“God is still teaching me that regardless of someone’s condition as a minority, we are able to help others and make a difference.”
Enjoy and Relax
There was nothing we could do to get out of the 4-hour traffic jam—it was a tough test for someone as impatient as me.
Standing in the Gap at the Border and at Home
Questions and concern around immigration have become increasingly important for members of Franconia Conference, which has seen a increase in immigrant congregations over the past decade.
Celebrating Nations and Generations in South Philly
by Aldo Siahaan, Leadership Minister, with Chantelle Todman Moore, Intercultural Coach We walked silently through the streets of South Philadelphia. Pastor Joshua and Anita So from San Francisco and I […]
Immigration Community Day Held in Philadelphia
The story of Franconia Conference is rooted in faith and migration. These stories have helped shape us as a community, sensitive to the struggle of others who were also seeking […]
Suddenly he heard a voice calling “Irwan!”; when he turned his head, he saw 3 people with jackets that had the word “ICE” across them.
Leadership Ministers Reflect and Refine
I am grateful now for a full staff team after over a year of navigating through changes.
From a California Dream to a Bi-coastal Reality
There is still a sense of surprise for me that we are here in this time and place.
Taste of Heaven
Whatever we do for others, to bring to their lives less sorrow, less crying, less pain, it seems that we have brought a taste of heaven to them.
Life Together Gets More Interesting
Since 2011, Franconia and Eastern District Conferences have come together for an annual fall Assembly holding separate business sessions, yet enjoying joint times of worship on Friday evening and Saturday […]
From Sea to Shining Sea?
These new member congregations will continue to re-shape our Conference community.
God is at Work
God has taught me a basic and yet deep attitude of putting my trust in Him.
Loss of a Loved One
As we remember Jesus’s death and resurrection, may we commemorate the loved ones who have left us …