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  • New Jersey Methodists to Rise Against...
    by Chuck on January 13, 2020 at 7:25 pm

    On March 22, 2020, the churches of the Greater NJ Annual Conference will join with "Rise Up Against Hunger" in an effort to pack 500,000 boxed meals in one day. Packing sites will be organized in […]

  • Methodists Remain United in Mission for...
    by Chuck on January 12, 2020 at 12:22 am

    Bishop Schol held a series of tele-conferences with clergy and laity regarding the recent reports about a proposal which would create a schism in the United Methodist Church. The media reports […]

  • Choirs Light the Way for Our 2019...
    by Chuck on January 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Our 2019 Christmas Cantata, "His Name is Jesus", was held on 12/15/19. The Theme of the music and narrations was the Names given to Jesus throughout the centuries. The cantata brought us into a […]

  • Mitten Tree Lights up a Cold Night!...
    by Chuck on January 4, 2020 at 8:18 pm

    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, […]

  • Christ is Born… For YOU!
    by Chuck on January 2, 2020 at 2:31 pm

    The angels told the shepherds, "For unto you is born a Savior." Who is "You"? Does it refer to Israel? To the Shepherds? Or, could it even refer to Us???

  • Preschool to Provide Coats to the Needy...
    by Chuck on January 2, 2020 at 12:04 am

    We're collecting "gently used coats" for men, women and children. These coats will be given to needy people throughout Gloucester County.

  • For Unto YOU (Christmas Eve, 2019)
    by Chuck on December 26, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    Our 2019 Christmas Eve service was marked by tradition, familiar music, and familiar Bible readings. But the key verse from the sermon challenged us to awaken from the familiar and consider how deeply […]

  • Press Report from Bethlehem! (12/22/19)
    by Chuck on December 23, 2019 at 4:15 pm

    In what is becoming a Sunday before Christmas tradition, Rev. Jim Hughes visited PUMC and gave us a first hand account of what happened on that First Christmas.  This year, he appeared as Amos, a […]

  • Preschool Tells the Story of Christmas...
    by Chuck on December 21, 2019 at 12:16 am

    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 […]

  • Service to Welcome the Longest Night...
    by Chuck on December 12, 2019 at 2:22 pm

    December 21 marks the day of the Winter Solstice; the day when our part of the world is tilted as far away from the sun’s direct rays as it can get.  It’s the day with the least amount […]


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United Methodist Communications

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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Greater New Jersey Annual Conference

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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.

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