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Posts from September 2015

PW – Fall Association Meeting

All women are invited to the Fall Association Meeting of Presbyterian Women on Wednesday, October 7 at 6:00 PM in the Social Hall.   Our own Barbara Griffith will teach us the “Old Fashioned Way – How to Write a Letter”.    There will be Soup and Bread for dinner.  Hope to see you there!

Mission Study Team

The Mission Study Team had its first orientation meeting last week with the Interim Minister, Rev. Marie Branigan, who was hired by Session for the specific purpose of guiding the Mission Study Team.  When completed, the Mission Study will be the roadmap for the congregation and the new pastor, outlining the goals and direction of FPC in Pitman going forward.  The team…

Mission Market

The Mission Market is coming November 13-15.  In order to make shopping more pleasurable, we are collecting nice shopping bags with handles. No plastic please! We need all sizes, but mostly the larger ones. We also will need new tissue paper to wrap up the treasures people purchase. If you have any small jewelry boxes, they would be great too! There will…

Jazz Vespers

On Sunday, September 27 at 5:00 PM, Denis DiBlasio, George Rabbai and friends will help us kick off our 15th season of jazz vespers at First Presbyterian Church of Pitman!   As we reflect on our jazz vespers journey so far, we are so thankful for all the wonderful artists who have shared their talents with us, and the community generosity which has…

BAG BINGO – Friday, October 2nd

Weekday Preschool’s big fundraiser this year is Bag Bingo.  Join us on Friday, October 2nd at 7:00 pm. for a fun time.  Tickets are $30 and are available in the church office or after Sunday worship.  If anyone is interested in sponsoring a bag or you have any questions,  please contact Lauren at 856-589-5021.    Hope to see you there!     -Lauren Hoffman

Youth Group – Sea Isle Retreat

Youth Group will kick off with a trip to the beach. Students grade 7-12 are invited.  We encourage you to bring a friend.  We will be spending the weekend of Oct 2-4th at a beach house in Sea Isle.  We meet at the church Fri Oct 2, at 6pm and return on Sunday Oct. 4, at 12 noon.  Cost is $20.00 per…

JOIN THE CHOIR!

Sunshine Singers (children’s choir) meet to rehearse following the 10AM service and the first Sunday that they sing will be Oct 4th. Tyler Bell Choir rehearsals are at 7PM on Thursdays.  Sunday, September 27 will be their first anthem at 10AM worship. Sanctuary Choir rehearsals are at 8PM on Thursdays. New members are always welcome – join the ranks and make music…

CROP WALK – October 18

C R O P Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty Let’s Beat Hunger With Our Feet! Get a Walker’s envelope from Carol Schoepske Ask some family members, friends, neighbors or co-workers to sponsor you Show up at the Sunset Auditorium, located on Laurel and Lincoln Aves at 1:30 p.m. to register for the walk on Sunday, October 18, 2015 Bring a jar of…

Congregational Support for Youth Group

The Youth Group is kicking off soon and could use some donated items for Oct. 3: magazines to cut up for collages, Poster board, Stickers, LED Candles (tea light) and some bigger, (we can return bigger ones), old devotionals.  If you are interested in feeding the youth during the retreat (We leave church at 6pm Oct. 2),  we are looking for:  large…

Interfaith Hospitality Network

Our church is hosting Interfaith Hospitality Network (now known as Family Promise) the week of Oct. 11th to Oct. 18th. Volunteers are needed for driving the van, making meals, hosting dinner and evening activities, and staying overnight with the families in the program.  There is a signup sheet for volunteers on the board in the hallway.   Please contact Greg Golden or Elaine…