Mission: Global

Missions that we support which are outside the USA.

Local Methodists in Concert for Puerto Rico (5/12/18)

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in EventReport, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Local Methodists in Concert for Puerto Rico (5/12/18)

In July, a mission team from the First UMC of Glassboro (Pitman’s “next door neighbor”) will travel to Puerto Rico to help in hurricane recovery efforts.
On May 12, we hosted a dinner and Praise Band concert to support this team from Glassboro.

Read More

Missionaries Jim & Alice Vanderhoof to Visit PUMC! (4/15/18)

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Global, Vanderhoof | 0 comments

Missionaries Jim & Alice Vanderhoof to Visit PUMC! (4/15/18)

PUMC has always supported global missionaries, and we’ve built up a relationship with many of them over the years.  One of these missionary couple is the Vanderhoofs.  Jim and Alice have been serving in Kenya since 1984 and have visited PUMC many times. We’ll have a chance to catch up with them on Sunday April 15 (both services).  Jim and Alice will report on what they’ve been doing and to witness to what the Lord has been doing through them.  After serving on the mission...

Read More

Remembering Missionary John Enright (12/26/17)

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018 in Enright, EventReport, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Remembering Missionary John Enright (12/26/17)

Long time PUMC’ers probably remember supporting Ken and Loraine Enright during the 1980s (and beyond).  The Enrights were missionaries in Africa, using their airplanes to bring medicine and the Gospel to remote areas in Zaire and the other African countries they ministered to over the years. Ken and Loraine have both passed away, but their son John took up the mantel. Unfortunately, we recently lost John when he was killed in an automobile accident on the day after Christmas (2017).  His...

Read More

Area Worship Teams Join in Concert for La Palmilla (3/11/18)

Posted by on Mar 14, 2018 in EventReport, Mexico Mission, Mission: Global, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Area Worship Teams Join in Concert for La Palmilla (3/11/18)

On Sunday March 11, 2018 , we hosted a “Praise Band Concert.” The concert gave us a chance to worship in music, to fellowship, and to support our sister church in La Palmilla, Mexico.

Read More

What is Africa University?

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018 in Godprints, Mission: Global, UMC Shared Ministries | 0 comments

What is Africa University?

The United Methodist Church is a connectional church; local churches pull together and share resources to do things that are way too big for a single church to undertake.  How about ending malaria?  How about reducing malnutrition by offering masters degree education  in agriculture?  How about spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ all over the continent of Africa?  Huge tasks!  But the United Methodist church is doing them. Through what we call our “Shared Ministries”, the United...

Read More

Yard Sale & Breakfast to Support Church in Mexico (10/28/17)

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in EventAnnouncement, Mexico Mission, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Yard Sale & Breakfast to Support Church in Mexico (10/28/17)

On Saturday October 28 2017, we’ll throw one of our “famous” Breakfast Buffets with a Yard Sale. These events will benefit our ongoing efforts to assist our friend in La Palmilla Mexico.

Read More

Mission Team Helps Dedicate a New Sanctuary (7/29/17)

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in EventReport, Mexico Mission, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Mission Team Helps Dedicate a New Sanctuary (7/29/17)

For 18 years, a poor but vibrant Methodist Church in Mexico has been diligently working to build a new sanctuary for their church. Over the years, our church has supported them with our prayers, gifts, and with several hands-on mission trips to help in the construction. To get a taste of our efforts to partner with La Palmilla over the years, click this button: La Palmilla This year’s Team had the honor of being in La Palmilla to take part in the fruition of this effort: The sanctuary...

Read More

BLAST to Fight Hunger by Washing Cars (5/20/17)

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in BLAST, EventAnnouncement, Mission: Global | 0 comments

BLAST to Fight Hunger by Washing Cars (5/20/17)

It’s called the “30 Hour Famine.”  Our Youth Group (Big Loud Awesome Spiritual Time) participates in it every year, but this goes beyond a simple fast.  In addition to taking some time for spiritual reflection, we’re also going to make a difference for people who have no choice between eating and not eating.  And as part of that reflection, we’re also going to improve the reflection of the cars in our community! On Saturday May 20 (between the hours of 1:00...

