Events Calendar

April 2019

Security and Emergency Preparedness - Christ UMC, Youngwood

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 2:00 PM
Security and Emergency Preparedness & Protecting Your Youth Who’s invited to attend: WPAUMC Churches/Ministries Cost: Free Where:    April 24th at 2:00 pm – Christ UMC, Youngwood, PA 100 Lincoln St. Youngwood, PA 15697 April 25th at 6:00 pm –...

Security and Emergency Preparedness - Dutilh UMC, Cranberry Twp

Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:00 PM
Security and Emergency Preparedness & Protecting Your Youth Who’s invited to attend: WPAUMC Churches/Ministries Cost: Free Where:    April 24th at 2:00 pm – Christ UMC, Youngwood, PA 100 Lincoln St. Youngwood, PA 15697 April 25th at 6:00 pm –...

Security and Emergency Preparedness - Clarks Mills UMC, Clarks Mills

Friday, April 26, 2019 1:00 PM
Security and Emergency Preparedness & Protecting Your Youth Who’s invited to attend: WPAUMC Churches/Ministries Cost: Free Where:    April 24th at 2:00 pm – Christ UMC, Youngwood, PA 100 Lincoln St. Youngwood, PA 15697 April 25th at 6:00 pm –...

Autism Spectrum Disorder: What It Is and Practical Ideas to Try

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location:  Ingomar UMC (1501 West Ingomar Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237) Schedule: Workshop: 9:00am - 3:30pm Optional Session - Teaching other about autism: 3:30-5pm .5 CEU Cost:  $35 (includes lunch)   Workshop Description: Gain an understanding of ...

NEJ Commission on Archives and History Annual Spring Conference

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 to Thursday, May 9, 2019
Location: Johnstown: First
“BY WATER AND SPIRIT” Tuesday-Thursday, May 7-9, 2019 Johnstown, Pennsylvania   Hosted by the Commission on Archives and History Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church     Accommodations:         Holiday Inn Johnstown –...

Deaf Ministry Boot Camp--Cancelled!

Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church
Rev. Leo Yates, consultant for United Methodist Global Ministries' Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministry, will lead a Deaf Ministry Boot Camp at Trinity UMC in McMurray, PA on Saturday, May 18. The Boot Camp is designed for clergy, laity, students and ...
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Leadership Workshop

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Pew Fine Arts Building, Grove City College
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5TH, 2019 1:00 PM: Check-in will open 1:30-5:00 PM: Group session for laity and clergy LOCATION: Pew Fine Arts Building, Grove City College FEATURING: Kay Kotan and Rev. Olu Brown CONTACT Rev. Susan Moudry for more information. susa...

2019 Annual Conference

Thursday, June 6, 2019 to Saturday, June 8, 2019
Location: Grove City College

Addiction Response Ministry Workshop

Saturday, June 22, 2019 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Buter: First UMC
Time: 9:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. Where: First United Methodist Church               200 East North Street               Butler, PA 16001   We invite you to join a movement to save lives as we respond to the addiction epidemic in our region! The Western PA...

Canadian Wilderness Canoe Trip

Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Are you looking for a chance to get away from all the noise and demands of the world? Do you want to find a place that’s simpler, quieter, and peaceful; so you can reconnect with God?   Join us for a week of wilderness canoeing and camping in the ...

Youth Mission u

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 to Sunday, July 21, 2019
Location: California University of PA
Youth Mission u is a mission camp for youth in grades 6-12. Youth stay in dorms at  California University of PA, participate in various hands-on mission projects in the California area, learn, experience innovative intergenerational worship and have ...

Mission u - Adults & Children

Thursday, July 18, 2019 to Sunday, July 21, 2019
Location: California University of PA
Mission u 2019 offers opportunities for adults, youth and children to learn, explore, grow spiritually, enjoy fellowship, and participate in hands-on mission work. Set up as a long weekend at California University of Pennsylvania, it begins on ...

Uth 4 Missions 2019

Monday, July 29, 2019 to Friday, August 2, 2019
Location: Jumonville

Canadian Wilderness Canoe Trip

Monday, July 29, 2019 to Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Are you looking for a chance to get away from all the noise and demands of the world? Do you want to find a place that’s simpler, quieter, and peaceful; so you can reconnect with God?   Join us for a week of wilderness canoeing and camping in the ...

Clergy Communities of Practice - 2019

Thursday, August 1, 2019
We would love for any clergy person to prayerfully consider participating.  Beginning in August If you haven’t heard, clergy communities of practice are a type of covenant group meant to support the development of Christian leaders by encouraging ...

