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Welcome to PrincetonUMC Interns for 2020-2021!

“Hello, I am Carly Bartow. I have been attending Princeton UMC since the Fall of 2019. I am a second-year MDiv student and my greatest passion is homeless ministry! I have been a UMC member since 2014 and I’m very devoted … Continue reading

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All Are Welcome

In the fall of 2018, the Relationships and Faith Team organized a program that included reading the book A Mile in My Shoes: Cultivating Compassion by Trevor Hudson. One of the topics Princeton UMC examined was social justice for the … Continue reading

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In Spite of Covid, CCK Continues

Led by Tim Ewer, right Cornerstone Community Kitchen (CCK) volunteers serve takeaway meals, groceries, and clothing on Wednesdays from 5 5 to 6:30 p.m. Donors, include TASK, Cherry Grove Organic Farm, Bentley Community Services and Jewish Family and Children Services, … Continue reading

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Celebration: A Healing Practice

For the new sermon series, starting October 18, we will focus on “All Things New: Celebrating God’s Goodness,” about how we can celebrate even when we are in a  wilderness — of Covid, of personal trials, or of the world’s … Continue reading

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Church Council: Meet Donna Robinson, Secretary

Donna Robinson has been doing church work all her life, from growing up in a Baptist church in Roebling, New Jersey, to serving at Colesville United Methodist church in the D.C. suburbs. You could find her in the kitchen, or … Continue reading

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Charge Conference 10/20/2020

Everyone is invited to attend the charge conference, the annual meeting led by our District Superintendant, Rev. Hector Burgos. It will be a zoom meeting on Tuesday, October 20, at 7 p.m. As we look back at the past year … Continue reading

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Resolving Conflict: Paul and Appiah Agree

This week, the women in Monday Morning Group studied how Paul in chapter 4 of Philippians, advises how to resolve conflict. get to a good emotional place yourself (i.e. gratitude, praise) then focus ONLY on what’s good. Recently the New … Continue reading

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Rev. Ronald Dyson

Reverend Ronald Dyson, 82, a resident of Delaware, passed away on October 4, 2020. From 1972-to 1978 he had been the lead pastor here at Princeton United Methodist Church. Larry Apperson has this memory of Rev. Dyson: Ron Dyson visited … Continue reading

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Meet Church Council 2020

Princeton UMC’s Church Council, led by Ian Griffiths, has been busy, meeting and going through training sessions. New ministry team leaders have joined the council. In this series of profiles, you will meet them. Meet Claudio Da Silva, Adult Education … Continue reading

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The “Shema” and “When I Pray for You”

The passage in Deuteronomy 6: 4-9, known as the Shema, is a core principal for both Jews and Christians. Notice how it aligns with the children’s book  “When I Pray For You” by Matthew Paul Turner, which Pastor Jenny read … Continue reading

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