Posts Tagged "CityLife"

BLAST Serves Breakfast to the Homeless in Camden! (12/28/15)

Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in BLAST, EventReport, Mission: NJandCountry, youth | 0 comments

BLAST Serves Breakfast to the Homeless in Camden! (12/28/15)

Our Youth Group, BLAST, took part of their Christmas holiday to visit a homeless shelter!   We spent the morning of December 28 at the New Visions Homeless Day Shelter (in Camden NJ) to serve breakfast to the people visiting the shelter.  We were also able to take a break from the work in the kitchen to sit down and chat with some that we served. About 15 “BLAST’ers” took part in this experience.  After preparing a meal consisting of pancakes, turkey sausage, bananas, coffee,...

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Urban Promise to Visit PUMC During Worship Services (1/18/15)

Posted by on Jan 3, 2015 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: NJandCountry, Urban Promise | 0 comments

Urban Promise to Visit PUMC During Worship Services (1/18/15)

Marcus Bell  from Urban Promise, will visit PUMC on Sunday January 18 to share about their ministry in Camden and to lead our worship services.   Marcus is the Director of Camp Spirit. Marcus will preach on  James 1:26-27.       Here’s a testimony from an 11 grader that was recently posted on the Urban Promise website… A Year of Opportunity by Yormeliz, Urban Promise Academy 11th grader… I started coming to Urban Promise just 1 year ago, and in that year… I’ve...

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Neighborhood Center to Visit PUMC (9/14/14)

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: NJandCountry, Neighborhood Center | 0 comments

Neighborhood Center to Visit PUMC (9/14/14)

Michael Landis, the executive director of Camden’s Neighborhood Center will visit PUMC on Sunday, September 14.  The Neighborhood Center is one of the missions supported by our church. “Truly I tell you, just as you did it for one of the least of these, who are members of my family, you did it for me” Matthew 25   Neighborhood Center Helps… and They Need Help… For more than 100 years, The Neighborhood Center has offered comprehensive childcare, after school...

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Pray for Missionaries in Honduras

Posted by on Aug 2, 2014 in Godprints, Mission: Global, Phillips, Rambo | 0 comments

Pray for Missionaries in Honduras

One of the items topping our national news lately has been the flow of children from Central America to the US who are fleeing the violence and poverty in their homelands.  The politics may be controversial, but the story reminds us that we need to be in prayer for missionaries around the world who are our “boots on the ground” ministering to the poor and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. World Gospel Mission (WGM)… Missionaries Joy Phillips and Meg & Scott Rambo have...

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Neighborhood Center Bus Destroyed by Fire!

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: NJandCountry, Neighborhood Center | 0 comments

Neighborhood Center Bus Destroyed by Fire!

As reported in the June/July edition of the Methodist Relay, the bus used by the Neighborhood center in Camden caught fire and was destroyed.  They are in the process of raising $100,000 to purchase a new bus.   PUMC supports the Neighborhood Center with our Missions fund. The Neighborhood Center offers after school programs, child care, and summer camp programs for children living in the city of Camden NJ.  Camden is one of the poorest and most dangerous cities in the country, and...

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Urban Promise Shares Trek with PUMC (4/27/14)

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in EventReport, Mission: NJandCountry, Urban Promise, youth | 0 comments

Urban Promise Shares Trek with PUMC (4/27/14)

Experiencing God’s Creation beyond the Asphalt Jungle… On Sunday April 27, Jim Cummings and Jeff VanderKuip visited PUMC to give us an update on how God is working through them to minister to the needs of the youth in inner city Camden.  Jim is the director of Experiential Learning at Urban Promise, and Jeff leads the Urban BoatWorks program where kids learn how to build wooden boats (and to have the courage to put them on the river and to ride in the boats they built!). Back in...

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