God's Open House

Posts from May 2018

Interested in First?

We’ll be having New Members Classes on June 10th and 24th. In two sessions, we’ll have conversations about what it means to be a Christian, what Presbyterians believe and do, and how to get connected and involved in the life and ministry of our church. We invite anyone who is interested in joining our church, would like to get to know us…

Theology on Tap

First Presbyterian will be starting a new faith discussion group called “Theology on Tap.” Every Second Friday during the summer, we’ll gather in the sanctuary at 7 PM for a brief service of evening prayer and then walk or drive over to Human Village Brewing Company for beer and faith discussion. The theme for the summer will be “Modern Saints” and what…

Dine & Donate

Do your kids have a game and you are in a rush for dinner? Or would you rather enjoy this nice weather instead of being in the kitchen cooking? Join us on Wednesday, June 6th from 5-8 PM for a Dine for Dollars at Wendy’s on Delsea Drive in Glassboro. Present a flyer (found on the table below the church bulletin board)…

Attention Eagles’ Fans & Summer Readers

A hard and fast rule at the Church Library has been broken! Our Church Library, of course, is full of mostly non-fiction books related to our faith. However, our new “Browsers’ Delight” display will also offer CD’s and DVD’s too.  Thanks to Pete Staman of NFL films, a very special DVD which shows highlights from this year’s Super Bowl can be borrowed.…

Mulching Event

All are invited and hopefully some will come for our mulching event for our newly renovated landscape bed. We will plan on spreading the 2 yards of mulch (approximately 17 wheelbarrows full) on Saturday, May 19th at 10 o’clock unless it is raining (which currently is forecast) when we will spread it at 6 PM Monday. Bring your wheelbarrow if you have one. Many…

Summer Lunch Program 2018

It’s that time again! The Summer Lunch Program is upon us. Last year, with the help of many in the community, we were able to provide 1,155 lunches to children in the Pitman School District. This year from June 20 through August 29, the First Presbyterian Church in Pitman will provide lunches to children in the school district who are eligible for…

9th Annual Bob Riccio Memorial Tour de Pitman

Bob Riccio, or Bobaloo as he was known to his friends, was a long time resident of Pitman and member of the First Presbyterian Church in Pitman who passed away as a result of brain cancer on June 11, 2008. Bob was a loving family man who is survived by his wife Colleen and two children, Emily and Daniel. Bob was an…

Coupon Clipping Update

Congratulations! With your support, $13,000 in coupons were mailed to “Support Our Troops” today! How did I know they were worth that much? Let me explain the step-by-step directions to donating the coupons: coupons must be individually clipped sorted into four categories: food, non-food, baby, pet sorted again in expired and not expired placed into individual baggies with value, category, and expiration…

Free Hostas

Our resident gardener, Jennifer Grenier, has been spending much time making our grounds look stunning. In her efforts, hostas have been removed and are available for pick up for anyone who may want them.

Annual Church Picnic

Our annual Church Picnic is coming on Pentecost Sunday, May 20th, immediately after church. Weather permitting the picnic will be set up on the side of the church, beside the playground. Drinks, hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided, but we also need your help. If your last name begins with A-P, please bring dessert; Q-Z a side dish or salad. Also,…