Category Archives: Children

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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BOOM! Speaking truth to power

“Boom!” was the topic for Rev. Jana Purkis Brash on August 21, 2016. “Boom!” as in the sound made by the mike when a speaker — invigorated by the success of the speech — drops the mike and walks away. … Continue reading

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Sing with Us: Meet the Children

Introducing singers from PUMC’s Children’s Choir! Tom Shelton, director of children’s and youth choirs at Princeton United Methodist Church and  assistant professor at Westminster Choir College. presented a nationally broadcast webinar on Thursday, August 25, at noon for the Choristers … Continue reading

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Sing with Us! Open house September 7

    Watch a master teacher at work! See and hear the Children’s Choir from Princeton United Methodist Church in rehearsal. This clip — warming up their voices — was filmed by Tom Shelton for a national webinar he’ll give … Continue reading

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Summer Sundays: Fun Plays

The play’s the thing! And on June 26 it’s called “Peter the Impetuous.” This summer, back by popular demand,  children ages Pre-K through 3rd grade will be able to enjoy Bible story plays put on by our older students. The … Continue reading

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Learn about Summer Music Camp Volunteering in Haiti

Two church members — Paul Manulik and Lindsay Diehl — are taking their musical talents and expertise to help an organization called Building Leaders Using Music Education (BLUME Haiti).  They will travel to Cape Haitian in Northern Haiti on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Help at our Communiversity Oasis! 4/17/16

9:30 a.m. ONE WORSHIP SERVICE, “It’s Cool in the Furnace” musical 10:30 -11 a.m. Coffee hour, Appalachia Service Project serving 10:30 to 11 a.m. Silent Auction for Appalachia Service Project 11:15-11:45 Lunch for those staying for Communiversity and musical Noon … Continue reading

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Be Prepared! Scout Sunday April 10

We’re looking forward to Sunday, April 10 –At both services, we observe “Scout Sunday.” Adults — wear your pin, or sash, hat, or scarf. Boys and girls — now’s your chance to wear your uniform! We will celebrate Scouting Ministries, and present … Continue reading

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Valentine Treats: yummy breakfast, young voices

This is the Sunday for another yummy breakfast, prepared by the United Methodist Men. We’ll hear how polio has almost been stamped out around the world. Another treat: the children’s choir will sing, directed by Tom Shelton. (Yes, these pictures … Continue reading

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Endless buckets of love

God offers endless buckets of love — that was Lay Minister Cindy Gordon’s message on Sunday (2/7/2016), at Children’s Time. For a photo essay, click here.

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