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Pitman UMC

  • PUMC Celebrating 134 Years of God’s...
    by Chuck on October 12, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    On 11/10/19 we will celebrate our 134th anniversary. Not only is it an opportunity to look back at our heritage, but it's also a good time to look ahead to how we can continue to make a difference in […]

  • Piano, Pedals, and Praise- A Musical...
    by Chuck on October 11, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    On Sunday, October 27 (at 6:30 PM), our choirs and Praise Team will lead a special evening celebrating the history of Christian Music.  Afterwards, we'll move from the Sanctuary to the Fellowship […]

  • 2019 Trunk or Treat Ready to Open!...
    by Chuck on October 8, 2019 at 1:44 pm

    Our Annual Trunk or Treat will be held on Saturday October 26 2019. It will open at 6:30 PM and continue until 9:30 PM. Rain or Shine! If we get some "liquid sunshine" we'll move inside. All are […]

  • Women’s Conference to Bring Hope...
    by Chuck on September 27, 2019 at 6:49 pm

    Do you need some Hope??? PUMC will host a special conference for women on Friday 11/1/19 and Saturday 11/2/19, and the theme of the weekend will be Hope. How can you discover the source of Hope in […]

  • Preschool Jumps into Fall Activities...
    by Chuck on September 25, 2019 at 8:27 pm

    The beginning of the new school year has arrived, and Our Father’s House is rolling out the red carpet to welcome our 2019-2020 students and families.  A slate of mission projects and […]

  • Cross-Eyed People Have the Best Vision!
    by Chuck on September 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    "Cross-Eyed People Have the Best Vision." Our signboard message challenges you to consider your Vision for life.

  • The Roman Centurion (Camp Meeting,...
    by Chuck on September 12, 2019 at 2:37 pm

    Sherry and Al Zappola led the final Camp Meeting service of the summer of 2019. Al came as a Roman Centurion and told his story of what happened when he crucified Jesus.

  • Why Are We Talkin’ Baseball instead...
    by Chuck on August 30, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    Former PUMC'er Pastor Bret Walker was the speaker at the 8/25/19 Camp Meeting service. Pastor Bret and his ukulele led us in music, and he challenged us with his message: Why do we talk more about […]

  • 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 […]


Latest News from the United Methodist Church…

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United Methodist Church

  • Challenges stack up for United Methodist school
    on October 11, 2019 at 2:09 pm

    Zimbabwe’s Chapanduka Secondary School faces water crisis, malfunctioning solar system, poor academic scores and poverty in the community.

  • Mourners surprised by cut of estate
    on October 10, 2019 at 3:44 pm

    Dennis Valstad was a quiet, dedicated Ripon Immanuel United Methodist Church volunteer who arranged one more good deed six weeks after his death.

  • Peace as a lifelong vocation
    on October 9, 2019 at 4:06 pm

    The two most recent recipients of the World Methodist Peace Award have very different backgrounds but share a commitment to peacemaking.

  • Empowering women through entrepreneurship
    on October 8, 2019 at 2:53 pm

    United Methodist Women in Sierra Leone roll out unusual microfinance program and entrepreneurship training for women.

  • Scholar who focused on Bible's diversity dies
    on October 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    The Rev. Cain Hope Felder, a longtime professor at Howard University and groundbreaking scholar on race in the Bible, has died.

  • United Methodists behind closed doors
    on October 7, 2019 at 3:19 pm

    The United Methodist Church can be messy, but church law requires that nearly all meetings be open.

  • Curriculum is key in Sunday schools
    on October 7, 2019 at 2:34 pm

    Reaching children with the word of God begins with parents, but Sunday schools using United Methodist Publishing House curriculums can also play an important role.

  • From making garments to making disciples
    on October 4, 2019 at 3:23 pm

    The Rev. Andrew Mhondoro, a Zimbabwe pastor and tailor, has died at age 82.

  • Edgier movies for mainstream Christians
    on October 3, 2019 at 3:04 pm

    The Rev. Kenny Dickson wants to promote films with biblical themes to moderate and progressive Christians, even if those films are too violent or sexual for evangelicals.

  • Filipino legislation calls for church unity
    on October 2, 2019 at 6:54 pm

    The plan, the first to emerge from outside the U.S., calls for reimagining church structures to allow for contextual differences.



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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