Pitman Camp Meeting

Events/reports about the Pitman Grove Camp Meeting services.

New Challenge? Be Strong and Courageous! (Camp Meeting, 8/20/17)

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in Pitman Camp Meeting, Sermons | 0 comments

New Challenge?  Be Strong and Courageous! (Camp Meeting, 8/20/17)

On August 20 2017, the First UMC of Glassboro hosted the Pitman Camp Meeting.  Their Praise Band (Magnify) roused us up with their music, and their Pastor (Rev. John Inverso) inspired us with his message….   Pastor John’s scripture reading was Joshua 1:6-11… 6 “Be strong and courageous, because you will lead these people to inherit the land I swore to their forefathers to give them. 7 Be strong and very courageous. Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses...

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You Were There! (Camp Meeting, 7/16/17)

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Pitman Camp Meeting, Sermons | 0 comments

You Were There! (Camp Meeting, 7/16/17)

Rev. Jim Hughes has a unique ministry where he dresses up as a Biblical character and gives a first person account of what he lived through; of how he saw God or walked with Jesus.  Over the years at the Pitman Camp Meeting we’ve seen him portray characters such as Judas, Peter, and John. Some of those costumes were pretty heavy.  And on a warm July night in the Grove Auditorium, they can be pretty uncomfortable.  There have been evenings where his performance cost him 5-10 pounds from...

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Eye Opening Experience! (Camp Meeting, 6/25/17)

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Pitman Camp Meeting, Sermons, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Eye Opening Experience! (Camp Meeting, 6/25/17)

Summer!  When the end of May hits the calendar our senses are surrounded with a fresh set of experiences: The smell of burgers on the grill… The chlorine-laden breeze of a pool… The sights of sand and beach…  The smell of sunblock lotion… The quiet splash of whirling lake water as you paddle a canoe.  But to experience all of that, our senses must be open. The speaker at the first service of the 2017 Pitman Camp Meeting was Rev. Bill Wilson, and he focused on our sense...

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Pitman Camp Meeting Opens 2017 Season (6/25 – 8/27)

Posted by on Jun 25, 2017 in EventAnnouncement, Pitman Camp Meeting, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Pitman Camp Meeting Opens 2017 Season (6/25 – 8/27)

For 147 years, Christians have gathered in the “Pitman Grove” to hear the word of God and to worship our Creator and Savior. This year’s season of the Pitman Camp Meeting is already underway and will continue throughout the summer on Sunday evenings. The services are held at 7:30 p.m. in the William (Bud) Moore Auditorium located in the center of the Grove area, and are lead by various pastors and music teams from the Methodist Churches in the area. Here’s the schedule (all services...

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Pitman Camp Meeting Begins 2016 Summer Schedule (6/26/16 – 8/28/16)

Posted by on Jun 25, 2016 in EventAnnouncement, Pitman Camp Meeting, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Pitman Camp Meeting Begins 2016 Summer Schedule (6/26/16 – 8/28/16)

For 146 years, Christians have gathered in the “Pitman Grove” to hear the word of God and to worship our Creator and Savior. This year’s season of the Pitman Camp Meeting is already underway and will continue throughout the summer on Sunday evenings. The services are held at 7:30 p.m. in the William (Bud) Moore Auditorium located in the center of the Grove area, and are lead by various pastors and music teams from the Methodist Churches in the area. Here’s the schedule…

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Pitman Camp Meeting Ready to Begin 2015 Summer Season (6/28/15)

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in EventAnnouncement, Pitman Camp Meeting, Worship & Prayer | 1 comment

Pitman Camp Meeting Ready to Begin 2015 Summer Season (6/28/15)

    This post is for the 2015 season! For information on the 2016 season, click this button:   2016 Camp Meeting Schedule   The 145th annual summer Pitman Camp Meeting will be held again this summer, and it will open on Sunday June 28.  The final Sunday will be on August 30. The services feature pastors and musical groups from the area churches.  It is a time of informal Praise and Worship which begins at 7:30 PM in the Pitman Grove Auditorium.     Here’s the...

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Don’t Give Up! (Camp Meeting, 8/3/14)

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in Pitman Camp Meeting, Sermons | 0 comments

Don’t Give Up!  (Camp Meeting, 8/3/14)

Don’t Give Up! On Sunday August 3, PUMC was the host church for the Pitman Camp Meeting service in the Pitman Grove Auditorium.  Our Men’s praise Team provided the music and our pastor, Rev. Jim Bolton delivered the sermon. Click below to listen to a recording of the sermon and follow along by reading this post…   Pastor Jim’s message was on Matthew 11:28-30. Matt 11:28-30 Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.  Take My yoke...

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PUMC to Host Pitman Camp Meeting (8/3/14)

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, Pitman Camp Meeting, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

PUMC to Host Pitman Camp Meeting (8/3/14)

The Pitman Camp Meeting is a ministry of the Pitman United Methodist Church, but it is supported by local United Methodist Churches.  Throughout the summer, the Camp Meeting service is held in the Grove Auditorium on Sunday evenings at 7:30 PM.  Each week is “hosted” by a different church.   The host church supplies the speaker (usually their pastor) and the special music (usually from their church’s music team). Next Sunday, on August 3, it is our turn to host the Camp...

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Jim Hughes to speak at Camp Meeting (7/27/14)

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, Pitman Camp Meeting, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Jim Hughes to speak at Camp Meeting (7/27/14)

Rev. Jim Hughes will be the “speaker” at next week’s Camp Meeting service.  The service is held in the Pitman Grove Tabernacle, starting at 7:30. Jim has a unique style of preaching the Word.  Using music, costumes, and drama, Jim draws the congregation into the story of the Bible.  We learn how Nicodemus may have felt after his night time encounter with Jesus.  We get a look into the motives of Judas.  We see the love and invitation of Jesus in a fresh way. Jim has...

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Bret Walker to Speak at Pitman Camp Meeting (7/6/14)

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, Pitman Camp Meeting, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Bret Walker to Speak at Pitman Camp Meeting (7/6/14)

The Pitman Camp Meeting began its 145th  season last week (Sunday June 29).  The speaker was the Rev. Bill Wilson, of the Chews Landing United Methodist Church. This week, the speaker will be Bret Walker.  Bret is a member of PUMC who went into the ministry.  He is now serving a two point charge as a local pastor in Pedricktown (Hudson UMC)and Auburn (Ebeneezer UMC).  During our recent Vacation Bible School, Bret taught faith skills while portraying Moses. The camp meeting services are held in...

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