Orientation to Ministry

Saturday, August 17, 2019 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Center - Bittner Room

*CANCELED*-Fall Solstice Celebration with our Native American Friends

Saturday, September 21, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: First United Methodist Church of Pittsburgh
NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED   Sponsored by the Committee on Native American Ministries of the W.Pa. United Methodist Conference  (coordinator: RoBear Bob Wilson: a49always@gmail.com)  

Clergy Spouse Retreat

Friday, September 27, 2019 to Saturday, September 28, 2019
Location: Jumonville
  Spiritual Direction Workshop Prayer Room Walk to Green Cathedral Craft Workshop on Wreaths RSVP by September 13 Cost Includes: Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and lunch, accommodations and workshops. Saturday Only" registration includes ...

PRAY! (LOCATION CHANGED TO CONF CENTER BOTH DAYS)

Friday, September 27, 2019 8:00 AM to Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Location: United Methodist Center - Hickman Room/Bittner Room
"There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens."  Now is the time for God's people to gather and PRAY.  Who: Bring your prayer groups, prayer partners, praying families and friends. At his darkest time on earth ...

2019 Campership Bike-A-Thon

Monday, September 30, 2019 to Sunday, October 6, 2019
Dates: Sept 30 - Oct 6 Cost: $150 for full ride, $75 for first/last day ride Participate by supporting a biker(s) with a monetary donation here.  The second annual Campership Bike-a-Thon will be a 315 mile ride from Pittsburgh to Washington D.C ...

World Communion Sunday

Sunday, October 6, 2019
The first Sunday in October, supports World Communion Scholarships, the Ethnic Scholarship Program and the Ethnic In-Service Training Program. UMC Giving has resources.

Camping Weekend

Sunday, October 13, 2019
A church camp experience encourages young people to be empowered by their faith and teaches them how to live as a disciple of Jesus Christ. Western PA Conference churches are encouraged to celebrate our Camping and Retreat Ministries during worship ...

2019 United Methodist Women Annual Meeting

Saturday, October 26, 2019
Location: Christ: Bethel Park
“Honoring our Past, Engaging our Present, Looking Forward to the Future” is the theme of this year’s Western PA Conference UMW Annual Meeting which will be held Saturday, October 26, from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church in ...

UM Men's Event with Clint Hurdle

Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The Conference United Methodist Men and Butler First UMC are sponsoring an All-In Men’s dinner and program  with former Pittsburgh Pirate Manager Clint Hurdle from 6-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 7 at the Crossfire Campus of Butler First UMC ...

Youth Service Fund Weekend

Saturday, November 9, 2019 to Sunday, November 10, 2019
Youth Service Fund (YSF) weekend, Nov. 9-10, 2019, offers local churches an opportunity to celebrate their youth; encourage youth involvement in missions through the local church and beyond, and highlight the ministry carried out through the YSF.  ...

Revitalization Team Training

Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Faith United Methodist Church
Training will be led by Reverend Amy Wagner, Director of Congregational Development and Revitalization of our Annual Conference. This training is intended for  Individuals interested in working to support revitalization efforts in churches.  ...

United Methodist Student Day

Sunday, November 24, 2019
On United Methodist Student Day, we have the opportunity to support scholarships that help young leaders achieve their dreams. United Methodist churches are asked to receive a Special Sunday offering that invests in student leaders. A strong ...

Conference Center CLOSED thru Jan. 1

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 to Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Christmas - New Year's Break

Help Shop Training

Saturday, January 11, 2020 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Grace: Indiana
All laity and clergy are welcome to participate in Help Shop Training offered by the Indiana District at Grace UMC in Indiana.  Following worship at 9 a.m., each participant may attend two forum sessions of their choice. The forums will run from ...

Final Day to Submit 2019 Connectional Apportionment

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
January 14, 2020 is the final day to submit 2019 apportionment payments.   Any money received after this date will be applied to your 2020 Connectional Apportionment, even if you mail it prior to 1/14. Go here to check most current 2019 Connectional...

SPARK 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020 to Sunday, January 26, 2020
Location: Sheraton Station Square

Orientation to Ministry

Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Faith: Delmont
An Orientation to Ministry, sponsored by the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to Noon at Faith United Methodist Church in Delmont.  The Orientation is a requirement for anyone pursuing ...

Engage 2020

Saturday, February 8, 2020 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Washington First UMC
Engaging Your Community for Christ The dictionary defines engage as “participate or become involved in”; “establish a meaningful contact or connection with”. Engage 2020: Engaging Your Community for Christ is a morning filled with workshops designed ...

Lay Servant Ministry school (Homer City)

Sunday, February 16, 2020 2:30 PM
Location: Homer City U M Church
February 16th through March 22nd on Sundays starting at 2:30pm until 5:30pm.

Can We Trust One Another?

