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  • 2022 Christmas Marketplace Prepares to...
    by Chuck on January 24, 2022 at 7:02 pm

    Exhibitor applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Christmas Marketplace. The Marketplace will be held on Saturday November 12.

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: My Christmas...
    by Chuck on January 7, 2022 at 6:19 pm

    Did you get what you wanted for Christmas??? The poem in this post reminds us of the best gifts.

  • PUMC to Host Red Cross Blood Drive...
    by Chuck on December 30, 2021 at 7:40 pm

    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, […]

  • Poinsettias Decorate and Remind...
    by Chuck on December 6, 2021 at 9:00 pm

    The poinsettia trees will once again adorn the front of our sanctuary. The colorful flowers add to the Christmas spirit,and they remind us of the shoulders on which we are standing. Open this post to […]

  • Advent Wreath Pre-Prayers for Christmas
    by Chuck on December 3, 2021 at 4:52 pm

    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 […]

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: Worship- the...
    by Chuck on December 1, 2021 at 9:50 pm

    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 […]

  • Star Tree Bridges and Brightens...
    by Chuck on December 1, 2021 at 8:48 pm

    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 […]

  • Pastor’s Ponderings: The Most Useful...
    by Chuck on November 18, 2021 at 2:19 pm

    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.

  • PUMC to Provide Thanksgiving for...
    by Chuck on November 17, 2021 at 1:47 pm

    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).

  • Operation Christmas Child Blesses...
    by Chuck on November 4, 2021 at 2:33 pm

    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


Latest News from the United Methodist Church…

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United Methodist Church

  • Church helps nurse children back to health in Congo
    on January 27, 2022 at 4:20 pm

    With the support of United Methodist Global Ministries’ Global Health program, more than 1,000 malnourished children are recovering in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • Clergy morale in today's time
    on January 26, 2022 at 4:40 pm

    Reports indicate that clergy burnout is at an all-time high. Showing them appreciation would go a long way.

  • Debate about church future heats up
    on January 25, 2022 at 9:58 pm

    United Methodists are gearing up to go in different directions. At the same time, disputes over church rules and the status of LGBTQ people continue to flare.

  • Bishop Unda picked to lead ecumenical group
    on January 25, 2022 at 4:08 pm

    The United Methodist bishop has been elected provincial president of the Church of Christ in Congo of Maniema, a union of 95 Protestant and evangelical Christian denominations in the Democratic […]

  • New science lab grows options for students
    on January 21, 2022 at 8:02 pm

    United Methodist Hanwa Secondary School gets state-of-the-art science laboratory, new library with help from Zimbabwe Volunteers in Mission.

  • United Methodists help young addicts kick habit
    on January 21, 2022 at 5:12 pm

    Church couple starts soccer academy in Zimbabwe to help fight drug and substance abuse and to rehabilitate local youth.

  • James Salley on growing tomorrow’s African leaders
    on January 20, 2022 at 8:01 pm

    On the occasion of being named president and chief executive officer of Africa University (Tennessee) Inc., James Salley looks back on the 30-year history of the United Methodist university in Zimbabwe […]

  • Claremont School of Theology ordered to sell campus
    on January 19, 2022 at 7:05 pm

    United Methodist seminary’s challenges mount as court enforces a 1957 repurchase agreement with neighboring consortium.

  • Bishops, others denounce WCA’s vaccine plan
    on January 18, 2022 at 10:35 pm

    Multiple United Methodist leaders, including some bishops, are raising ethical concerns about the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s plan to help General Conference delegates in Africa, Europe and the […]

  • Remembering Jay Weaver of Big Daddy Weave
    on January 14, 2022 at 5:55 pm

    The lifelong United Methodist was a founding member of the popular Christian music group. He passed away due to complications from COVID-19.



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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.

My Com Tips & Tools


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.

Greater NJ Conference


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.

Delaware Bay District Newsletter