Posts Tagged "Methodist"

Shared Ministries Reach to Tanzania!

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in EventReminder, Mission: Global, UMC Shared Ministries | 0 comments

Shared Ministries Reach to Tanzania!

Pitman UMC is connected with other United Methodists around the globe.  One of the ways we support that “connection” and the ministry that’s being done by other churches is through our “shared giving.” We’re helping to spread the Gospel of Christ to people all over the world.  Recently we received an update from the church in Tanzania…   FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF TANZANIA Rev. Mutwale Ntambo Wa Mushidi One of the global missions that PUMC...

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Greater NJ Annual Conference Set to… Conference (5/22/16)

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in Church Operations, EventAnnouncement | 0 comments

Greater NJ Annual Conference Set to… Conference (5/22/16)

We United Methodists operate in an environment of what we call The Connection; we’re not alone.  Together with other United Methodists we can pole our resources and accomplish much more for the building of God’s Kingdom than we could on our own. Pitman United Methodist Church is a member of…. the Delaware Bay District… which is a member of the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference… which is part of the Northeastern Jurisdiction… which is part of the global...

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How Much Do You Know About General Conference?

Posted by on Apr 30, 2016 in EventReminder, Training | 0 comments

How Much Do You Know About General Conference?

The General Conference of The United Methodist Church is set to meet in Portland, Oregon from May 10 through May 20. General Conference?  Didn’t he serve with Lee??? Nah.  The “General Conference” is the ruling body of the entire United Methodist Church. It meets once every four years to revise church law and to consider resolutions on current moral, social, public policy and economic issues. It also approves plans and budgets for church-wide programs. Last May, our Greater...

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The Life and Music of Charles Wesley (8/23/15)

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in Sermons | 0 comments

The Life and Music of Charles Wesley (8/23/15)

God “strangely warmed” the hearts of both John and Charles Wesley, and these brothers persevered through persecution to spread the Gospel. They nurtured people in the faith who were previously only being fed by the traditions of the organized church. In his sermon of August 23, 2015, Pastor Jim looked at the faith and conviction of these two men as demonstrated in the hymns of Charles Wesley. Click on the following “Play” button, scroll down, and follow along (this...

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Pitman Camp Meeting Ready to Begin 2015 Summer Season (6/28/15)

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in EventAnnouncement, Pitman Camp Meeting, Worship & Prayer | 1 comment

Pitman Camp Meeting Ready to Begin 2015 Summer Season (6/28/15)

    This post is for the 2015 season! For information on the 2016 season, click this button:   2016 Camp Meeting Schedule   The 145th annual summer Pitman Camp Meeting will be held again this summer, and it will open on Sunday June 28.  The final Sunday will be on August 30. The services feature pastors and musical groups from the area churches.  It is a time of informal Praise and Worship which begins at 7:30 PM in the Pitman Grove Auditorium.     Here’s the...

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What is Africa University? What is Shared Ministry?

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in EventReminder, Mission: Global, UMC Shared Ministries | 0 comments

What is Africa University?  What is Shared Ministry?

Africa University…. Wouldn’t it be great if we could train up a team of experts who could help people all over Africa to provide sources of  clean water, build churches, build schools, and divert young people away from an impoverished destiny by giving them a college education? As it turns out, the United Methodist Church is doing these things day in and day out.  One of the “causes” supported by our Shared Ministries is the Africa University.  Instead of sending...

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Online Course- Methodism 101

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in EventAnnouncement, Training | 0 comments

Online Course- Methodism 101

Registration for the Spring 2015 session of this online class is open until June 16, 2015. The course is open from June 17 through July 29. The cost is $9.99.  For more information or to register, click the following button: METHODISM 101   So What do you Know About the United Methodist Church??? United Methodist Communications is offering an online course entitled “United Methodism 101.”  Whether you’re a life long Methodist or if you only recently joined the church,...

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Greater New Jersey Annual Conference to Meet in Wildwood (5/28/15)

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Church Operations, EventAnnouncement | 0 comments

Greater New Jersey Annual Conference to Meet in Wildwood (5/28/15)

This year’s conference for the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference will be held between Thursday May 28 through Saturday May 30 at the Wildwood Convention Center in Wildwood.  Annual Conference is a yearly session for clergy and lay members to worship, learn about programs, and conduct the business of the United Methodist Church of Greater New Jersey. This year, we will be electing delegates to the Jurisdictional and General Conference of the denomination. The 2015 Annual Conference...

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2014 Lay Leadership Academy to be Held Sept. 12-13

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, Training | 0 comments

2014 Lay Leadership Academy to be Held Sept. 12-13

What’s a “Vital Congregation?”  Other than being a “buzzword” that’s in the forefront of discussions around the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference, it is a commitment to doing what the church is supposed to be doing:  Making Disciples for Jesus Christ. Vital Congregations… The United Methodist Church is seaking to empower local church congregations to become a “vital” part of their communities so that they are better equipped to...

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Bret Walker to Speak at Pitman Camp Meeting (7/6/14)

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in EventAnnouncement, Pitman Camp Meeting, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Bret Walker to Speak at Pitman Camp Meeting (7/6/14)

The Pitman Camp Meeting began its 145th  season last week (Sunday June 29).  The speaker was the Rev. Bill Wilson, of the Chews Landing United Methodist Church. This week, the speaker will be Bret Walker.  Bret is a member of PUMC who went into the ministry.  He is now serving a two point charge as a local pastor in Pedricktown (Hudson UMC)and Auburn (Ebeneezer UMC).  During our recent Vacation Bible School, Bret taught faith skills while portraying Moses. The camp meeting services are held in...

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Chuck Knows Church

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Godprints | 0 comments

Chuck Knows Church

You may have noticed that our website contains numerous links to a video series called “Chuck Knows Church.”  These videos are posted on YouTube and are produced by the United Methodist Church’s Global Board of Discipleship.  They provide a light hearted yet informative look at some of the key elements of our faith.     Nope- His Name’s not Really Chuck… It may be surprising to learn that the presenter in these videos isn’t actually named Chuck! ...

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PUMC History Re-visited

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in ChurchHistory, EventReminder | 0 comments

PUMC History Re-visited

There’s an article in the news Blog called Pitman Online that covers the history of our church.  It was published several years ago, but it deserves a “plug” in case anyone hasn’t seen it. Click Here to read the article.  ...

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