Category Archives: Missions

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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Training for God’s Work

Bishop John Schol gives the Greater New Jersey conference a report card here  Among his recommendations are to reach out like a new church (hint: sponsor an Easter Egg hunt NOT on church grounds) and to  “take the church to the … Continue reading

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Salvation Army Bell Ringers

The week before Christmas, and all through the town, PUMC Bell Ringers were busy at their stands. The kettles were hung under their Salvation Army sign, and the greetings of ‘Merry Christmas’ greeted each one at hand.   Tuesday through … 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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