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Latina pastor to lead Eastern PA’s Latino Ministries

The Rev. Lillian “Luky” Cotto is the Eastern PA Conference’s new part-time Latino Ministries Coordinator, effective August 1. She succeeds the Rev. Brunilda Martinez, who had served in that role… Read more

Conference to address traumatic stress from racism

By John W. Coleman Register today.Download and share the flyer. The United Methodist Church’s Eastern PA Conference will offer an unusual workshop Sept. 14 to address a timely topic that… Read more

Eastern PA hires new Latino Ministries coordinator; hosts national Hispanic caucus

The Rev. Lillian “Luky” Cotto is the local pastor and founder of Casa del Pueblo, a busy Hispanic congregation and outreach ministry at Lehman Memorial UMC in Hatboro, Pa. Now she also… Read more

Walking the ‘Good Road’ Together

Our churches celebrate Native American Ministries Sunday By Verna Colliver*  “They never taught us that stuff in school.” That comment was heard after Sherry Wack spoke at the Native American… Read more

BMCR supports higher education, hurricane relief

By the Rev. Shayla L. Johnson* Chairperson, Black Methodists for Church Renewal, Philadelphia Caucus  The Eastern PA Conference caucus that represents African American members and churches has been actively supporting education and… Read more

Advocating for immigration justice, mercy

Appeal to Shut Down Berks Family Detention Center “We oppose immigration policies that separate family members from each other or that include detention of families with children.” (Social Principles, ¶162.H)… Read more

CONAM gathering to learn about missing, murdered Native women

The Eastern PA Conference Committee on Native American Ministries (CONAM) will sponsor its annual Spring worship service, along with a light supper and fellowship, at Camp Innabah on Sunday, April… Read more

Elouise Cobell: Native leader took the U.S. to court and won

By Sherry Wack* Most people know about the Trail of Tears, the forced removal of Native Americans from their traditional homes in the Eastern U.S. Actually, there were many Trails… Read more

Black History Month Reflection: Tale of Two Postal Workers

By Bishop Peggy Johnson On a recent broadcast of “Travel with Rick Steves”(NPR – January 12, 2019) this travel expert interviewed Calvin Alexander Ramsey, who authored a children’s book titled… Read more

The International Year of Indigenous Languages

The United Nations has declared that 2019 is the “International Year of Indigenous Languages.” (Check it out on www.en.iyil2019.org). Studies have shown…  Read more