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  • Singers Needed!
    by Chuck on August 20, 2019 at 4:00 am

    "Singers Needed, In Choir Within!" Singers are needed everywhere; not just in the choir loft. How are you using your talents to glorify God?

  • Amazing Story, Beautiful Savior (Camp...
    by Chuck on August 19, 2019 at 4:54 pm

    Rev. Jeff Crispin spoke at the Camp Meeting on 8/18/19. He told an amazing story of a beautiful savior who came to solve a problem that only He could solve: Sin. Through His grace that overcomes our […]

  • No Ram Caught in the Thicket (Camp...
    by Chuck on August 14, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    Rev. Jim Hughes preached at the Camp Meeting on 8/11/19. On this evening, he didn't present his customary first person dramatization. Instead he painted a vivid picture of two sacrifices on two hills […]

  • Ah Ha! Moments (Camp Meeting, 8/4/19)
    by Chuck on August 6, 2019 at 6:21 pm

    During the Camp Meeting service on 8/4/19, Rev. Bill Wilson asked us to consider what happens when we fall into a "pig pen"; when we're trapped in a difficult situation. We may feel hopeless, but if […]

  • PUMC Helps SERV Bring Peace to...
    by Chuck on August 5, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    One of the offshoots of the fire which destroyed our downtown building in 2003, is that our rebuilt church is a modern facility which can be offered to the many groups needing meeting space.  […]

  • Talking with God Where the Rubber Meets...
    by Chuck on July 29, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    John Keith Davis brought his unique touch of music and inspiration to the Pitman Camp Meeting on July 29, 2019. In the words of his closing song, "When I am cast out and troubled in Soul, God whispers […]

  • Italian Students Learning English at...
    by Chuck on July 22, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    For several weeks during the summer, students from Italy are visiting the USA and studying English. We're helping them by providing a space to meet in our Potter's Hand Room.

  • PUMC to Host American Red Cross Blood...
    by Chuck on July 22, 2019 at 3:20 pm

    The American Red Cross's Summer Blood Drive will visit PUMC on Friday August 2 (from 2-7PM). It will be held in our Fellowship Hall. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ons are welcome.

  • Our Lifeguard Walks on Water!
    by Chuck on July 17, 2019 at 1:40 pm

    "Need a Lifeguard? Ours Walks on Water!" Does our situation seem impossible? Are we drowning in hopelessness? Our Lifeguard can see us, and He'll come to us if we call for help.

  • Redeemed from the Pit (Camp Meeting,...
    by Chuck on July 15, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    Why do bad things happen to good people? Sudden change hit the Camp Meeting as the scheduled speaker, Jim Hughes, couldn't make it. Someone else delivered the message, and we considered what to do […]


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