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  • Adult Sunday School Returns to the...
    by Chuck on June 5, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    Beginning on Sunday June 6, 2021, our Adult Sunday School Class ("Potter's Hand") will return to the building! We will continue to use Zoom, but the class will be "hybrid" with both in-person and […]

  • The Building is Open! (6/5/21)
    by Chuck on June 4, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    The pandemic has weakened to the point where we can now re-open our building! We're taking all of the necessary precautions, but the building and campus of Pitman United Methodist Church is now open […]

  • United Methodists Strive for Peace with...
    by Chuck on May 29, 2021 at 3:25 pm

    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 […]

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: Our Faithful...
    by Chuck on May 29, 2021 at 2:32 pm

    Over and over, Scripture shows us that God is committed to us and is ready to help whenever we reach out to Him. God is so faithful to us!  Are we faithful to God in all that we do?

  • Annual Conference Ready to Move Forward...
    by Chuck on May 23, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    The 2021 "annual conference" of the "Greater NJ Annual Conference" will meet on Monday May 23 and Tuesday May 24. Voting members will meet via Zoom, but anyone can view the conference (YouTube videos […]

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: Forgive with...
    by Chuck on May 8, 2021 at 3:18 pm

    We're commanded to forgive, just as our infinite God has done. But what if we don't have any forgiveness to give? If we can't give our own forgiveness, let God empower you to extend His forgiveness.

  • Virtual Vacation Bible School to...
    by Chuck on May 3, 2021 at 4:00 am

    You're Treasure! No, that's not poor grammar... YOU are the treasure! Our 2021 Vacation Bible School will be presented on our Live Stream again this year; during the afternoons of June 28 to July 2 […]

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: Running the Race...
    by Chuck on April 28, 2021 at 3:30 pm

    As we look forward to the the end of the pandemic, the Bible and the experience of Olympian James Connolly give us guidance and inspiration to hang on and persevere. Pastor Jim submitted this devotion […]

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: How to Carry a...
    by Chuck on April 25, 2021 at 2:05 pm

    Carrying around burdens isn't easy; rough times can really drag us down. But the good news is that God will carry the burdens and protect us from slipping. We can feel peace because God has promised […]

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: Lifted from the...
    by Chuck on April 16, 2021 at 6:02 pm

    Feeling like you're standing on the edge of an abyss, just trying to hang on and keep your footing? Or maybe you feel like you've already fallen down into the depths. In the scriptures, God promises […]


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