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Our Father’s House Sings the Meaning of Christmas! (12/6/18)

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018 in EventReport, FEATURED, 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! (12/6/18)

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

Preschool Preparing Christmas Pageant! (12/6/18)

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, FEATURED, 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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Preschool Teaches The True Meaning of Christmas (12/7/17)

Posted by on Dec 9, 2017 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Preschool Teaches The True Meaning of Christmas (12/7/17)

On Thursday December 7, the Pre-K classes of our Our Father’s House Preschool presented their annual Christmas Pageant.  Mary, Joseph, Friendly Beasts, Shepherds, Wise Men, a Star, and even a pajama girl gathered around the manger to welcome the Baby Jesus.   About 50 children participated, and the sanctuary was filled with proud parents pointing their cell phone cameras towards their youngsters. To those who have supported Our Father’s House by attending these annual pageants,...

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2017 Vacation Bible School Explores Our Maker’s Fun Factory! (6/26/17)

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017 in Bible Study, EventReport, kids, Vacation Bible School | 0 comments

2017 Vacation Bible School Explores Our Maker’s Fun Factory! (6/26/17)

We are wonderfully and fearfully made. This year’s Vacation Bible School took us to the “Maker’s Fun Factory” to remind us that we are lovingly crafted by God, and to explore what that means in our lives.

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Our Fathers House Graduates Class of 2017! (5/25/17)

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in EventReport, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, OFH | 0 comments

Our Fathers House Graduates Class of 2017! (5/25/17)

It’s always one of the highlights of the year…for the kids, for the parents, and for the church! The 35 Pre-Kindergarteners who comprise the Class of 2017 put on an awesome show during the graduation ceremony on May 25, 2017.
Read this post to see some inspiring pictures and to learn more about Our Father’s House.

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Our Father’s House Book Fair is Coming! (4/3/17)

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Book Fair is Coming! (4/3/17)

Our Father’s House Preschool will host our Spring Scholastic Book Fair in April.  Here are the days and hours where you can visit and pick out some great books: Monday, April 3       8:30 AM – 3:00 PM Tuesday April 4        8:30 AM – 3:00 PM    AND    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Wednesday, April 5        8:30 AM – 3:00 PM Thursday, April 6        8:30 AM – 3:00 PM The fair will be held upstairs in the Gathering Room of the Pitman United Methodist Church.  This fair is a Buy...

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2017 Easter Egg Hunt is ready to Hatch! (4/15/17)

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

2017 Easter Egg Hunt is ready to Hatch! (4/15/17)

April 15!  What unpleasant duty does that date conjure up?  IRS???  Well, think again… what PLEASANT event does that date also mean?  Saturday April 15 is the date of our Eighth Annual Easter Egg Hunt!  April 15 means EGG! From 11:00AM until 1:00 PM our parking lot and Fellowship Hall will be the site of some Eggciting Activity- Lunch, a “special presentation” (magic show?), and of course, the Big Hunt on our lawn.  The Easter Egg Hunt will be held Rain or Shine! Last year,...

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Open Wide for Trunk or Treat (10/29/16)

Posted by on Oct 18, 2016 in EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, kids, Neighbors | 0 comments

Open Wide for Trunk or Treat (10/29/16)

Yes, Halloween can be a time to praise our Creator.  Maybe not by getting carried away with the traditional festivities, but by sharing in God’s love, in the fellowship of friends and family, and in the bounty of His harvest and provision. We’re hosting our annual “Trunk or Treat” in our parking lot on Saturday October 29, from 6:30 to 8:30PM  Rain or shine!  This event invites volunteers to decorate the trunks of their cars in a clean, age appropriate theme.  The cars...

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2016 Vacation Bible School Leads us out of Out of a Cave! (6/27 – 7/1)

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Bible Study, EventReport, kids, Vacation Bible School | 0 comments

2016 Vacation Bible School Leads us out of Out of a Cave! (6/27 – 7/1)

Caves… they’re dark, scary, and they’re easy to get lost in. They’re also a perfect metaphor for the stretches of life where there seems to be no hope.
Thanks to the work of the Holy Spirit (and some faithful human hands), our 2016 Vacation Bible School was a huge success! Kids of all ages learned how to depend on the Light of the World to get through our “caves.”

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Our Fathers House Graduation (5/26/16)

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Fathers House Graduation (5/26/16)

May and June is a special time in the lives of proud parents; Graduations!  Junior High School, High School, College, University… Master’s Degrees and even Doctorate Degrees!  All important times for students and their parents. But what about Pre-K???  Competing those first years of school is quite an accomplishment; both for the kids AND for the parents! On the morning of Tuesday May 26 we celebrated this accomplishment and made some lifelong memories as our 2016 four-year olds...

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PUMC Scrambles to Organize Easter Egg Hunt! (3/26/16)

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC Scrambles to Organize Easter Egg Hunt! (3/26/16)

Easter eggs… Really? Eggs represent life, and new life comes from the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.  So we’re going to use the symbol of Easter Eggs to help teach our children about the true meaning of Easter… and to have a little fun while we’re at it! On Holy Saturday, March 26, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, we will host our 8th annual Easter Egg Hunt.  There will be lunch, a “special presentation,” and (of course) plenty of Easter eggs.  Last year’s Egg...

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Our Father’s House Rocks! (2/25/16)

Posted by on Feb 25, 2016 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Rocks! (2/25/16)

We need to put Jesus Above All else!  Is He greater than your favorite TV star?  Is He greater than your favorite athlete?  What about music?  Is Jesus your favorite Rock Star??? On Thursday Feb. 22 a group from Our Father’s House (our preschool), joined their own “rock band”, picked up their plastic guitars, started out with “ABC Rock” and then moved on by “rocking”  to many Spiritual Hits such as: He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands I’m Happy...

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3rd and 4th Graders Learn to Be Jesus’ Hands and Feet (1/17/16)

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 in Bible Study, EventReport, kids, SS-kids | 0 comments

3rd and 4th Graders Learn to Be Jesus’ Hands and Feet (1/17/16)

The Third and Fourth graders in our Sunday School are practicing to be the “Hands” and “Feet” of Jesus by making a chain recording their good deeds. We’re hoping that by the end of the year, our chain will reach around the room!   Standing in the Gap As we saw in a recent sermon, Ezekiel 22:30-31 uses the image of someone “Standing in the Gap” between God’s love and humanity’s sinfulness.  God is calling us to be “priests”;...

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