Jan 08, 2024 | John W. Coleman

Dear brothers and sisters, honor those who are your leaders in the Lord’s work. (1 Thessalonians 5:12)

The deadline to submit nominations for the 2024 Harry Denman Evangelism Awards is extended to January 19. The Eastern PA Conference Cabinet and Congregational Development Team eagerly invite nominations for these important annual awards. Given by the UM Foundation for Evangelism, they recognize clergy, lay and youth who exhibit outstanding Christian evangelism in our mission of “making disciples of Jesus Christ.” Awardees will be honored at the 2024 Annual Conference in May. Learn more and download nomination forms.

Lydia Ermer (left) receives the 2022 Youth Denman Award from CDT’s Suzette James

Persons eligible for this prestigious award are those who practice the Great Commission by inviting others into a life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ. Learn more and download nomination forms from the Foundation for Evangelism website.

Send completed nomination forms to the attention of Suzette James or the Rev. Lloyd Speers of CDT, at the conference office, P.O. Box 820, Valley Forge, PA 19482-0820. Or email nominations forms to: CDT@epaumc.org. Nominations must be received no later than January 15 to be considered for the 2024 awards.

Read about our 2023 awardees in “EPA Awardees Honored for Evangelism, Urban Ministries.”  And on the Foundation for Evangelism’s website read and view the video about our 2022 EPA awardees in “EPA honors churches, leaders for the fruit they bear.” Also, you can see photos of other past EPA awardees on two other Foundation web pages: Harry Denman Evangelism Awards and Recipients Past to Present.

Download nomination forms