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Nov. 24: Historic St. George’s UMC 250th Anniversary
10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Historic St. George’s UMC
On Sunday, November 24, Historic St. George’s UMC will celebrate in worship at 10 AM. The Rev. Fred Day, former pastor and now head of the denomination’s General Commission on Archives and History, will preach.
Bishop Peggy Johnson will join Day and the Rev. Mark Salvacion, pastor, in celebrating Holy Communion. A light lunch will follow, along with tours of the church’s building, which is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, and its historical museum. St. George’s is the home of the Eastern PA Conference’s cherished archives.
At Historic St. George’s celebration, worship, lunch and tours are open to the public. But an RSVP for attendance is requested by October 25 to Caitlin Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org. The church office can be reached at 215-925-7788 weekdays from 10 AM to 2 PM. Learn more…
Interested in becoming a Certified Lay Minister?
Register now for an Orientation/Admission Session for the Certified Lay Ministry Class of 2020, which begins in April 2020. All prospective candidates must attend one of the Orientation/Admission sessions, which are held from September to December at locations in the four districts of the Eastern PA Conference. To register see the Orientation/Admission sessions schedule, and contact Judy Ehninger, CLM Program Coordinator at, 610-442-3140 or by e-mail at email@example.com . Learn more about Certified Lay Ministers on the ChristServantMinistries.net website.
Contact Judy to register your attendance preference, attendance at one orientation is required for program admission.
Thursday, October 24, 6:30- 8:30 pm Valley Forge Conference Office
Monday, October 28, 6:30 – 8:30 pm West Lawn UMC, Reading SD
Monday, November 4, 6:30- 8:30 pm Asbury UMC, Allentown ND
Saturday, November 23, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Christ UMC, Fairless Hills ED
Saturday, December 7, 10 am-12 pm Valley Forge Conference Office