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Local Pastors Licensing School to begin in August

Jun. 16, 2022
The Eastern PA Conference’s next Local Pastor Licensing School will begin August 19 and run eight weekends total until Oct. 8. That includes six weekends total of in-class modules, again…
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Morton to manage Leadership Development in EPA

May. 27, 2022
The Rev. Steve Morton, North District Superintendent, will become the Eastern PA Conference’s new Leadership Development Manager July 1. Morton, who has led the North District since 2018, will now…
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Charles Yrigoyen remembered as pastor and scholar

May. 13, 2022
Key points: The Rev. Charles Yrigoyen Jr., a leading United Methodist historian, oversaw the denomination’s Commission on Archives and History for nearly 24 years.  He also had years of experience…
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EPA honors churches, leaders for the fruit they bear

May. 13, 2022
“Be purposeful and fruitful.” That creative challenge is in the last line of Bishop John Schol’s April 4 essay titled “ Direction: A Key Ingredient for Successful Leadership – Part 2: Mission.”…
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Ordinands’ fruitfulness projects respond to individual, church, community needs

May. 13, 2022
As the COVID pandemic in late 2020 took a heavy toll on many lives—including health, housing, businesses, jobs and family incomes—members of Wooddale UMC in East Stroudsburg and nearby rural…
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Pastor serves as PA Senate Chaplain for a Day

Dec. 17, 2021
The Rev. Mandy Miller, pastor of Holy Cross UMC and its Calvary Campus in Reading, served as Guest Chaplain for the Pennsylvania Senate in Harrisburg Dec. 13, invited by State Sen.…

First UMC Lancaster to memorialize Bill and Ginny Cherry, Aug. 7

Aug. 04, 2021
First UMC Lancaster will hold a delayed memorial service for Rev. Dr. Willam Cherry and his wife Ginny, on Saturday August 7, at 11 AM. “We lost both of them late…

Words of wisdom and warmth
View video of our 2021 clergy retirees

Jun. 24, 2021
Enjoy the heartwarming video of our Clergy Retiree Celebration Service, recorded in April and  presented at the 2021 Annual Conference  May 21. Each year our clergy retirees’ career remembrances and…

Celebration of our 2021 Retirees

May. 28, 2021
Celebration of our 2021 Retirees Recorded at the April 20th Retiree Celebration Service. Presented at the 2021 Annual Conference – May 21, 2021. View the video. View the full AC2021 playlist.…
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Rev. Sukja Bang featured in Fordham News

Mar. 30, 2021
Korean-American Polio Survivor and Longtime Pastor Prepares to Counsel Parishioners Rev. Sukja Bang, pastor of Ackermanville UMC in Bangor, is featured in the Fordham News (March 29, 2021), an online publication of …