Category Archives: Children

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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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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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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Chinese New Year: Fellowship Lunch January 22

We will celebrate the Chinese New Year at a luncheon with our church family on Sunday, January 22, even though China, Korea, Japan, the Philippines and other countries observe New Year’s Day on January 1 of the Lunar Calendar. As … Continue reading

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Sermon Series: The Absurdity of Advent – Enduring Peace

On December 4, the second Sunday in Advent at the early service, Bob Meola read the scripture (from Isaiah and Philippians) Laverna Albury explained  the theme to the kids at Children’s Time in a clear and understandable way. And Rev. Catherine … Continue reading

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Singing Joy and Ringing Faith

Today, to illustrate “giving thanks” for 9:30 service at Children’s Time,  Tom Shelton presented five of the youngest choristers singing folk favorites like  “Kumbayah,” “I’ve Got the Joy in My Heart” and “This Little Light.” It was such a blessing … Continue reading

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Green Robes, Young Singers

Tom Shelton’s Lower Elementary choir tries on their robes. They wear them for the first time this Sunday, November 6, 9:30 a.m. at the All Saints Day service. Their smiles match their music!

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Confidence – Creativity – Collaboration: Choirs at PUMC

    Parents—PUMC members and non-members–don’t let another year go by without signing  yourr child up for PUMC’s Children’s Choir. Music education is one of the most important developmental programs we offer children and we don’t want you to miss out on this … Continue reading

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Rally around the Heifer Ark on September 11

We’re getting off to an exciting start to the Sunday School year! On Rally Day, September 11, kids  parents, teachers will gather in the sanctuary at 9:30 a.m. for the first 15-20 minutes of worship. We will celebrate that our Sunday … Continue reading

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Warming up to music: Tom Shelton

Tom Shelton, director of children’s and youth choirs at Princeton United Methodist Church and  assistant professor at Westminster Choir College. will present a nationally broadcast webinar on Thursday, August 25, at noon for the Choristers Guild, a church music publisher, … Continue reading

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