EventReport

Report of an event which has occurred.

Sight & Sound Shows God’s Own Heart (10/19/22)

Posted by on Oct 19, 2022 in EventReport, FEATURED, Friends & Fellowship | 0 comments

Sight & Sound Shows God’s Own Heart (10/19/22)

On a crisp October day, 51 PUMC’ers boarded a bus to travel to Lancaster PA to attend Sight & Sound’s presentation of “David.” We discovered an imperfect person who was still “a man after God’s own heart.” We also discovered how this perfect God is “after our own hearts”.

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United Methodists Continue to Stand with Ukraine (July 2022)

Posted by on Jul 23, 2022 in EventReport, Mission: Global, UMCOR | 0 comments

United Methodists Continue to Stand with Ukraine (July 2022)

The war in Ukraine may have faded from our own front pages, but the United Methodist Church is still there. Methodists (and the global church) continue to care for displaced refugees.

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United Methodists Take Stand Against Gun Violence (July 2022)

Posted by on Jul 9, 2022 in EventReport, Mission: Beyond our Community, UMC Shared Ministries | 0 comments

United Methodists Take Stand Against Gun Violence (July 2022)

Recent events remind us of the continual scourge that Gun Violence wrecks on our society. The Bishop of the Northern Illinois Conference commented on the shootings that occurred in his jurisdiction. This post presents those comments along with a Gun Violence resolution which was passed by the General Conference in 2016.

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United Methodists Help Immigrants (June 2022)

Posted by on Jul 3, 2022 in EventReport, Mission: Global, UMCOR | 0 comments

United Methodists Help Immigrants (June 2022)

Many in Central America are living in desperate situations surrounded by crime, violence, and poverty. To save their families, they are migrating north, through Mexico, and sometimes continuing to the USA. This UM News article describes what United Methodists are doing to answer Jesus’ call to help the the needy and to reflect the limitless love of God.

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United Methodists Stand with Ukraine (May 2022)

Posted by on Jul 2, 2022 in EventReport, Mission: Global, UMCOR | 0 comments

United Methodists Stand with Ukraine (May 2022)

Since February 2022, we have endured constant barrage of news describing the destruction and suffering in Ukraine. But there are glimmers of light. The United Methodist News Service recently posted a series of photos showing how Ukrainian refugees are finding tastes of “normalcy” as they are cared for by United Methodists in the surrounding countries.

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Preschool Celebrates a Year in the Son (6/2/22)

Posted by on Jun 8, 2022 in EventReport, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, OFH | 0 comments

Preschool Celebrates a Year in the Son (6/2/22)

The pandemic changed the way we do things, but the love and learning at Our Father’s House hasn’t changed at all. On June 2 our Preschool held it’s annual pre-K graduation. It was held in the parking lot, but the sunny morning and cheerful kids made for a wonderful celebration.

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Easter Egg Hunt Reveals God’s Love! (4/16/22)

Posted by on Apr 24, 2022 in EventReport, Friends & Fellowship, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, Neighbors, SS-kids | 0 comments

Easter Egg Hunt Reveals God’s Love! (4/16/22)

Over 300 of our neighbors attended this year’s Easter Egg Hunt as we resumed our “normal” in person gathering. As we watched our kids search for colored eggs and treasures hidden within, we were reminded that God is inviting us to search for a deeper relationship with Him and for the treasure of a life that’s filled with purpose, assurance and eternal joy.

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Operation Christmas Child Blesses Families in 2021 (11/14/21)

Posted by on Nov 4, 2021 in EventReport, Mission: Beyond our Community | 0 comments

Operation Christmas Child Blesses Families in 2021 (11/14/21)

Once again, PUMC is helping to brighten a child’s Christmas (and life) by sending shoeboxes filled with gifts. Operation Christmas Child will distribute these boxes to needy families across the globe

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Virtual Vacation Bible School Discovers Real Treasure! (6/28/21)

Posted by on Jul 9, 2021 in Bible Study, EventReport, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, Vacation Bible School | 0 comments

Virtual Vacation Bible School Discovers Real Treasure! (6/28/21)

You’re Treasure! No, that’s not poor grammar… YOU are the treasure! Our 2021 Vacation Bible School showed us that God knows us, hears us, comforts us, forgives us, and chooses us. God Treasures Us!

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Youth Paint Cubbies for Nursery (3/21/21)

Posted by on Mar 24, 2021 in Church Operations, EventReport, youth, Youth Group | 0 comments

Youth Paint Cubbies for Nursery (3/21/21)

As part of an Eagle Scout project, a PUMC member built some cabinets for the Nursery and then called on his Youth Group friends to paint the cabinets. Not only was it an important service to the church, it was a memorable time of fellowship for our Youth Group.

