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Coronavirus

We are living in what seems to be an unprecedented time (at least for us).  As we combat the spread of the coronavirus by limiting personal contact, our schedules will be impacted on a daily basis.  For the latest on cancellations and postponements of events held in our building, click the below button.  We all pray for the day when this button can be removed…

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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PUMC to Collect Turkeys for HollyDELL Families (11/15/20 & 11/22/20)

PUMC is collecting turkeys for food insecure families who are part of the HollyDELL School. The Pantry shopping cart will be outside of the church (near the Narthex doors) for this collection. You can drop turkeys off at the church on the mornings of Sundays 11/15 and 11/22 (9:30-11:30 AM).

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Trunk or Treat Opens Glimmers of Light! (10/24/20)

Because of the pandemic, our annual Trunk or Treat was held as a “socially distanced” drive-thru event. Throughout the afternoon, about 400 people enjoyed the decorated trunks, friendly waves, and… bags of candy.

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2020 Annual Conference Takes Courageous Steps (10/6/20)

The 2020 conference of the Greater NJ Annual Conference was conducted using two online sessions on the mornings of 10/5 and 10/6. Despite the “social distancing”, Courageous strides were made in our efforts to be the heart, hands, and feet of God in Greater New Jersey.

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Congregation Joins in Worship! (10/18/20)

For the first Sunday since March 8, a congregation (“socially distanced”) attended our worship service. Our services continue to be broadcasted via Live Stream, but it is currently possible for a small congregation to attend in person (RSVP in advance… first come, first served).

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Zoom into a Small Group! (10/5/20)

During the pandemic, we can’t have face to face meetings in our building. But, our small groups continue to meet. Some meet in homes (using “social distancing”), but others are meeting online (using Zoom and Facebook). This post describes how to take part in these online groups.

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Weekly Verses Remembered

Back in 2005-2006, a “memory verse” was posted in the bulletin each Sunday. The verses were tied to that week’s sermon.
These verses have been re-discovered and are now available in the order they were originally presented. The current verse is now displayed on the Home Page and it will be updated automatically every Sunday.

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2020 Advent Devotionals Look Forward

“God has something good for you this Advent!” Members of churches in our area have produced a daily devotional guide which will help us discover what God wants to share with us during this journey, and these 27 devotional articles are presented in this website post. Use them to to Lighten your journey through this Advent season.

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Blue Box Bridges Social Distance (6/1/20)

During the pandemic, essential items such as toothpaste, soap, and hygiene products can be hard to obtain. The Women’s Group has set up a “Soap and Such” box on our porch. It is stocked with toiletry items which are available to anyone in need. Take what you need, share what you can.

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Start the Sabbath! (Spring 2020)

It’s Sunday Morning and we can’t go to church during this pandemic, but here are some ways we can still worship on this Sabbath Day.

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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…