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  • PUMC to Celebrate Native Americans...
    by Chuck on August 16, 2018 at 3:54 pm

    During our services on Sunday August 19, we will celebrate Native American Ministries. Steve Oczkowski, a PUMC Lay Speaker, is also affiliated with the Mohawk Tribe.  He will deliver the message […]

  • Elvis Could Sing, But Jesus is King!
    by Chuck on August 14, 2018 at 4:22 am

    "Elvis could sing, but Jesus is King!" What's it mean to be "king"? How is it that the "king of rock 'n roll" doesn't measure up to the "King of Kings and Lord of Lords"??? […]

  • Crossing the Commitment Line (Camp...
    by Chuck on August 13, 2018 at 6:59 pm

    Richwood UMC hosted the 8/12/18 Pitman Camp Meeting. Rev. Steve Herman challenged us with his sermon and Sanctified inspired us with their music. Are you ready to commit to God, or are your toes […]

  • 2018 Lay Leadership Academy on Track...
    by Chuck on August 11, 2018 at 5:29 pm

    The annual Laity Leadership "Academy", a one day workshop, will be held on Saturday 10/6/18. You can pick one workshop from the five "tracks" that are available and learn tools and skills that will […]

  • Our Beautiful Savior is Willing And...
    by Chuck on August 7, 2018 at 2:12 pm

    Oh the beauty of this Man Jesus! During his 8/5/18 Camp Meeting message, Jeff Crispin challenged us to go deeper than the snapshots of beautiful experiences. We need to trace it all beck to Jesus! […]

  • Summer Blood Drive (8/10/18)
    by Chuck on July 31, 2018 at 2:15 pm

    PUMC will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday August 10 (2-7PM). Appointments aren't required, but they're recommended. For more info (or to schedule an appointment), open this post... […]

  • Share a Burden or Carry a Grudge?
    by Chuck on July 31, 2018 at 1:03 pm

    We carry a lot of things. Sometimes we carry a grudge against someone; we just don't like them because of something they did long ago. But we can also carry a burden for someone; we share their […]

  • Spiritual Viruses (Camp Meeting,...
    by Chuck on July 30, 2018 at 6:40 pm

    During the Pitman Camp Meeting service on Sunday 7/29/18, the One Way Express inspired us with their blend of Christian Blue Grass, and then Rev. Bill Wilson challenged us to guard against the […]

  • Revive Us Again! (Camp Meeting 7/22/18)
    by Chuck on July 25, 2018 at 1:37 pm

    Is today's Church ready for revival? Rev. Sherry Zapolla spoke at the 7/23/18 Camp Meeting and answered that question with a "No!" Through music and message, she challenged us to pray for revival and […]

  • A Tour Around “Other” Churches
    by Chuck on July 23, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    What's happening in the "other" churches that surround Pitman UMC? This post provides access to the Facebook Page feeds of several other United Methodist Churches in our area and of several Pitman […]


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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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