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2 Confirmation Camps coming soon. All invited!

Scenic Gretna Glen and Pocono Plateau Camp & Retreat centers will both sponsor conference-wide youth confirmation retreats in the coming weeks. All church confirmation classes are invited to attend. Pocono… Read more

CCYM plans conference youth rally for March 28

“2020 Vision,” from “We walk by faith, not by sight” (2 Corinthians 5:7), is the theme for the next Eastern PA Conference Youth Rally, to be held on Saturday, March 28,… Read more

Listen to your children

I have always loved the praise song by Ken Medema titled “Lord, Listen to Your Children.” Its refrain goes like this: Lord, listen to your children praying,
Lord, send your Spirit in this place;
Lord, listen to your children praying,
Send us love, send us pow’r, send us grace.

Conference youth grateful for journey to Youth 2019

Eleven youth, 6th to 12th-graders, and three adults from the Eastern PA UMC Conference trekked to Kansas City, Mo., July 8-15, to join thousands of their peers at Youth 2019,… Read more

Conference youth events spur ministry on the move

Members of the Eastern PA Conference Council on Youth Ministry, led by the Rev. David Piltz, conference Coordinator of Young People’s Ministries, have had a very busy, very mobile year,… Read more

Eastern PA Conf. Youth Rally, March 16, to explore life choices

“Easier Said than Done.” That’s what hundreds of youth will learn about “Living as a Christian in a World that is Not Christian…”

Eastern PA Conf. Youth Rally, March 16, to explore life choices

“Easier Said than Done.” That’s what hundreds of youth will learn about “Living as a Christian in a World that is Not Christian,” their theme and subtheme for the 4th Annual… Read more

Over 3,500 to attend this weekend’s Pen-Del Youth Rally

340 from Eastern PA to journey to Ocean City, MD By John W. Coleman “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they… Read more

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

Youth outreach ministries nurture young lives

Perhaps two of the most fundamental experiences necessary for a healthy childhood are self-discovery and self-expression. If those self-experiences are grounded in Christian faith and discipleship and elevated by self-less… Read more