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Churches Fill the Gaps during Summer Vacation! (6/20/18- )

It’s Summer! The kids are out of school… and school lunches have stopped for the summer.
The churches of Pitman are helping to fill the gap by distributing lunch boxes to children throughout the summer. We are also offering hygiene products that aren’t covered by food stamps.

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PUMC is on the Air!

It’s Sunday morning and you can’t get to church… Shut-in? On Vacation? In your college dorm? Snowed In? Stifled by the heat and humidity? Just not feeling 100%??? Thanks to the...
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What Can We Learn from the Sneetches? (Camp Meeting, 7/1/18)

PUMC was the host church for the Pitman Camp Meeting on Sunday July 1; Our choir provided the special music, and Pastor Jim preached the message. In light of current events, how does God view diversity and unity? What can we learn from Dr. Susses’ story about The Sneetches?

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Summering Through Psalm 23 (7/1/18 – 8/12/18)

Our Good Shepherd. Familiar words, but what do they really mean?
During this summer (2018) Pastor Jim will lead us in a 6 part sermon series on the 23rd Psalm. Each week will feature one of the psalm’s 6 verses.

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PUMC Citizens Have a Blast at Citizen’s Bank Park! (6/30/18)

In what has become an annual part of our summer experience, of group of 30 PUMC’ers spent the evening together watching the Phillies game.

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Coins with God’s Image (Camp Meeting, 7/8/18)

Jesus’ response to the trap was brilliant:”Whose image is on that coin? Then give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, but give to God what belongs to God.” It blew His questioners away.
The sermon at the 7/8/18 Camp Meeting turned that question towards us: What “coins” are you carrying?

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A Mind of Peace or a Piece of Mind???

Things happen that make us angry, and we want to “give someone a piece of our mind!” But God has freed us from having to fly off the handle, and we can instead enjoy a “Mind of Peace”…

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PUMC to Celebrate Christmas in July! (7/22/18)

On July 22 we’re going to celebrate “Christmas in July!” Wear something Christmasy and bring some items for our Operation Christmas Child collection. There will be one service (10:15).

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Why Are We Here?…

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Why are we here?

Our beliefs about God drive our actions as we seek to Know, Grow, and Go. 
Click on each aspect of Know, Grow, and Go to learn more about our purpose…

KNOW God through His Creation...
 

We Believe that creation is not an accident.  That the God of the universe created us and sustains us.  There are no coincidences; God is in the details.

… And so we worship His amazing power and share every day “Godprints” within our conversations

KNOW God through His Word...
 

We believe that the Bible is the Word of God and contains the truth we need in order to know Him better.

 

And so we study and ponder the Word and seek to apply it to our lives.

GROW through Community...

We believe that humanity is sinful and inclined to ignore God.  Left on our own, we would gradually drift away from God. 

… And so we seek to grow in grace through prayer and Christian community.

GROW in Worship...

We believe that Jesus is the divine Son of God; fully God and fully man.  That He lived among mankind and died on a cross to pay for our sins.

... And so we embrace God’s unmerited gift of salvation through praise and worship.  We grow into His likeness as we shift our attention from ourselves and instead focus on God.   

GO in Service...

We believe that one day Jesus will return to rule over God’s creation.  And until that day, He has called us to be His hands and feet in the world.

.. And so we go into our community and beyond to share His love through mission and service by feeding the hungry, healing the sick, and clothing the naked.

GO with The Gospel

We believe that Jesus’ death on a cross fulfilled God’s eternal plan to cancel sin and reunite the human race to God.

… And so we strive to witness our faith in God’s forgiveness.  We spread the Good News that our Creator loves us and that He wants to be involved in our day to day lives.

Keepin’ it Light!

Church is supposed to be fun!  Praising our God and sharing in what He has done for us is an amazing opportunity.  And so, our website is supposed to be fun too!  Below are a couple of ongoing polls.  You don’t have to sign in or anything like that.  Just pick your answer(s) and click the vote button.  Below the polls are samples of our “Signboard Wisdom”…

More info. on the polls:     Top Ten Hymns Post           Bible Reading Plans Page

Come back later and see how the results are trending.

 

In May of 2018, we polled the congregation for their favorite ten hymns. Of the ten hymns listed below, which is your favorite? If you can't decide, you can pick up to three titles.
© Kama
What's your favorite Bible translation (or paraphrase)?
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Our signboard keeps watch over the corner of Lambs Road and Broadway 24/7 and gives passing motorists a bit of “sentence sermon” wisdom.  Click the picture for more about the message…