conference delegates to the 2019 Called General Conference have been meeting with groups around the conference, as promised, to explain the groundbreaking proposals that worldwide… Read more