God's Open House

What to Expect

chancelThe First Presbyterian Church in Pitman offers a welcoming environment to all new visitors, so don’t be surprised when congregation members come over and introduce themselves. We love meeting new people! You’ll notice we dress in everything from our Sunday best to casual clothes. What’s important is that you’re here with us, not what you wear, so please feel free to dress however you’re comfortable. Child care is provided through Sunday School, offered during our service, and a nursery for the younger children.

 

Services

We start with announcements, followed by a musical prelude, which¬†encourages us to make the transition from our busy lives to a time of worship. After the prelude, we move into a time of music and prayer, and then we greet each other sharing the Peace of Christ. The morning anthem follows, and the children are called forward for their own special message, after which they are dismissed to Sunday School. Our scripture message and sermon follow. We lift up the Prayers of the People, which includes a time for silent prayer and we recite the Lord’s Prayer in unison. The first Sunday of each month is Family Sunday, when the children of the church participate in the service, and we celebrate Communion, calling forward all who are comfortable to receive the Lord’s Supper. Our service is closed by singing in unison and a blessing. All are invited to a Coffee Hour in our Social Hall.

Music

Music is an integral part of every worship service. We believe that music is a gift from God. Realizing that we are all called to make a joyful noise, we encourage congregational singing and participation for all ages and ability levels. We offer a wide range of ensembles, instruments and opportunities, as well as special services and performances designed to provide community outreach and mission support through music. We hope you will join us in at least one of these wonderful ways!

Parking

We offer limited handicapped parking in the rear of the building, and there is an elevator located near the rear entrance for handicapped access. Otherwise, there is ample street parking in the area around the church.