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.


Registration for the 2017 Southwest District Tools for Ministry is now OPEN!

Deadline is April 18, 2017. The cost is $8.00. You can register here.




District News & Information

  • 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
  • Districts dig deeper into real talk about race
    Four districts will dive deeper into their exploration of racial understanding and race relations in January and February with upcoming dialogues that may lead to more. Clergy and laity from... Read more