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Christ UMC
Finding Ways to Trust in a Low-Trust Culture A Workshop with the Rev. Dr. Amy Valdez Barker March 11, 10:00-3:30, Christ UMC, Franklin, PA   This workshop, held in conjunction with the Albright-Deering Lectures at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, ...
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Albright-Deering Lecture in Methodist Studies

Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:00 AM
How do we trust one another when we have so many differences? During this lecture, Just Like Me: The Era of 'Likeness' in a Global World Full of Difference, we will explore the differences in the Methodist global connection that threaten to divide ...

Canceled- Global Mission Revival

Saturday, March 14, 2020 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Crossroads UM Church - North Fayette Campus
Note: This event has been canceled.   WPAUMC's Global Mission Network will host this opportunity to learn more about our Conference's various global partnerships, explore the importance and impact of our global connections, and consider how God ...

Confirmation Class Tour - Morning POSTPONED

Friday, March 20, 2020 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Center
This event has been postponed because of COVID19 precautions. We hope to reschedule groups for later in the spring. Commit 2020 offers an opportunity for local church Confirmation Classes to visit the Western PA Conference Center in Cranberry ...

Confirmation Class Tour - POSTPONED

Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Center
This event has been postponed because of COVID19 precautions. We hope to reschedule groups for later in the spring. Commit 2020 offers an opportunity for local church Confirmation Classes to visit the Western PA Conference Center in Cranberry ...

GC 2020 Protocol Briefing - St. Marys CANCELED

Sunday, March 22, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Saint Marys: First
This meeting has been cancelled due to the March 15 advisory from the Centers for Disease Control recommending that all meetings for the next eight weeks that would involve 50 or more people be canceled.  Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi, the Rev. Alyce ...

GC 2020 Protocol Briefing-Saegertown - CANCELED

Monday, March 23, 2020 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Saegertown UMC
This meeting has been cancelled due to the March 15 advisory from the Centers for Disease Control recommending that all meetings for the next eight weeks that would involve 50 or more people be canceled.  Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi, the Rev. Alyce ...

GC 2020 Protocol Briefing-Punxsutawney CANCELED

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Punxsutawney: First
This meeting has been cancelled due to the March 15 advisory from the Centers for Disease Control recommending that all meetings for the next eight weeks that would involve 50 or more people be canceled.  Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi, the Rev. Alyce ...

GC 2020 Protocol Briefing - Oakdale CANCELED

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Crossroads
This meeting has been cancelled due to the March 15 advisory from the Centers for Disease Control recommending that all meetings for the next eight weeks that would involve 50 or more people be canceled.  Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi, the Rev. Alyce ...

GC 2020 Protocol Briefing - Somerset CANCELED

Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Grace: Somerset
This meeting has been cancelled due to the March 15 advisory from the Centers for Disease Control recommending that all meetings for the next eight weeks that would involve 50 or more people be canceled.  Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi, the Rev. Alyce ...

Confirmation Class Tour - Morning (POSTPONED)

Friday, April 17, 2020 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Center
Commit 2020 offers an opportunity for local church Confirmation Classes to visit the Western PA Conference Center in Cranberry Township, meet our Bishop, worship together and dive deeper into this thing we call Discipleship. All of the Commit 2020 ...

Confirmation Class Tour - Afternoon (POSTPONED)

Friday, April 17, 2020 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: United Methodist Center
Commit 2020 offers an opportunity for local church Confirmation Classes to visit the Western PA Conference Center in Cranberry Township, meet our Bishop, worship together and dive deeper into this thing we call Discipleship. All of the Commit 2020 ...

Confirmation Class Tour - Morning (POSTPONED)

Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Center
Commit 2020 offers an opportunity for local church Confirmation Classes to visit the Western PA Conference Center in Cranberry Township, meet our Bishop, worship together and dive deeper into this thing we call Discipleship. All of the Commit 2020 ...

2020 Annual Conference-Rescheduled

Thursday, June 11, 2020 to Saturday, June 13, 2020
Location: Grove City College
To help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the three-day gathering at Grove City College has been cancelled. Instead the following events will help care for the required business and celebrations. A one-day Annual Conference session will be held...

Canadian Wilderness Canoe Trip

Sunday, July 19, 2020 to Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Join us for a week of wilderness canoeing and camping in the north woods of Ontario. For seven days and nights we travel through a rugged and beautiful land of lakes, rivers, and forests. Along the way, we look for wildlife and camp on the lakeshore....
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Mission u - Adults & Children (Cancelled)

Thursday, July 23, 2020 to Sunday, July 26, 2020
Location: California University of PA
Alternate plans are being made to offer studies in a different format. Radical Discipleship: Then and Now Mission u is an annual event offering opportunities for adults, youth and children to grow spiritually, learn about issues affecting society ...

Canadian Wilderness Canoe Trip

Monday, July 27, 2020 to Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Join us for a week of wilderness canoeing and camping in the north woods of Ontario. For seven days and nights we travel through a rugged and beautiful land of lakes, rivers, and forests. Along the way, we look for wildlife and camp on the lakeshore....
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