1-WHY

The type of post; why it was posted.

– WHY? –

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in 1-WHY | 0 comments

– WHY? –

There are several reasons for posting something on a church website. Sometimes we want to announce an event. Sometimes we want to talk about what happened during an event. Sometimes we just want to talk about God and give you something to think about…

EVERY POST IS A MEMBER OF THIS CATEGORY…
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Missions Updates (Dec. 2018)

Posted by on Dec 3, 2018 in Abramovich, Enright, EventReminder, FEATURED, Mission: Global, Phillips | 0 comments

Missions Updates (Dec. 2018)

Emmanuel- God is with us. He’s with us through the hands and feet of His children, some of whom are global missionaries whom we’ve been supporting. Here’s an update on their missions. During this Advent season (and throughout the year), be in prayer for and with them.

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Preparing the Way for Jesus (Advent 2018)

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Preparing the Way for Jesus (Advent 2018)

Can it be December already? Are you ready for Christmas 2018??? We have a full schedule of worship, music, and giving events (plus some food), that will help you get ready for Christmas.

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

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, FEATURED, 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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Christmas Hugs Available!

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 in EventReminder, Knitting Ministries | 0 comments

Christmas Hugs Available!

Know of anyone who needs a warm “hug” this Christmas Season? The Hooks and Needles for God group is always at the ready to give a knitted hug.

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Christmas Marketplace Provides Drinking Water (11/10/18)

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 in EventReport, FEATURED, Ministry: Community & Church | 0 comments

Christmas Marketplace Provides Drinking Water (11/10/18)

On 11/10/18, our Christmas Marketplace transformed our Fellowship Hall into a winter village filled with craft items, food, and warm community. And, it helped to provide clean drinking water to people across the globe.

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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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Pastor’s Ponderings: Time to Sharpen Your Blade?

Posted by on Oct 20, 2018 in FEATURED, Pastors Ponderings | 0 comments

Pastor’s Ponderings:  Time to Sharpen Your Blade?

Is your Christian life a burden? Shouldn’t it be a Joy to follow and serve Christ?!? If life is a burden, maybe you need to “sharpen your blades” and re-connect with God.

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Sheep Surprise Pastor Jim! (10-14-18)

Posted by on Oct 20, 2018 in EventReport, Friends & Fellowship, SS-adults, SS-kids | 0 comments

Sheep Surprise Pastor Jim! (10-14-18)

It was Laity Sunday- Pastor Jim was supposed to have the day off.  There were no baptisms, no communion, no tasks that could only be done by an elder.  And so, Pastor Jim joined the congregation as lay people led the music, prayers, and gave the sermon. But there was one small wrinkle to this Laity Sunday; it was being held during October, which is Pastor Appreciation Month.  And so our Christian Education Team took advantage of the situation and surprised our supposedly pew-bound pastor. ...

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PUMC Planning Missions Trip to Mexico! (10/24/18)

Posted by on Oct 9, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, Mexico Mission, Mission: Global | 0 comments

PUMC Planning Missions Trip to Mexico! (10/24/18)

We’re returning to La Palmilla during the summer of 2019 to help convert the old sanctuary into a new kitchen and social hall! Are you interested in joining the team? An informational meeting will be held on 10/24/18, 7PM.

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PUMC Helps Send Mexican Kids to School

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018 in EventReminder, Mexico Mission, Mission: Global | 0 comments

PUMC Helps Send Mexican Kids to School

One of the ministries we support is a United Methodist Church in La Palmilla, Mexico.  They are a growing church without the financial means to provide the resources needed by their ministry.  For years, we have raised money and sent mission teams to La Palmilla to help them build a new sanctuary.  The construction has finally been completed, and the church dedicated their new sanctuary in 2016. But sending their children to school is another difficulty they have.  In the US we take it for...

