Category Archives: History

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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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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“Spot and Call New Leaders” says Bishop John Schol

Bishop John Schol calls upon each church in the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference to spot potential leaders and prayerfully call, equip, challenge and support them. “I challenge each of our congregations to give permission for your pastor to be … Continue reading

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Letter from Jana: February 19, 2017

Dear Friends, I’m writing to share with you the news that the Bishop is appointing me to serve as the Executive Director of the GNJAC Stewardship Foundation beginning July 1st. One of the principles of the United Methodist Church is … Continue reading

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The Story of Eddie: How the Methodists Got George

Awestruck by the Tiffany window of St. George and the Dragon in the balcony of Princeton United Methodist Church, visitors want to know more about its history. It is dedicated to Eddie Durrell. William Edward “Eddie” Durrell grew up in … Continue reading

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Caroling on December 11

Christians sing more than any other religion, especially at Christmas time when carols tell the joy of Christ’s birth. And on Sunday, December 11, our carols will ring out throughout the day. In the morning Dr. Karen Fanta Zumbrunn will … Continue reading

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Celebrate with Chrismoms

What are Chrismoms? The large white and gold symbols on the giant tree in the sanctuary? Watch this episode of Church Knows Church to find out. Not many of us know the meaning behind each symbol, but here are some … Continue reading

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All Saints Sunday

Here are some videos of the very inspiring worship on Sunday, November 6, at 9:30 a.m. It was All Saints Sunday, and the Children’s Choir sang the introit.  For the opening hymn, the camera focuses on the Durrell window, picturing … Continue reading

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Down Memory Lane with the Corson Sisters

On September 12, two daughters with ancestral roots at Princeton United Methodist Church paid a visit to the chapel dedicated to the pastors in their family. Jane Corson Henry and Dorothy Corson Jones are the great granddaughters of Rev. Pennington … Continue reading

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Summer Sharing: Duncan Hartley

Many wonder why PUMC’s Tiffany window shows St. George and the Dragon. “The legend of St. George and the Dragon is simply an allegorical expression of the triumph of  the Christian hero, or the church, over evil,” says Duncan Hartley. “Having dared … Continue reading

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