Urban Promise

Fully Alive (1/18/15)

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Sermons, Urban Promise | 0 comments

Fully Alive (1/18/15)

The sermon on January 18 was given by Marcus Bell, who is the director of the Spirit Camp after school program at Urban Promise. (Camden, NJ).  Marcus shared his experience and challenged us to gain a fuller life by giving and serving.  His  scripture was on James 1:26-27. Click the “Play” button to begin listening to the sermon, then scroll down to follow along…  (Note:  The scripture was read by Pastor Jim)   James 1:26-27 26 If anyone among you thinks he is religious,...

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Urban Promise to Visit PUMC During Worship Services (1/18/15)

Posted by on Jan 3, 2015 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: NJandCountry, Urban Promise | 0 comments

Urban Promise to Visit PUMC During Worship Services (1/18/15)

Marcus Bell  from Urban Promise, will visit PUMC on Sunday January 18 to share about their ministry in Camden and to lead our worship services.   Marcus is the Director of Camp Spirit. Marcus will preach on  James 1:26-27.       Here’s a testimony from an 11 grader that was recently posted on the Urban Promise website… A Year of Opportunity by Yormeliz, Urban Promise Academy 11th grader… I started coming to Urban Promise just 1 year ago, and in that year… I’ve...

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Urban Promise Shares Trek with PUMC (4/27/14)

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in EventReport, Mission: NJandCountry, Urban Promise, youth | 0 comments

Urban Promise Shares Trek with PUMC (4/27/14)

Experiencing God’s Creation beyond the Asphalt Jungle… On Sunday April 27, Jim Cummings and Jeff VanderKuip visited PUMC to give us an update on how God is working through them to minister to the needs of the youth in inner city Camden.  Jim is the director of Experiential Learning at Urban Promise, and Jeff leads the Urban BoatWorks program where kids learn how to build wooden boats (and to have the courage to put them on the river and to ride in the boats they built!). Back in...

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Urban Promise Visits PUMC (1/5/14)

Posted by on Jan 5, 2014 in Sermons, Urban Promise, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Urban Promise Visits PUMC (1/5/14)

Dr. Bruce Main, president of Urban Promise delivered the message this morning during both services. Dr. Main spoke on Colossians 3:15-7 using the Soren Kierkagaard quote, “What’s important is not the road you travel, but the way you travel the road you’re on” (or something like that…). Our surroundings may not look very good.  We may want to be on another “road”.  We may be tempted to keep saying, “One day I’ll ___”.    But our...

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Urban Promise (1/5/13)

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community, Urban Promise, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Urban Promise (1/5/13)

In concert with missions such as the Neighborhood Center and Kid’s Alley, part of our mission at PUMC is to help the people of Camden NJ transform their city into one that is free of poverty and full of promise.  Dr. Bruce Main, president of Urban Promise, will be our guest speaker on Sunday January 5 (at both services).  Members of the organization’s StreetLeaders program will provide music during the services. Urban Promise is located in Camden, NJ.  Their mission is to equip the...

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