Bishop Peggy Johnson

Women in Professional Ministry Advent Retreat with Bishop Johnson

Clergywomen retreat for soul-care

Hosting the Eastern PA Conference’s Women in Professional Ministry (WiPM) for its annual “Advent Morning Apart” Dec. 9, Bishop Peggy Johnson closed with a devotion about Christmas and culture, and… Read more

Bishop’s Blog: “Push Back, Lean Forward”

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas,” the song tells us. At least that’s true on store shelves heavily stocked with Christmas gifts and decorations for sale. And beyond… Read more

PA bishops gather for $1 million Imagine No Malaria pledge

PA bishops gather for $1 million Imagine No Malaria pledge

Thanks to the efforts of United Methodists in Pennsylvania and across the connection, the church has reached 90 percent of its goal of $75 million to combat suffering and death… Read more

Opening Worship Procession, 2015 Annual Conference

Looking back, leaning forward: Annual Conference 2015

Ranging from the serious to the celebratory, the 2015 Eastern PA Annual Conference, May 14-16, shone its spotlight on past, present and future concerns, beyond merely voting on resolutions and… Read more

School Funding Protesters

3 PA UM Bishops urge fair public school funding for common good

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It is June, and the PA State legislators are discussing the state budget for the coming year.  Budgets are moral documents, in that they… Read more

Pennsylvania's 3 UM Bishops

UMC bishops support PA Non-Discrimination Act

Pennsylvania’s three United Methodist bishops are calling upon the state’s legislature to pass the Pennsylvania Non-Discrimination Act (SB/HB 300) during the current session. A joint letter from Bishops Peggy Johnson… Read more

Annual Conference speakers to teach ‘Faithful Stewardship’

Emphasizing faithful stewardship, the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference’s 2015 annual session, May 14-16, will engage church leaders in exploring wide-ranging concerns that promote what presiding Bishop Peggy Johnson aptly calls “responsible… Read more

Annual Conference 2015

“Faithful Stewardship of Our Time, Treasure and Environment” May 14-16, 2015 GREATER PHILADELPHIA EXPO CENTER AT OAKS 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA 19456 For GPS purposes: Use 1601 Egypt Road,… Read more

Cabinet spends day at Methodist Children’s Home

For many children, Christmas is the highlight of the year. But there are families who lack the abilities or resources to provide the ideal Christmas celebration. The EPA Conference Cabinet recently… Read more

Bishops call United Methodists to prayer in human sexuality statement

Oklahoma City, Okla.: The Council of Bishops issued a statement concerning human sexuality, addressing their diverse perspectives and calling the people of The United Methodist Church to be in prayer,… Read more