Near Johnstown, offers diversified housing options, health care and related services for mature adults to achieve a life style where fulfillment can be found in a secure, caring and Christian environment.
Collects and preserves the historically significant records of the Conference and its agencies and assists local churches in preserving their records, compiling their histories, and celebrating their heritage.
In Pittsburgh's South Hills has been for nearly a century a leader in offering older adults and their families residential living options and health care services. Asbury Heights is operated by United Methodist Services for the Aging.
Assumes primary responsibility for the recruitment of clergy, and recommends actions to the Annual Conference on all matters related to clergy status and ordination.
Develops plans for conference camping and retreat ministries in accordance with standards developed by the General Board of Discipleship.
The Children’s Ministry Team of the Western Pennsylvania Conference shall support efforts to make disciples for Jesus Christ among the children of our churches and communities for the transformation of the world.
Interprets, advocates, and works for the unity of the Christian church and encourages dialogue and cooperation with persons of other faiths.
Develops and promotes programs and action on issues of social justice based on the United Methodist Social Principles and legislative actions of the Annual Conference.
The Western Pennsylvania Conference Communications Commission and staff provide resources, news, information and training for ministries of our congregations and United Methodists. The commission is comprised of volunteers form Conference churches, laity and clergy.
Includes representatives of all Conference agencies to act as the coordinating body to carry out directives of the Annual Conference, and serves as an executive agency to oversee and evaluate the work and ministries of the Conference between annual sessions.
Provides food, clothing, shelter and home repair to those in need in the Connellsville area.
To advocate for the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in our local churches, districts, and conference by providing information, resources, and assistance.
The goal of the Disaster Response Team (DRT) is to have a functional network of volunteers for response to disasters and service projects, building on the strengths of the United Methodist connection.
The Eastbrook Mission Barn seeks to serve the Westen PA conference of The United Methodist Church by:
1) serving as a depot for UMCOR relief supplies (receiving, verifying, storing ans shipping);
2) offering UMVIM Modular Ramps to regional residents and churches, and providing training for youth and adults in constructing modular ramps;
3) working with the Disaster Response Committee of the WPA Annual Conference Board of Global Ministries to provide storage and a base of operations during disaster response; and
4) providing material storage for local ministries supported by Eastbrook United Methodist Church.
An organization of United Methodist churches, laypersons, and pastors in the Erie-Meadville District organized in the name of Jesus Christ to meet the critical needs of people suffering from poverty and homelessness
Provides leadership, connection, and resources, to assist the people of Western Pennsylvania, to live lives that are wholistically healthy (body, mind and spirit) and therefore will enable them to more effectively fulfill the mission of the United Methodist Church, "to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."
Connects congregations and groups providing ministries to college students and campus communities. Offers scholarships and relates to the Division of Higher Education of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.
The Committee on Lay Ministries works to provide training and resources for the laity of the Indiana District.
Provides financial services to meet the needs of its members, who may be Western Pennsylvania United Methodist churches, clergy or laity.