WCA of Eastern PA

Embracing A New Global Methodist Movement

Get The Inside Scoop on the Future

Learn the future of the WCA and the emerging global Methodist church from Rev. Walter Fenton as he met with the EPA WCA leadership in a recent Zoom Webinar.

MOVING FORWARD,

FAITHFUL AND CONNECTED

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The Wesleyan Covenant Association of Eastern Pennsylvania

Join the vibrant vision of the next Methodism! The Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) of Eastern Pennsylvania is committed to the renewal of Biblical holiness in the movement of the Holy Spirit in our day for the proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

As the local chapter of the WCA, we are creating new opportunities for local partnerships among churches, clergy, and laity. We do this by equipping, encouraging, supporting, and partnering with one another as we labor faithfully to advance the mission of the church: to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

We employ the following values to that end:

  • The Great Commitment: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.” – Luke 9:23
  • The Great Commandment: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind… [and] you shall love your neighbor as yourself.” – Matthew 22:37-39
  • The Great Commission: “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” – Matthew 28:19-20
  • The Great Requirement: “To do justice, and to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God.” – Micah 6:8

What Is The Coming Global Methodist Church?

Many people are asking about, or don’t understand the connection between the WCA and the Global Methodist Church. If anything, the WCA is the movement that has worked to birth this new movement. So you still may be asking what the GMC is; here is a short video that may help answer some of those questions.

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Interested in Joining the WCA?

You can join and support the continuing mission of the Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) as an individual, whether a member of the clergy or laity. Churches can also join as affiliates. The Eastern Pennsylvania chapter of the WCA meets on a regular basis to discuss upcoming events, topics of interest, and to support one another spiritually. Please consider joining both the local EPA chapter and national WCA.

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Have Questions?

The future of the United Methodist Church is an uncertain one, and the WCA is leading the way forward to a new denomination. With all of the changes you may have questions, so feel free to reach out to us. 

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While we are a part of a larger organization, the WCA is simply a movement working to create a new, permanent denomination. Would you consider supporting our local efforts to grow the WCA? This link will direct you to PayPal.