Live Stream

Welcome to PUMC online!  We’d love to see you in person, but if you can’t make  it to Pitman, you can view our services online.  We simulcast every Sunday morning service.  See this week’s Worship Service times in the right hand sidebar of our website.

Our Live Stream video window is shown below.  If it says “No stream detected” it just means that we’re not currently broadcasting.  But when we’re not live streaming a service, you can view some past services by clicking on the videos shown with the player.

The camera  only shows the front of the sanctuary.  For a “tour” of our sanctuary, check out our “Sanctuary” page by clicking this button:  Sanctuary Tour  

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Special Services

Please note the following changes to your “Live Stream Schedule”…

  • On Christmas Eve, we will have two services:  4:00 PM (geared to families), and 7:00 PM (traditional candlelighting)
  • On Sunday December 22 AND on December 29, we will have ONE service (at 10:15).  Our usual 9:30 / 11:00 schedule will resume on January 5.

 

 

Videos

The video player has a menu which allows you to see other stuff like our Live Stream Schedule, an online Bible, and even a map showing the cities which are tuning in to our live stream.

Here’s how to watch a video:

  1. Scroll through the list of “channels” on the right side, click on the one you want to watch.  The “Live” item (on the top of the list with the big “play” triangle) is the Live Stream (active only when we’re “broadcasting”).  The others are recordings.

  2. Once you select your “channel”, it should start playing in the viewer (there will be a slight delay while the video loads).

  3. Once the video starts, click the menu icon (the thing with the 3 horizontal lines) to make the menu go away. 

  4. While viewing, you can maximize the screen so that the video fills your entire computer screen. 
    First, click the menu icon to hide the menu (if you haven’t already). 
    Then hover your mouse over the video widow to make the playback slider and other icons appear. 
    The “Maximize” icon is on the lower right corner (it looks like two arrows pointing outwards).

 

You can access the Menu features by clicking on the “Menu” icon (the top icon; the one with the 3 horizontal lines). If you don’t see the menu, move your mouse to the upper right hand corner of the screen and click on the “Menu” icon.

Here are the menu items that you see when the menu is open:

  1. The top icon (3 horizontal lines) turns the menu on and off.
  2. The “Play” icon (“>“) brings up the “channel selector.”
  3. The icon that looks like a spiral bound calendar displays when our next live stream will be.
  4. The icon with the “+” in it takes you to an online Bible (follow along with the scripture reading).
  5. The “I” displays our Purpose Statement (or any other Information that’s important).
  6. The last icon (““) brings up the map and “More Options.”

Technical Difficulties???

  • If you’re seeing an error message saying “Error Loading Player: No playable sources found” and you’re using Firefox, it’s possible that you need to install the Adobe Shockwave Flash player. Sorry. Here’s the link where you can do that:  https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ Before clicking the “Install Now” button, you may want to uncheck the “Optional Offers” boxes.
  • If you’re using a Mac or an iPhone and you can’t hear the audio, zoom in on the bottom right hand corner of the player window, and look for the “speaker” icon.  If you see an “x” next to it or a slash through it, tap the icon to unmute the audio.

If you have any problems viewing or hearing our stream, PLEASE let us know and we’ll get it fixed (scroll down to the bottom of this page and post a comment).  In the meantime, you can try going directly to the Sunday Streams site.

 

While you’re watching the service, you might be interested in checking out some other stuff on our website.  You can click any of these buttons without interrupting the video…

Welcome to PUMC!
Welcome Messages
Pastor Jim
& Staff   
Staff                          
Music
& Choirs
Music & Choirs      
Sunday School & Nursery
 Sunday School         

 

 

On the Go???

If you’re away from home and don’t have access to your computer, you can watch us on your phone too!

Free and easy to install apps for your Android or iOS phone are also available. Here are the basics for installing the app on your phone or tablet:

  1. Open the App Store (or Google Play) and search for the Sunday Streams app.
  2. Install the app.  When it asks for the “Church ID”, enter PUMC
  3. You “should” be good to go.  The app will display a video screen with links to available videos underneath it.  The Live Stream is chosen by default, but if we’re not broadcasting, you can tap one of the other videos.
    (Note:  After loading the Live Streams app, tap the Sunday Streams logo in the upper left hand corner of the video window to refresh the list of recordings).

 

 

Sign our Guest Book!

At some point during the service you’ll probably see Pastor Jim hold up a red folder and ask the congregation to fill it out and pass it down the pew. 

The pad simply has places for each person to enter their name and contact info, and then any other specific requests. 

It’s not an “attendance pad”; it serves two purposes:

  1. As you pass it down the pew you can notice the name of the person sitting near you.
  2. If you need any pastoral assistance, this gives you a chance to make a request.
  3. OK- three purposes… If for some reason you decide to stop coming out, we’d like to have your feedback.

You may be thinking, I’m watching online- this stuff doesn’t apply to me! 

Well, kinda right.  But- we’d love to hear from you.  We’ve been getting emails from all over the world from listeners who send their support and prayers.  If you’re not from PUMC, or if you’d like to comment on what you’ve been watching, please “sign our guest book” by entering a comment below.  We’d love to hear from you!

(Note:  Your email address won’t be published.  All comments are manually approved before they’re published)

36 Comments

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  1. Deborah Pennington

    Many Prayers for the Bolton family. May Gods hands on them help heal them. Give the doctors the knowledge to find out what is the cause. Wonderful Sermon Pastor Jim.

  2. Jj

    No live stream today for Women’s conference

    • Chuck

      The conference IS being lived streamed. Perhaps you “tuned in” too early? They also took a lunch break, so the stream was off ~12-1 PM. Try it again! It’s on right now (Saturday 11/2, 1:11 PM)…

  3. Deborah Pennington

    Praise God for video streaming.

