Congo Partnership

As an outgrowth of our Hope for the Children of Africa connection to the Central Congo Area, a Partnership was established the Central Congo Episcopal Area and now three US Annual Conferences: Peninsula-Delaware, W. North Carolina, and Eastern Pennsylvania. Visit for more information and updates! You Can Make a Difference! 100% of your contribution goes to the projects with no administrative costs.



United Methodist Neighborhood Services (UMNS), supported by the Eastern PA Conference United Methodist Women's Trust, operates under the management of its Board of Directors and Managing Director Millicent Clark. It is affiliated with the  Eastern PA Conference Office of Connectional Ministries and receives support from volunteers and donors, churches of the Eastern PA Conference, community organizations... Learn More


Lancaster United Methodist Inner-City Alliance (LUMINA) exists to offer impoverished residents of Lancaster County the light of hope. LUMINA encourages children and youth through Christian character building, empowers families through life skill education, and equips those in need with basic necessities and proper clothing for work and school. LUMINA is a cooperative mission project of the Eastern PA Conference of The United Methodist church, based in the West District and affiliated with the Conference Office of Connectional Ministries...  Learn More

Mission Central, Inc.

Mission Central is a member of the UMCOR Relief Supply Network.  The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is a non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe. Visit

Conference Advance Specials

Conference Advance Specials is a missional stewardship program of second-mile giving by generous churches, groups and individuals to support primarily local ministries. View: 2019-2020 Advance Specials

Churches in Mission


Easter Event at Telford: Grace UMC

Grace UMC in Telford held a socially distanced Easter Drive-Through Parade on Saturday, March 27, from 1 to 3 PM in our church lot.  This colorful celebration event was free for all who attended.  We handed out "He Is Risen" plastic bags with church fliers inside at the first stop, where the pastor greeted all visitors in their cars. They were instructed to drive from table to table to acquire items for their bags, including a cross made of chocolate , colorful jelly beans, a craft, and coloring books.

Also, a local Girl Scout troop that we host at our church attended and participated.  We handed out 170 bags to the community. See Photos


Church to give new meaning to ‘home delivery’

Bethel Hill UMC partners with Help Build Hope

Founded in 1870, Bethel Hill UMC in Lansdale, Pa., the state’s second oldest Methodist church, may be 250 years old. But it can still find new ways to serve in mission, especially when a viral pandemic demands adaptability.

Mission-minded members enjoy taking trips each year to work on building projects that help others. But while the pandemic has prevented that joyful experience lately, they found a new way to help build a home for distant neighbors by doing it at home… in the church’s parking lot, that is. Read More



Vaccines, variants and the road ahead

Experts to teach Eastern PA about COVID cure outlook

Two new vaccines—and a third one on the way—promise a virtual cure for COVID-19 and an eventual end to the pandemic. But the road ahead still has deep potholes to navigate in the form of threatening variants that are growing in our region alongside the number of persons being vaccinated. Read More

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A global mission invite to visit orphans via Zoom

The Rev. Wendy Bellis invites other churches and members to join Morrisville UMC in a global, online “Vision Mission Trip,” a virtual visit to orphans in three countries through the convenience of Zoom. The orphans are served by Zoe Empowers, a multinational mission supported by United Methodists through UM Global Ministries Advance (Advance Project #982023). Bellis calls it “a great organization...” Read More