Bishop Peggy Johnson, Rev. Bumkoo Chung DS, and Rev. David Myers former DS at Faith UMC groundbreaking ceremony. Bishop Peggy Johnson, dressed as Eva Boehm in a red wig and colonial garb, stands next to the Rev. Alfred Day, United Methodist Commission on Archives and History, during a service at Boehm’s Chapel. SW District Facebook Page

Southwest District


The Southwest District is composed of 72 United Methodist churches in Lancaster County.

The Southwest District Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Because both the District Superintendent and the District Resource Assistant attend meetings off-site, please call (717-569-9673) before arriving to make sure that someone will be there to greet you.

District News & Information

  • Youth Pastor, Part-Time, Stehman Memorial UMC
    Stehman Memorial United Methodist Church, a kid-friendly congregation in Manor Township, Southwest (West) District, is seeking a part-time youth pastor to plan and lead a new youth ministry, involving spiritual,... Read more
  • Reflections on racial dialogues
    A supplement to the NEWSpirit Winter 2017 article, “District dialogues offer ‘real talk’ about race” At our request, a number of clergy participants in recent racial dialogue and learning events,... Read more