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  • Pastor’s Ponderings: Celebrating...
    by Chuck on September 18, 2021 at 7:46 pm

    As we return to school, small groups and Sunday School, we should always remember our teachers and be thankful for those who give of their time, talent, and energy to help us learn.

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: What’s it...
    by Chuck on September 8, 2021 at 8:31 pm

    In this excerpt from "Cultivating Fruitfulness," Bishop Schnase reminds us that purpose and life come when the church turns outward to serve the community. When it turns inward, the church gets weaker […]

  • Hooks ‘n Needles Returns to the...
    by Chuck on August 31, 2021 at 3:18 pm

    When the pandemic hit, we had to close our building. During the worst of the pandemic, the Hooks 'n Needles group kept knitting items for those in need. But now they have returned to the building and […]

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: Focusing on the...
    by Chuck on August 20, 2021 at 2:07 pm

    An Olympian became distracted, lost his focus, and lost the race. Are we on target, focused on the bull's eye? Or do we squander what God has given us and settle for fourth place? May we have such a […]

  • Methodists Respond to Earthquake in...
    by Chuck on August 18, 2021 at 3:18 pm

    A major earthquake recently struck the island nation of Haiti. United Methodists are responding by sending relief help, and that help is funded by a special offering which will be taken on Sunday […]

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: Running the Race...
    by Chuck on August 5, 2021 at 7:23 pm

    American athlete James Connolly dreamed of competing in the Triple Jump on the world stage. When the Olympics returned in 1896, he quit college and sailed for Athens. His persistence paid off; He won […]

  • PUMC & Hobos to Celebrate Pitman’s...
    by Chuck on July 28, 2021 at 4:52 pm

    The Pitman Hobo Band and the Pitman Grove Camp Meeting are both celebrating anniversaries this year. A historical exhibit will be held during the day on August 6, and a special concert will follow in […]

  • PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive...
    by Chuck on July 26, 2021 at 10:24 pm

    There is currently a severe blood shortage, and the American Red Cross is busy conducting blood donation drives. One of those donation clinics is coming to PUMC! The Red Cross will hold a donation […]

  • Yes U-Turn!!!
    by Chuck on July 23, 2021 at 4:36 am

    NO U Turn! It's a sign we see all the time. NO! But God invites us to change, to grow, to experience deeper joy in life. God not only allows "U Turns," He helps you make them!

  • Prayer Conditioning Warms Hearts!
    by Chuck on July 17, 2021 at 7:25 pm

    A home Air Conditioner cools a room, but a person's "Prayer Conditioner" warms their heart. When our first reaction is to turn to God and to trust Him, our hearts will be warmed by a more loving […]


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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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