The Eastern PA Conference will close its 2023 Tools for Ministry toolbox when the trio of leadership development events ends this Saturday where the sun sets, in the West District. It’s the first major, in-person training to occur there in …
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 …
2022 Equalizing Lay Member Application
Access the online form here: Application to be an Equalizing Lay Member – online form
17 laity complete North District cluster’s regional academy
Eastern PA Conference churches in the northwestern part of the North District resumed their annual, regional Laity Academy at Elysburg UMC in September after a two-year hiatus caused by the Covid pandemic.
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.
Don’t forget to schedule your 2022 Charge Conference!
The Charge Conference schedule is finalized and is available here. We are offering group meetings as well as some ZOOM options beginning in early October. To register for a Charge Conference date please click here. We are asking only one registration per …
New superintendents urge courage, vision for their 2 districts
Invoking God’s call to courageous, visionary leadership, the Eastern PA Conference celebrated the installation of two new district superintendents on Sunday, Sept. 18, in two places—outdoor and indoor sanctuaries—just 74 miles apart.
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.