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What are We Up To?

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Confirmation Class Makes Commitment (6/30/19)

The 2009 Confirmation Class publicly declared their faith during the 6/30/19 service. What is Baptism? What is Confirmation? The “Chuck Knows Church” videos included in this article seek to shed some light on these sacraments.

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PUMC Assembling Hygiene Kits for Migrants (July 2019)

PUMC is helping to provide UMCOR with Hygiene Kits which can be delivered to the “Transitional Centers” helping migrants who have been released from detention.

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VBS Demonstrates that God is Good! (6/24/19)

Our 2019 Vacation Bible School taught us that when life is unfair, scary, sad, changing… or even good- God is always Good! We see His presence in all of our circumstances.

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Pitman Camp Meeting Schedules 2019 Summer Season (6/30 thru 9/1)

The 149th annual Pitman Camp Meeting kicks off on Sunday June 30, 2019. Each Sunday’s service begins at 7:30 in the Grove Auditorium. Open this post to view the season’s week by week schedule.

NOTE: Rev. Jim Hughes, originally scheduled for July 14, will now appear on August 11.

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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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Redeemed from the Pit (Camp Meeting, 7/14/19)

Why do bad things happen to good people? Sudden change hit the Camp Meeting as the scheduled speaker, Jim Hughes, couldn’t make it. Someone else delivered the message, and we considered what to do when we fall into the “pit” of a bad situation.

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Ivory Soapy Attitude (Camp Meeting, 7/6/19)

What’s it mean to be pure in heart? How do we get there? Is 99% pure good enough??? Pastor Jim gave the message at the Pitman Camp Meeting when we hosted on 7/6/19.

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Preschool Class of ’19 Graduates and Marks one Decade of OFH! (5/29/19)

PUMC’s Preschool, Our Father’s House, held their 4 year old graduation ceremony on Wednesday May 29. This graduation also marked the Tenth Year of OFH’s operation. Here’s a look at the graduation and at the last decade.

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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 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”…

Come back later and see how the results are trending.

What is your favorite hymn? (choose up to 4 hymns if you can't settle on a #1 favorite).

We reserve the right to edit/remove any additions which we consider incorrect/inappropriate.

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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…