posted Aug 10, 2017, 8:19 AM by York District UMC   [ updated Aug 10, 2017, 11:28 AM ]


“Called to Make a Difference”

November 3-5, 2017

Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront

Portland, Oregon

Registration now open for Exploration, a three-day event for young adults age 18-26. This event is held biennially, 

and is designed help attendees listendiscern, and respond to God’s call to ordained ministry, as they explore their 

gifts for service as a deacon or elder in The United Methodist Church. 

Who Should Attend?

Young adults who have a sense that God might be calling them to ordained ministry, or who have wondered what ministry 

in The United Methodist Church is all about, or who would like help sifting through issues involved in an ordained vocation, 

or want to learn more about The United Methodist seminaries and theological schools should attend this event.


There are more than two or three ways to live into vocational ministry in The United Methodist Church. Workshop leaders are 

from various ministry settings and will facilitate discussion and discernment about the diverse ways of living into a call to church 



Contact Pastor Adam Miller 570-932-657 (

This does fulfill the God's Calling Event for those in the candidacy process. 

Cost: $75

Deadline to register: September 6, 2017



posted Jul 31, 2017, 6:40 AM by York District UMC   [ updated Jul 31, 2017, 12:53 PM ]

25th Anniversary Celebration of Normandie Ridge
Saturday, October 14, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Food, Music, Crafts,
Used Book Sale,
Theme Auction Baskets

Normandie Ridge Senior Living Community
1700 Normandie Drive
York, PA 17408

Come & Join in the fun!

Christian Music Revival at Grace United Methodist Church - Hanover PA

posted Jul 20, 2017, 12:04 PM by York District UMC   [ updated Jul 20, 2017, 12:07 PM ]

Christian Music Revival at Grace United Methodist Church
55 Albright Drive Hanover PA 17331
*Grace UMC is having a tent revival again this year. The revival will run for three nights.

Sunday, August 13 at 8:45am & 11:00am Worship-Outdoor-Service

Monday, August 14 at 7:00pm - Outdoor "Tent" Service
Tuesday, August 15 at 7:00pm - Outdoor "Tent" Service
Wednesday, August 16 at 7:00pm - Outdoor "Tent" Service

*Guest Minister: Pastor Jeff Slemp - Grace UMC Shrewbury

Music - Praise Band - Group 
The Weaver Believers
REIGN - Praise Team 

Everyone is welcome.

Susquehanna Conference UN Seminar to Discuss Violence, Terror, and Peace

posted Jul 7, 2017, 8:57 AM by York District UMC   [ updated Jul 7, 2017, 8:58 AM ]

Susquehanna Conference UN Seminar to Discuss Violence, Terror, and Peace 

This is an exciting seminar trip to the Church Center of the United Nations in NYC in February 2018.  

How should we as followers of Jesus--and United Methodists--respond to the violence we are experiencing in our communities and around the world?

 What are the things that lead to peace? 

An uncomfortable truth about our world is that we are surrounded by violence. Violence begets fear, and fear begets violence. Jesus famously cried over the city of Jerusalem, saying, "If only you knew on this day of all days the things that lead to peace" (Luke 19:42, CEB). 

Join other sisters and brothers from the Susquehanna Conference and the United Methodist Seminar Program for 3 days in New York City as we learn about the connections between global and local violence—and how we can be vessels of God’s peace in our communities.

See the attached flyer about the February 4-7, 2018 UN Seminar Trip sponsored by the Mission and Outreach Team of Susquehanna Conference. 

Cost of the trip is $395 and includes seminar, bus transportation, and lodging at Edison Hotel in Times Square.  

The Seminar Trip is limited to 20 participants - Register Now!  Deadline is November 1, 2017.

Contact Seminar Trip organizer Pastor Joe Hopkins at or at 570-753-8137 if you have questions or need more information.
(BOOM: Any clergy who are in the process toward ordination or those who need CEUs.  A great way to get 1.5 CEUs at one time!) 

*The flyer is attached

The Stewardship Foundation Events

posted Jul 6, 2017, 9:58 AM by York District UMC   [ updated Jul 20, 2017, 8:37 AM ]

United Methodist Stewardship Foundation Fall Events 
The Clergy Tax Seminar
 Saturday, September 16th  
Otterbein UMC in Emigsville
10:ooam - 3:00pm (Lunch Included)


  The Two Days Event in October (20th and 21st
 at Bethlehem UMC in Dallastown,
Friday, October 2oth
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 21st
10:00am - 3:00pm
Proudly to host authors and Financial Experts
Rev. Dr. Phil and Dr. Janet Jamieson

​*Please save the date! And join us for one or both days!
(0.2 CEU's available for Friday, October 20th/0.4 CEU's available for Friday, October 21st)

*The Flyer is attached.

