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  • Pastor’s Ponderings: Empowered to...
    by Chuck on August 6, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    Years after being imprisoned in a Nazi Concentration Camp, a former guard approached Cori ten Boom and asked for forgiveness. Forgive someone who was part of an effort which killed over 6 million […]

  • Missouri Dogs Go Into Pawstoral Care!...
    by Chuck on August 4, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    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 […]

  • Hot Dog- No Strings Attached! (7/18/22)
    by Chuck on July 29, 2022 at 8:38 pm

    "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.

  • Methodists Help Washed Up Laundromat...
    by Chuck on July 26, 2022 at 4:16 pm

    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 […]

  • United Methodists to Provide Relief...
    by Chuck on July 23, 2022 at 7:33 pm

    Thousands of people are caught in the crossfire of a conflict between separatists and the Ethiopian government. During an attack last month, 37 people were killed. PUMC will hold a special offering […]

  • United Methodists Continue to Stand...
    by Chuck on July 23, 2022 at 5:50 pm

    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.

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: Who Are We...
    by Chuck on July 11, 2022 at 1:25 am

    God has given us life and He continues to give us everything that we need. How thankful are we?

  • PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive...
    by Chuck on July 10, 2022 at 2:57 pm

    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 […]

  • United Methodists Take Stand Against...
    by Chuck on July 9, 2022 at 1:46 pm

    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. […]

  • United Methodists Help Immigrants (June...
    by Chuck on July 3, 2022 at 6:07 pm

    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 […]


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United Methodist Communications

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United Methodist News Service

This digest email is generated by the United Methodist Church (denomination), and covers global news and developments of special concern to United Methodists.  You’ll have a choice of receiving a digest every day or every week. 

United Methodist News Service



United Methodist Now

This bi-weekly “e-Newsletter” provides 3-4 feature articles about our lives as United Methodists.  Recent issues discussed the symbolism we use in Easter (along with a quiz!), Methodist Women Who Made History, and a series on Grace (one issue each for Prevenient Grace, Justifying Grace, and Sanctifying Grace).   Did you know that Elvis recorded his earliest hits in a building shared shared with the Methodist Church’s Television, Radio and Film Commission?  This is an example of some of the interesting stories in the United Methodist Now newsletter.

United Methodist Now


My Com Tips Newsletter

This email will link you to tips and videos on church communications, outreach, worship and new technology. My Com Tips is directed towards anyone leading a group or any church leader.

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Greater New Jersey Annual Conference

This digest is sent “as needed.”  Typically you’ll get an email once every 3-7 days.  The GNJ Digest contains information specifically for our Conference, and originates with the Conference office in Nutley.

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Delaware Bay District

Our District Superintendent regularly sends out an email message informing clergy and laity of training, worship and mission events happening in our area.   When the message lands in your inbox, the subject is entitled: “Upcoming News and Events.”  The email usually opens with a short devotion, and then lists events sponsored by the Conference and by local churches.  These messages are sent once a week.

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