Category Archives: social justice

Immigration Rally Held at Elizabeth ICE Detention Center

As the national debate over immigration rages on, a rally was held Saturday at the ICE detention center in Elizabeth. Faith leaders were rallying for immigrants’ rights as more than 400 families wait to be reunited after crossing the United State-Mexico border … Continue reading

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Sermon: Hungering for God, July 22, 2018

What riles you up? Pastor Jenny Smith Walz asked this question on July 22, 2018. Here are some notes from her message, titled “Hungering for God” based on the story of the “rich young ruler” in  Luke 18: 18-30. Jesus … Continue reading

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From Bishop Schol: What is Normal?

A message from Bishop John Schol Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, I write to you with a heavy heart because I know good people of faith will hear different pieces of news coming out of Charlottesville and come to … Continue reading

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See them, hear them — youths talk about race relations

Youth from Princeton and around the nation will talk about race on Saturday morning, April 23. Grace Penn, who attends PrincetonUMC, is the administrator for the Princeton Prize in Race Relations, which has its national conference here. Anyone may attend. … Continue reading

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John Kuhlthau: Faith and Works

The Honorable John S. Kuhlthau, a PUMC member, will speak at the breakfast sponsored by the United Methodist Men on Sunday, April 9, at 8 a.m. He will give a talk titled “Faith and Works — as Judge and Layman.“ … 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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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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Brown Bag It on November 20

Once again the children of our Sunday School will decorate shopping bags for the church family to fill, with gratitude, for those who are insecure in providing food for themselves and their families. On November 20 our sanctuary will be … Continue reading

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When people hurt, United Methodists help

When people hurt, United Methodists help. Sisters and Brothers in Christ, We know what it feels like – fear, disorientation, grief. Because of Sandy we know what those who were in the path of Hurricane Matthew in the United States … Continue reading

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