Apply for grants in May to pay higher education costs

Application period: May 1-13, 2023 On May 1 the Education Society of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference will begin accepting grant applications to help worthy United Methodist students pay the cost of higher education for the 2023-2024 school year.  The grants …

World Methodist Council nominations sought

Bishop John Schol seeks persons—clergy, lay adults and youth—to nominate for membership and leadership on the World Methodist Council, for the remainder of its current term, 2022-2024, and also for 2024 to 2030. The Eastern PA and Greater New Jersey …

Support groups: a new chapter in youth ministry

I have been in ministry with youth, young adults and families for over 25 years; and over time I have seen ministry with young people change as their needs have changed. Still, I felt there was more we could do.  …

UMC scholarships aid EPA students pursuing careers of service

Seventeen Eastern PA Conference students are among over 2,000 United Methodists who received a total of $4 million in financial assistance in 2022 from the denomination’s Office of Loans and Scholarships. The total awarded to EPA recipients was $20,800. “These …