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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?

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Lenten Devotional for 2020

Several local churches have pooled together to create a booklet of daily devotions for the 2020 Lenten season. All of the articles were written specifically for this booklet. Open this post to view the articles and to take part in the day by day readings.

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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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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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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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PUMC Plans for 2020 Easter Season! (Feb-April 2020)

Easter 2020 is upon us, and PUMC is ready with a full schedule of events. Lent is a time to prepare for the Resurrection Day of Easter, and our “activities” are available to help you prepare. This post lists the opportunities for worship, service, and celebrations that we’ll have during this Lenten season.

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Winter Thaw Warms Youths’ Commitment to Christ (1/17/20)

Commitment. What’s that mean, especially when you’re a teenager? In January 2020, 20 members of our Youth Group took part in the annual “Winter Thaw”, a youth retreat hosted by Twin Pines Retreat Center in Stroudsburg, PA.

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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…