Category Archives: Youth

Hymn: “This Child”

Tom Shelton, music director of children’s and youth choirs at PUMC, wrote the hymn “This Child” and composed its music. The lyrics of this Christmas song makes it suitable for release during the Coronavirus pandemic. Says Tom: “The verses represent … Continue reading

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Confirmation Rescheduled

THE CONFIRMATION CEREMONY set for Thursday, September 10, has been postponed, because of rain. It will be FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 AT 6 PM. It will be livestreamed and archived on the church website. Church members and friends – and family … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer: Rosalind Hayes

Rosy Hayes, one of the confirmands this year, wrote her own version of the Lord’s Prayer.  Dear God, I praise you and your presence. I hope to see your kingdom come and bring peace, love and happiness for all. Thank … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer: Ben Nalbone

Ben Nalbone, one of the confirmands this year, wrote his own version of the Lord’s Prayer.  Our God who is above us all You are praised by all beings Thank you for everything you have created on earth, all of … 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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The Lord’s Prayer: Camille Jones

  Everyone in this year’s confirmation class wrote their own version of the Lord’s Prayer. In worship on June 14, the one by Camille Jones was featured:     Our Father, who created this beautiful world, I praise your name. … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer: Ana Cabus

Confirmands wrote their versions of Jesus’s prayer:  Ana Cabus offers these words. My holy parent, my creator, precious is your name. You have created this beautiful Earth and its residents. The animals, plants and humans. May we honor your name … Continue reading

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Confirmands to Serve as Worship Leaders

Pentecost Sunday in the United Methodist Church traditionally celebrates two important events: the beginning of the Christian church and Confirmation, where, after months of preparation, a group of young people publicly profess their faith before a welcoming congregation.  Because of … 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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WE ARE PROUD OF YOU GRADUATES: CLASS OF 2020

Congratulations!! College and Graduate School Graduates  Alex Martinez, Ashley Willingham, Clare Cook, Emma Pannullo, Meredith Hooper, Sarah Betancourt, Chamari White-Mink, Annie Xie, Trina Swanson, Ariel Chen – Bachelor’s Degree from Princeton University and engaged with our PUMC Congregation and/or the … Continue reading

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