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What’s Your Story? Uniquely Formed: Evangeline Burgers

I hope you and your families have been able to reflect together on Pastor Jenny’s call for us to think about our stories of when we knew we were God’s beloved or when we knew that we were enough. One … Continue reading

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Relocation Report: Jeff and Annette Ransom

After being very active at PrincetonUMC, including in the bellchoir (see photo below) Jeff and Annette Ransom moved to Sun City, Texas in 2016. Here is their update! Their new address is 329 Old Blue Mountain Lane, Georgetown, TX. They … Continue reading

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Pastor Skitch: Improving Virtual Worship

Here’s a look ‘behind the scenes’ of how PrincetonUMC’s team is improving our virtual worship experience. Bobby Walz filmed Pastor Skitch’s riff on moving from cell phone video to a Mevo camera and a dedicated laptop. Thanks to everybody who … Continue reading

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Pastor Jenny’s Video Update April 25, 2020

Watch Pastor Jenny’s Video Update Thank You! Thank you to our Health Care Professionals, particularly those who are in direct patient care, working in hospitals, in the midst of very challenging and anguishing situations, putting yourself at risk to be … Continue reading

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April 19, 2020: “Tell a story…”

(This post is ‘in progress,’ more details to be added and it will be posted on Facebook, where you can leave comments.) In her April 19 sermon, which begins at minute 33 on the Facebook video, Pastor Jenny Smith Walz, … Continue reading

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When God Made Light –

For the children’s message on April 19, 2020, Pastor Jenny Smith Walz introduced this book, When God Made Light. by Matthew Paul Turner, illustrated by David Catrow. One of the scripture stories for the first Sunday after Easter was from … Continue reading

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‘Butterfly Hug Prayer’ for Stress and Worry

by Evangeline Burgers Are you and/or your child experiencing anxiety right now? The Butterfly Hug may be a good prayer and calming technique for you to try. I’ve recorded a video to help your family learn this Butterfly Hug prayer, which … Continue reading

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Talking with Children About Grief

by Evangeline Burgers In talking with members of our church family in the past few days, I am realizing that COVID-19 and the loss that trails behind it is starting to hit very close to home for many of us. … Continue reading

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Hearing and Singing on Good Friday

This year, as on every Good Friday in the last decades, Hyosang Park, Princeton UMC’s music director, planned to observe the day by presenting a requiem, a musical    composition in honor of the agony and death of Jesus Christ. Choir … Continue reading

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Nurturing Community During Quarantine

  by Kate Lasko It is not a group people clamor to join, yet once in you can’t imagine leaving.  Love Lives On is a group where church members who have lost loved ones meet two or three times a … Continue reading

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