Penn Central Conference, where congregations passionately declare and demonstrate the courageous love of Christ:

Actively Engaged in serving the needs of the local community and the world

Living, Loving and Learning together to become Christ’s disciples

Embracing bold and transformative change that leads to a better future

Penn Central Conference staff members

Who We Are

Welcome to the Penn Central Conference of the United Church of Christ

Penn Central Conference is a faith-based and mission driven conference formed in January 1963 as a merger of the Congregational Christian Church and the Evangelical and Reformed Church. We are the regional body of 186 churches located in urban, suburban, small town and rural locations in Central Pennsylvania from New York to Maryland.

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Upcoming Conference Events

  • October 19, 2021  10:00 am - 12:00 pm:
    Educational Forum with Rev. India Garnett

  • October 19, 2021  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm:
    Lectionary Discussion

  • October 19, 2021  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm:
    Educational Forum with Rev. India Garnett

  • October 20, 2021  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm:
    Rethinking Advent Preaching with Dr. Julia Brown

  • October 24, 2021  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm:
    Harrisburg Association Meeting

  • October 24, 2021  1:00 pm - 6:00 pm:
    Outdoor Ministries: Fall Foliage Days

  • October 25, 2021  10:00 am - 12:00 pm:
    Boundary Training: A Boundary Refresher for All Stages of Ministry with Rev. Nora Foust

  • October 26, 2021  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm:
    Lectionary Discussion

  • October 28, 2021  10:00 am - 1:00 pm:
    Boundary Training: Retired and Supply Boundaries and Departures (with LUNCH)