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Kafakumba Pastors School is 55 Years Old!

Posted by on Jun 20, 2019 in Enright, EventReport, FEATURED, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Kafakumba Pastors School is 55 Years Old!

In the Great Commission, Jesus tells His followers to Go- make disciples.  All over the World.  Years ago, Americans Ken and Lorraine Enright took that command to heart and did more than just think or talk about it.  They went to Africa, and eventually established a Pastor’s School on the shores of Lake Kafakumba (in what is now the Congo).  The Kafakumba Pastor’s School is now 55 years old. For a background on what the Kafakumba Pastor’s School is, check out their video...

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

Posted by on May 13, 2019 in EventReport, FEATURED, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

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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PUMC Celebrates Favorite Hymns (5/12/19)

Posted by on May 13, 2019 in EventReport, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

PUMC Celebrates Favorite Hymns (5/12/19)

In a special Mother’s Day celebration, we sang through our list of “Top Ten Hymns”. This list had been compiled via a survey in the bulletin for several weeks and a total of 84 songs received votes!

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Tenth Annual Easter Egg Hunt is a Smash! (4/20/19)

Posted by on Apr 20, 2019 in EventReport, Friends & Fellowship, kids, Neighbors, SS-kids | 0 comments

Tenth Annual Easter Egg Hunt is a Smash! (4/20/19)

The misty drizzle cleared up, and we were able to celebrate our 10th annual Easter Egg Hunt without a hitch. About 400 of our neighbors came out as we celebrated family. Hot dogs, Magic by Ed, and- of course- Easter Eggs made the day a huge success.

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Praise Band Concert Connects with La Palmilla (3/24/19)

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Choirs (Music), EventReport, Friends & Fellowship, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Praise Band Concert Connects with La Palmilla (3/24/19)

On 3/24/19 four churches joined with PUMC to celebrate the gift of music and to help our friends in La Palmilla Mexico. The offering raised for construction, but the evening sharpened our connections with each other and with God.

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Our Father’s House Keeps on Building! (Jan-March 2019)

Posted by on Feb 16, 2019 in EventReport, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Keeps on Building! (Jan-March 2019)

In addition to learning about ABCs, Our Father’s House has been busy collecting food for the pantry and visiting the residents at the Pitman Manor. Check out some pictures and more information about what our preschool has been doing so far this year.

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Food Pantry Fills God’s Call During the Shutdown

Posted by on Jan 15, 2019 in EventReport, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

Food Pantry Fills God’s Call During the Shutdown

During the current government shutdown, the Pitman Food Pantry continues to help families make ends meet.

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Choirs Lead Celebration of “Jesus: No Other Name” Cantata (12/16/18)

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018 in Choirs (Music), EventReport, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Choirs Lead Celebration of “Jesus: No Other Name” Cantata (12/16/18)

Our choirs presented our annual Christmas Cantata on Sunday 12/16/18. The cantata is a Christmas tradition, but the experience led us to worship- Jesus: No Other Name.

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Our Father’s House Sings the Meaning of Christmas! (12/6/18)

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Sings the Meaning of Christmas! (12/6/18)

Our Preschool (Our Father’s House) presented their annual Christmas Pageant on 12/6/18. It was a story of innkeepers, shepherds, angels, stars and wise men, but it’s also a story for the here and now that goes deeper than the familiar narrative…

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Christmas Marketplace Provides Drinking Water (11/10/18)

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 in EventReport, Ministry: Community & Church | 0 comments

Christmas Marketplace Provides Drinking Water (11/10/18)

On 11/10/18, our Christmas Marketplace transformed our Fellowship Hall into a winter village filled with craft items, food, and warm community. And, it helped to provide clean drinking water to people across the globe.