  4. Deborah Pennington

    Really like the availability to at least watch church over video cam. I am fighting anemia right now. With prayers it should be healing.

  5. Merrill Bakely

    no sound on streaming today. 9/22/19

  6. Cindy a n.v d Doug Pownall

    Listening to Jim Kier leading the service from Whippoorwill Campground in Marmora, NJ

  7. Judy jones

    Good morning Pastor Jim. I really enjoyed your sermon. Thank you for your prayers. Please continue to keep me in your prayers. Even though I’m home, I continue to have some problems with my afib and with my legs and walking. Hopefully one day I will be back to normal.
    Happy Birthday!

  8. Deborah Pennington

    I wanted to watch the service on live stream. I could hardly hear the pastors voice. I notice in church last week, His mike wasnt very loud. I do so enjoy being able to watch the service.

    • Chuck

      The audio problem was also noticed by others, so it wasn’t on your end. Sorry for the difficulty; we’ll look into it. Thanks for letting us know!

  9. Eileen Oczkowski

    In late March or early April 2019, Pastor Jim gave a powerful message on how David overcame Goliath that really spoke to me. I wanted to see it or listen to it again + share it with my friends but can’t find it listed on your site. Is there any way I/we can access it? I would really appreciate it. Thank you.

    • Chuck

      All of our services are recorded, but not all are uploaded to the Live Stream archive. The one you’re asking about was on April 7, “One Shiny Stone.” We’ll see if we can get this one uploaded.

  10. Deborah Pennington

    wonderful childrens service.

  11. Staci Scheetz

    Glad to be a part of Worship while I am home recovering from foot surgery. A beautiful prayer for General Conference.

  12. Sarah Sacco

    Being sick for most of the month has gotten the best of me. I am grateful for the live-stream and enjoyed watching today’s service. Thank you for providing this to the community. I hope parishioners and the Pitman community are using this more and more.

  13. Deborah Pennington

    wonderful singing and sermon today. Praises to God for Pastor Jim. Prayers going out for everyones safety in getting home. Snow still coming down here but not alot.

  14. Bruce Pote

    Some days my allergies get the best of me. Today was such a day. It was so nice to know that I could still “attend” church, sip my coffee and put drops in my irritated eyes.

    Whenever I am under the weather or traveling, it is so nice to be able to stream PUMC’s church service.

    Keep up the great work!

  15. Deborah Pennington

    watching the cantata, could not bearly hear the man talking between the songs. The singing is great.

  16. Deborah Pennington

    Thank you for having this service on live stream. I am looking forward to watching the cantata today. As i am not able to drive at night. Blessings on the choir and the church. I am saddened about Jane Pape this is the first i am hearing about this. Praise God she is with him and not in pain anymore.

  17. Eileen Oxzkowski

    Looking forward to sharing Pastor Jim’s message from Sept. 2 and hoping it is posted soon. Thank you for the wonderful live stream and archived video ministries! It is a wonderful opportunity to witness to friends who are considering attending PUMC services!

  18. Deborah Pennington

    wonderful service

  19. Deborah Pennington

    Very much enjoying the service thru live stream. Still having pain in my left arm which makes it so i cant come out to church. glad i can see it thru live stream.

  20. Cris Everly

    Loved being “home” for worship while visiting my son and his family in Atlanta. Love the 23rd Psalm series, too.

  21. Deborah Pennington

    was hard to hear the speaker. But loved the christmas music Thank you

  22. Deborah Pennington

    WAtched from live stream today. Had to go to the hospital for bad pains in my back. Praise God i was able to be home to watch live Stream. The choir sounded wonderful singing by them selfs today. Praise God for Live Stream

  23. Judy jones

    Enjoyed watching today. Had really hoped to attend but it just didn’t work out. As usual the message and music was excellent. It’s been a long 6 months since I broke my ankle but hopefully I’ll get back soon.

  24. Judy jones

    Good morning PUMC. I so miss being there, but I am thankful for the live stream!
    Today’s Fathers Day Servive was excellent. The singing was beautiful and the message was great.
    I’m so thankful for my PUMC family.

  25. Deborah Pennington

    watching service today thru live stream. So happy we have that.

  26. Deborah Pennington

    Attending church with Live Stream today. Love being able to watch it from home when i cant make to the church.

  27. Jane Pape

    Always love the song Don’t Send Me to Africa— Enjoy the Vanderhoofs when they come.

  28. Deborah Pennington

    Thank you for a wonderful service. Didnt want to bring my sickness to church

  29. Walt

    Dear Pastor Jim,

    God bless you richly!

    The live stream is a blessing. Nothing like being there in person. But, an opportunity for many. I thought today’s message was very good. The BATTLE is forming, as real as the storm that hit Pitman, and only because of the ground being so soft, did much damage, a couple years back. I remember your description of the clouds, as you went to Heritage’s. However, as you said, God is still faithful, in spite of circumstances. As Corrie Ten Boom said, Jesus is VICTOR–and that makes ALL the difference; doesn’t it!?

  30. Connie Norton

    Thank you Pastor Jim for an encouraging word this morning. I didn’t want to bring my cough into the service today. Connie

  31. Ozell Szelag [Z-LAG]

    Good Morning Pastor Jim

    Staying home today so I don’t make everyone sick,, going to try to live stream

    • Chuck

      Sorry you missed seeing Jim Hughes in person. How did he look on the Live Stream? Hope you feel better soon; have a blessed Christmas!

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