seniors

Specifically directed towards senior adults.

PUMC Hosting an Emmaus Encounter (5/11/17)

Posted by on Apr 22, 2017 in EventAnnouncement, seniors, Walk to Emmaus, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

PUMC Hosting an Emmaus Encounter (5/11/17)

For the past 20+ years, PUMC members have been blessed by attending a weekend retreat known as the Walk to Emmaus. Unfortunately, because of the rigors of the “rustic” accommodations, many seniors have been unable to even consider going on a weekend.
But now there’s an opportunity to experience Emmaus at our church! This Face to Face models the Walk to Emmaus, but it is presented in our church over four seperate days (no overnight stays!).

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United Methodist Communities Connect on Broadway

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in EventReminder, Friends & Fellowship, seniors | 0 comments

United Methodist Communities Connect on Broadway

The United Methodist Communities at Pitman and the Pitman United Methodist Church have joined forces to provide Connections on Broadway.  Connections on Broadway is a place for seniors to connect with each other.   What is the United Methodist Communities??? The United Methodist Homes has been working towards its 2013-2017 Strategic Plan.  The theme for their fiscal year 2015 report was Share the Magic of United Methodist Homes, and they continues to chart that journey. The plan envisions...

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Elderberries to Let Their Hair Down! (10/19/16)

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries to Let Their Hair Down! (10/19/16)

On Wednesday October 19, the Elderberries (our Seniors group) will travel to the Sight and Sound Theater (in Strasburgh, PA) to witness the production of “Samson.”  Yes, that’s currently a long time off, but reservations are needed by June 15.  A deposit of $50 will secure your spot. The total price will be $95; that includes a bus, the tickets, and a huge dinner afterwards at Hershey Farms. We have purchased 55 tickets… first come first served.  Anyone interested...

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Preschool and Elderberries Bridge Generations (11/18/15)

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Elderberries, EventReport, Friends & Fellowship, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, OFH, seniors | 0 comments

Preschool and  Elderberries Bridge Generations (11/18/15)

The Our Father’s House held our annual Thanksgiving Program on the morning of Wed. Nov.19.  The sanctuary was packed with proud parents and grandparents watching their children do… well…what kids do best: being kids!  After a lot of rehearsal, the classes of our preschool pulled off a delightful selection of short songs (complete with motions, laughter, and even a few moments where the “performers” yelled out to get their parents’ attention). About 40...

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Elderberries Celebrate Turkey Time! (11/18/15)

Posted by on Oct 27, 2015 in Elderberries, EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, OFH, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries Celebrate Turkey Time! (11/18/15)

On Wednesday Nov. 18 at 11:15 AM the Elderberries (our Seniors group) will be joined by the children  of Our Father’s House for a special time of singing and turkey in our Fellowship Hall. We will enjoy a turkey luncheon complete with turkey and “the fixins’. ” Turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, and mashed potatoes will be provided.  If you can, bring your covered dish specialty.  After the lunch, the 4 year old class from our Preschool will provide some...

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Elderberries Bloom at Longwood Gardens (5/29/15)

Posted by on Jun 5, 2015 in Elderberries, EventReport, Friends & Fellowship, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries Bloom at Longwood Gardens (5/29/15)

Seniors Group Visits Longwood Gardens… The Elderberries and Elderberry-want-to-be’s went to Longwood Gardens on Friday, May 29. Longwood Gardens is a landmark of beauty along route 1.  Its grounds display God’s beauty in a variety of ways.  As we strolled through Longwood’s greenhouses, outdoor gardens, and water displays we were reminded of the wonder of God’s awesome creation. ———————– Here are a few pictures...

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Elderberries to Go Cruising! (6/26/15)

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Elderberries, EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries to Go Cruising! (6/26/15)

Come and join us for a relaxing and informative cruise on the Maurice River. The Elderberries will spend the afternoon cruising on Friday, June 26. We will meet at the church at 11:45 for a departure out of Millville at 1:00 to 3:00 PM and then travel to the Maurice River Diner for an early dinner. The total cost will be $12.00 for the cruise plus the cost of your meal. There are a limited number of places on the boat (about 18), so be sure to sign up early on the river cruise sheet on the...

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Elderberries are Springing Out! (4/15/15)

Posted by on Apr 12, 2015 in Elderberries, EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries are Springing Out! (4/15/15)

The Eldeberries will go to a movie on Wednesday April 15!  We’re going to see “Second Best Marigold Hotel,” and then we’ll go to  the Lamppost Diner for a meal (we’ll call it late lunch / early dinner). We’ll meet at the church at 12:45 for the 1:30 PM show. +     +     +     +     +    +    +     +    +   For more information about our Elderberries group, Click Here.      ...

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Elderberries set to Enjoy Pasta and Movie (3/18/15)

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Elderberries, EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries set to Enjoy Pasta and Movie  (3/18/15)

Our Elderberries Seniors group is holding a “Lunch / Movie” gathering on Wednesday March 18 at 11:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall. We’ll have baked ziti with meat sauce, salad, rolls, and dessert. Then we’ll watch the movie God is Not Dead. The cost is $5.00. Please make your reservation on the sign-up sheet in the Narthex by Sunday, March 15 so we can prepare. Also, mark your calendars and save the date! We will have our annual Easter-egg-stuffing party on Thursday, April 2nd at 1 PM...

