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. General Synod Orientation

    April 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Lancaster Assoc. Spring Meeting

    April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. CPONA Meeting

    May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Staff Meeting

    May 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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