1-WHY

The type of post; why it was posted.

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Posted by on May 16, 2016 in 1-WHY | 0 comments

There are several reasons for posting something on a church website. Sometimes we want to announce an event. Sometimes we want to talk about what happened during an event. Sometimes we just want to talk about God and give you something to think about…

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Advent Wreath Pre-Prayers for Christmas

Posted by on Dec 3, 2021 in FEATURED, 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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Pastor’s Ponderings: Worship- the Most Important Time of the Week

Posted by on Dec 1, 2021 in FEATURED, Pastors Ponderings | 0 comments

Pastor’s Ponderings:  Worship- the Most Important Time of the Week

Is it just another Sunday morning? Same ‘ole routine? Wrong outlook! In this “ponderings” Pastor Jim shares some ideas on how each worship service should be filled with anticipation and unity as we gather together.

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

Posted by on Dec 1, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, FEATURED, 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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Pitman to Celebrate Beauty from the Ashes (12/5/21)

Posted by on Dec 1, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, FEATURED, Neighbors, Worship & Prayer | 0 comments

Pitman to Celebrate Beauty from the Ashes (12/5/21)

When a fire burnt down our historic church building in the center of town, it wasn’t a thing of beauty. The ashes brought a twist in the road… along with a mortgage to pay off. After 18 years, the fire is in the rear view mirror and the mortgage has been paid off. PUMC and the community celebrated by burning the mortgage!

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Pastor’s Ponderings: The Most Useful Tool

Posted by on Nov 18, 2021 in FEATURED, Pastors Ponderings | 0 comments

Pastor’s Ponderings:  The Most Useful Tool

Discouragement is the Devil’s most frequently used and most effective tool. How can we fight against it? In this offering, Pastor Jim gives us some insight on how to become more encouraging.

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

Posted by on Nov 17, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: AroundTowns | 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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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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The Steurys in Zambia (10/31/21)

Posted by on Oct 27, 2021 in Enright, EventAnnouncement | 0 comments

The Steurys in Zambia (10/31/21)

Rev. Nate and Elinda Steury will visit PUMC during our 10/31/21 worship service. Nate will give the sermon, and they will both update us on the work that’s being done at the Kafakumba Pastor’s school (and other ministries) in Zambia.

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2021 Advent Devotionals: Preparation and Reflection

Posted by on Oct 26, 2021 in FEATURED, 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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Christmas Marketplace Ready to Open (11/13/21)

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

Christmas Marketplace Ready to Open (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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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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Trunks Open Wide for Sweet Treats! (10/23/21)

Posted by on Oct 23, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Friends & Fellowship | 0 comments

Trunks Open Wide for Sweet Treats! (10/23/21)

Last year, the pandemic forced us to hold our annual “Trunk or Treat” as a drive through event.  But this year, you can get out of your car, mingle with the community, and enjoy the decorations on foot!   Here are the details for our 2021 Trunk or Treat: 2021 Trunk or Treat WHO:  Anyone!!! WHAT:  Lots of decorated trunks and candy WHEN:  Saturday 10/23/21 TIMES:  4:00 – 6:00 PM COST:  Absolutely free!!!   To get a feel for the PUMC version of  “Trunk or...

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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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CROP Walks to Fight Hunger (10/17/21)

Posted by on Sep 29, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, Mission: Beyond our Community, Neighbors | 0 comments

CROP Walks to Fight Hunger (10/17/21)

The Pitman / Glassboro CROP walk is making a full return this year! The annual Walk to raise funds to fight hunger world-wide and at home will be held at Glassboro’s New Street Park.

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Pastor’s Ponderings: Celebrating Teachers

Posted by on Sep 18, 2021 in Pastors Ponderings | 0 comments

Pastor’s Ponderings:  Celebrating Teachers

As we return to school, small groups and Sunday School, we should always remember our teachers and be thankful for those who give of their time, talent, and energy to help us learn.

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Pastor’s Ponderings: What’s it Mean to “Bear Fruit”?

Posted by on Sep 8, 2021 in FEATURED, Pastors Ponderings | 0 comments

Pastor’s Ponderings:  What’s it Mean to “Bear Fruit”?

In this excerpt from “Cultivating Fruitfulness,” Bishop Schnase reminds us that purpose and life come when the church turns outward to serve the community. When it turns inward, the church gets weaker and looses purpose.

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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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Pastor’s Ponderings: Focusing on the Goal

Posted by on Aug 20, 2021 in Pastors Ponderings | 0 comments

Pastor’s Ponderings:  Focusing on the Goal

An Olympian became distracted, lost his focus, and lost the race. Are we on target, focused on the bull’s eye? Or do we squander what God has given us and settle for fourth place? May we have such a level of commitment that we will not be distracted until we reach the goals God has set before us.

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

Posted by on Aug 18, 2021 in EventAnnouncement, 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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Pastor’s Ponderings: Running the Race with Perseverance

Posted by on Aug 5, 2021 in Pastors Ponderings | 0 comments

Pastor’s Ponderings: Running the Race with Perseverance

American athlete James Connolly dreamed of competing in the Triple Jump on the world stage. When the Olympics returned in 1896, he quit college and sailed for Athens. His persistence paid off; He won the first place prize. Victory is assured, but we are called to “run the race with perseverance” until the prize is won.

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