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Church members shave their heads in honor of young cancer victims

A group of men and women from the congregation of the New Birth Methodist Church volunteered to have their heads shaved Sunday to show support for two girls going through… Read more

UM leadership twice featured in Lancaster press

Lancaster Online, the main online news publication serving the Lancaster area, reported twice on United Methodists leading in mission in its Feb. 26 issue. One article featured seminarian Jeremy Graeff,… Read more

New winter shelter opens in surprising location

There is a new place for folks in Lancaster County to escape the cold this winter. This is the first year for the winter shelter at Saint Paul’s United Methodist… Read more

Janes Memorial United Methodist Church in Germantown brings past to present with archives room

GERMANTOWN >> Janes Memorial United Methodist Church contributes to Germantown’s rich history. Once the premiere church for the city’s African-American professional community, the church has evolved into a family centered… Read more

Youthful fervor revitalizing intergenerational congregation

Janes Memorial United Methodist Church, 47 E. Haines St., is one of Germantown’s historic treasures. Though the stone church with stained glass windows does not have the overflow crowd it… Read more

Churches responding to increase in cremations

Steve Morton read a few years ago that changing religious views, convenience and the recession were leading more people to choose cremation. As the senior pastor of Hopewell United Methodist… Read more

Phila. Inquirer reports EPA churches’ use of Eco-Palms

The Rev. David Tatgenhorst of St. Luke UMC in Bryn Mawr leads members in celebrating Palm Sunday on the church lawn prior to their procession into the sanctuary singing Hosannas… Read more