EAST District


Vital Conversations Video Series Study Guide is Available Now At a time when our society seems divided along lines of ideology, race, culture, and ethnicity, the new Vital Conversations Study… Read more


Marion A. Brown, Child Care Licensing Consultant and PQASed (Pennsylvania Quality Assurance System) Professional Development Trainer, invites interested persons to be in touch (maboss12@gmail.com or 215-840-0927) for information about upcoming… Read more


Mr. Bryan Miller, Executive Director, Heeding God’s Call to End Gun Violence, reports that “special standing” legislation sought by the gun lobby has failed to date to gain passage during… Read more

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