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Dual online events engage youth and youth leaders in learning

While many are avoiding public gatherings this summer during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Eastern PA Conference and its churches are making ample use of Zoom video-conferencing for meetings, worship, education… Read more

Training will help youth leaders teach racial reconciliation

Youth ministry leaders across the Eastern PA Conference can learn how to teach their youth groups about racial reconciliation, using biblical and theological insights, during a timely Zoom video-conference training event on… 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.

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

Frigid trek to youth rally yields heart-warming inspiration

For many Eastern PA Conference youth and adults who braved ice and windswept snow en route to the 31st Peninsula-Delaware Conference Youth Rally, Jan. 5-7, the event’s guiding scripture verse,… Read more

‘Encounter’ ministers to youth, young adults

St. Matthew’s UMC of Valley Forge hosted an encore of “The Encounter” on Saturday, April 2, a creative faith-sharing and fellowship event designed for youth and young adults. The last… Read more

Global Mission Fellows class 2015-2017 during their three weeks intensive training in Zimbabwe, prior to their commissioning.

Young Adults Wanted for Mission!

Are you graduating soon? What are your plans for the next two years? Be a part of a life-transforming mission opportunity by becoming a Global Mission Fellow. Interested? Apply today!

"YES" Call to Ministry Youth Retreat, 2014, Bishop Peggy Johnson annointing young man

YES Youth Retreat, Vocational Intern Program

Dear Pastors and Youth Pastors, As Christmas approaches fast, I wanted to take time to remind you of two great opportunities available through the Eastern PA Conference and the Board… Read more

Phila. young adults engage in open dialogue over dinner

Twenty-two young adults from the Philadelphia area gathered on Friday evening, Sept. 11, for dinner and an open discussion led by members of the Eastern PA Conference Young Adult Council…. Read more