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Posts from October 2016

Thank You, Sunday School

A special thank you to our Sunday School farmers! Last spring, our youngsters in Sunday School planted small tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers on our church lawn as they have done for several years. Each Sunday, as the plants matured, the children picked the ripe vegetables and those of us who work in the Food Pantry had the joy of sharing them with…

Youth Group Hayride & Campfire

Join the Youth Group for a night of fall fun! Sunday, November 6 at Zimmerman’s Farm on Salina Road in Sewell; we’ll take a hayride to a large bonfire where we’ll roast marshmallows and have hot chocolate. It’s a great opportunity to invite your friends – the more the merrier! Don’t forget to dress warmly and bring gloves and blankets, too. Meet…

Veterans’ Breakfast

All veterans are invited to join us for breakfast hosted by the Deacons, November 13 at 8:30 AM in the Social Hall. Please contact the church office if you plan to attend – (856) 589-1050 or office.pitmanpres@verizon.net. We look forward to seeing you! –The Deacons

Annual Scout Food Drive

Scouts of Pitman are conducting their Annual Food Drive in November. Plastic bags will be distributed to all homes on Saturday, November 12th. Please remember to put your bags out no later than 9 AM on Saturday, November 19th as the bags will be collected that morning by the Scouts. Canned goods and non-perishable (non-glass) food items are greatly appreciated. All donations support the Pitman…

CROP Walk Thank You

Thank you to all the walkers in this year’s CROP Walk for Hunger. We had beautiful walking weather, and a great day. We appreciate all the support and will soon provide you with full details on the total amount raised. If you would like to donate, please do so by November 6th to Carol Schoepske, or visit crophungerwalk.org.

Robins’ Nest Toy Drive

Robins’ Nest has been at work for 48 years serving children, adults, families, veterans, caregivers, and the community at large. Robins’ Nest believes that every child deserves the opportunity to grow up in a healthy, happy, and safe environment, and that community members of any age, race, or religion have somewhere to turn to in a time of need. Help make children’s…

Shop Amazon Smile

Haven’t picked out your Halloween costume yet? Have you stocked up on candy? Maybe you’re an early Christmas shopper… Do your shopping on Amazon Smile. You shop, Amazon Smile donates to our church. Click here or start shopping at smile.amazon.com and choose First Presbyterian Church in Pitman.

PDA’s Response to Hurricane Matthew

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) urges your support for those affected by Hurricane Matthew. The category 4 hurricane has already been blamed for hundreds of deaths and continues on a path of destruction toward the southeastern US coast. Earliest assessments confirm extensive damage in southwestern Haiti and eastern Cuba. PDA was already active in the area, doing long-term recovery work related to the…