Ministry: Community & Church

Serving our community and ministry to church members. Includes OFH, “community center” type events such as flu shots, scouts.

Missouri Dogs Go Into Pawstoral Care! (5/25/22)

Posted by on Aug 4, 2022 in FEATURED, Godprints, Mission: AroundTowns | 0 comments

Missouri Dogs Go Into Pawstoral Care! (5/25/22)

A Missouri couple is working “outside the box” by using dogs in their visitation ministry. Ranger and Olin, two Newfoundland dogs, break the ice and warm the atmosphere. This story was recently reported in the United Methodist News Service.

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Hot Dog- No Strings Attached! (7/18/22)

Posted by on Jul 29, 2022 in FEATURED, Godprints, Mission: AroundTowns | 0 comments

Hot Dog- No Strings Attached! (7/18/22)

“Nothing in life is free”… or is there? A church in Georgia is giving away hot dogs to passers-by in order to demonstrate that God’s love has no strings attached.

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Methodists Help Washed Up Laundromat Customers (7/26/22)

Posted by on Jul 26, 2022 in FEATURED, Godprints, Mission: AroundTowns | 0 comments

Methodists Help Washed Up Laundromat Customers (7/26/22)

A recent article described a ministry of a United Methodist church in Georgia which is ministering to people in a local laundromat. The ministry team visits the laundromat to supply patrons with coins and detergent, and in the process gives them a taste of God’s love.

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PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive (7/14/22)

Posted by on Jul 10, 2022 in EventAnnouncement, Ministry: Community & Church, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive (7/14/22)

Once again, the PUMC community will have a chance to donate much needed blood during the American Red Cross’ summer blood drive. It will be held on Thursday July 14 in our Fellowship Hall. Open this post for more info and on how to register.

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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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Monumental Vacation Bible School Celebrates God’s Greatness! (6/27/20)

Posted by on May 28, 2022 in Bible Study, EventAnnouncement, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, Vacation Bible School | 0 comments

Monumental Vacation Bible School Celebrates God’s Greatness! (6/27/20)

God’s Love and Power are “Monumental!” In this year’s Vacation Bible School we plan to take our eyes off of the computer screen and instead to look up and see how big God is. VBS will be held between June 27 through July 1. Open this post for details and registration info.

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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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Red Cross to Hold Blood Drive at PUMC (5/2/22)

Posted by on Apr 19, 2022 in EventAnnouncement, Ministry: Community & Church, Neighbors | 0 comments

Red Cross to Hold Blood Drive at PUMC (5/2/22)

The PUMC community will have a chance to donate much needed blood during the American Red Cross’ blood drive. It will be held on Monday May 2, 2022 in our Fellowship Hall. Open this post for more info and on how to register.

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PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive (1/7/22)

Posted by on Dec 30, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive (1/7/22)

The American Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive in our Fellowship Hall on Friday January 7, between 1-6PM. Because of the pandemic, the current supply of blood is dangerously low. If you can donate, open this article for more information about eligibility and schedule an appointment.

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Star Tree Bridges and Brightens (12/12/21)

Posted by on Dec 1, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

Star Tree Bridges and Brightens (12/12/21)

More than a tradition, the PUMC Star Tree bridges needy families with those who can help purchase Christmas gifts. To participate, register your child. To help, take a star and purchase a gift (by 12/12/21).

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PUMC to Provide Thanksgiving for HollyDELL School (11/21/21)

Posted by on Nov 17, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC to Provide Thanksgiving for HollyDELL School (11/21/21)

In conjunction with the Boy Scouts, PUMC is providing Thanksgiving dinners to the families of the HollyDELL School (which helps children and young adults who have mental and developmental challenges).

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Hooks ‘n Needles Returns to the Building (6/5/21)

Posted by on Aug 31, 2021 in EventReminder, Knitting Ministries, Ministry: Community & Church | 0 comments

Hooks ‘n Needles Returns to the Building (6/5/21)

When the pandemic hit, we had to close our building. During the worst of the pandemic, the Hooks ‘n Needles group kept knitting items for those in need. But now they have returned to the building and are continuing their ministry full throttle!

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PUMC & Hobos to Celebrate Pitman’s Heritage (8/7/21)

Posted by on Jul 28, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC & Hobos to Celebrate Pitman’s Heritage (8/7/21)

The Pitman Hobo Band and the Pitman Grove Camp Meeting are both celebrating anniversaries this year. A historical exhibit will be held during the day on August 6, and a special concert will follow in the evening. The PUMC choir will join the Hobo band in this concert

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PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive (8/6/21)

Posted by on Jul 26, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive (8/6/21)

There is currently a severe blood shortage, and the American Red Cross is busy conducting blood donation drives. One of those donation clinics is coming to PUMC! The Red Cross will hold a donation clinic in our Fellowship Hall on Friday 8/6/21. Appointments are necessary.

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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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ShopRite Gift Cards Help Break the Cycle of Poverty!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2021 in EventReminder, FEATURED, Mission: AroundTowns, Neighborhood Center, UMW | 0 comments

ShopRite Gift Cards Help Break the Cycle of Poverty!

ShopRite sells gift cards to our Women’s group at a discount, and the Women are selling the cards at our church. When you buy the cards through the church, part of the proceeds goes directly to the missions supported by our United Methodist Women (such as the Camden Neighborhood Center).

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Drive-Thru Hunts for Easter Eggs! (4/3/21)

Posted by on Mar 19, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, SS-kids | 0 comments

Drive-Thru Hunts for Easter Eggs! (4/3/21)

Yes- despite the pandemic, we ARE having an Easter Egg Hunt this year! Open this post to see how we’re conducting our “drive-thru Easter Egg Hunt,” and dig deeper to see what we’re really searching for during this Easter.

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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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