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2022 Advent Devotional Booklet

Posted by on Nov 8, 2022 in FEATURED, Godprints, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

2022 Advent Devotional Booklet

The 2022 Advent Devotional Booklet gives daily devotional articles for the 40 days of Advent. And, this year, the booklet also includes devotionals for the 12 days of Epiphany. The entire booklet is presented here in PDF format.

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Lessons from the Life of Joseph (Summer 2022)

Posted by on Jun 25, 2022 in EventAnnouncement, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Lessons from the Life of Joseph (Summer 2022)

During the summer of 2022, Pastor Jim will preach a series of messages about Joseph. What can we learn from the twists and turns experienced by the Old Testament character?

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Pitman Camp Meeting Re-Opens for New Season! (July 2022)

Posted by on Jun 2, 2022 in EventAnnouncement, Pitman Camp Meeting, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Pitman Camp Meeting Re-Opens for New Season! (July 2022)

After a 2-year absence, the Pitman Camp Meeting has returned! The abbreviated 2022 season will be held on Sunday evenings at 7:30 during the four weeks of July.

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Organ and Piano Recital to Celebrate the Resurrection (4/24/22)

Posted by on Apr 17, 2022 in EventAnnouncement, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Organ and Piano Recital to Celebrate the Resurrection (4/24/22)

Organist William Mitchell and his brother Edwin Mitchell (pianist) will present a special service of hymns on the Sunday AFTER Easter. Let “every day be resurrection day.”

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Day by Day through Holy Week

Posted by on Apr 13, 2022 in Godprints, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Day by Day through Holy Week

In the week between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday, Jesus was busy teaching and fulfilling His mission on earth. We don’t know exactly what happened on each day, but the Scripture gives some ideas. Follow these day by day readings to prepare for Easter Sunday.

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Parking Lot to Host Early Easter Service! (4/17/22)

Posted by on Mar 27, 2022 in EventAnnouncement, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Parking Lot to Host Early Easter Service! (4/17/22)

On this Easter Sunday, we will offer a special “Parking Lot” service at 8:30 AM and then celebrate our usual 10:15 AM service indoors. Our regular 10:15 AM single-service schedule will resume next week.

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Choirs to Celebrate Hope on Palm Sunday (4/10/22)

Posted by on Mar 25, 2022 in Choirs (Music), EventAnnouncement, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Choirs to Celebrate Hope on Palm Sunday (4/10/22)

Our choirs have returned from the pandemic in full force! During our Palm Sunday service, the choirs will present a cantata to celebrate the Hope that is in Jesus.

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Easter Lilies to Trumpet in the Resurrection! (4/6/22)

Posted by on Mar 12, 2022 in EventAnnouncement, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Easter Lilies to Trumpet in the Resurrection!  (4/6/22)

The tradition and beauty continues! On Easter, our sanctuary will be adorned with white lilies to help “trumpet” the resurrection of our Lord. Purchase a lily to help this celebration; this post contains the order form which will let you do that.

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Pastor’s Ponderings: My Christmas Wish

Posted by on Jan 7, 2022 in Pastors Ponderings, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Pastor’s Ponderings:  My Christmas Wish

Did you get what you wanted for Christmas??? The poem in this post reminds us of the best gifts.

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Advent Wreath Pre-Prayers for Christmas

Posted by on Dec 3, 2021 in Godprints, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Advent Wreath Pre-Prayers for Christmas

The Advent Wreath shouldn’t be stuck in front of the church sanctuary. Keep the light burning day by day as you prepare for the next week’s worship and reflect on the previous week. This post uses excerpts from the Daily Devotions for Advent booklet to guide you through each of the wreath’s four candles.

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2021 Advent Devotionals: Preparation and Reflection

Posted by on Oct 26, 2021 in Godprints, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

2021 Advent Devotionals:  Preparation and Reflection

The Advent Devotional booklets for 2021 are available. If you haven’t received a printed copy, you can access the articles electronically by opening this post.

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Piano, Pedals, Praise, and Prayer (10/24/21)

Posted by on Oct 23, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Piano, Pedals, Praise, and Prayer (10/24/21)

The evening of Sunday October 24 will be a special time where we can use God’s gifts of music and prayer to  re-connect to  God in a powerful time of praise.  The tones of a piano, the power of an organ, along with voices in prayer and song will bring a special evening of worship.    Piano, Pedals,Prayer and Praise This unique service will be held in our sanctuary on Sunday October 24 at 7:00 PM.  Participate either in person or via Live Stream.  Here’s an outline of the...

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World Communion Sunday Bridges Communities (10/3/21)

Posted by on Sep 30, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

World Communion Sunday Bridges Communities (10/3/21)

On Sunday October 3 we will observe World Communion Sunday. Christians from all over the globe will unite around the Lord’s Supper on this special Sunday.

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Pastor’s Ponderings: The Gift of Laughter

Posted by on Jul 15, 2021 in Pastors Ponderings, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Pastor’s Ponderings: The Gift of Laughter

Did Jesus smile? Did He laugh??? God wants us to worship Him with Joy. Is it possible that we live in a world which needs to learn how to laugh again? Pastor Jim looks at these questions in these “ponderings.”

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PUMC Preps Outdoor Easter Service! (4/4/21)

Posted by on Mar 26, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

PUMC Preps Outdoor Easter Service! (4/4/21)

Easter is a time to celebrate new life, and we’re going to begin this year’s Easter with an outdoor service. This service will be held in the parking lot at 8:15, and the usual “indoor” service will be held at 10:15. Stay in your car or bring a lawn chair (and a mask….) as we celebrate Easter 2021!

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Limited In-Person Worship Resumes! (3/28/21)

Posted by on Mar 20, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Limited In-Person Worship Resumes! (3/28/21)

Our worship services will be open to limited in-person congregations starting on Palm Sunday (3/28). The situation with the pandemic will be re-evaluated on a week to week basis, but we are currently planning to resume “in-person worship” starting with our Palm Sunday service.

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Holy Moments During a Winter’s Day (2/21/21)

Posted by on Feb 22, 2021 in Choirs (Music), Godprints, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Holy Moments During a Winter’s Day (2/21/21)

A video showing “A Winter’s Day at PUMC” led us into a real moment of Holy reverence during our “virtual worship service” on 2/22/21. Against the backdrop of snow and the quietness of our sanctuary, this rendition of the hymn Holy, Holy, Holy inspired us to worship on this first Sunday of Lent.

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You are God’s Epiphany! (1/10/21)

Posted by on Jan 10, 2021 in Sermons, UMC Shared Ministries, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

You are God’s Epiphany! (1/10/21)

We all want to see God. But can others see God through us??? In this second of two “Clergy Renewal” services produced by the Conference, Bishop Schol looks at how we can become an epiphany.

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God’s Got an Epiphany for You! (1/3/21)

Posted by on Dec 29, 2020 in Sermons, UMC Shared Ministries, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

God’s Got an Epiphany for You! (1/3/21)

God has an epiphany for you- are you ready? During the two-week period of renewal for clergy (1/3 & 1/10), the Conference produced a video worship service. In his message, Bishop Schol challenges us to discover our own epiphanies. Where have you seen God? Open this post to watch the video.

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2020 Cantata to Looks to Jesus (12/20/20)

Posted by on Dec 17, 2020 in Choirs (Music), EventAnnouncement, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

2020 Cantata to Looks to Jesus (12/20/20)

The circumstances surrounding this year’s Christmas Cantata change the presentation, but not the purpose. This year’s cantata will be a mixture of live music and videos from past years. It will be live-streamed on Sunday 12/20 at 4:15 PM.

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