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Delegation to begin process of inviting NEJ Episcopal nominations

One of the responsibilities of the Eastern PA Conference delegation to the 2020 Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference is to identify potential episcopal candidates from our conference.   As this work begins… Read more

Recent Conference events address matters of the head and heart

Story and photos by John W. Coleman The Eastern PA Conference was bustling with conference-wide events from September through November, filling many weekends and some weekdays with rich learning opportunities… Read more

Doing justice, loving mercy for our neighbors

By John W. Coleman When 6-year-old “Mariana” came from Guatemala with her aunt and cousin ­this year to join her mother in Warrington, Pa., she got separated by Immigration and… Read more

Historic St. George’s UMC celebrates 250 years

Historic St. George’s UMC, founded in 1769, inaugurated what may become a yearlong celebration of its 250th anniversary with an historic Sunday worship service Nov. 24. Ensuing events include a… Read more

CONAM members share highlights of friendship journey

Members of the Eastern PA Conference Committee on Native American Ministries (CONAM) believe in taking road trips to visit Native friends—whether to the former Indian Industrial School in Carlisle, Pa.,… Read more

Historic Zoar UMC honors its past, seeks its future

“Emboldened by our past and striving to fulfill God’s Purpose for our future” was Mother African Zoar UMC’s theme for its Nov. 9 luncheon banquet to celebrate its 225th anniversary…. Read more

Annual Conference 2020 to focus on reaching out and stretching forward

By John W. Coleman “Engaging Communities for Christ” will be the outreaching theme for the 2020 Eastern PA Annual Conference, June 18-20. Returning to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in… Read more

Powell to retire as DCM, with Taylor-Storm as successor

Bishop Peggy Johnson announced the retirement of the Rev. Anita Powell as Eastern PA Conference Director of Connectional Ministries (DCM) and the appointment of the Rev. Dawn Taylor-Storm as her successor, effective July… Read more

Observe World AIDS Day 2019 Dec. 1

World AIDS Day is on Sunday, December 1 this year, but for 37 million people around the world, living with HIV and AIDS is an everyday reality. Millions who don’t… Read more

Bishops elect officers, deliberate on 2020 concerns

Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey*, who leads the Louisiana Conference, will become president of the UMC’s Council of Bishops in May 2020. Formerly the Council’s secretary and president-designate, she was elected… Read more