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Specifically directed towards children (up to grade 6).

Our Father’s House to Practice “Good Medicine” in January (1/1/15)

Posted by on Jan 1, 2015 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House to Practice “Good Medicine” in January (1/1/15)

In each month of this school  year, Our Father’s House (our pre-school) features a verse from the Bible and then puts that verse in action through mission.   Here’s what’s happening in Our Father’s House during the month of January… This month’s verse is Proverbs 17:22… “A cheerful heart is good medicine,  but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. ”     NIV     This Month’s Mission Project… This month we’ll share...

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Our Father’s House to Show that “A Savior Has Been Born” (12/1/14)

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House to Show that “A Savior Has Been Born”  (12/1/14)

In each month of this school  year, Our Father’s House (our pre-school) features a verse from the Bible and then puts that verse in action through mission.   Here’s what’s happening in Our Father’s House during December… This month’s verse is Luke 2:11… “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord.”     NIV     This Month’s Mission Project… This month we will help a needy family...

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Our Father’s House to Present Christmas Program (12/11/14)

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House to Present Christmas Program (12/11/14)

The Our Father’s House Preschool will present our annual Christmas program on December 11 in our sanctuary.  The program starts at 10:15 AM. The children will present a “play” entitled “The True Story of Christmas.”  It will feature a lot of music,  some narration, and a lot of joyful moments. All are welcome!  If you’re available, come out to support the school, parents, and kids.   The children will visit us for worship on December 14 and present...

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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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Clifford Visits the OFH Book Fair! (11/11/14)

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Clifford Visits the OFH Book Fair! (11/11/14)

The Our Father’s House Preschool is currently holding their annual Book Fair in the Gathering Room (2nd floor of the Education wing).   Lots of Bedtime Material! The fair features many Christian books that you can read during those special bedtime moments.  Here are a couple of views of the items on sale…               Clifford! Clifford the Big Red Dog made a surprise visit to the fair and entertained the kids!        ...

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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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Our Father’s House to Hold Annual Book Fair (11/11 thru 11/13/14)

Posted by on Nov 9, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House to Hold Annual Book Fair (11/11 thru 11/13/14)

Book Fair – November 11, 12 and 13 The Our Father’s House Book Fair might be a good time to wrap up some of that November Christmas shopping! Give the gift of words that speak to The Word.   Our Father’s House will host a Book Fair upstairs in the Gathering Room in time for Christmas shopping.   Book Fair hours are:     Tuesday 11/11 Wednesday 11/12 Thursday 11/13 8:30-1:30 (during Our Father’s House) and 5:30-8:00 P.M (for those who are attending the...

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Our Father’s House to “Give Thanks to the Lord” during November (11/1/14)

Posted by on Nov 1, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our Father’s House to “Give Thanks to the Lord” during November (11/1/14)

In each month of this school  year, Our Father’s House (our pre-school) features a verse from the Bible and then puts that verse in action through mission.   Here’s what’s happening in Our Father’s House during November… This month’s verse is Psalm 105:1… “Give thanks to the Lord, call on his name; make known among the nations what he has done.”     NIV       This Month’s Mission Project… In November we will...

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District to hold Christmas Parties (12/13/14)

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns | 0 comments

District to hold Christmas Parties (12/13/14)

The United Methodist churches in our are are planning some Christmas Parties! No- these won’t be your typical “Office Christmas Party” gatherings where co-workers get drunk and try to be friendly.    These “parties” are intended to show the love and wonder of the birth of our Lord and Savior; to show Christmas to kids who otherwise may not even experience December 25 as anything special.   Open this post to learn more…....

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From Breakfast Buffet to Trunk or Treat- Busy Day at PUMC! (10/25/14)

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 in EventReport, kids, men, Mexico Mission, Ministry: Community & Church, Mission: Global, UMM | 0 comments

From Breakfast Buffet to Trunk or Treat- Busy Day at PUMC! (10/25/14)

PUMC was the place to be on Saturday 10/25/14; both in the morning and in the afternoon!  God blessed us with perfect weather and we were able to open our doors to the community and to help install doors on a sanctuary in Mexico…   Breakfast Buffet / Yard Sale… In the morning,  our mission was to help our sister church in La Palmilla Mexico build their sanctuary.  Our United Methodist Men’s fellowship group did this by throwing a breakfast buffet.  And, while that was going...

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Our Father’s House Fall Festival Rises to the Occassion! (10/17/14)

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Fall Festival Rises to the Occassion! (10/17/14)

On October 17, the Fellowship Hall was busy with with tables filled with  Tupperware, Arts, Crafts, Cosmetics, pies, and cakes.  It was the Our Father’s House annual “Fall Festival”. The Fall Festival raises money for the OFH Scholarship Fund. We do all we can to help families afford this wonderful opportunity that we call Our Father’s House.  Thanks to this year’s Fall Festival, our Scholarships are fully funded and families with tight budgets won’t have to...