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Daffodils Sold Out on Fighting Cancer! (3/21/21)

Posted by on Mar 17, 2021 in EventReport, Ministry: Community & Church | 0 comments

Daffodils Sold Out on Fighting Cancer! (3/21/21)

Despite the pandemic, we held our annual Mini-Daffodil sale to raise funds to fight Cancer. And- we sold out of them! God can use these little yellow flowers (and even us) to make a difference in the world.

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Hooks & Needles Sends Love to Mother & Child (2/24/21)

Posted by on Mar 2, 2021 in EventReport, Knitting Ministries, Ministry: Community & Church | 0 comments

Hooks & Needles Sends Love to Mother & Child (2/24/21)

Hooks and Needles has been busy during the pandemic! Blankets and other gifts have reached out to homeless mothers and their children, and facemasks are keeping local families safe.

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The Pitman Pantry Delivers a Taste of God’s Goodness (Jan 2021)

Posted by on Jan 17, 2021 in EventReport, Ministry: Community & Church, Mission: AroundTowns, Pitman Food Pantry | 0 comments

The Pitman Pantry Delivers a Taste of God’s Goodness  (Jan 2021)

God works through His people to help His people, and the Pitman Food Pantry is no exception.  Below is an update describing the work of the Pantry during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

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Trunk or Treat Opens Glimmers of Light! (10/24/20)

Posted by on Nov 2, 2020 in EventReport, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, Neighbors, youth | 0 comments

Trunk or Treat Opens Glimmers of Light! (10/24/20)

Because of the pandemic, our annual Trunk or Treat was held as a “socially distanced” drive-thru event. Throughout the afternoon, about 400 people enjoyed the decorated trunks, friendly waves, and… bags of candy.

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2020 Annual Conference Takes Courageous Steps (10/6/20)

Posted by on Oct 25, 2020 in Church Operations, EventReport, UMC Shared Ministries | 0 comments

2020 Annual Conference Takes Courageous Steps (10/6/20)

The 2020 conference of the Greater NJ Annual Conference was conducted using two online sessions on the mornings of 10/5 and 10/6. Despite the “social distancing”, Courageous strides were made in our efforts to be the heart, hands, and feet of God in Greater New Jersey.

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Congregation Joins in Worship! (10/18/20)

Posted by on Oct 19, 2020 in EventReport, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Congregation Joins in Worship! (10/18/20)

For the first Sunday since March 8, a congregation (“socially distanced”) attended our worship service. Our services continue to be broadcasted via Live Stream, but it is currently possible for a small congregation to attend in person (RSVP in advance… first come, first served).

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PUMC Approves Safety Procedures for In-Person Worship Services

Posted by on Oct 2, 2020 in Church Operations, EventReport | 0 comments

PUMC Approves Safety Procedures for In-Person Worship Services

A Covid safety plan for in-person worship was approved by the Church Council. This is the plan which will be implemented when in-person services resume. The decision to resume will be made later, based on the state of the virus.

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Christmas in July Quarantines the Grinches! (7/26/20)

Posted by on Jul 28, 2020 in EventReport, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Christmas in July Quarantines the Grinches! (7/26/20)

Sunday 7/26/20 was a day of paradoxes: Christmas in July. A fireplace in an empty sanctuary. Joy and peace in the midst of a pandemic. During this special Sunday, we saw that the “grinches” of this life are too weak to overcome the blessings of our almighty God.

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Creative Connection Videos Bring Us Together! (7/7/20)

Posted by on Jul 7, 2020 in EventReport | 0 comments

Creative Connection Videos Bring Us Together! (7/7/20)

During the pandemic, we’re using our Facebook Group to share video devotions, prayers, or other greetings as a way to “continue to meeting together… and encouraging one another ” (Hebrews 10:25-25). For those who don’t “do Facebook” or who might have lost the videos in their timelines, the videos are posted here.

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PUMC Embarks on a Virtual VBS! (6/22/20)

Posted by on Jul 5, 2020 in Bible Study, EventReport, kids, Vacation Bible School | 1 comment

PUMC Embarks on a Virtual VBS! (6/22/20)

Yes- we did have another fantastic Vacation Bible School this year! Because of the pandemic we couldn’t meet in person, so we met via Live Stream instead! We learned that Jesus’ power helps us do hard things, gives us hope, helps us be good friends, and lets us live forever!

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