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United Methodist Night at Philadelphia Art Museum June 25

EPA Art lovers—or would-be art lovers—of all ages will gather June 25 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, located on the Ben Franklin Pkwy, for United Methodist Night. Groups of children, youth and… Read more

Donations sought for Delaware Conference video

The EPA Annual Conference approved a resolution, May 15, 2014, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the former, all-black Delaware Annual Conference. That pioneering conference emerged in 1864 from efforts to… Read more

EPA pastor to become UMC’s chief historian

The pastor and chief historian of the oldest United Methodist church in America will soon become the denomination’s chief historian. The Rev. Alfred T. Day III, pastor of 244-year old… Read more

Young Adults publish, promote summer issue of The Press

The EPA Conference Council on Young Adult Ministries has published the Summer issue–its second issue–of the newsletter, The Press. Editor Krystl Johnson reports that the council is “excited about the… Read more

Church seeks middle-schoolers for mission adventure

Yardley UMC Youth Ministries Coordinator Denise Harris  wants middle-school students and their parents to know about a exciting local mission opportunity that needs more young volunteers to step up and… Read more

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Plenty of help for persons with disabilities at Annual Conference

‘We are going to try to be everywhere’ Each year at Annual Conference the EPA Conference Disability Concerns Committee makes certain there are about 20 handicapped parking spaces reserved outside… Read more

Annual Conference 2014: Set apart for holy conferencing

By Bishop Peggy Johnson (shown here at the 2013 Annual Conference Ordination Service) Welcome to the time of preparation for the Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference, a time when we prepare… Read more

Learning to share our faith

Nearly 200 people gathered at Bethany UMC Wescosville in Allentown for the Faith-Sharing training led by Dr. Eddie Fox, Executive Director of the World Methodist Council on Evangelism. From beginning… Read more

Camps & Retreat centers spring into summer

EPA’s four Camp and Retreat centers are busily hosting various spring events for all ages, providing a warm-up for the even busier summer camp season ahead. Several have hosted outdoor… Read more

CCYM Flame-Ablaze Youth Retreat

Time: 10 am to 8 pm Email: mdavis@epaumc.org Youth Retreat at Gretna Glen Sponsored by the EPA Conference Council on Youth Ministries (CCYM). CCYM invites all youth to come to… Read more