kids

Specifically directed towards children (up to grade 6).

Trunk or Treat Opens Glimmers of Light! (10/24/20)

Posted by on Nov 2, 2020 in EventReport, FEATURED, 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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PUMC Embarks on a Virtual VBS! (6/22/20)

Posted by on Jul 5, 2020 in Bible Study, EventReport, kids, Vacation Bible School | 1 comment

PUMC Embarks on a Virtual VBS! (6/22/20)

Yes- we did have another fantastic Vacation Bible School this year! Because of the pandemic we couldn’t meet in person, so we met via Live Stream instead! We learned that Jesus’ power helps us do hard things, gives us hope, helps us be good friends, and lets us live forever!

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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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Sunday School Goes Online! (4/26/20)

Posted by on May 4, 2020 in Bible Study, EventReport, kids, SS-kids, youth | 0 comments

Sunday School Goes Online!  (4/26/20)

During the 2020 pandemic, Sunday School classes have gone “Virtual”! This post presents Facebook feeds of the the lessons. If it’s Sunday morning, check out our Sunday School. It it’s some other time, watch a recording. You don’t need a Facebook account to join in.

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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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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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Trunk or Treat is Sweet Inside and Outside! (10/26/19)

Posted by on Nov 1, 2019 in EventReport, Friends & Fellowship, kids, Neighbors, SS-kids | 0 comments

Trunk or Treat is Sweet Inside and Outside! (10/26/19)

Our 2019l Trunk or Treat was an awesome evening. Over 800 neighbors joined the party at PUMC, enjoying costumes, trunks, games, and lots of candy!

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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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VBS Demonstrates that God is Good! (6/24/19)

Posted by on Jul 14, 2019 in Bible Study, EventReport, kids, SS-kids, Vacation Bible School | 0 comments

VBS Demonstrates that God is Good! (6/24/19)

Our 2019 Vacation Bible School taught us that when life is unfair, scary, sad, changing… or even good- God is always Good! We see His presence in all of our circumstances.

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PUMC Ready to Roar into Vacation Bible School! (6/24/19)

Posted by on Jun 18, 2019 in Bible Study, EventAnnouncement, kids, Vacation Bible School | 0 comments

PUMC Ready to Roar into Vacation Bible School! (6/24/19)

Online registrations for this summer’s Vacation Bible School are now available (check out this post for the link). Our VBS will be held during the week of June 24-28., from 6-8PM. Our theme this year is “Roar: Life is Wild but God is Good!”

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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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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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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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Welcome to all Trunk or Treaters! (10/27/18)

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in EventReminder, kids, Neighbors | 0 comments

Welcome to all Trunk or Treaters! (10/27/18)

During our 10/27/18 Trunk or Treat, PUMC was honored to welcome over 600 people who came for an experience of community and family in a safe and welcoming environment. For anyone new to our church, here’s a big welcome and more information.

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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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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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Chalk Art Puts God into Our Walk (8/26/18)

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in Bible Study, kids, SS-kids | 0 comments

Chalk Art Puts God into Our Walk (8/26/18)

Children from our Sunday School decorated the sidewalks outside of our church. With colorful chalk, they illustrated the Bible verses they’ve been learning.
God has decorated our lives too. Do we share that “decoration” in the places where we walk?

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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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Preschool Heaps on Heifer Gifts! (4/30/18)

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in EventReport, kids, Mission: Beyond our Community, OFH | 0 comments

Preschool Heaps on Heifer Gifts! (4/30/18)

Our Fathers House is more than your “normal” preschool. It’s also about exposing our kids to God’s love and showing them how to share that love with others by being God’s hands and feet.
Recently, the Our Fathers House family completed a project where they made a huge donation to Heifer International.

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The Our Fathers House Book Fair is Open! (4/16/18)

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

The Our Fathers House Book Fair is Open! (4/16/18)

For many years, the Our Father’s House Preschool has held Book Fairs. Not only do these fairs help support the preschool financially, but they also put books into the hands of children (and the parents who read to them). This year’s Spring Fair is being held from 4/16 through 4/19.

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