Ministry: Community & Church

Serving our community and ministry to church members. Includes OFH, “community center” type events such as flu shots, scouts.

Hooks ‘n Needles Returns to the Building (6/5/21)

Posted by on Aug 31, 2021 in EventReminder, FEATURED, Knitting Ministries, Ministry: Community & Church | 0 comments

Hooks ‘n Needles Returns to the Building (6/5/21)

When the pandemic hit, we had to close our building. During the worst of the pandemic, the Hooks ‘n Needles group kept knitting items for those in need. But now they have returned to the building and are continuing their ministry full throttle!

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PUMC & Hobos to Celebrate Pitman’s Heritage (8/7/21)

Posted by on Jul 28, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC & Hobos to Celebrate Pitman’s Heritage (8/7/21)

The Pitman Hobo Band and the Pitman Grove Camp Meeting are both celebrating anniversaries this year. A historical exhibit will be held during the day on August 6, and a special concert will follow in the evening. The PUMC choir will join the Hobo band in this concert

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PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive (8/6/21)

Posted by on Jul 26, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive (8/6/21)

There is currently a severe blood shortage, and the American Red Cross is busy conducting blood donation drives. One of those donation clinics is coming to PUMC! The Red Cross will hold a donation clinic in our Fellowship Hall on Friday 8/6/21. Appointments are necessary.

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Virtual Vacation Bible School Discovers Real Treasure! (6/28/21)

Posted by on Jul 9, 2021 in Bible Study, EventReport, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, Vacation Bible School | 0 comments

Virtual Vacation Bible School Discovers Real Treasure! (6/28/21)

You’re Treasure! No, that’s not poor grammar… YOU are the treasure! Our 2021 Vacation Bible School showed us that God knows us, hears us, comforts us, forgives us, and chooses us. God Treasures Us!

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ShopRite Gift Cards Help Break the Cycle of Poverty!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2021 in EventReminder, FEATURED, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighborhood Center, UMW | 0 comments

ShopRite Gift Cards Help Break the Cycle of Poverty!

ShopRite sells gift cards to our Women’s group at a discount, and the Women are selling the cards at our church. When you buy the cards through the church, part of the proceeds goes directly to the missions supported by our United Methodist Women (such as the Camden Neighborhood Center).

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Drive-Thru Hunts for Easter Eggs! (4/3/21)

Posted by on Mar 19, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, SS-kids | 0 comments

Drive-Thru Hunts for Easter Eggs! (4/3/21)

Yes- despite the pandemic, we ARE having an Easter Egg Hunt this year! Open this post to see how we’re conducting our “drive-thru Easter Egg Hunt,” and dig deeper to see what we’re really searching for during this Easter.

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Daffodils Sold Out on Fighting Cancer! (3/21/21)

Posted by on Mar 17, 2021 in EventReport, Ministry: Community & Church | 0 comments

Daffodils Sold Out on Fighting Cancer! (3/21/21)

Despite the pandemic, we held our annual Mini-Daffodil sale to raise funds to fight Cancer. And- we sold out of them! God can use these little yellow flowers (and even us) to make a difference in the world.

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Hooks & Needles Sends Love to Mother & Child (2/24/21)

Posted by on Mar 2, 2021 in EventReport, Knitting Ministries, Ministry: Community & Church | 0 comments

Hooks & Needles Sends Love to Mother & Child (2/24/21)

Hooks and Needles has been busy during the pandemic! Blankets and other gifts have reached out to homeless mothers and their children, and facemasks are keeping local families safe.

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The Pitman Pantry Delivers a Taste of God’s Goodness (Jan 2021)

Posted by on Jan 17, 2021 in EventReport, Ministry: Community & Church, Mission: AroundTowns, Pitman Food Pantry | 0 comments

The Pitman Pantry Delivers a Taste of God’s Goodness  (Jan 2021)

God works through His people to help His people, and the Pitman Food Pantry is no exception.  Below is an update describing the work of the Pantry during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

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

Posted by on Nov 11, 2020 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Pitman Food Pantry | 0 comments

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)

Posted by on Nov 2, 2020 in EventReport, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, Neighbors, youth | 0 comments

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

Posted by on Jun 11, 2020 in EventReport, Ministry: Community & Church, UMW | 0 comments

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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Drive By Parade Celebrates Preschool Grads! (5/11/20)

Posted by on May 12, 2020 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 1 comment

Drive By Parade Celebrates Preschool Grads! (5/11/20)

Because of the pandemic, we were unable to hold a graduation ceremony for our preschool class of 2020. So, we formed a parade and drove to each child’s neighborhood! With sirens waling and horns honking, we congratulated our Pre-K grads by giving them a personalized lawn sign. Congratulations class of 2020!

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Easter Still Flowers Despite Coronavirus!

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundChurch | 0 comments

Easter Still Flowers Despite Coronavirus!

Despite the Coronavirus, Easter IS coming! Two of our Easter traditions are Daffodils and Lilies, and we are still going to be blessed by them this Easter. This post includes the order forms and instructions on how to order and receive your flowers.

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PUMC Preparing 11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt! (4/11/20)

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors, SS-kids | 0 comments

PUMC Preparing 11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt!  (4/11/20)

Our 11th annual Easter Egg Hunt is in the works, and it will be held on Saturday April 11, 2020. It will be a great morning of food, fun, and Eggs!

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PUMC Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive (1/31/20)

Posted by on Jan 26, 2020 in EventAnnouncement, Ministry: Community & Church, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive (1/31/20)

PUMC is hosting the American Red Cross on Friday January 31 for their blood drive. It will be held between 2PM to 7PM. See this post for more details and information on how to register.

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Mitten Tree Lights up a Cold Night! (1/1/20)

Posted by on Jan 4, 2020 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighborhood Center | 0 comments

Mitten Tree Lights up a Cold Night! (1/1/20)

We’re collecting new knitted items which can be donated to the Camden Neighborhood Center (in early January). If you have some mittens, a scarf, hat, or other knitted item that you’d like to donate, the mitten tree awaits.

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Preschool to Provide Coats to the Needy (1/31/20)

Posted by on Jan 1, 2020 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Preschool to Provide Coats to the Needy (1/31/20)

We’re collecting “gently used coats” for men, women and children. These coats will be given to needy people throughout Gloucester County.

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Preschool Tells the Story of Christmas (12/12/19)

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Preschool Tells the Story of Christmas (12/12/19)

On 12/12/19 and again during our 9:30 service on Sunday Dec. 15, the Pre-K kids of Our Father’s House presented their annual Christmas Pageant; The True Story of Christmas. Over 50 children filled our chancel area and led the congregation with narration, motion, and music.

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Christmas Star Tree to Brighten the Day for Local Kids (12/21/19)

Posted by on Dec 5, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns | 0 comments

Christmas Star Tree to Brighten the Day for Local Kids (12/21/19)

A special Christmas tree is located in our Narthex. Many Christmas Trees adorn our church this time of year, but this tree isn’t just there for decoration. The Star Tree is there to provide some peace for families who can’t afford to give their children Christmas Gifts this year. If you can help,or if you need help, find out more about our Star Tree.

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