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The Story of Eddie: How the Methodists Got George

Awestruck by the Tiffany window of St. George and the Dragon in the balcony of Princeton United Methodist Church, visitors want to know more about its history. It is dedicated to Eddie Durrell. William Edward “Eddie” Durrell grew up in … Continue reading

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Erik ‘Skitch’ Matson on ‘Stories We Tell’

Erik ‘Skitch’ Matson — our new youth pastor — will be in the pulpit on Sunday, August 14, to preach, based on Hebrews 11:29-12:2. His topic is “The Stories We Tell” so here is his biographical story, in his own words: … Continue reading

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Summer Sharing: ‘The East and West in Me’

So far this summer, in Summer Sharing sessions after church, Barbara MacGuigan has spoken on her anthropology adventure, and Paul Manulik and Lindsay Diehl have told about their music mission to Haiti. Summer Sharing continues with Jamileh “Jamie” Gerber on … Continue reading

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UMM Breakfast: Prison Ministries: The Petey Green Program

  United Methodist Men’s Breakfast Speaker: Walter Fortson, The Petey Greene Program Date: March 13, 8 am Walter Fortson is the public relations and special projects manager of the Petey Greene Prison Assistance Program, which has its national headquarters here … Continue reading

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John Kuhlthau: On Stewardship

When I was asked to participate  and  speak on stewardship, I agreed right away    because I cherish this community of believers.  This Church has always been and continues to be an amazing collection of diverse, but  genuine , honest,  faithful  … Continue reading

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Students versus Stereotypes

Sleeping bags covered the floor of the Youth Room when Princeton United Methodist Church welcomed freshmen from Princeton University for a “service sleepover” this week, part of the Community Action program  that launches freshman year. As described in the Packet,  they did … Continue reading

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St. George and the Dragon Window

Our 105-year-old building has a spectacular stained glass window from the renowned Tiffany Studio of New York City. How did PUMC acquire a window with such an unusual subject? It was the gift of the family of William Edward “Eddie” … Continue reading

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