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  • Tenth Annual Easter Egg Hunt is a...
    by Chuck on April 20, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    The misty drizzle cleared up, and we were able to celebrate our 10th annual Easter Egg Hunt without a hitch. Hundreds of our neighbors came out as we celebrated family. Hot dogs, Magic by Ed, and- of […]

  • Choirs to Lead Celebration of Palm...
    by Chuck on April 5, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    On Palm Sunday (4/14/19), our choirs will present a cantata entitled "Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross." Join in the celebration of Palm Sunday and in the reflection of the cross. There will only be one […]

  • Praise Band Concert Connects with La...
    by Chuck on April 3, 2019 at 4:00 am

    On 3/24/19 four churches joined with PUMC to celebrate the gift of music and to help our friends in La Palmilla Mexico. The offering raised for construction, but the evening sharpened our connections […]

  • Love- Where the Rubber Meets the Road
    by Chuck on March 29, 2019 at 1:31 pm

    "Random Acts of Kindness"!?! Kindness" (or Love) should be at the core of a disciple's day to day living. Active Love is continual contact with other people as we travel down life's road. Love is […]

  • From Palms to Eggs- Easter 2019’s...
    by Chuck on March 23, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    Easter is on the way! Beginning with Jesus' Triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday and ending with His resurrection on Easter Sunday, we are celebrating this Holiest of Weeks. Here's a […]

  • Small Group to Study “The...
    by Chuck on March 21, 2019 at 8:34 pm

    A new small group will form on April 2 to study the book, "The Unreasonable Jesus: Becoming the Person He Made You to Be." […]

  • Daffodils Fight Cancer! (4/14/19)
    by Chuck on March 20, 2019 at 4:00 am

    Order a pot of mini daffodils and help the American Cancer Society. Orders are due on 4/7/19, and the daffodils can be picked up on Palm Sunday (4/14/19). […]

  • Boy Scouts Serving Up Some Spags!...
    by Chuck on March 18, 2019 at 4:20 am

    Our church sponsors Boy Scout Troop 55.  One of the ways we support them (in addition to prayer and hosting), is to take part in their annual Spaghetti Dinner! On Saturday March 23 (from 4:00 […]

  • A Covered Dish Taste of Spring!...
    by Chuck on March 12, 2019 at 7:35 pm

    Everyone is welcome to our "Taste of Spring" covered dish dinner. It will be held on Tuesday 3/19/19 at 6PM in the Fellowship Hall. […]

  • Women Driving for Diapers! (3/24/19)
    by Chuck on March 8, 2019 at 8:25 pm

    Our United Methodist Women are collecting diapers and baby wipes to be donated to the Camden Neighborhood Center's daycare program. […]


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  • Centrists, progressives to discuss church's future
    on April 17, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    Unhappiness with General Conference 2019 prompts plan for big meeting, with dissolution and ‘gracious exit’ among the options. […]

  • Creative spirit lifts Philippines’ churches
    on April 17, 2019 at 3:34 pm

    A United Methodist team looked at whether the Philippines should have more bishops. The group’s report highlighted church strengths and needs. […]

  • Bishops discuss GC2019 outcomes with black caucus
    on April 17, 2019 at 2:35 pm

    African American bishops and members of the church’s black caucus consider the actions of General Conference 2019. […]

  • BMCR explores ‘reset’ from past to future
    on April 16, 2019 at 3:55 pm

    Speakers challenge The United Methodist Church’s African American caucus and church leaders to work to become more relevant to younger members. […]

  • UMCOR assists with 2018 hurricane recovery
    on April 16, 2019 at 3:43 pm

    Grants for two big U.S. programs are part of $27.6 million approved by relief agency for disaster response, sustainable development, global migration and Global Health support. […]

  • How will denominational divide affect mission?
    on April 15, 2019 at 5:35 pm

    Directors of Global Ministries express pain and concern over how the deep divide since General Conference 2019 will affect United Methodist mission work and mission giving. […]

  • Conference offers guidance on apportionment alternatives
    on April 12, 2019 at 7:03 pm

    California-Pacific Conference leaders advise churches on giving options including withholding or redirecting apportionment contributions in protest of 2019 General Conference. […]

  • 200 years of answering the call to mission
    on April 12, 2019 at 3:39 pm

    From a salute to a pioneer among the Wyandotte to a call to engage global youth, a United Methodist event re-considers the nature of mission. […]

  • Outcome of General Conference bittersweet
    on April 11, 2019 at 6:24 pm

    United Methodist traditionalists say General Conference vote was best way forward for denomination, but it probably means a split is coming. […]

  • Leaders pursue plan for new US structure
    on April 10, 2019 at 4:08 pm

    Despite concerns the homosexuality debate will engulf the plan, the Connectional Table is submitting legislation to create a decision-making body on U.S. matters. […]



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United Methodist Communications

This denomination-wide service offers a series of different email subscriptions.  Learn more by visiting the UM Communications website.  You can view the Master Subscription Form to pick and choose from the entire list of digests.  A few selected ones are highlighted below.


United Methodist News Service

This digest email is generated by the United Methodist Church (denomination), and covers global news and developments of special concern to United Methodists.  You’ll have a choice of receiving a digest every day or every week. 

United Methodist News Service


The Interpreter Magazine

The Interpreter was a bi-monthly publication of the United Methodist Church, but it was discontinued at the end of 2017.  It was replaced by the “United Methodist Now” newsletter (see below).  Archived editions of the Interpreter Magazine are available: Interpreter Magazine.


United Methodist Now

This bi-weekly “e-Newsletter” provides 3-4 feature articles about our lives as United Methodists.  Recent issues discussed the symbolism we use in Easter (along with a quiz!), Methodist Women Who Made History, and a series on Grace (one issue each for Prevenient Grace, Justifying Grace, and Sanctifying Grace).   Did you know that Elvis recorded his earliest hits in a building shared shared with the Methodist Church’s Television, Radio and Film Commission?  This is an example of some of the interesting stories in the United Methodist Now newsletter.

United Methodist Now


My Com Tips Newsletter

This email will link you to tips and videos on church communications, outreach, worship and new technology. My Com Tips is directed towards anyone leading a group or any church leader.

My Com Tips & Tools


Greater New Jersey Annual Conference

This digest is sent “as needed.”  Typically you’ll get an email once every 3-7 days.  The GNJ Digest contains information specifically for our Conference, and originates with the Conference office in Nutley.

Greater NJ Conference


Delaware Bay District

Our District Superintendent regularly sends out an email message informing clergy and laity of training, worship and mission events happening in our area.   When the message lands in your inbox, the subject is entitled: “Upcoming News and Events.”  The email usually opens with a short devotion, and then lists events sponsored by the Conference and by local churches.  These messages are sent once a week.

Delaware Bay District Newsletter