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Read the Bible in 2020! 

Four different “One-Chapter-a-Day” Bible reading plans for 2020 are available on this website. 

Go to the “Daily Bible Reading Plans” page (under the “News” menu) for details.   

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Who are We?

(Meet the people of PUMC.  Click the picture for the story behind the picture)…

What are We Up To?

(Click on the “Read” button to read an article that we’re currently featuring.  For any recent post, use the links in the sidebar)…
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Choirs Light the Way for Our 2019 Cantata (12/15/19)

Our 2019 Christmas Cantata, “His Name is Jesus”, was held on 12/15/19. The Theme of the music and narrations was the Names given to Jesus throughout the centuries. The cantata brought us into a traditional celebration, but it also invited us into a deeper level of awe and reverence for our Savior- Jesus.

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Preschool to Provide Coats to the Needy (1/31/20)

We’re collecting “gently used coats” for men, women and children. These coats will be given to needy people throughout Gloucester County.

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Christ is Born… For YOU!

The angels told the shepherds, “For unto you is born a Savior.” Who is “You”? Does it refer to Israel? To the Shepherds? Or, could it even refer to Us???

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PUMC is on the Air!

It’s Sunday morning and you can’t make it to church. Maybe you’re not feeling well. Maybe your car won’t start. Maybe it’s snowing. Maybe you just don’t feel like venturing outside. No problem! All of our services are “broadcasted” on Live Stream. Go to church using your computer or phone!

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Press Report from Bethlehem! (12/22/19)

In what is becoming a Sunday before Christmas tradition, Rev. Jim Hughes visited PUMC and gave us a first hand account of what happened on that First Christmas.  This year, he appeared as Amos, a newspaper reporter who happened to be covering the beat in Bethlehem on that wondrous night. Amos challenged us to go beyond being a casual and impartial observer of Jesus. Become part of the story.

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New Jersey Methodists to Rise Against Hunger! (3/21/20)

On March 22, 2020, the churches of the Greater NJ Annual Conference will join with “Rise Up Against Hunger” in an effort to pack 500,000 boxed meals in one day. Packing sites will be organized in various locations throughout Greater NJ, and PUMC will support the goal of having at least 3,000 people from across the state involved.

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For Unto YOU (Christmas Eve, 2019)

Our 2019 Christmas Eve service was marked by tradition, familiar music, and familiar Bible readings. But the key verse from the sermon challenged us to awaken from the familiar and consider how deeply our Creator-God loves each one of us. “For unto ME is born a Savior…”

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Pastors Ponderings: Watch What You Hang on to- Time to Re-Consider Your Priorities?

Is it time to rid yourself of distractions and fully re-commit yourself to God? This post was originally submitted by Pastor Jim in 2015, but it’s an ongoing goal to pursue.

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Preschool Tells the Story of Christmas (12/12/19)

On 12/12/19 and again during our 9:30 service on Sunday Dec. 15, the Pre-K kids of Our Father’s House presented their annual Christmas Pageant; The True Story of Christmas. Over 50 children filled our chancel area and led the congregation with narration, motion, and music.

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Daily Quiz

How’s your knowledge of the Bible, or of the Church? To expand your horizons and to test your knowledge, try our “Daily Quiz.” This quiz will be changed “occasionally.”

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Why Are We Here?…

(Click each Know,Grow, Go item to learn more about our purpose)…

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 is a “Daily Poll” and a “Daily Quiz” (actually they’re not really updated every day… just “occasionally.”)  Click on the picture to access the latest poll or quiz.  Check back frequently to see how the poll is going (you can see the results once you vote).  

Daily Poll

Daily Quiz

  Signboard

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…