United Methodist Stewardship Foundation
Rev. Phyllis M. Bowers, Executive Director
By Mail: 3901 Hartzdale Drive, Suite 110 Camp Hill, PA 17011
By Phone: 877.619.5974


Let's celebrate our blessings together this summer.

You are invited to visit the new offices of
The United Methodist Stewardship Foundation.
Our Open House will be
Friday, August 25
from 11 a.m. -  2 p.m.
This is RAIN OR SHINE event.
We are having a cookout with hot dogs
and hamburgers, chips, and lemonade.
Come see our new location and find out
what we have planned this fall.
We need you to RSVP at or call us at
717-766-7343 with your name and how many are attending with you.
Can't wait to see you there!
Join us at 3901 Hartzdale Drive Suite 110, Camp Hill.
Note: Parking is along the front of the business center facing the road near. The cookout is in the grassy area across from our entrance.


posted Jul 6, 2017, 9:55 AM by York District UMC   [ updated Jul 7, 2017, 10:47 AM ]

Evangelism  Conference 
When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Baughman UMC - 228 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA 17070
*Our 2017 theme is "Sharing Christ With Those Already in the Church."

Learn to reach family and friends with Christ.  No theory.  No guessing.  Learn from women and men proven effective  (Rev. Brad Brown, Kay Kotan, Rev. Andy Morgan, Rev. Bruce Fensterbush, Rev. Win Green). 

To register contact: or call (717)-774-2005


posted Jul 3, 2017, 12:27 PM by York District UMC   [ updated Aug 10, 2017, 8:10 AM ]


The Uriah United Methodist Church

925 Goodyear Road, Gardners PA 17324

Lift Music Festival 2017 

Saturday, August 12th

Begins at 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

To Help Raise Money For 


There will be activities for kids of all ages and plenty of awesome food, including homemade ice cream! We have several bands lined up for the festival, but are looking for additional bands to play. It can be Christian rock, blue grass, country rock ... whatever the Lord puts into your heart. This will also bring exposure to your band and show others the talent God has given you! If your band has an interest in playing at the festival, please contact Uriah Church at (717) 486-7543.


The fun starts at 10 a.m. and ends at approximately 9 p.m.! So come join us for a great time and great music, but please remember to bring a chair!

A Call for Prayer

posted Feb 28, 2017, 7:48 AM by York District UMC   [ updated Aug 10, 2017, 11:20 AM ]

Our Deepest Sympathy & Prayers

Lois Sauer had passed away this morning July 11th.  
She's the wife of Rev. Albert Sauer who was a member of the Eastern Conference.  
He served Violet Hill in York during his retirement.

Retired Pastor Rev. John H. Witmer, died Saturday, July 29th.  Among his survivors is his wife, Betty Witmer. 

May God's love uplift you,  His care strengthen you,  His grace gives you peace during this difficult time.


God of joy, fill our heart with good things. 
You bestow your loving smile, upon in all of us. 
Life is full of blessings when we live each day in your presence. 
Thank you for the joy you bring into our lives.  

O Sovereign and almighty Lord, 
bless all thy people,
as we come in prayers
as we offer our concerns . . .

O Lord Jesus Christ, hear every prayers  . . . 

                *Prayers for Chris Brinker for healing and good recovery.            
*Prayers for Tuckhannock UMC, the families & the community.  
*Prayers for Don Nolder for healing and strength.
*Prayers for Diana P.  for healing.
*Prayers for Henderson's family. 
*Remembrance of Marlylee's son David.

                                   Rev. Bruce Gowe - upcoming surgery.  Prayers for good health recovery.
                Rev. John Allen has hospitalized.  Prayers for healing and good recovery.
          In Jesus name.  Amen.


Wishing you a very Happy Birthday! ...

Rev. Greg Myers, Assistant to the Bishop
Christy Mackey, Executive Administrative Assistant
Kelly Cox, Pension & Benefits Officer
Sandii Peiffer, Communication Associate

We pray on your birthday be a special day.

May the blessings of God be with you.
 May your days be filled with joy, warm memories,
closeness of love ones, 
family and friends, 
lots of laughters and happiness each day.

Love & Prayers,
Charlie, Vicky & Lourdes
York District Churches



Starting January 1, 2017, each annual conference of the United Methodist Church will take a week of praying our way forward
on behalf of the whole church. 


Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church
 February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.


“For he is our peace; in his flesh he has made both groups into one and has

 broken down the dividing wall, that is, the hostility between us.”

(Ephesians 2:14)


For Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula

From Bishop Jeremiah J. Park


*Please continue to pray for all the Churches of the Susquehanna Conference each week, 
including B
ishop Jeremiah Park, 
The Cabinet & The District Superintendents.
                       The Clergy/Pastors/Deacon/Laity/AA's/Administration Secretary.

                                                        THANK YOU

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