Mission: AroundTowns

Ministries for our surrounding towns.

PUMC & Hobos to Celebrate Pitman’s Heritage (8/7/21)

Posted by on Jul 28, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC & Hobos to Celebrate Pitman’s Heritage (8/7/21)

The Pitman Hobo Band and the Pitman Grove Camp Meeting are both celebrating anniversaries this year. A historical exhibit will be held during the day on August 6, and a special concert will follow in the evening. The PUMC choir will join the Hobo band in this concert

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PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive (8/6/21)

Posted by on Jul 26, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive (8/6/21)

There is currently a severe blood shortage, and the American Red Cross is busy conducting blood donation drives. One of those donation clinics is coming to PUMC! The Red Cross will hold a donation clinic in our Fellowship Hall on Friday 8/6/21. Appointments are necessary.

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ShopRite Gift Cards Help Break the Cycle of Poverty!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2021 in EventReminder, FEATURED, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighborhood Center, UMW | 0 comments

ShopRite Gift Cards Help Break the Cycle of Poverty!

ShopRite sells gift cards to our Women’s group at a discount, and the Women are selling the cards at our church. When you buy the cards through the church, part of the proceeds goes directly to the missions supported by our United Methodist Women (such as the Camden Neighborhood Center).

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The Pitman Pantry Delivers a Taste of God’s Goodness (Jan 2021)

Posted by on Jan 17, 2021 in EventReport, Ministry: Community & Church, Mission: AroundTowns, Pitman Food Pantry | 0 comments

The Pitman Pantry Delivers a Taste of God’s Goodness  (Jan 2021)

God works through His people to help His people, and the Pitman Food Pantry is no exception.  Below is an update describing the work of the Pantry during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

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PUMC to Collect Turkeys for HollyDELL Families (11/15/20 & 11/22/20)

Posted by on Nov 11, 2020 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Pitman Food Pantry | 0 comments

PUMC to Collect Turkeys for HollyDELL Families (11/15/20 & 11/22/20)

PUMC is collecting turkeys for food insecure families who are part of the HollyDELL School. The Pantry shopping cart will be outside of the church (near the Narthex doors) for this collection. You can drop turkeys off at the church on the mornings of Sundays 11/15 and 11/22 (9:30-11:30 AM).

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Drive By Parade Celebrates Preschool Grads! (5/11/20)

Posted by on May 12, 2020 in EventReport, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, OFH | 1 comment

Drive By Parade Celebrates Preschool Grads! (5/11/20)

Because of the pandemic, we were unable to hold a graduation ceremony for our preschool class of 2020. So, we formed a parade and drove to each child’s neighborhood! With sirens waling and horns honking, we congratulated our Pre-K grads by giving them a personalized lawn sign. Congratulations class of 2020!

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PUMC Preparing 11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt! (4/11/20)

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors, SS-kids | 0 comments

PUMC Preparing 11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt!  (4/11/20)

Our 11th annual Easter Egg Hunt is in the works, and it will be held on Saturday April 11, 2020. It will be a great morning of food, fun, and Eggs!

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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, 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, 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, Pitman Food Pantry | 2 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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