Academies, workshops, training events, convocations, retreats. The Eastern PA Conference is a vibrant, living organism that survives and indeed, thrives in community as we gather and grow together. Our connectional life is enhanced by these types of learning events and by other gatherings as well: worship and prayer services; concerts, theater, film viewings and other performances; celebrations; picnics; sports and recreation events–the list is endless.
We also provide access to a list of upcoming Conference meetings of boards, teams and committees, and to a list of recent and upcoming Local Church events. Please send us your complete information about meetings and events right away by using our Submit News page.
Celebrating Lent 2021
Visit Celebrating Lent 2021, our new web page offering relevant information, insights and resources in observance of this sacred season in our Christian year. Please send us your Lenten season news, events, ministries, publications and reflections so we can add it there, too!
March 13, 2021. 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM via Zoom. Download the flyer.
- 8:40 AM - Plenary (Including opening Devotions with Bishop Peggy Johnson, Text to Give Offering opportunity with proceeds going to Antiracism POWER Organization)
- 9:00 AM - Session A Workshops
- 10:30 AM - Break
- 10:45 AM - Session B Workshops
Cost: $5. Scholarships are available for Seminary Students and Youth.
The Eastern PA and Peninsula-Delaware (Pen-Del) conferences will cosponsor The State of the Black Church Forum on Thursday, March 18, at 6:30 PM on Zoom. This important, timely panel discussion for Black clergy and laity will feature African American district superintendents of each conference. The forum will address crucial concerns and questions facing Black churches, organizations and communities and explore ways to build engagement and collaboration to seek solutions. Download the flyer
Feb. 23 to March 23, on Tuesdays, 11 AM to 12 noon. Via Zoom.
The Congregational Development Team (CDT) Book Club will next launch into the Lenten season with a study of a new, highly touted, instant classic. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents (2020), by Isabel Wilkerson, examines the unspoken caste system of race that has shaped America... Learn More
The 236th session of the Eastern PA Annual Conference, May 20-22, will take place mostly online for a second consecutive year, after making history with that first-time format in 2020. The conference business session will again be held via a Zoom webinar, with pre-recorded reports and eBallot voting on Friday, May 21.
Local Church & Mission Link Events
View and download this handy, double-sided page of upcoming events for easy reference. Print it for your church bulletin board! Updated weekly.