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Standing on the Side of Love

In many cities near the U.S. border nowadays protestors have been holding signs: “Not Our Children; Not Our Problem.” They have been stopping buses that bring unaccompanied migrant children into… Read more

Camper Scholarships Needed!

The need for camper scholarships is greater than ever! Many families have difficulty saving money to send their children to summer camp. Every child deserves a chance to experience God’s love… Read more

David Koch new EPA Conference Lay Leader

David L. Koch (pronounced “Koke”), of Exton, PA, is the new EPA Conference Lay Leader as of July 1, elected at the 2014 Annual Conference in May. He succeeds Dr…. Read more

Growing-church pastors share strategies with clergy peers

Church growth guru the Rev. Michael Slaughter of Ginghamsburg Church was the headliner at the 2014 EPA Annual Conference. But there was also some homegrown clergy talent there dispensing empirical… Read more

Campus Ministries at EPA Colleges

Drexel University (Wesley Foundation): Open Door Christian Community Millersville University: ​United Campus Ministry Spiritual life at Millersville University Lebanon Valley College: ​Office of Spiritual Life ​Albright College: Multifaith Center

EPAC Campus Ministry board starts anew

In the spirit of academia, the new EPA Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry had a lot of questions and got a lot of answers when it convened… Read more

MissionInSite can tell you about your church’s community

Whether your church’s community is urban, suburban or rural, you can get valuable demographic info about it for free from MissionInSite—free because your conference’s Congregational Development Office pays for it,… Read more

EPA visitors learn history of Carlisle Indian School

The recent journey of about 25 EPA Conference members to the site of the historic Carlisle Indian Industrial School took them a distance of only about a hundred miles. But… Read more

EPA Sending a Youth and Young Adult to the Global Young Peoples Convocation in the Philippines

The Global Young Peoples Convocation and Legislative Assembly (GYPC-LA) is a quadrennial gat hering of United Methodist youth, young adults, and adult workers from around the world. As a co-chair of… Read more

Connectional Table

EPA Conference leaders report, reflect on ministry priorities

Leaders of EPA Conference boards and committees tried a new and improved approach to conferencing together at their first meeting of the new year on Saturday, Jan. 11. They shortened… Read more