Category Archives: Children

Kevin Carroll: Belong to Yourself!

Meet Kevin Carroll, At a TEDx event, he preaches how play is important.  Pastors Jenny and Ginny read his book, A Kid’s Book About Belonging, on June 28 during Children’s Time. Here, Kevin reads the book.  His message: Belong to yourself! Find … Continue reading

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Tune in for ‘Story Time’ on Father’s Day with Evangeline Burgers

Hello, Beloved PUMC Families and Children! This Sunday we celebrate Father’s Day and our first Summer Session Sunday School! I’ll be sending out information for Sunday School later this week, but here is a mid-week update! I’ve recorded a read-aloud of … 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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‘The Day When God Made Church’

For Pentecost Sunday, Pastor Jenny Smith Walz read “The Day When God Made Church” at children’s time. Paraclete Press, the publisher, describes — “Children will learn the story of Pentecost: the sights, sounds, and events of that miraculous day described … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Beasts

In “Taking the Walk” sermon series on May 24, 2020, Pastor Jenny Smith Walz preached on “Stories We Tell.”  Her sermon was based on Philippians 1: 12-21. At Children’s Time, she read part of  A Tale of Two Beasts by … 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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Just by Being Ourselves: Carl and the Meaning of Life

“We are enough because God is enough.” At PrincetonUMC we try to understand that. During Children’s Time on May 17, Pastor Jenny Smith Walz helped us to understand that by reading this book during Children’s Time: Carl and the Meaning … Continue reading

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“Family Activities from PUMC Children’s Ministry” Evangeline Burgers

The birds are singing, the sun is shining, it is a glorious time! I hope you are all well and having a wonderful week together at home. I’ve recorded another read aloud video for our children: What Mary Jo Shared, … Continue reading

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Happy National Day of Prayer! Evangeline Burgers

To honor this National Day of Prayer, here are some great resources: For our younger ones (and young at heart!),  ‘Friends With God: Discover How to Pray by Jeff White and David Harrington, contains prayer activities and stories from friends in the Bible. … Continue reading

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What’s Your Story: Name Edition

Letter From Evangeline Burgers Hello Church Community, I pray that you had a great time celebrating our Earth on Wednesday and that you’ve overall had a good week with your families at home.  Last week, Pastor Jenny started a new … Continue reading

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