Category Archives: General

#praywithusPUMC to End Racism – Prayer Guide Introduction

  INTRODUCTION On the night of May 25, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, was arrested and killed by a Minneapolis police officer, who kept his knee on Mr. Floyd’s neck for more than 8 minutes despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Braving the Wilderness

On Communion Sunday, June 7, 2020, Pastor Jenny Smith Walz preached the second sermon titled “Move-In,” based on John 1: 1-18, in the “Longing to Belong” Worship series. As her message was about belonging, for this week’s reading she recommended: … Continue reading

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Children’s Messages for Adults from Susan Verde: Compassion

Pastor Jenny Smith Walz and Evangeline Burgers, director of children’s ministry, offer two books by Susan Verde this week. For Children’s Time, Pastor Jenny read from “I Am Human.”  Evangeline reads from the book of Matthew and links it in … Continue reading

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GNJ-CAPITAL:  Silence is NOT an Option – Prayer Vigil INVITATION! June 7, 2020, 4:00 PM

        Dear Clergy and Congregational Leaders of the Capital District, This week, we have another destructive virus that has painfully reminded us that, for way too many years, it had inflicted undue pain and death on our Black siblings and … Continue reading

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Music Appreciation!

  SPOTLIGHT     Chancel Choir Director, Hyosang Park, Accompanist, Yang-Hee Park, and Sound & Video Producer, Stephen Offer Hyosang and Yang-Hee have continued to rehearse virtually every week via Zoom. Stephen communicates with the team each step of the … Continue reading

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Tribute to Bill and Donna Suits

On May 24, 2020, when the world celebrated Memorial Day weekend, the Chancel Choir and Handbell Choir presented the Babylon Canon in tribute to Bill and Donna Suits, church members pictured here, who died of Covid-19 in April.  Bill  had … Continue reading

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WHAT TO WATCH THIS WEEK

Man’s Search For Meaning by Viktor Frankl in 5 minutes | Animated Barbara Fox and Isabella Dougan recommend this video: “Man’s Search For Meaning by Viktor Frankl in 5 minutes | Animated.” The presentation is inspirational with human stories and … Continue reading

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Sunday 17 May 2020

SPOTLIGHT   Youth Choir  & Director Tom Shelton Sunday being Youth Music Sunday, our Youth Choir led all of the music and liturgist parts. Under Tom Shelton’s musical leadership, William Ponder, Leanne Griffiths, Kasey Angelo, Amy Angelo, Julia Potts, Ana … Continue reading

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THIS WEEK: RECOMMENDED READING & WATCHING

Holy Troublemakers & Unconventional Saints, Daneen Akers Evangeline Burgers recommends this book, written for children but with wisdom for all ages. It has stories of real-life faith heroes, many who are still doing important work among us. You can hear the … Continue reading

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Maintaining Hope Through Adversity: Ashleigh Donaldson and Deena Prakash

                      Throughout the country, signs on lawns, banners on buildings, clanging pots and pans, and soaring voices celebrate America’s health care workers’ tireless efforts against the coronavirus. Within the Princeton UMC … Continue reading

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