Mission: AroundTowns

Ministries for our surrounding towns.

Mitten Tree Lights up a Cold Night! (1/1/20)

Posted by on Jan 4, 2020 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighborhood Center | 0 comments

Mitten Tree Lights up a Cold Night! (1/1/20)

We’re collecting new knitted items which can be donated to the Camden Neighborhood Center (in early January). If you have some mittens, a scarf, hat, or other knitted item that you’d like to donate, the mitten tree awaits.

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Preschool to Provide Coats to the Needy (1/31/20)

Posted by on Jan 1, 2020 in EventAnnouncement, FEATURED, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Preschool to Provide Coats to the Needy (1/31/20)

We’re collecting “gently used coats” for men, women and children. These coats will be given to needy people throughout Gloucester County.

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Preschool Tells the Story of Christmas (12/12/19)

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in EventReport, FEATURED, 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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Christmas Star Tree to Brighten the Day for Local Kids (12/21/19)

Posted by on Dec 5, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns | 0 comments

Christmas Star Tree to Brighten the Day for Local Kids (12/21/19)

A special Christmas tree is located in our Narthex. Many Christmas Trees adorn our church this time of year, but this tree isn’t just there for decoration. The Star Tree is there to provide some peace for families who can’t afford to give their children Christmas Gifts this year. If you can help,or if you need help, find out more about our Star Tree.

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PUMC Welcomes Parade Viewers (11/30/19)

Posted by on Nov 28, 2019 in Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC Welcomes Parade Viewers (11/30/19)

A special welcome to those who attended the 2019 Santa Parade in downtown Pitman! Here’s an update on what’s happening at PUMC during this special Advent Season.

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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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Women Suplement Summer Lunches (6/2019)

Posted by on Jun 6, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, UMW | 0 comments

Women Suplement Summer Lunches (6/2019)

The United Methodist Women are collecting toiletries that will be offered to Pitman residents as part of the First Presbyterian Church’s Summer Lunch Program. Drop your donations in the “Love Your Neighbors” box in the narthex.

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Preschool Class of ’19 Graduates and Marks one Decade of OFH! (5/29/19)

Posted by on May 13, 2019 in EventReport, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Preschool Class of ’19 Graduates and Marks one Decade of OFH! (5/29/19)

PUMC’s Preschool, Our Father’s House, held their 4 year old graduation ceremony on Wednesday May 29. This graduation also marked the Tenth Year of OFH’s operation. Here’s a look at the graduation and at the last decade.

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Our Father’s House Keeps on Building! (Jan-March 2019)

Posted by on Feb 16, 2019 in EventReport, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 0 comments

Our Father’s House Keeps on Building! (Jan-March 2019)

In addition to learning about ABCs, Our Father’s House has been busy collecting food for the pantry and visiting the residents at the Pitman Manor. Check out some pictures and more information about what our preschool has been doing so far this year.

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Food Pantry Fills God’s Call During the Shutdown

Posted by on Jan 15, 2019 in EventReport, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

Food Pantry Fills God’s Call During the Shutdown

During the current government shutdown, the Pitman Food Pantry continues to help families make ends meet.

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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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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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Summer Blood Drive (8/10/18)

Posted by on Jul 31, 2018 in Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

Summer Blood Drive (8/10/18)

PUMC will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday August 10 (2-7PM). Appointments aren’t required, but they’re recommended. For more info (or to schedule an appointment), open this post…

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Churches Fill the Gaps during Summer Vacation! (6/20/18- )

Posted by on Jun 4, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, UMW | 0 comments

Churches Fill the Gaps during Summer Vacation! (6/20/18- )

It’s Summer! The kids are out of school… and school lunches have stopped for the summer.
The churches of Pitman are helping to fill the gap by distributing lunch boxes to children throughout the summer. We are also offering hygiene products that aren’t covered by food stamps.

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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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Unbottled Support for Babies! (5/13/2018)

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns | 0 comments

Unbottled Support for Babies! (5/13/2018)

We’re celebrating Mother’s Day AND Father’s Day by helping expectant Moms give birth to healthy babies who will be nurtured by a loving family. Between these two special Sundays, we’ll fill Baby Bottles with our spare change. On Father’s Day, we’ll donate our filled bottles to Choices of the Heart.

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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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PUMC Participates in Pitman Volunteer Fair (1/27/18)

Posted by on Feb 3, 2018 in EventReport, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC Participates in Pitman Volunteer Fair (1/27/18)

One of the traditional ways of celebrating Martin Luther King Day is to give yourself in service to the community.  Our own community of Pitman and our own community of Pitman United Methodist Church cannot be the community of love and support that it is without “volunteers”; people giving of themselves for the better good.   This year (on January 27, 2018) our town held a “Volunteer Fair” in our Borough Hall.  A wide variety of  organizations participated by telling...

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PUMC to Host Blood Drive (1/26/18)

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC to Host Blood Drive (1/26/18)

On Friday January 26, the Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive in our Fellowship Hall from 1:00-6:00 PM.  Walk-ins are welcome, but you can visit the American Red Cross website to schedule a time.   (Scroll down for the link and instructions)…     In addition to the knowledge that you’re helping others (and maybe even saving a life!), your donation will also “earn” you a coupon to receive a coffee and donut from Dunkin’ Donuts…    The donation...

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