Read More

Breakfast and Yard Sale will Help La Pamilla Church! (4/29/17)

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in EventAnnouncement, Mexico Mission, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Breakfast and Yard Sale will Help La Pamilla Church! (4/29/17)

On Saturday April 29, our Fellowship will once again be buzzing with activity to support our mission efforts for a church in La Palmilla Mexico.  We have held these breakfasts and yard sales twice a year for many years, but we are now very close to the point where our friends in La Palmilla will finally be able to dedicate their new sanctuary!   Breakfast Buffet (8-11AM)… We’ll throw one of our “Famous” Breakfast Buffets from 8:00 AM to 11:00AM. Come out and enjoy...

Read More

Praise Band Concert Raises the Roof! (3/12/17)

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Choirs (Music), EventReport, Mexico Mission, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Praise Band Concert Raises the Roof!  (3/12/17)

It was a Sunday evening. Most of us had already gone to church that morning. But on Sunday 3/12/17 nearly 200 local Methodists gathered at PUMC for a Praise and Worship Concert. The silent auction before the concert and the love offering taken during the concert will be donated to our friends in La Palmilla Mexico to help them complete the construction of their new sanctuary. We are sending a mission team to LaPalmilla this summer (July 22-August 1). For years, this thriving church has been...

Read More

From Poland with Love (1/2/17)

Posted by on Jan 7, 2017 in Abramovich, EventReport, Mission: Global | 0 comments

From Poland with Love (1/2/17)

John and Dasia Abromovich are missionaries in Poland, who we have supported for many years.   The Abramovich’s work  with youth groups, leading Bible Studies and organizing camps.  John is from the area (Runnemede, NJ), and both of them have visited PUMC on many occasions.  John has been having some health issues which will prevent them from making their usual visit home this year, but they are actively continuing their ministry.  Dasia recently emailed the following to their prayer...

Read More

Breakfast and Yard Sale will Help La Pamilla Church! (10/29/16)

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in EventAnnouncement, Mexico Mission, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Breakfast and Yard Sale will Help La Pamilla Church! (10/29/16)

On Saturday October 29, our Fellowship will once again be buzzing with activity to support our mission efforts for a church in La Palmilla Mexico…   Breakfast Buffet (8-11AM)… We’ll throw one of our “Famous” Breakfast Buffets from 8:00 AM to 11:00AM. Come out and enjoy our usual menu of French Toast casserole, Eggs, Chipped Beef, Pancakes… and some fruit to balance off the “bad” stuff! Cost of the buffet is Adults $8, $4 kids, free for...

Read More

Shared Ministries Reach to Tanzania!

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in EventReminder, Mission: Global, UMC Shared Ministries | 0 comments

Shared Ministries Reach to Tanzania!

Pitman UMC is connected with other United Methodists around the globe.  One of the ways we support that “connection” and the ministry that’s being done by other churches is through our “shared giving.” We’re helping to spread the Gospel of Christ to people all over the world.  Recently we received an update from the church in Tanzania…   FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF TANZANIA Rev. Mutwale Ntambo Wa Mushidi One of the global missions that PUMC...

Read More

Preschool Has a Cow… and then Some! (5/1/16)

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in EventReport, Mission: Global, OFH | 0 comments

Preschool Has a Cow… and then Some! (5/1/16)

Our preschool,Our Father’s House, teaches more than “Readin’, Writing, and ‘Rithmatic.”    We also teach how to grow in the grace and love of God. Every month, we have taken on a different mission project.  In April,  we collected and donated $500 to Heifer International.   What is Heifer International? Heifer International’s mission is to work with communities to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth. They help poor and hungry people help...

