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Worship: August 23 10 a.m.

Here is the link to the live stream of the worship service on August 23. Starting at minute 18, Trey Wince preaches on John 10:1-16, titled “The Voice.” Among the favorite hymns – “All Creatures of Our God and King” … Continue reading

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Christian musical heritage: September 12

Singing  has been  an important part of Christian worship since the church’s foundation.  Join Dr. Karen Zumbrunn  on Tuesday,  September 12  as she traces  our  Christian musical  heritage  from  Gregorian chant  through Gospel music  including   a  rich sampling  of   African-American … Continue reading

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Encourage families to sing with us!

The beauty of Christian music comes alive when children and youth feel what the lyrics say, according to Tom Shelton, PUMC’s director of children’s and youth choirs. Choir members learn good singing techniques and music theory (video link here); they participate in worship monthly, present … Continue reading

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From Bishop Schol: What is Normal?

A message from Bishop John Schol Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, I write to you with a heavy heart because I know good people of faith will hear different pieces of news coming out of Charlottesville and come to … Continue reading

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Ed Felten speaks September 10

Dr. Ed Felten will speak about his two years in the White House on Sunday, September 10 at 8 a.m. All are welcome to the hot breakfast, prepared by Ian Macdonald and served by the United Methodist Men. That day … Continue reading

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From Pastor Ginny: ‘This is love’

Dear Friends, Grace and Peace in the name of Jesus Christ! I just checked the Bible verse for the day on the Bible Gateway app on my phone. As usual, it seemed like a direct message from God. I press on … Continue reading

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Help build the on-ramp to discipleship: Trey Wince

“There is a lot going on in the life of our churches, but there is just not a sufficient on-ramp, for new visitors at least,” says Worship Pastor Trey Wince.  Here  in this video he tells how our church — … Continue reading

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Planning for “Sent” November 11

The Great Commission calls us to go,make disciples, baptize and teach. Learn from a storyteller, changemaker, organizer and  theologian on how to be SENT into this world. SENT: a one day conference for us all. Everybody is invited to Aldersgate UMC … Continue reading

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Party Game Night July 30

Ever laughed so hard you started crying? That’s exactly what our hand-picked party games do! Grab another person and a snack to share, and join us for Celebrity, Four-On-A-Couch, and Heads-Up on Sunday, July 30th, from 7pm-9pm in the Sanford-Davis Room. … Continue reading

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United Methodist Communications – Around the World and Close to Home

A new e-newsletter marks the launch of a denomination-wide effort to streamline and customize communications for United Methodist members, leaders and seekers. It is the first publication to carry the voice of the denomination directly to members. Subscribe to the free e-newsletter and … Continue reading

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