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PUMC to Remember the Least of These on World Communion Sunday (10/7/18)

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Global, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

PUMC to Remember the Least of These on World Communion Sunday (10/7/18)

World Communion Sunday is one of six United Methodist church wide special Sundays.  Christians around the world set this day as a way to recognize and celebrate missions and ministries empowered by God throughout His Church. On October 7, we will join thousands of other Christian congregations as we receive the sacraments of Holy Communion. During this service, our prayers will focus on “the least of these” throughout the world.  We will lift up those devoted missionaries who are the hands and...

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Small Groups Gather in a Big Way this Fall! (10/2018)

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, FEATURED, Friends & Fellowship, Tuesday Series | 0 comments

Small Groups Gather in a Big Way this Fall! (10/2018)

Our Small Groups are up and running for the Fall 2018 season. Some new groups are forming and others are picking up from where they were before the summer. The entire schedule is summarized in this post.

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Tanzania Testimony (9/16/18)

Posted by on Sep 9, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Global, UMC Shared Ministries | 0 comments

Tanzania Testimony (9/16/18)

Where’s Tanzania?  Are there United Methodists there?  What are they doing and why should we care?  During our annual Conference in 2018, Greater New Jersey committed to a relationship with the United Methodist Conference of Tanzania.  Their bishop, Bishop Mande Muyombo,  was a guest at our conference in May and helped preside over our service of ordination. In June, our own bishop (Bishop John Schol) traveled to Tanzania with at team from New Jersey.    Rev. David LeDuc and the...

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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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Appalachia is Coming to PUMC to Exhibit Crafts (10/20 – 10/21, 2018)

Posted by on Sep 4, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: NJandCountry, redbird | 0 comments

Appalachia is Coming to PUMC to Exhibit Crafts (10/20 – 10/21, 2018)

Red Bird Mission (serving the people in rural Appalachia), will bring their Craft Fair to PUMC on October 20-21. Mark this weekend on your calendar. It will be a chance to catch up with our friends from Kentucky (and maybe to get a jump on your Christmas shopping too!).

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Youth Group Ready to Launch New Season of BLAST! (9/16/18)

Posted by on Sep 2, 2018 in BLAST, EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, youth | 0 comments

Youth Group Ready to Launch New Season of BLAST! (9/16/18)

B.L.A.S.T., PUMC’s youth group, is kicking off this year on Sunday September 16. All youth going into grades 6 through 12 are invited to join the gatherings throughout the year! We gather every Sunday at the church from 6-8PM, and we’ll have a bunch of special events throughout the year.

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Camp Meeting Wraps Up 2018 Season (8/26/18)

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018 in EventReport, Pitman Camp Meeting, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Camp Meeting Wraps Up 2018 Season (8/26/18)

The Pitman Grove Camp Meeting held its 148th season this summer. For ten Sunday evenings during the summer we heard a variety of messages and music.
Take a week-by-week tour of the 2018 Pitman Camp Meeting season.

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Camp Meeting Revival! (Camp Meeting, 8/27/18)

Posted by on Aug 27, 2018 in Pitman Camp Meeting, Sermons | 0 comments

Camp Meeting Revival! (Camp Meeting, 8/27/18)

What is “Revival”? How does that play out in real life? Pastor Bret Walker inspired us with his music and his powerful insight into how we can re-connect with God. This service (8/26/18) closed out the 2018 Pitman Camp Meeting season.

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Memory Support Group Forming (10/2018)

Posted by on Aug 27, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, Ministry: Community & Church | 0 comments

Memory Support Group Forming (10/2018)

The Fall semester of Small Groups will be announced soon.  But one of the new groups that’s forming will help those of us who are dealing with any kind of dementia or memory loss (either for ourselves or for loved ones). Here’s more info: A Memory Support Group will start meeting in early October (in the church). Led by Eileen Oczkowski, weekly conversations will include the spectrum from mild memory loss to Alzheimer’s. We will share ideas & learn creative ways to cope...

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