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Recommended Reading: Gregg Louis Taylor

Meet Gregg Louis Taylor, author of Here, Now, with You, subtitled ‘Six Movements of Compassion for Life and Leadership.‘ Taylor’s book is described by the publisher, Abingdon Press. Grounded in the real-life context of experience and the encouragement of relatable … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: ‘Mr. Tiger Goes Wild’

Meet Peter Brown, author and illustrator of Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, read by Pastor Jenny on July 5, 2020 during Children’s Time. Here is the story as presented by Storybook Theater.

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Music Appreciation: “Come Home”

During the farewell service for Pastor Ginny Samuel​ Cetuk, Hyosang Park led the Chancel Choir (virtually) in “Come Home” by Craig Courtney, engineered by Stephen Offer.

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Kevin Carroll: Belong to Yourself!

Meet Kevin Carroll, At a TEDx event, he preaches how play is important.  Pastors Jenny and Ginny read his book, A Kid’s Book About Belonging, on June 28 during Children’s Time. Here, Kevin reads the book.  His message: Belong to yourself! Find … Continue reading

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Virtual Celebration for Ginny Cetuk

On Sunday, June 28, following the worship service, PUMC will host a virtual celebration on Zoom for the retirement of Rev. Ginny Cetuk and her husband Norm. Pastor Ginny will preach that morning.  Plan on being with us for the … Continue reading

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Relocation Report: Pat H.

Pat H. reports that she moved to North Carolina in 2013, following her family. “I don’t miss the snow at all!” She prefers to be represented, visually, by one of her beautiful quilts. PAST What persons/activities/tasks/committees helped you grow in … Continue reading

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Pointers on Using Zoom

If you have never used Zoom, you may want to run a test on your device (laptop, tablet or smart phone) before Sunday’s event. You can run a test by clicking the following: https://zoom.us/test. By running a test first, you … Continue reading

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Juneteenth Listening Sessions with Bishop Schol

Since the death of George Floyd, Bishop John Schol has been working with individuals and groups to identify the next steps for building on the work Greater New Jersey conference is doing to overcome racism and deepening and expanding the … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer: Camille Jones

  Everyone in this year’s confirmation class wrote their own version of the Lord’s Prayer. In worship on June 14, the one by Camille Jones was featured:     Our Father, who created this beautiful world, I praise your name. … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer: Ana Cabus

Confirmands wrote their versions of Jesus’s prayer:  Ana Cabus offers these words. My holy parent, my creator, precious is your name. You have created this beautiful Earth and its residents. The animals, plants and humans. May we honor your name … Continue reading

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