Susquehanna Annual Conference 2022

Friends, We gather as laity and clergy at the 2022 Susquehanna Annual Conference to do the work of the church. Our theme this year is BEHOLD I am doing a NEW thing. Your Lay Members to Annual Conference; Beth Brown (Sprucetown UMC) and Randy Muthersbaugh (Faith UMC) and I prepare for holy conferencing June 1 … [Read more…]

Mission InSite Report follow up to equip the church coming June 28th

From the State College District Office: STATE COLLEGE DISTRICT LISTENING SESSIONS FOR LAITY AND CLERGYAs we live into our vision in the State College District to Encourage, Equip, Empower, Everyone to Reach, Teach and Serve we need your input! Many of our churches have discovered during Mission InSite studies, we often make assumptions about how … [Read more…]

Fall Class – Sessions 5-8 of GROW! Living as Spiritual Transformational Leaders

Sessions 5-8  Beyond the Personal:  Sharing God’s Stories  (Open to any who have completed sessions 1-4) 5. Change Makers       6. Mentors that Multiply        7. Reach: Love in Relationship, Witness, and Action 8. Community and Collaboration in the Commons Thursdays, September 9, 23, October 7, 21 from 6:30‐8:30pm online via Zoom REQUIRED READING: Hero Maker, Ferguson … [Read more…]

2021 Church Officers: How will YOU serve?

The work of preparing for the fall church conference is well underway. This is the time we gather with all the United Methodist Churches in the Penns Valley cluster to holy conference and for members of each church to vote for or against the reports, officers, pastor’s salary, and other aspects of ministry for the … [Read more…]

What does Yellow Phase mean for us?

I’ve had several ask when the Penns Valley Charge churches will reopen for Sunday worship and adult small group study. NO ONE is more anxious to get back to church than the curly haired pastor! The answer to your question is, I don’t know. And as soon as “possible”. Each board is considering the CDC … [Read more…]

General Conference Postponed to 2021

March 23, 2020  Nashville, Tenn.: Subsequent to the announcement by the Executive Committee of the Commission on the General Conference that the 2020 General Conference will be postponed, the full Commission met March 21, 2020 to determine next steps to take in setting a new date. After hearing recommendations from Sara Hotchkiss, Business Manager of … [Read more…]