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Help our Vacation Bible School to Escape!

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, Vacation Bible School | 0 comments

Help our Vacation Bible School to Escape!

Our Wilderness Escape Needs Your Help! Ok.  You say that you can’t teach.  You can’t sing.  You don’t think you can cook and you don’t have a pool.  But you can still help out with our upcoming Vacation Bible School.  This year’s VBS will be held during the week of June 23-27 from 6:00-8:00 PM.  Yep- PM. In the evening. And, it will start out with a dinner at 5:00PM. The kids (Nursery through 5th grade) will be following a curriculum called “Wilderness...

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2014 Vacation Bible School is Here! (6/23/14)

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, Vacation Bible School | 3 comments

2014 Vacation Bible School is Here! (6/23/14)

Are you ready for an adventure to escape through the wilderness?  After months of planning, our Vacation Bible School week is nearly upon us!  The Wilderness Escape is here!   VBS starts on Monday June 23.   Vacation Bible School will be held during the week of June 23-27, in the EVENINGS!  And the best part… it starts out with Dinner.  So you can make this a family event. Here’s the nightly schedule: 5:00 PM-  Dinner in the Fellowship Hall (free for all who show up!) ~ 6:00...

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Pre-K’ers Graduate Our Fathers House! (6/4/14)

Posted by on Jun 6, 2014 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Pre-K’ers Graduate Our Fathers House! (6/4/14)

The Joint was Jumpin! Our Father’s House held a ceremony on Wednesday June 3 to mark the achievement of our Pre-Kindergartners.  A total of 43 kids participated in the celebration ceremony and will leave Our Fathers House to move on to Kindergarten next year.  The graduates were from our three Pre-K classes:  The Busy Bees, Friendly Yellow Fish, and Friendly Orange Fish. The kids performed a list of songs demonstrating their ability to do things like count to 100 by tens, and recite the...

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Why are there Peppers in Our Parking Lot?

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns | 0 comments

Why are there Peppers in Our Parking Lot?

Kids Caring Community Garden A member of our church has taken on the ministry of engaging with the youth of our neighborhood to enable and encourage them to become proactive in making the communities better in which they play, learn and live.     One of the projects of this ministry is a Community Garden.  This garden, planted near our parking lot, works in partnership with the Pitman Manor and our church.  It has three goals: Provide fresh produce for the Pitman Food Pantry Provide...

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Our Father’s House Pre-K Nears Graduation (6/4/14)

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Pre-K Nears Graduation (6/4/14)

The 2013-2014 school year is quickly approaching its end.  As the Our Father’s House school year draws to a conclusion, we look forward to honoring our 4 year olds.  Some of them have been with us for 3 years! On Tuesday June 3, the 4 year olds will enjoy a picnic with their families from 9:00-noon at Atkinson Park (formerly Bethel Mill Park). On the next morning- June 4- we will hold our graduation ceremony! Please continue to keep the students (and teachers) of Our Father’s House...

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Our Father’s House Mission Updates (4/28/14)

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, Mission: Beyond our Community, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Mission Updates (4/28/14)

A life in Christ is a life lived in love.  A life lived in love is one that gives.  As we teach our children the “ABCs,”we also need to teach them how to give and love.  At Our Father’s House, Mission is part of the curriculum.  Here’s an update on the mission projects that Our Fathers House is conducting…. We have completely finished collecting for our mission project with Heifer International.  As a school, we collected a total of $732.  With that money, the...

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Easter EGGcitement!!!- Easter Egg Hunt (4/19/14)

Posted by on Apr 20, 2014 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

Easter EGGcitement!!!- Easter Egg Hunt (4/19/14)

For weeks, the PUMC congregation donated bags of candy.  On the day of Maundy Thursday, the Elderberries (our Senior Adult group) gathered together to fill 2600 plastic eggs with candy.  Then the day of our annual Easter Egg Hunt arrived on Saturday morning, and over 200 children were in our church! What’s an Easter Egg Hunt at  PUMC?   If you’re a kid, it’s a bit of everything!  First you get a chance to decorate your own “Hunting Bag.”  But if you’re...

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Our Fathers House 2014-2015 Registration is Open

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in EventReminder, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Fathers House 2014-2015 Registration is Open

The Our Father’s House Preschool is a ministry of the Pitman United Methodist Church.  We are now accepting registrations for NEXT year’s classes (the 2014-2015 school year which will start in September).  We offer classes for Pre-K 4 year olds, for 3 Year olds, and even for 2 1/2 year olds. If you’re a PUMC member the $60 registration fee is waved.  If you’re not a PUMC member we’d love for you to join our Our Father’s House family, and we trust...

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Our Father’s House to “Feed Jesus” during March (3/1/14)

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

Our Father’s House to “Feed Jesus” during March (3/1/14)

n each month of this school  year, Our Father’s House (our pre-school) is featuring a verse from the Bible and then putting that verse in action through mission.   Here’s what’s happening in Our Father’s House during March… This month’s verse is Matthew 25:35… “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in…”     NIV    ...

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Our Fathers House Visits Pitman Manor (2/14/14)

Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundChurch, OFH | 0 comments

Our Fathers House Visits Pitman Manor (2/14/14)

 For Valentines Day 2014, the Pre-K classes of Our Fathers House Visited the Pitman Manor…  ...

