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UrbanPromise Thrift Store

UrbanPromise is opening a Thrift Store! It started with a great idea and followed with enthusiastic volunteers and donations of clothing and items ready to sell. Finally the store location has been secured (2 N. Forklanding Road, Maple Shade), but some dry wall and painting still need to be completed, dressing rooms need to be constructed, as well as a few other…

Attention: Amazon Shoppers!

Did you know you can support our church just by shopping like you normally would? Start at smile.amazon.com and your purchases will earn money for our church. For eligible purchases AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization. The website is the same as Amazon and you can pick The First Presbyterian Church in Pitman…

World Day of Prayer

World Day of Prayer is Friday, March 3, 2017. Join the community for worship at the Church of the Good Shepherd, located at 315 Highland Terrace, Pitman. The first organized “day of prayer for the world” was held in Canada on January 9, 1920 with the United States following right behind. Services were meant to recognize the critical role of prayer in…

Congregational Life Sunday

Choose workshops to enhance your leadership at The Presbytery of West Jersey’s Congregational Life Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Presbyterian Church at Hammonton: 326 Bellevue Avenue, Hammonton. Registration and coffee begin at 1:30 PM with the program running from 2-5 PM. Pre-registration is appreciated by email or phone (admin@wjpres.net or [856] 547-5100). Pay at the registration table: $10 per person, $25…

Displayed Extended

The current display at the Church Library, “Remembering Women We Loved,” has been extended until the middle of March. Don’t miss this unique display of PW Memorial Books from 2008 ‘til 2016. Most are displayed with a photographic bookmark of the woman in whose memory the book was presented. See you at the Church Library!

Youth Group Updates

– This Sunday is Scout Sunday at our church! We will be celebrating the ideals that drive both Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts of America. We encourage all current Scouts to wear their uniforms; former Scouts, please wear your uniform or rank insignia. – Our Sunday School offering is designated to help Missions around the world. In the past few months the offering helped to…

90th Anniversary Quilt Notecards

The notecards, postcards, and poster created using images of the entire quilt and selected squares will be on sale in the Social Hall on Sunday, February 12th during coffee hour. There are notecards (with envelopes), postcards (5” x 7”), and a 14” x 11” poster of the entire quilt. The posters are $10 each and suitable for framing. The notecards and postcards…

47th Annual Rowan Jazz Festival

Please join us Friday, February 17 at 8 PM for A Tribute to Duke Ellington Featuring Selected Music from the Sacred Concerts. Tickets are just $15 are available through rowan.tix.com or by calling the box office. We hope to see you at the concert! –The Arts at Rowan

An Update from the PNC

The committee has been busy after our 2 week break over the holidays. We completed the review of 2 runs of matches from the Church Leadership Connection and any candidates that self-referred to us for consideration. We have been conducting interviews via Skype in January and expect to complete these first interviews by the end of the month. Our next step will be to determine…

This Month’s Library Display

Re-Discover your Church Library in the month of February by viewing our very special display of PW Memorial Books from 2008 to 2016. We call this display “Remembering Women We Loved.” As you scan the books, you will notice that almost all of them have a photo bookmark peeking out of the top of each book. In this way you can easily…