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Death Notice: Mr. Rob Fisher

We received word that Rob Fisher, husband of Rev. Karyn Fisher, died March 23, 2020. Rev. Fisher is currently serving Shamokin: St. John’s UMC. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to The Rev…. Read more

Conference Job Opening: District Resource Assistant

The Eastern Pa Conference is now opening the search for a District Resource Assistant.  This is considered a full-time position and will be located at the Eastern PA Conference office in… Read more

Death Notice: The Rev. Anna R. Steward

The Rev. Anna R. Steward, retired full elder, died on Monday, March 16. She served the following Eastern PA Conference churches before retiring in 2002: Philadelphia: Trinity Baynton Street Philadelphia:… Read more

Death Notice: Mrs. Mary Walters

Mrs. Mary Walters, surviving spouse of The Rev. Russell E. Walters, died on February 19.  Rev. Walters retired as a full member in 1996, and died in 2015. He served the following Eastern PA Conference churches:… Read more

Death Notice: The Rev. Paul M. Carlson

The Rev. Paul M. Carlson, retired elder, died on February 17, 2020.Rev. Carlson served the following Eastern PA Conference churches: Wescosville: Bethany Ephrata: First Pen Argyl: Grace The Funeral Service… Read more

Death Notice: The Rev. Carl H. Doerr, Jr.

The Rev. Carl H. Doerr, Jr., retired Local Pastor, died on February 13, 2020. He served the following Eastern PA Conference churches: Gradyville Eddystone Upland Ridley Park Philadelphia: Holmesburg Expressions of… Read more

Former POWER Leader Rev. Gregory Holston Joins Philadelphia DAO

CONTACT:Jane Roh, District Attorney’s Office, 215–686–8711, Jane.Roh@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA (February 11, 2020) — District Attorney Larry Krasner has named civil rights and faith leader Gregory Holston to serve as Senior Advisor on Advocacy and Policy for the… Read more

The United Methodist Church is still intact

Editor’s note: According to news reports, leaders of the United Methodist Church announced in January that they’ve agreed to a tentative plan to split the church into two sub-denominations —… Read more

Haven Peniel United Methodist Church: A place where the Word is spoken and acted on

Nathaniel Lee, TRIBUNE CORESPONDENT – Feb 3, 2020 What if local churches were not places where people congregate but places where people of faith gather to worship, hear the Word… Read more

Death Notice: Mrs. Edythe Bryant

We have been informed that Mrs. Edythe Bryant, surviving spouse of The Rev. Wallace Bryant Jr., died on October 6, 2019. Rev. Bryant was a Full Member of The Eastern PA Conference, who… Read more