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Our Fathers House Misison Project (3/1/14)

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: Beyond our Community, OFH | 0 comments

Our Fathers House Misison Project (3/1/14)

OFH to Give the Poor a Hand Up Now that we are finished collecting soup cans and making Valentines, we have decided to begin our March mission project.  Our next project is very popular as we collect money to make purchases through Heifer International.  Different classes will decide on their project.  Some may be collecting money to purchase chicks, a pig, goats, tree seedlings, bunnies, bees, a llama, sheep, ducks, fish, a heifer, or a share of one.  You will be hearing more about this...

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2014 Summer Camp Schedule (2/14/14)

Posted by on Feb 14, 2014 in Bible Study, EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, kids, youth | 0 comments

2014 Summer Camp Schedule (2/14/14)

What are You Doing this Summer? As this post is being written we are surrounded by layers of snow and temperatures in the 20’s.  Spring is on its way, but on a day like today it can’t come fast enough for many.  But,  the tradition of summer camping for youth is alive and well in the United Methodist church and it’s never too early to start planning for the 2014 season. The greater New Jersey Annual Conference organizes a summer long slate of programs for youth ages 7-17 at...

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Our Father’s House Christmas Program (12/11/13)

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Christmas Program (12/11/13)

Majesty in the Wonder of a Child… Is it any surprise that God choose to come to earth as a child? On Wednesday Dec. 11 the children of Our Father’s House treated family and friends to a musical depicting the glory of the Christmas Story.  Kids dressed up as angels, shepherds, and wise men.  Choirs, a boy beating a drum, and even an adult narrator presented the familiar story of our Savior’s birth in a fresh and innocent way. About 50 children from our Pre-K classes...

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Christmas Eve- Two Services! (12/24/13)

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Christmas Eve- Two Services! (12/24/13)

We’re having TWO Christmas Eve services this year!  4:00PM Service… This first service will be for children who might find the later hour “challenging.” We will delight in the wonder of a child’s view of Christ’s birth! 7:30 PM Service… The second service will be our traditional one.  We will light our darkened Sanctuary with candles and carols.  Music will be led by our choirs, and the service will end with the traditional Silent Night.  ...

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Birthday Party for Jesus! (12/14/13)

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Ministry: Community & Church | 0 comments

Birthday Party for Jesus! (12/14/13)

Teach your kids that Christmas is Jesus’ Birthday… We invite all children to a Birthday Party for Jesus Christ on Saturday, December 14 from 11:00 am to 1 pm. This is the perfect way to prepare for Christmas by keeping Christ in Christmas. There will be food, crafts, balloons, and birthday cake. Lunch will also be provided. The cost of admission:  One nonperishable food item for the Pitman Food Pantry. This is open to the entire community.  Please plan on stopping by to show your...

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OFH Book Fair (11/19/13)

Posted by on Oct 23, 2013 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

OFH Book Fair (11/19/13)

Book Fair – November 19, 20, and 21 Our Father’s House will host a Book Fair upstairs in the Gathering Room in time for Christmas shopping.  Set up will be on Monday, November 18th  in the morning and pack up will be after fair hours on Thursday, November 21st.  Book Fair hours are: Tuesday 19th – 8:30-1:30 and 5:30-8:00 P.M. Wednesday 20th  – 8:30–2:30. Thursday 21st – 8:30–1:30. If you can help, please contact our parent chairperson, Amanda Evans...

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Our Father’s House “Mommy and Me” (10/30/13)

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House “Mommy and Me” (10/30/13)

A Special Hour with Your Toddler… Our Father’s House Preschool will once again be holding our “Mommy and Me – Little Lambs” sessions during the month of October/November.  Class Sessions will be held on Wednesdays –  October 30, November 6, 13, and 20 from  8:45-9:45 A.M. in our 2½ year old room. The theme is “Fall in God’s World”.  We hope you will be interested in joining this class with your little one.  The cost is $40 for the four-week session and is open to any child between...

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Trunk or Treat (10/26/13)

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, Neighbors | 0 comments

Trunk or Treat (10/26/13)

We’re hosting a “Trunk or Treat” in our parking lot on October 26 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 will be lined up in the parking lot and children of all ages will “trick or treat.” There will also be games and other “fun stuff” to show the love of God and the Truth of His Gospel that goes way beyond the worldly traditions of Halloween....

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Our Father’s House- First Week! (9/13/13)

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in Bible Study, EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundChurch, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House- First Week! (9/13/13)

It has been a great first week at Our Father’s House Preschool!   For our charity this month, we are collecting boxes of cereal for our local food pantry as we put our verse, “Love One Another” into action. Thank you all for the many cards that you made for our crossing guard, Yogi, as he celebrated his 90th Birthday.  He was overwhelmed and absolutely LOVED each card!!...

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2013 Vacation Bible School (6-28-13)

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Bible Study, EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns | 0 comments

2013 Vacation Bible School (6-28-13)

Vacation Bible School was held in the evenings during the week of June 24-28, 2013. Click “Read More” to learn more (and to see some pictures)…...

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