The Northeastern Juristiction of The United Methodist Church The Northeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church

Western Pennsylvania Conference


Pittsburgh Area

Bishop Cynthia Moore Koikoi
1204 Freedom Road
PO Box 5002
Cranberry Township, PA 16066-4914
Phone: 724-776-1499
Fax: 724-776-1683
Administrative Secretary: Tina Wilson
Web site:

Our Vision

Our vision is to ignite a passionate, spiritual connection with Christ among ALL PEOPLE in Western Pennsylvania.

Our strategic plan, Believe Again!, sets five goals:

DISCOVER Ensure that United Methodist communities of faith are healthy, effective and strategically positioned throughout Western Pennsylvania

STRETCH Increase a United Methodist presence within Western Pennsylvania by developing new communities of faith and ministry.

LEAD Expect and achieve excellence in lay & clergy leadership

GO  Increase local church involvement in mission, justice and outreach ministry, locally, regionally, nationally and globally.

CONNECT Improve the ministry and systems of the Western Pennsylvania Conference to better facititate disciple-making.

UM-Related Institutions in the Western Pennsylvania Conference


Allegheny College (Meadville, PA)
Cokesbury Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

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