Lay Servant Ministries – Basic Course

The Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course will be offered Friday, January 21, 2022 from 6:30-9pm and Saturday, January 22, 2022 9am-5pm at Grace UMC 127 N. Pennsylvania Avenue in Centre Hall.  Course topics such as servant and spiritual leadership, caring ministries, basic communication skills, sharing your faith and leading meetings will enhance your knowledge and … [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…]

WANTED: Safe Sanctuaries Certified Volunteers

The Penns Valley Charge Churches are preparing for new people! That means preparing for new children. Each church has a Safe Sanctuaries policy that we must follow when offering ministry to kids, teens and at risk adults. Clearances and training are offered by the Susquehanna Conference and may be done online for those who prefer … [Read more…]