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.

Featured Events

Semana Latina 43rd Anniversary Celebration

July 4, 2022
Gretna Glen Camp & Retreat Center

¡Venga y celebre con nosotros los 43 anos de existencia! Tendremos juegos, comida latina y musica, adoracion, no falte.

Come and celebrate with us 43 years of Latino Week! We will have games, latino food, music, worship, and more--don’t miss it!

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Mission u

July 7-28. 2022

Register by July 1!

EPA’s United Women in Faith (formerly UM Women) will sponsor another online version of Mission u during but with a new month-long format throughout July. The July 7-28 virtual meeting will include study, classes and worship. The 2022 theme is “Who Can We Be Together? Building Communities of Hope and Joy.”


Basic Sexual Ethics

Saturday, July 16, 2022, from 10 am – 1 pm. Via Zoom

Where do I Draw the Line: Maintaining Boundaries in Life and in Ministry

Boundaries are a part of self-care. They are healthy, normal, and necessary. The goal of this training is to increase awareness of the need for healthy boundaries in life and in ministry. This training will cover topics such as theology and boundaries, transference and touch...


2022 Laity Academy, Part 1

August 5-6, 2022
In-person at Cedarville UMC in Pottstown

This year’s theme is based on Isaiah 55 is entitled “An invitation to the Thirsty”. It is a prophesy reflected in the exodus from Babylonia and realized in the Great Commission. It invites All who thirst for a relationship with Christ - to come. It invites All who need nourishment – to come. It tells us that we need to spread Christ’s message and make disciples...