St. George’s

Blest be a broken tie that binds

St. George’s UMC worships at St. Thomas African Episcopal Church The Rev. Mark Salvacion, the new pastor of Philadelphia’s Historic St. George’s UMC—and its first non-white pastor—preached at St. Thomas… Read more

Conference will celebrate 250 Years of Methodism in America

In 1767, Captain Thomas Webb and Joseph Pilmore led the push to establish the first Methodist classes in Philadelphia and other venues along the East Coast of the new colonies…. Read more


Historic home of Conference archives gets a makeover

A small book of hymn lyrics handwritten by Methodism’s founder John Wesley in 1780 keeps company with other modest, historic treasures in a protective vault deep in the basement of… Read more

2 UMCom videos spotlight Historic St. George’s

The oldest Methodist church in the U.S. in continuous use, a Philadelphia landmark, gets a close-up in two new, compelling videos produced online by UM Communications (UMCom). Historic St. George’s,… Read more

EPA pastor to become UMC’s chief historian

The pastor and chief historian of the oldest United Methodist church in America will soon become the denomination’s chief historian. The Rev. Alfred T. Day III, pastor of 244-year old… Read more

EPA churches honor Black History Month

Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us. Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us… Roz McKelvey led… Read more