Category Archives: Community

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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Ecumenical Service August 6

Everyone is invited to participate in Princeton’s Joint Effort Safe Streets Program from August 4 to 13. Entitled “Looking Back and Moving Forward” it will focus on the historic role of the black church in the Witherspoon-Jackson (W-J) community. For … Continue reading

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New Breakfast Program

Ross Wishnick and Larry Apperson made this exciting announcement: After several months of planning and discussions, we are pleased to announce the commencement of a new and free breakfast program that will begin on Tuesday June 27 at the Witherspoon Presbyterian … Continue reading

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Passing the baton with Brahms: Lyn Ransom

Princeton UMC has been blessed with wonderful music directors; Lyn Ransom held that post 30 years ago, in the same time period that she founded the VOICES chorale. After 30 years she is retiring from VOICES; she will direct the … Continue reading

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Communiversity is April 30

Youth will lead the 9:30 a.m. service, under the direction of Skitch Matson, and Tom Shelton will direct musical selections from the Youth Choir. At 1 p.m. the Communiversity fun begins. The Feed Truck Cafe begins to serve espresso, and … Continue reading

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See them, hear them — youths talk about race relations

Youth from Princeton and around the nation will talk about race on Saturday morning, April 23. Grace Penn, who attends PrincetonUMC, is the administrator for the Princeton Prize in Race Relations, which has its national conference here. Anyone may attend. … Continue reading

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Cooks in Our Kitchen

On almost every Friday this spring, we welcome cooking classes to our kitchen. Princeton Adult School held two classes in February, and a mouth-watering array of menues will be prepare by five different cooks.  Prices range from $60 for one … Continue reading

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Lula’s Lenten Lunch Soup

For the first Lenten Tuesday, Catherine Williams led the service and Lula Crawford prepared the lunch. Everybody loved her African Spiced Yellow Split Pea and Potato Soup so much that we prevailed on her to share the recipe. Note she … Continue reading

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Laura Bratton: Overcoming Adversity

When you’re in your thirties and the book you’ve written about your life has just been published, you must have done something amazing. The “you” in this case is the Reverend Laura Bratton ’10, author of Harnessing Courage: Overcoming Adversity … Continue reading

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Singing joy from around the world: Feb 19

Building bridges through choral music…..Princeton and Westminster Choir College of Rider University welcome more than 800 choral singers from four nations and seven states to participate in “Sing ‘N Joy,” a choral festival and competition sponsored by Interkultur. Everyone is invited … Continue reading

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