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World Malaria Day — April 25, 2014

World Malaria Day is commemorated on April 25, the date in 2000 when 44 African leaders met in Abuja, Nigeria, and committed their countries to reducing malaria-related deaths. Between 2000… Read more

Phila. Inquirer reports EPA churches’ use of Eco-Palms

The Rev. David Tatgenhorst of St. Luke UMC in Bryn Mawr leads members in celebrating Palm Sunday on the church lawn prior to their procession into the sanctuary singing Hosannas… Read more

Immigration detainee’s wife to attend UM prayer vigil in Norristown

EPA advocates and others increasingly concerned about the fate of U.S. undocumented immigrants, including many facing deportation, will gather for a prayer vigil Sunday, April 6, at 7 p.m. at… Read more

Youth explore the call and journey into ministry

On any uncertain journey, especially for a young, inexperienced traveler, guides and signposts are essential aids provided by those who have made that journey before. And of equal value perhaps… Read more

What happened and why during our arrest? A Reflection

By C. Sol Cotto Director of Immigrant Welcoming Communities General Board of Church and Society of The United Methodist Church On Presidents Day, Feb. 17, 31 United Methodist bishops, pastors… Read more

Early Response Teams and Volunteers in Mission

ABOUT: Early Response Teams (ERTs) are the volunteers who go in right after the emergency phase of a disaster to muck out homes, tarp roofs, remove wet drywall and insulation… Read more

EPA churches honor Black History Month

Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us. Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us… Roz McKelvey led… Read more

A Legacy of Service: In Celebration of Black History Month

The year was 1976 and I was attending the Inter-Varsity Urbana Missionary Conference with a group of young adults from my home Bible study group.  It was a time in… Read more

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929. He became a great American whose birthday we officially observe each year on January 20th. Although… Read more

NEJ youth stretch their horizons on Mission of Peace

Bishop Peggy Johnson returned home Jan. 15 with 18 youth and other adult guides from a fascinating three-week Mission of Peace in and around Johannesburg and Capetown, South Africa. The… Read more