Category Archives: Missions

Fourth Grade Bibles

Director of Christian Education Machaela Irving — along with teachers Barbara Sageser, Janis McCarty, and Lorie Roth — presented each fourth grader with a NRSV Bible on February 12. They were curious and delighted!  

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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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Welcome back, Tom Lank

Welcome back to Rev. Tom Lank!  He and his family return to PUMC on Sunday, February 12 so that he can speak at the breakfast served by United Methodist Men. His topic: United Methodist Volunteers in Mission. He will also … Continue reading

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On immigration policy

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, . . . These words, written by poet Emma Lazarus and posted on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty have, for decades, welcomed the foreigner to … Continue reading

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Sunday School: Not Just for Kids

In addition to Bible studies that meet during the week, two adult classes welcome newcomers on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. The Contemporary Issues Class is starting a new study based on The Unwinding by George Packer. Through a series of … Continue reading

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What does God do?

        God works in at least seven ways, said  Machaela Irving, director of Christian Education. In January at the Christian Education committee meeting, she offered this mini-study on what we are teaching our children. God creates. God sustains. … Continue reading

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Pray Our Way Forward: January 29 – February 4

“Holy Spirit, renew and inspire us because the way forward is hard and the disciples’ journey is long.“ This sentence concludes the prayer we are asked to offer during the week of January 29. It is part of the Council … Continue reading

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Bring the Family: January 16 Interfaith Service: Martin Luther King Jr.

Every year the Princeton Clergy Association holds an Interfaith Service in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. , and this year our church will host it. On Monday, January 16 at 7 p.m. people from all walks of … Continue reading

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Youth News—Meet Jacob Davis

The youth program at PUMC includes multiple “Youth Staff” volunteers who dedicate their time to mentoring our teens. Most of these “Staff,” however, are new to PUMC. So, for the next few months we will showcase a short interview with … Continue reading

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Join the Kitchen Cohort!

Turkey and ham with all the trimmings  —  once again we feasted at an Advent Night dinner with Chef Ian Macdonald presiding. Thank you, Ian and Annie Wilcox, and all the helpers! Now Ian offers to volunteer his expertise to … Continue reading

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