Dawn Taylor-Storm


Notes from the mission field
Congo Partnership Visit 2018

Bishop Peggy Johnson: Notes from the mission field At the opening ceremony of our visit to the Central Congo Conference Center we were greeted by an enthusiastic group of young… Read more

Ann Jacob, reserve delegate from the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, reads a statement on church unity adopted by the Global Young People's Convocation and Legislative Assembly. She presented the statement adopted in July 2015 during the afternoon plenary on May 18 at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference May 18 in Portland, Ore.

General Conference struggles to keep the UMC united 

The 2016 General Conference in Portland, Oregon, May 10-20, was a dramatic, sweeping marathon of legislation, celebration and demonstrations, and it was one for the ages. In keeping with the… Read more

DS Rev. Tracy Bass, with inmate

‘I was in prison and you visited me.’

Cabinet emulates Matthew 25:36 The terrible human cost of high incarceration rates–among the highest in the world–became a critical concern in 2015 for U.S. politicians, the media and other social… Read more

“Sharing the Burdens We Bear” — A meditation for pastors and other leaders

“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” — Ralph Nader  Before proceeding, take a minute to read Exodus 18:13-23. In my devotions recently, this passage… Read more

Group of Young Adult Clergy With Bishop Peggy Johnson

Young adult clergy gather with bishop

Young adult UM clergy of the Philadelphia Area and their families gathered at the Episcopal Residence July 11 for dinner, fellowship and conversation. Bishop Peggy Johnson and her husband Mike hosted… Read more

Lay Delegates to General Conference

Annual Conference elects 2016 General, Jurisdictional delegates

The 2015 Eastern PA Annual Conference elected as 2016 General and Northeaster Jurisdictional Conference Delegates—Clergy members: Dawn Taylor-Storm, Jeffrey Raffauf, Robert Wilt, and Lydia Munoz.  Lay members elected were: Judith Ehninger;… Read more

Child, in the Congo

SE District attains goal to fund Congo clinic

“We did it!” wrote Superintendent Dawn Taylor-Storm, proclaiming the Southeast District’s success in raising funds to build a pediatrics medical facility in Mpasa, an impoverished community in the Democratic Republic of… 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