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Our Father’s House Learns About Fire Prevention (10/7/14)

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Learns About Fire Prevention (10/7/14)

As part of Fire Prevention Week, a big red fire truck pulled up to our church. Yes, our church does have a sensitive spot for fire trucks, but no- this wasn’t an emergency.  Instead, the volunteer firefighters from Pitman’s Highland Fire Company were on hand to teach the kids about fire prevention and to show them how they fight fires.                 The kids had a chance to check out the truck and even to try on a raincoat…  ...

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Our Father’s House to “Do Unto Others” during October (10/1/14)

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House to “Do Unto Others” during October (10/1/14)

In each month of this school  year, Our Father’s House (our pre-school) features a verse from the Bible and then puts that verse in action through mission.   Here’s what’s happening in Our Father’s House during this month… This month’s verse is Matthew 7:12… “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.”    NIV    This Month’s Mission Project… At the beginning...

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Our Fathers House to Hold Fall Festival! (10/11/14)

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Fathers House to Hold Fall Festival! (10/11/14)

Our Father’s House Fall Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 11th from 8:00-2:00 pm in the Pitman United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.  This is our big fund raiser for our Scholarship Fund.  Please help us to work with more children by supporting this fund raiser.  Here’s how:   If you’re a vendor, here are the options… $35-  Indoor table $30-  Indoor space without a table (9 feet) $25-  Outside space If  you’re interested in joining our Fall Festival vendors,...

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Our Father’s House’s September Success! (10/1/14)

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House’s September Success! (10/1/14)

Each month, the Our Father’s House preschool is featuring a verse of the month and providing opportunities for the kids to live out the verse by participating in mission projects. During September, the verse was I John 3:23-24… And this is his command: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and to love one another as he commanded us.  Those who obey his commands live in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us....

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Our Father’s House ’14-’15 School Year Gets Off to a Great Start! (9/8/14)

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House ’14-’15 School Year Gets Off to a Great Start! (9/8/14)

On Monday 9/8, our church’s Preschoool ministry (Our Father’s House) began it’s 6th season. Our “crossing guard” Yogi was once again on hand to greet the kids and teacher’s as they arrived.  Yogi celebrated his birthday shortly before the school year began, but the kids brought him cards when they arrived at school.  The cards may have been a bit late, but how precious they were! Each month of the school year will feature a new “verse of the...

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Sunday School to Celebrate Rally Day (9/14/14)

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, SS-kids | 0 comments

Sunday School to Celebrate Rally Day (9/14/14)

Our Sunday School program has returned from the summer break and is about to kick it into high gear. On Sunday 9/14, we will celebrate our annual Rally Day (Promotion Sunday).   During the Sunday School hour, all children will report to their old class, then we will go to the gathering room for a special program (a game geared to all ages).  After that- you’re promoted!  We’ll then get things started in the new classes and new rooms.      ...

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Our Father’s House Gearing Up for ’14-’15 Season (9/8/14)

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Gearing Up for ’14-’15 Season (9/8/14)

Back to School… The Our Father’s House Preschool is getting ready to begin our 6th year!  The staff have been working over the summer and are anxious to meet their new classes. Here’s the schedule as we get closer to that first day of school: Thursday 9/4 and Friday 9/5:  Student and Parent Orientation days. Monday September 8:  First Day of School   You can be part of the excitement at Our Father’s House; the kids are truly a treasure!  The teachers are...

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Our Father’s House Needs Volunteers! (7/1/14)

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in EventReminder, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Needs Volunteers! (7/1/14)

Our Father’s House Preschool We are always looking for volunteers to come and assist with the children.  All sessions are just 2½ hours.  If you think that you could come one day a week (or more) and volunteer, we would love to hear from you at ourfathershouse@pitmanumc.org or by calling 589-5812. Please consider sharing your love for the Lord with our little ones.   +     +     +     +     +     +     +     +   For more info about Our Fathers House, check out the OFH Page on this...

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2014 Vacation Bible School Escapes the Wilderness! (6/27/14)

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in EventReport, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, Vacation Bible School | 0 comments

2014 Vacation Bible School Escapes the Wilderness! (6/27/14)

God Provides!  The theme of  year’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) was “Wilderness Escape:  Where God Guides and Provides.”   Classes were held for kids from Nursery through 5th grade  They learned all about Moses through games, several interactive activities, cool crafts, and songs. The classeswere organized around “tribes” that visited several  “shops” around the church building which showed them how the Isrealites lived during their time journeying through the wilderness to...

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