Category Archives: Ministries

Hurricanes: December Communion Offering

“Does anybody outside this region care?” PUMC and UMCOR do care! “There’s a mental exhaustion that sets in and then there’s a fear of ‘Does anybody outside this region care?’” a Lake Charles resident recently told a news wire service. … Continue reading

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Unwrapping Advent: December 2020

Brighten the month of December by participating in a small group study led by Rev. Skitch Matson and Tayler Necoechea on Zoom. Their four-week series starts on the first Tuesday in Advent, December 1, 7 to 8 p.m. They will … 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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 Sunday, August 9, 2020: Children’s Book

At Children’s Time, Pastor Skitch will read aloud the children’s book “When God Made You” by Matthew Paul Turner and Illustrated by David Catrow. This book will make a good gift for children of all ages.  The story is inspiring and the illustrations are … Continue reading

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Outreach Initiatives—an opportunity to make a difference

  Since March, our nation has been impacted by a series of stunning events and traumas. In less than four months our world has been turned upside down. Who would have expected that over 110,000 Americans would have died from … Continue reading

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“Family Activities from PUMC Children’s Ministry” Evangeline Burgers

The birds are singing, the sun is shining, it is a glorious time! I hope you are all well and having a wonderful week together at home. I’ve recorded another read aloud video for our children: What Mary Jo Shared, … Continue reading

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Happy National Day of Prayer! Evangeline Burgers

To honor this National Day of Prayer, here are some great resources: For our younger ones (and young at heart!),  ‘Friends With God: Discover How to Pray by Jeff White and David Harrington, contains prayer activities and stories from friends in the Bible. … Continue reading

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Nurturing Community During Quarantine

  by Kate Lasko It is not a group people clamor to join, yet once in you can’t imagine leaving.  Love Lives On is a group where church members who have lost loved ones meet two or three times a … Continue reading

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LONGEST NIGHT SERVICE – December 17, 2019

As a peaceful, healing solace for those who are hurting and mourning — away from the frenzy of the season – Rev. Jenny Smith Walz and PrincetonUMC’s Stephen Ministers will offer a “Longest Night Service,” on Tuesday, December 17 at … Continue reading

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Learning about Uncertainty as a Spiritual Discipline

Have you ever found yourself in a situation in which you do not know what to do? Have you ever been puzzled as to which way to turn or how to respond to things that arise? Have you ever felt … Continue reading

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