Printable Listing of Eastern PA Conference Events (Updated weekly)

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.

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Conference Events

Digital Ministry for the Rest of Us, Dec. 5

An interactive presentation on Zoom, provided by the Eastern PA Conference Congregational Development Team. Dec. 5, Saturday, 10-11:30 AM

  • Foundations of Church Technology: Rev. Kevin Rutledge, Covenant UMC
  • Livestream or Recorded? Pros and Cons: Rev. Amy Banka, Senior Pastor, Hopewell UMC
  • DYI Livestreaming & Recording: John Mattox, Technology Volunteer, Linwood UMC

Registration Link:

Celebrating our Cultures at Christmas

Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, at 3 PM
A Conference-Wide Christmas Celebration. Zoom Virtual Experience .

Bring a candle and place your computer in front of your tree or nativity! Send us a photo of your nativity or live nativity to be included in the celebration:

Celebrations from Around the World to be shared:

  • Three King’s Day
  • Korean Celebrations
  • Kwanzaa and New Year’s Celebrations
  • Democratic Republic of Congo @ Christmas
  • Native American Traditions @ Christmas
  • Indian Celebrations
  • Evangelical Bretheran/German Traditions
  • British Traditions
  • Sierra Leone @ Christmas

We will also hear church traditions, family traditions and close by lifting the light of Christ together.


Download the flyer!



  • December 5: Digital Ministry for the Rest of Us. 10 AM – 11:30 AM. Zoom online meeting. Register.
  • December 6: UMM Annual Meeting. 2 PM. Conference-wide. Zoom online meeting. Contact David Marks at
  • December 8: Women in Professional Ministry. 10 AM – 12 PM, Zoom online meeting. Register.
  • December 13: “Celebrating our Cultures at Christmas.” 3 PM. Zoom online meeting. Register.


  • January 8-9:  Virtual Youth Rally
  • January 13: Start of Book Study “Quietly Courageous” with Gil Rendle (Weekly, for 4 weeks)
  • January 30:  Basic Sexual Ethics. 9:30 AM – 3 PM. Zoom online meeting. Register.
  • February 10: Transfiguration Day Apart. 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Zoom Webinar. Download the flyer.
  • March 6: Advanced Sexual Ethic: Ministry with Sex Offenders. 9:30 AM – 3 PM. Aldersgate UMC in Wilmington, DE. Register.
  • March 13: Tools for Ministry. 
  • April 16-18: Dismantling Racism, Level 1, Virtual. Register.
  • May 15: Latino Holy Convocation and Assembly
  • May 15: Clergy Transition Workshop led by Dave Woolverton. 
  • May 20 – 22: 2021 Annual Conference
  • June 5:  CR/CC Transition Workshop –for CR/CC appointments
  • August 6 – 8, 2021: Laity Academy
  • Oct. 23:  Faith Sharing Evangelism Training w/ Olu  Brown
  • Oct. 29 – Nov 1: Dismantling Racism, Level 1, Virtual. Register.

Printable Listing of Eastern PA Conference Events