Read More

30 Hour Famine: Youth to Save Starving Kids by Fasting! (5/6/16 – 5/7/16)

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in BLAST, EventAnnouncement, Mission: Global, youth | 0 comments

30 Hour Famine:  Youth to Save Starving Kids by Fasting! (5/6/16 – 5/7/16)

Youth- sometimes our Youth Group (BLAST- Big Loud Awesome Spiritual Time) occupies themselves by spreading gop and goo.  Sometimes they go on roller coasters or climb rocks.  But sometimes they have a blast with a fast.  A BLAST… by not eating???  Teenagers??? Yep!  BLAST also has a blast by helping others.  Last year we served breakfast at a homeless shelter, raised over a ton (literally) of food for the Pitman Food Pantry, and participated in many other ministries to help us learn more...

Read More

United Methodist Women’s to Host Annual Tea (5/1/16)

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship, Mission: AroundTowns, Mission: Beyond our Community, Mission: Global, UMW, women | 2 comments

United Methodist Women’s to Host Annual Tea (5/1/16)

The annual UMW Tea will be held on Sunday, May 1 at 4:00PM in the Fellowship Hall.  This event supports our UMW’s missions.     Here’s what’s on the menu: Variety of Teas Chicken salad on lettuce cup Mixed Greens salad Pasta Salad Fresh Fruit garnish Rolls Tickets can be purchased for $15.00 from circle leaders, church office, Helen Scaletti or Cindy Pownall. Bring your favourite tea cup and saucer… and your appetite!  +   +   +   +   +   +   +    + For more...

Read More

Breakfast Buffet & Yard Sale to Help Build Church in Mexico! (4/23/16)

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in EventAnnouncement, Mexico Mission, Mission: Global, UMM | 0 comments

Breakfast Buffet & Yard Sale to Help Build Church in Mexico! (4/23/16)

Our Fellowship Hall will be a busy place on Saturday (April 23)! We’re throwing two events to benefit our mission efforts for a church in La Palmilla Mexico…   Breakfast Buffet (8-11AM)… The United Methodist Men’s Fellowship group will hold one of our “Famous” Breakfast Buffets from 8:00 AM to 11:00AM. Come out and enjoy our usual menu of French Toast casserole, Eggs, Chipped Beef, Pancakes… and some fruit to balance off the “bad”...

Read More

Operation Shoebox Blesses 11 Million!

Posted by on Jan 12, 2016 in EventReport, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Operation Shoebox Blesses 11 Million!

In 2015 more than 11 million shoebox gifts were delivered to children in 108 countries around the world. For some of these children this was the first Christmas gift they have ever received. Bible materials printed in 69 languages are included with each shoebox gift; so that every single box represents an opportunity to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the children and their families. 89 of these boxes came from PUMC. Thanks  to everyone who packed a box or donated materials. To God be...

Read More

A Missionary’s Heart

Posted by on Dec 29, 2015 in EventReminder, Mission: Global | 0 comments

A Missionary’s Heart

The following appeared in an article by Tricia Goyer in “Mornings With Jesus 2015”…   “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it.” Matthew 24:14 (NLT) In a small city in the Czech Republic there is an apartment not far from the town square where three young women room together. One is a Czech native who teaches high school and leads a local youth group. The second is from the Netherlands,...

Read More

Global Missionaries Send Updates and Request Prayers (11/14/15)

Posted by on Nov 14, 2015 in Abramovich, Enright, EventReminder, Mission: Global, Phillips, Quigg, Rambo, Vanderhoof | 0 comments

Global Missionaries Send Updates and Request Prayers (11/14/15)

Christmas is one of the most holy and anticipated times of the year for Christians all around the world. Similar preparations and traditions, decorations, celebrations, music, worship observances, the giving of gifts, and gathering of families and friends; all of these rituals that mark this important event in the life of our faith are replicated by Christians everywhere. Our church supports many missionaries who have left the United States to live in countries around the world.  They bring...

Read More
Page 1 of 3123