A sacred reunion

For me, it was always just a stopping point for a whitefish sandwich and a refreshing drink 13 hours into the 14-hour drive to see my wife Joan’s parents in the UP (Upper Peninsula) of Michigan.  For the indigenous peoples of that region, however, St. Ignace is sacred…

Data Processor, Eastern PA Conference

The primary responsibility of the data processor is to maintain and update all databases, assistance with statistical collection from local churches, upload documents, and administer support for data retrieval.  In addition, the data processor will assist the Director, Administrative Services …

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month 

National Hispanic Heritage Month, observed annually Sept. 15-Oct. 15, highlights the history, culture and contributions of Hispanic-Americans. Communities honor the achievements of Hispanic and Latino Americans with festivals and educational activities…

Welcome to Spotlight, offering online video courses

Spotlight, as a verb, means to illuminate and thus, direct attention to a subject of importance. That is what the Eastern PA Conference’s new online learning management system (LMS) seeks to do in our quest to serve churches, develop leaders …

The Being of Leadership

Over the last several months, I have written to you about leading – why leadership is important, what leaders focus on and do, and how leaders develop. Today I focus on the being of leadership. As much as the doing of leadership is important, if we are not in sync with the being of leadership, all of our doing may not matter or may not connect with people.

Bishop’s Administrative Assistant, Conference Job Opening

The Eastern PA Conference announces a job opening for an outstanding Administrative Assistant in the office of Bishop John Schol. The office is in Valley Forge, PA. The position offers a competitive salary, excellent vacation, holiday, pension and health benefits, …