Mission: Beyond our Community

Ministering to someone outside of our community. Supporting regional, state, or world-wide missions.

Methodists Respond to Earthquake in Haiti (8/22/21)

Posted by on Aug 18, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, FEATURED, Mission: Global, UMCOR | 0 comments

Methodists Respond to Earthquake in Haiti (8/22/21)

A major earthquake recently struck the island nation of Haiti. United Methodists are responding by sending relief help, and that help is funded by a special offering which will be taken on Sunday 8/22/21.

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Christmas Marketplace Getting Ready (11/13/21)

Posted by on Jun 26, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, FEATURED, Mission: Beyond our Community, UMW | 0 comments

Christmas Marketplace Getting Ready (11/13/21)

Plans are underway for our Christmas Marketplace, and we are accepting applications for exhibitors. After a COVID imposed absence in 2020, our Christmas Marketplace will resume this year on November 13. Open this post for more info and for the exhibitor application form.

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United Methodists Strive for Peace with Justice (5/30/21)

Posted by on May 29, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community, UMC Shared Ministries | 0 comments

United Methodists Strive for Peace with Justice (5/30/21)

The United Methodist Church designates the first Sunday after Pentecost as “Peace With Justice Sunday.  Last Sunday (Pentecost) we celebrated the Holy Spirit’s empowering. This Sunday we turn our thoughts to how we can use that power to help others.

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Methodist Reach out to Help Native Americans (April 2021)

Posted by on Mar 18, 2021 in EventReminder, Mission: Beyond our Community | 0 comments

Methodist Reach out to Help Native Americans (April 2021)

The United Methodist Church continues to actively minister to the needy among our Native American populations. Here is an update on some of the activities that the UMC is currently undertaking.

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What’s UMCOR and Why Does it Need a Sunday? (3/14/21)

Posted by on Feb 21, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community, UMCOR | 0 comments

What’s UMCOR and Why Does it Need a Sunday?  (3/14/21)

Once a year, we recognize the work  of UMCOR- the “United Methodist Committee On Relief.” That sounds like a clumsy organizational name for something that helps people out in real ways, but it’s a huge part of the United Methodist Church’s ability to be the hands and feet of God in the world.  On Sunday March 14 we will recognize this arm of the United Methodist Church.  In normal times a special offering would be taken, but in these “abnormal” times of a...

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Missionaries Forge Ahead Despite Pandemic (Dec. 2020)

Posted by on Nov 30, 2020 in Abramovich, Enright, EventReminder, Mexico Mission, Mission: Global, Phillips | 0 comments

Missionaries Forge Ahead Despite Pandemic (Dec. 2020)

As advent approaches, missionaries around the world don’t take a vacation. Even amidst this global pandemic, these dedicated servants find new ways to use what they have to share the gospel with a world that needs Jesus. Our Missions Team compiled this “global tour” of updates on the Missionaries that we support.

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Urban Promise Presents a Night of Promise! (10/8/20)

Posted by on Oct 3, 2020 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community, Urban Promise | 0 comments

Urban Promise Presents a Night of Promise! (10/8/20)

Need some testimonies of Encouragement and Promise??? UrbanPromise will hold a “Virtual Night of Promise” on 10/8/20, from 7:00-7:30 PM on Zoom. All are invited, but you need to register to get the Zoom link.

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World Wide Communion Sunday Means Global Mission (10/4/20)

Posted by on Oct 3, 2020 in Godprints, Mission: Beyond our Community, UMCOR, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

World Wide Communion Sunday Means Global Mission (10/4/20)

On Sunday October 4 we will celebrate World Wide Communion with our “virtual” service. But throughout the year, PUMC has continued to serve “Real” people in our community and to support missions around the globe. World Wide Communion is a time to give thanks and to pray for the work that remains to be done.

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New Jersey Methodists to Rise Against Hunger! (3/21/20- POSTPONED!)

Posted by on Feb 13, 2020 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community | 0 comments

New Jersey Methodists to Rise Against Hunger! (3/21/20- POSTPONED!)

On March 22, 2020, the churches of the Greater NJ Annual Conference will join with “Rise Up Against Hunger” in an effort to pack 500,000 boxed meals in one day. Packing sites will be organized in various locations throughout Greater NJ, and PUMC will support the goal of having at least 3,000 people from across the state involved.

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Methodists Remain United in Mission for Christ!