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Trunks Open Wide for a Big Treat! (10/27/18)

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in EventReport, Friends & Fellowship, kids, Neighbors, SS-kids | 0 comments

Trunks Open Wide for a Big Treat! (10/27/18)

Over 600 people came out on a rainy night to enjoy our annual Trunk or Treat. Even though the rain drove us indoors, there were plenty of decorations, games, food, and family memories.

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Sheep Surprise Pastor Jim! (10-14-18)

Posted by on Oct 20, 2018 in EventReport, Friends & Fellowship, SS-adults, SS-kids | 0 comments

Sheep Surprise Pastor Jim! (10-14-18)

It was Laity Sunday- Pastor Jim was supposed to have the day off.  There were no baptisms, no communion, no tasks that could only be done by an elder.  And so, Pastor Jim joined the congregation as lay people led the music, prayers, and gave the sermon. But there was one small wrinkle to this Laity Sunday; it was being held during October, which is Pastor Appreciation Month.  And so our Christian Education Team took advantage of the situation and surprised our supposedly pew-bound pastor. ...

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Camp Meeting Wraps Up 2018 Season (8/26/18)

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018 in EventReport, Pitman Camp Meeting, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Camp Meeting Wraps Up 2018 Season (8/26/18)

The Pitman Grove Camp Meeting held its 148th season this summer. For ten Sunday evenings during the summer we heard a variety of messages and music.
Take a week-by-week tour of the 2018 Pitman Camp Meeting season.

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Jesus Rescues During our 2018 Vacation Bible School! (6/25/18)

Posted by on Jul 23, 2018 in Bible Study, EventReport, Vacation Bible School | 0 comments

Jesus Rescues During our 2018 Vacation Bible School! (6/25/18)

Our 2018 Vacation Bible School was entitled “Shipwrecked!” When we go through rough times, Jesus is always there to bail us out. During this special week in July of 2018, we all learned that Jesus Rescues!

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

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in EventReport, Friends & Fellowship, Neighbors | 0 comments

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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Fruitful Opening for 2018 Pitman Camp Meeting (6/24/18)

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 in EventReport, Pitman Camp Meeting, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Fruitful Opening for 2018 Pitman Camp Meeting (6/24/18)

The 148th annual Pitman Camp Meeting opened its summer series on Sunday June 24. Rev. Gary Turk was the first speaker of the summer, and he left us with a challenge to constantly re-connect with the true Vine.

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Greater NJ Conference Embraces Miracles Everywhere (5/22/18)

Posted by on Jun 1, 2018 in Church Operations, EventReport, UMC Shared Ministries | 0 comments

Greater NJ Conference Embraces Miracles Everywhere (5/22/18)

The 2018 Greater NJ Annual Conference approved a host of significant legislation, including a new Strategic Plan. As we recognized retirees and past achievements, we looked forward with a new vision to meet the real-life challenges that God is calling us to. Miracles Everywhere!

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Pre-School Celebrates Graduation of Four-Year Olds (5/24/18)

Posted by on May 27, 2018 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Pre-School Celebrates Graduation of Four-Year Olds (5/24/18)

Our Preschool (Our Fathers House) celebrated the achievement of our 4 year old class with our annual graduation program.
The “Class of ’18” was one of our largest ever; about 50 students graced the front of our sanctuary and received their diplomas.

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Local Methodists in Concert for Puerto Rico (5/12/18)

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in EventReport, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Local Methodists in Concert for Puerto Rico (5/12/18)

In July, a mission team from the First UMC of Glassboro (Pitman’s “next door neighbor”) will travel to Puerto Rico to help in hurricane recovery efforts.
On May 12, we hosted a dinner and Praise Band concert to support this team from Glassboro.

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PUMC Counts Down the Top 10 Hymns! (5/13/18)

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in EventReport, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

PUMC Counts Down the Top 10 Hymns! (5/13/18)

What are your favorite hymns? In May of 2018 we took a poll, and on Mother’s Day we announced PUMC’s top Ten favorite hymns. Here are the results (and a chance to vote in our online poll)…

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