Build your church’s future with Tools for Ministry

Nearly 200 people attended 22 classes at the South-East Region’s Tools for Ministry at Palmer Seminary at Eastern University Saturday, March 4. Many showed visible appreciation for a half-day of lively learning and face-to-face fellowship. It was the first onsite, …

EPA clergy of color invited to renewal retreat in June

Just weeks after an Annual Conference focused on the theme “Possibility,” Eastern PA clergy of color will get to explore their own possibilities of learning self-renewal and restoration through a joyful, guided process of spiritual and emotional nurture. And they …

From Ashes to Rebirth: Centralia UMC’s legacy alive

On a gorgeous late-October afternoon, Oct. 22, an audience of about 50 gathered in the sanctuary of Zion UMC in Aristes for the “From Ashes to Rebirth” event:  a celebration of the legacy of the Centralia UMC, which was closed …

Exton UMC to remember Centralia “From Ashes to Rebirth” Oct. 22

The Revs. Meagan Ackerman of Exton UMC and Rose Marquardt of Zion UMC in Aristes will once again tell the history of Centralia UMC, the coal-region predecessor of present-day Exton UMC in Chester County. The two churches will come together to share their connected stories.

Districts to install 2 new superintendents Sept. 18

A worship service celebrating the installation of the Rev. Jennifer S. Freymoyer as West District Superintendent will take place outdoors at Gretna Glen on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 2 PM. The service of installation for North District Superintendent Hun Ju Lee will take place also on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 7:00 PM at Wesley UMC in Bethlehem.