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Eastern PA youth respond to recent school shootings

Pennsbury High School senior Jess Eden (left), 17, of Fallsington UMC, was with friends after school when she first heard about the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,… Read more

Pastors, churches respond to Florida massacre

By Sam Hodges Feb. 15, 2018 |UMNS | Read the story at The Rev. Vance Rains had expected that his church’s Ash Wednesday evening service would be just like… Read more

Sarah Fernsler, Eastern PA’s new EarthKeeper 

After decades of caring for patients and parishioners, the Rev. Dr. Sarah Fernsler will soon be caring for our planet. She was commissioned a United Methodist EarthKeeper on Monday, Jan…. Read more

Human Relations Day is Jan. 14 

“Happy are people who make peace, because they will be called God’s children.” – Matthew 5:9, CEB Human Relations Day is Jan. 14, a fitting occasion on the day before our… Read more

UMC Bishops call for respectful conversations in time of uncertainty

United Methodist Church bishops are calling on members of the denomination to engage in respectful conversations amidst growing conflict over political, religious and justice issues in many places in our… Read more

Bishops called to navigate ‘off the map’

United Methodist bishops find themselves “off the map” as they try to navigate a way forward through the church’s impasse over the practice of homosexuality and whether it is acceptable… Read more

Puerto Rico Methodists respond to ‘catastrophe.’

By the Rev. Gustavo Vasquez and Linda Bloom Oct. 5, 2017 | UMNS The Methodist Church of Puerto Rico has activated an emergency strategy to respond to community needs following… Read more

Celebrate our call to mission on Heritage Sunday, May 21

Celebrate our call to mission on Heritage Sunday, May 21

United Methodists will celebrate Heritage Sunday on May 21, just days before our observance of historic Aldersgate Sunday on May 24. Observed on the third Sunday of May (to correspond… Read more

National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 4

Many Americans will engage in collective, faithful prayer, and some will fast, on Thursday, May 4, for the National Day of Prayer, observed annually on the first Thursday in May…. Read more

CONAM to hear about resistance to gas pipeline in Lancaster

Several online advocacy publications have been reporting on public resistance to plans for installing the Atlantic Sunrise Natural Gas Pipeline in Lancaster County. Our conference’s Committee on Native American Ministry… Read more