EAST District

Former East District Pastor Julia Singleton Shares Commissioning Experience

The Rev. Julia Singleton, a local pastor at Christ UMC in Middletown, was commissioned a Provisional Elder July 17, during Annual Conference. She shares what that life-changing experience was like from… Read more

Korean Churches travel to Dominican Republic

Pastors and members of Lighthouse Korean (in Glenside) and Bensalem Korean UMCs joined a New Jersey Korean church in May on a first-time mission trip to the burgeoning city of Santiago, in… Read more

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans

The Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary of the General Board of Church and Society, and Bishop Elías Galván (retired) Executive Director of the Latino UMC caucus MARCHA (Metodistas Representando la… Read more

Grant Writing Resources

Here are links to two handouts from Yvette Davis’ Grant Writing session: one lists private foundations provided by Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services (click here) and the second is Grant Application Instructions from… Read more

Free Clergy Tax Video Now Available

Clergy face some distinctive tax regulations and often need guidance from tax professionals with experience working with clergy. The Lewis Center for Church Leadership at Wesley Theological Seminary has prepared a 12-minute informational video to help seminary… Read more

Free resources available for your church

Click here for Social Principles bulletin inserts from General Board of Church & Society. “Words That Hurt, Words That Heal: Language About God and People” is available as an electronic download through Cokesbury…. Read more

Discovery Service Projects

The Board of Directors of Discovery Service Projects (DSP) asks consideration of the following for those who shop online at Amazon and thanks all for your continued prayers and support… Read more

Join Over 32,000 Peers Improving Church Communications

Get a FREE eBook when you sign up for MyCom, UMCommunications’ bi-weekly newsletter. MyCom tips and tools include easy inside outreach ideas, proven giving campaign plans, basic to advance social… Read more


Need information? InfoServ, a ministry of United Methodist Communications, is the official information service of The United Methodist Church. It is the connection to the worldwide United Methodist Church. Ask… Read more

Missionaries sought for Latin America and the Caribbean

GENERAL BOARD OF GLOBAL MINISTRIES Missionaries for Latin America and the Caribbean: The General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM) seeks missionaries to serve within the global Methodist connection in a variety of… Read more