Fact Sheet

Penn Central Conference is:

  • 191 congregations in covenant, about 37,000 members – located in 20 counties
  • Approximately 400 authorized ministers
  • Located in urban, suburban, small town and rural – Central PA from NY to MD
  • Have an active Outdoor Ministry program
  • Divided into 8 Associations (Central, Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mercersburg, Northern, York)
  • One of 38 regional bodies of the United Church of Christ
  • The Conference is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of 3 representatives of each of our 8 Associations
  • Faith-based and mission driven
  • Conference was formed in January 1963 as a merger of the Congregational Christian Church and the Evangelical and Reformed Church.
  • The conference office is located in Harrisburg

We have a staff of 7 people to serve our congregations who work to strengthen and connect our congregations by providing support and resources

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Conference Calendar

  1. Pastors Breakfast

    March 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  2. Confirmation Retreat

    March 31 @ 7:00 pm - April 2 @ 12:00 pm
  3. Board of Directors Meeting

    April 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  4. Work Days at Hartman Center

    April 6 @ 8:00 am - April 8 @ 4:00 pm

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