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Sharing our Faith through Acts of Love

On March 21 our Connectional Ministries office presented our annual, conference-wide faith-sharing training event at New Hanover UMC. This year’s gathering drew more than 350 people and was led by… Read more

Wanted: Scenes of Stewardship in Action

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, we want to depict our 2015 Annual Conference theme of Stewardship in action, but we need your help. We want to display… Read more

Annual Conference will spotlight stewardship and 2016

The agenda and schedule for our 2015 Annual Conference is set…well, not in stone, but close enough. The roughly 3-day annual session, from Thursday to Saturday, May 14-16, will convene… Read more

Pre-Conference devotions celebrate Stewardship

Through daily online devotions, Eastern PA Conference members are being invited to spiritually contemplate and commit to Stewardship, the discipleship focus of our Annual Conference in May. For five weeks… Read more

23 UM scholarships awarded to EPA Conference students

Nearly two dozen students in our conference will be aided in their academic pursuits by gifts to Special Sunday offerings and other funds administered by the denomination’s Higher Education and… Read more

Ice bucket challenge aids church’s stewardship

Emilie UMC in Levittown, Pa., recently cashed in on a popular fundraising fad, using it to bolster the congregation ‘s finances and its fellowship. The ice bucket challenge, an online… Read more

Laboring for Lancaster: The difference a day makes

Church-going Christians know Sunday is a day of worship; but it was a day of “work-ship” for about 200 people who descended on downtown Lancaster, Pa., recently; and indeed, it… Read more

Church members join climate change march

Adapted from an article by Linda Bloom (UMNS) NEW YORK—Gabriel, who is “almost 5,” was trying to stand patiently with his father, Tim Emmett-Rardin, from Calvary UMC University City in… Read more

Church teams to benefit most from stewardship event

“New Vision.” ” New Strategies.” “Keys.” ” Best Practices.” Those outcomes are what Clif Christopher’s four top-selling church stewardship books offer. And for anyone smart enough to attend one of… Read more

Church leaders learn tough truths from stewardship expert

“We’re struggling,” said the Rev. Steward Warner of his church, First UMC Perkasie. “That’s why we’re here.” “Here” was the “Keys to Effective Financial Ministry” seminar at Glen Mar UMC… Read more