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…]

Timeline: Methodism in Black and White

1758 John Wesley baptizes two “Negro slaves,” at least one woman, thus setting the pattern for receiving people of color into the societies and the church. These two return to Antigua to start the Methodist society in the “new world.” 1760s Anne Schweitzer, a black woman, becomes a founding member of the first Methodist society … [Read more…]