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Clergy seek racial justice, peace at protest rallies

Eastern PA Conference clergy and laity have joined peaceful marchers in recent rallies for racial justice in Philadelphia and other cities, protesting the brutal killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis,… Read more

Conference tries to grow Cross-Racial/Cross-Cultural ministry

‘This is not a project but a journey’ By John W. Coleman The Eastern PA Conference Commission on Religion and Race (CORR) holds its annual Ministry in a Cross-Racial/Cross-Cultural Context… Read more

Conference suspends summer camps for 2020

‘Many tears have been shed’ By John W. Coleman The four Camp & Retreat Centers spread across the Eastern PA Conference have made the painful decision to suspend onsite summer camp… Read more

Church help feed their communities during coronavirus shutdown

By John W. Coleman Many churches around the Eastern PA Conference committed to feeding their communities are meeting the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic with extra food donations, volunteers and… Read more

Invisible Things

By Bishop Peggy A. Johnson Victorian poet Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) wrote a poem titled “Who has Seen the Wind?”* It goes like this: Who has seen the wind?Neither I nor… Read more

Celebrating Asian/Pacific American heritage

The Rev. Grace S. Pak is the director of cross-racial and cross-cultural (CR/CC) leadership at the UMC’s General Commission on Religion & Race. She has worked closely with the Eastern… Read more

“POWER: A Sermon for Pentecost Sunday”

By Bishop Peggy A. JohnsonMay 31, 2020         PentecostActs 2: 1-21 When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.  And suddenly from heaven there came… Read more

First UMC Mt Carmel in Worship

Bishop’s statement about reopening of churches

Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. I have been asked recently about the reopening of our churches. I want to be clear about the following…

Cumbre de la Comisión Urbana Virtual

Martes, 26 de mayo, a las 6:30 PM en Zoom Para las Iglesias Metodistas Unidas Urbanas en la Conferencia del Este de PA ¿Está su iglesia ubicada en una de… Read more

El gabinete y el canciller explican las pautas de reapertura de la iglesia

Por John W. Coleman La Obispo Peggy Johnson y el Gabinete de la Conferencia de la Conferencia del Este de Pennsylvania se turnaron para explicar el documento de Reapertura de… Read more