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Our Fathers House & Elderberries Sing and Feast! (11/19/14)

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Elderberries, EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH, seniors | 0 comments

Our Fathers House & Elderberries Sing and Feast! (11/19/14)

On the morning of November 19 2024, the children from Our Father’s House presented a musical program in the sanctuary; the kids were “Marching in the Lord’s Army” and “Making Us Fishers of Men.”  The energy the kids presented while singing this whole series of short “Sunday School” songs was inspiring and entertaining. The sanctuary was filled with not only camera toting parents, but also with seniors from our church.  This event bridged young...

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Our Father’s House Kids to Join with Seniors for Thanksgiving Feast! (11/19/14)

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Elderberries, EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, kids, OFH, seniors | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Kids to Join with Seniors for Thanksgiving Feast! (11/19/14)

Our church hosts the Our Father’s House Preschool (for kids as young as 2 1/2 years old) and we also have a group known as the Elderberries (for “kids” as old as ___). On Wednesday November 19, these two groups will join together over music and food.   Dinner Theater??? Well, actually, it will be a “luncheon” and “program.”  The OFH kids will provide the program in the Sanctuary, and then the Elderberries will treat everyone to a Thanksgiving Feast in...

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Elderberries to Take Flight! (10/17/14)

Posted by on Oct 11, 2014 in Elderberries, EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries to Take Flight!  (10/17/14)

Come Fly With Us! The Elderberries (our Seniors fellowship group) will visit  the Wildwood Naval Air Museum on FRIDAY,  OCTOBER 17th. We will be leaving the church at 9:30AM, and plan to stop at the Maurice River Diner for a late lunch or early dinner on the way home. The museum will take you back to the 1940’s and has interesting aircraft, stories, and hands on exhibits.   The cost of the trip is $8.00 and the cost of your meals and gas. Sign up on the Elderberries clipboard on the...

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Elderberries to Watch the Movie “Heaven is For Real” (9/17/14)

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in Elderberries, EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries to Watch the Movie “Heaven is For Real” (9/17/14)

Welcome Back Elderberries! Come and join our group of seniors (50+) for lunch, a movie, and a discussion on future plans on Wednesday, September 17 at the church. We will meet for lunch at 11:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall and then see the movie, “Heaven is for Real.”  (Read a  review  for more information about this film).  This is the story of a 4-year-old boy who had a near-death experience. Please make your reservations on the clipboard in the Narthex and note that there will be...

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Elderberries to Take a Walk on the Boardwalk (6/18/14)

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Elderberries, EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries to Take a Walk on the Boardwalk (6/18/14)

By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea… The Elderberries are taking a trip to Ocean City on Wednesday, June 18th. We’ll leave the church at noon and walk or sit on the Ocean City boardwalk. Dinner will be at the Crab Trap Restaurant in Somers Point. Cost will be your dinner and transportation. See Marshall Genter or Maureen Kier. +     +     +     +     +     +     +     +     + To learn more about the Elderberries group for seniors, check out the Elderberries Page.  ...

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Elderberries Surprise Event! (5/28/14)

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in Elderberries, EventAnnouncement, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries Surprise Event! (5/28/14)

Our Senior Adults group, the Elderberries, will hold an event on Wednesday May 28 at 11:30AM. Where are we going?  What are we doing?  Put your faith in the Spirit and don’t miss out!  There is a signup sheet in the Narthex.   For more information about the Elderberries, click here. For more information about this event… show up!...

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Elderberries- Maderine Court Lunch (2/19/14)

Posted by on Feb 14, 2014 in Elderberries, EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries- Maderine Court Lunch (2/19/14)

Lunch at the Manderine Court The Elderberries will celebrate the Chinese New Year with lunch at the Mandarin Court on Wednesday, February 19th.  Meet at the church at 11:30 AM or at the restaurant at noon. Please sign up on the sheet in the Narthex....

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Elderberries Octoberfest (Wed. 10/16/13)

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013 in Elderberries, EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries Octoberfest (Wed. 10/16/13)

The Elderberries will have an October Fest celebration in the Fellowship Hall on Wednesday, October 16th at noon. We will have a German-style meal, music, activities, and will plan for the rest of the year. There is a nominal cost for the meal, and you need to make a reservation on the clipboard in the Narthex by Sunday, October 13th. Also, feel free to bring a friend!...

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Elderberries to Visit Cape May Zoo (9/19/13)

Posted by on Sep 15, 2013 in EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, seniors | 0 comments

Elderberries to Visit Cape May Zoo (9/19/13)

The Elderberries (seniors ~55+) will take a trip to the Cape May Zoo on Thursday September 19.  We’ll leave the church at 10:30 AM, visit the zoo, have diner, and return by 6:00 PM. There is a small donation to enter the zoo, and we will chip in for gas.  The cost of the meals or snacks is on your own.  There are picnic areas at the zoo. Sign up on the clipboard in the Narthex by Sunday September 15th so we have a count, and feel free to bring a friend. See Maureen Kier or Marshall...

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