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Eastern PA’s Call to Action efforts moving from talk to action

In its 2018 Call to Action* report to the Northeastern Jurisdiction Vision Table and Episcopacy Committee, the Eastern PA Conference reports recent strides and next steps that suggest real movement… Read more

Apply for Whites Confronting Racism training by Jan. 15

“Racism is probably the greatest evil we face in our society.” That view is expressed by one eager applicant for the new Whites Confronting Racism training series the Eastern PA Conference will… Read more

Whites Confronting Racism Workshops

Program Summary: The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference is committed to dismantling racism.  An intensive program to train 18 white (European American), clergy leaders to enhance the anti-racism work in the EPC… Read more

Conference’s Butterfly Project takes flight

Leaders to address racial-ethnic groups’ claims of institutional racism By John W. Coleman Eastern PA Conference lead decision-makers met May 21 to hear frank, revealing criticism about observed and experienced… Read more

Conference members attend rally against racism in DC

A small community of Eastern PA Conference members chatted in the chilly, pre-dawn darkness of the Conference Office parking lot Wednesday morning, April 4, awaiting the arrival of a tour… Read more

Conference to examine its institutional racism

Let’s talk about racism. Many in the Eastern PA Conference have been doing that for years, and even more intensely the past few years. From Healing the Wounds of Racism… Read more

Rally to End Racism, April 4 in DC

Want to join our bus journey for justice­? Sign up by noon Tuesday, April 3 Our Commission on Religion & Race (CORR) invites Eastern PA Conference members, families and friends… Read more

A ride to the rally to end racism

The Commission on Religion & Race (CORR) invites Eastern PA Conference members, families and friends to join a one-day freedom and fellowship ride to the nation’s capital on Wednesday, April 4, to rally against the scourge of racism…  Read more

UM churches answer racial violence with prayers, protests

Reminiscent of our 2017 Annual Conference theme, “Rise Up and Pray!” nearly 100 people of various faiths, races and ethnicities came together outside Lansdale UMC Sunday evening, August 20, to… Read more

Bishops, pastors respond to recent racial turmoil

Several Eastern PA Conference leaders are participating this week in peaceful local rallies to respond to the racial turmoil and violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend when white… Read more