Posted by on Jan 11, 2020 in Church Operations, EventReminder, Mission: Beyond our Community | 0 comments

Methodists Remain United in Mission for Christ!

Bishop Schol held a series of tele-conferences with clergy and laity regarding the recent reports about a proposal which would create a schism in the United Methodist Church. The media reports incorrectly characterized the proposals as decisions. The Bishop fielded a wide range of questions to debunk the rumors and to ensure us that the UM Church will continue to focus on our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the world.

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Christmas Updates from World-Wide Missionaries (December 2019)

Posted by on Dec 11, 2019 in Abramovich, Enright, EventReport, Mexico Mission, Mission: Beyond our Community, Mission: Global, Phillips | 0 comments

Christmas Updates from World-Wide Missionaries (December 2019)

PUMC supports missionaries located all over the globe. Here’s an update on some of them. During this Advent season, be inspired by their faith and pray for them.

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Christmas Marketplace to Provide Drinking Water! (11/16/19)

Posted by on Nov 2, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community, UMCOR, UMW | 0 comments

Christmas Marketplace to Provide Drinking Water! (11/16/19)

Our second Christmas Marketplace will sell crafts to support missions both within our community and around the globe. The Marketplace will be held in our Fellowship Hall on Saturday November 16.

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CROP Walk Takes Steps Against World Hunger! (10/20/19)

Posted by on Oct 14, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community | 0 comments

CROP Walk Takes Steps Against World Hunger! (10/20/19)

The annual Pitman-Glassboro CROP Walk will be held on Sunday Oct. 20 (at the New Street Park in Glassboro). Walk, sponsor, or donate to help fight hunger here and around the globe. The walk will be held between 1 and 4 PM.

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PUMC Celebrating 134 Years of God’s Grace! (11/10/19)

Posted by on Oct 12, 2019 in EventReport, Mission: Beyond our Community | 0 comments

PUMC Celebrating 134 Years of God’s Grace! (11/10/19)

On 11/10/19 we will celebrate our 134th anniversary. Not only is it an opportunity to look back at our heritage, but it’s also a good time to look ahead to how we can continue to make a difference in the world.

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Italian Students Learning English at PUMC! (7/2019)

Posted by on Jul 22, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community, Neighbors | 0 comments

Italian Students Learning English at PUMC! (7/2019)

For several weeks during the summer, students from Italy are visiting the USA and studying English. We’re helping them by providing a space to meet in our Potter’s Hand Room.

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PUMC to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive (8/2/19)

Posted by on Jul 22, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community, Neighbors | 0 comments

PUMC to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive (8/2/19)

The American Red Cross’s Summer Blood Drive will visit PUMC on Friday August 2 (from 2-7PM). It will be held in our Fellowship Hall. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ons are welcome.

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PUMC Assembling Hygiene Kits for Migrants (July 2019)

Posted by on Jul 13, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community, UMCOR | 0 comments

PUMC Assembling Hygiene Kits for Migrants (July 2019)

PUMC is helping to provide UMCOR with Hygiene Kits which can be delivered to the “Transitional Centers” helping migrants who have been released from detention.

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Kafakumba Pastors School is 55 Years Old!

Posted by on Jun 20, 2019 in Enright, EventReport, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Kafakumba Pastors School is 55 Years Old!

In the Great Commission, Jesus tells His followers to Go- make disciples.  All over the World.  Years ago, Americans Ken and Lorraine Enright took that command to heart and did more than just think or talk about it.  They went to Africa, and eventually established a Pastor’s School on the shores of Lake Kafakumba (in what is now the Congo).  The Kafakumba Pastor’s School is now 55 years old. For a background on what the Kafakumba Pastor’s School is, check out their video...

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Services will Recognize Native American Sunday (5/19/19)

Posted by on May 13, 2019 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Services will Recognize Native American Sunday (5/19/19)

Sunday May 19 will be a special service in which we celebrate the contributions of Native Americans to our society. PUMC Lay Speaker Steve Ozkowski (who has roots in the Mohawk Tribal Nation) will deliver the sermon in both services.

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Praise Band Concert Connects with La Palmilla (3/24/19)

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Choirs (Music), EventReport, Friends & Fellowship, Mission: Global | 0 comments

Praise Band Concert Connects with La Palmilla (3/24/19)

On 3/24/19 four churches joined with PUMC to celebrate the gift of music and to help our friends in La Palmilla Mexico. The offering raised for construction, but the evening sharpened our connections with each other and with God.

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