Ministry: Community & Church

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

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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PUMC Welcomes Parade Viewers (11/30/19)

Posted by on Nov 28, 2019 in Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC Welcomes Parade Viewers (11/30/19)

A special welcome to those who attended the 2019 Santa Parade in downtown Pitman! Here’s an update on what’s happening at PUMC during this special Advent Season.

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Thread & Yarn Groups Reach Out with Warm Hugs (11/10/19)

Posted by on Nov 18, 2019 in EventReminder, Knitting Ministries, Ministry: Community & Church | 0 comments

Thread & Yarn Groups Reach Out with Warm Hugs (11/10/19)

Our Thread and Yarn ministries dedicated their latest collection of knitted and crocheted items during Generosity Sunday (11/10/19).

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Preschool Jumps into Fall Activities (October 2019)

Posted by on Sep 25, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Preschool Jumps into Fall Activities (October 2019)

The beginning of the new school year has arrived, and Our Father’s House is rolling out the red carpet to welcome our 2019-2020 students and families.  A slate of mission projects and activities is under way.  Here are a few of the highlights happening during the next month or so…   September Missions Project Our September Mission Project is to collect boxed cereal and to donate them to the Pitman Food Pantry.  So far, we’ve collected 70 boxes of cereal to help feed...

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PUMC Helps SERV Bring Peace to Survivors of Violence

Posted by on Aug 5, 2019 in EventReminder, Ministry: Community & Church | 0 comments

PUMC Helps SERV Bring Peace to Survivors of Violence

One of the offshoots of the fire which destroyed our downtown building in 2003, is that our rebuilt church is a modern facility which can be offered to the many groups needing meeting space.  Being a “community center” and providing meeting space allows us to assist organizations who are providing ministries which go beyond our own expertise.  By partnering with outside organizations in this small way, we have been helping people who are dealing with problems such as addictions,...

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Women Suplement Summer Lunches (6/2019)

Posted by on Jun 6, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, UMW | 0 comments

Women Suplement Summer Lunches (6/2019)

The United Methodist Women are collecting toiletries that will be offered to Pitman residents as part of the First Presbyterian Church’s Summer Lunch Program. Drop your donations in the “Love Your Neighbors” box in the narthex.

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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, 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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From Palms to Eggs- Easter 2019’s Schedule of Events (4/14 – 4/21)

Posted by on Mar 23, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Ministry: Community & Church, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

From Palms to Eggs- Easter 2019’s Schedule of Events (4/14 – 4/21)

Easter is on the way! Beginning with Jesus’ Triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday and ending with His resurrection on Easter Sunday, we are celebrating this Holiest of Weeks. Here’s a summary of the events and services that we are holding.

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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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Mary Circle to Serve Souper Eggcitement! (3/17/19)

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Ministry: Community & Church, UMW | 0 comments

Mary Circle to Serve Souper Eggcitement! (3/17/19)

From Soup to Nuts, the Mary Circle of our United Methodist Women is getting us ready for St. Patrick’s Day and Easter.

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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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Red Cross Blood Drive to Visit PUMC (1/25/19)

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Ministry: Community & Church, Neighbors | 0 comments

Red Cross Blood Drive to Visit PUMC (1/25/19)

PUMC will host a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday Jan. 21 (2-7PM).

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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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Preschool Preparing Christmas Pageant! (12/12/18)

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Preschool Preparing Christmas Pageant! (12/12/18)

The cherubs are getting ready! Our Preschool, Our Father’s House, will host our annual Christmas Pageant on Wednesday 12/6/18 at 10 AM.

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Preschool to Open its Tenth Season! (9/10/18)

Posted by on Sep 8, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Preschool to Open its Tenth Season!  (9/10/18)

Our preschool, Our Father’s House, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year! The new school season begins on September 10.

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