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  • Pastor’s Ponderings: Pray Anywhere,...
    by Chuck on March 29, 2020 at 2:05 pm

    In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, we must maintain “social distancing,” and many in our church have begun to participate in a prayer group using email. Pastor Jim wrote the […]

  • Bishop to Lead Virtual Prayer Service...
    by Chuck on March 27, 2020 at 5:29 pm

    Bishop Schol will lead a “virtual prayer time” on Sunday March 29 at 4:00 PM.  Here’s the announcement… Prayer Service- Bishop Schol’s Letter…     […]

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: God’s...
    by Chuck on March 24, 2020 at 2:34 pm

    The lightning might be crashing, the wind might be howling, and the rain may be pouring in torrents, but a rainbow will come (even if figuratively). Our Prince of Peace is faithful to His promise. […]

  • Live Stream Bulletin
    by Chuck on March 22, 2020 at 1:03 pm

    During the pandemic, we can't go to church in person, so we don't get a bulletin either. But during the Live Stream, you can open this "Live Stream Bulletin" to follow along.

  • Pastors Ponderings: A Word of...
    by Chuck on March 17, 2020 at 7:36 pm

    In the midst of the Coronavirus crisis in March 2020, Pastor Jim sent out some words of hope. All of our worries and fears are defeated by our hope in Jesus. Instead of "Don't worry be happy," we need […]

  • Easter Still Flowers Despite...
    by Chuck on March 17, 2020 at 4:53 pm

    Despite the Coronavirus, Easter IS coming! Two of our Easter traditions are Daffodils and Lilies, and we are still going to be blessed by them this Easter. This post includes the order forms and […]

  • The Sunday When Nobody Came to Church...
    by Chuck on March 15, 2020 at 9:10 pm

    On 3/15/20, the Coroanvirus crisis forced us to cancel our public worship service. Instead, we "produced" a live stream service in our empty sanctuary. The UMW was planning to distribute soup in […]

  • Coronavirus Updates
    by Chuck on March 12, 2020 at 8:32 pm

    As our area braces for the coronavirus, it's anticipated that there will be a slew of postponements, cancellations, and questions.  As these details become available, they will be posted […]

  • Ceiling Tile Art- An Overdue Look
    by Chuck on March 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

    Back in 2010, our Sunday School took on the project of painting the ceiling tiles in our 2nd floor hallway. Have you ever noticed these tiles as you walk down the hallway? Take a closer look; you […]

  • PUMC Preparing 11th Annual Easter Egg...
    by Chuck on February 28, 2020 at 5:23 pm

    Our 11th annual Easter Egg Hunt is in the works, and it will be held on Saturday April 11, 2020. It will be a great morning of food, fun, and Eggs!


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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.

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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.

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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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