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Posts from August 2018

Sunday School Announcements

On Sunday, September 9th, the Sunday School students will be playing Bingo and getting ready for the start of the Sunday School year. All children are encouraged to bring their favorite boxed after-school snack that can be donated to the Pitman Food Pantry. If you have any questions, please contact Merrie Owen. Do you have a favorite Bible story that you would like to…

Support Our Troops

Support Our Troops has asked us to continue sending them coupons. For individuals or small groups interested, a copy of their requirements will be on the table under the bulletin board. Thank you again for your support of this project!

October Mission Market

We are having a Catalog/Cash & Carry Mission Market sale in October! Catalogs will be available to peruse or go to their site, www.serrv.org, as there are many more items there than are included in the catalog. Orders will be accepted on a rolling prepaid basis with special emphasis during Coffee Hour on October 14th and 21st. Order forms are on the…

Senior Outreach Fair

Borough of Pitman’s Senior Outreach Fair 2018 – September 13, 2018 from 2 to 4 PM at Borough Hall, 110 South Broadway. Snacks and activities: free blood pressure and cholesterol tests, free skin cancer scan, state, county, and local services. Parking in the new lot on East Avenue.

Pitman Senior Bus Trip

Pitman Senior Bus trip to take place September 25, 2018 – Grounds for Sculpture. Depart Pitman Boro Hall at 9 AM, return approximately 3 PM. $18 + lunch. Tour guide included. Some walking required. Indoor and outdoor sculptures, plus gardens and museum. Priority to Pitman seniors. Call (856) 582-9603 to register.

Join the Joy Troupe

Have you considered how the performing arts benefit kids? Think about it: Kids who perform are quick thinkers – whether you are a kid of an adult – the ability to stay calm and carry on is what kids learn when something goes wrong while performing. Performers express different emotions – for a short period of time, you get to become someone…

Seeking Sunday Custodian

Hours: Sundays, 8 AM to 1 PM. Duties include inspect heat plant in winter, survey exterior of the building, apply salt/leaf blower, as needed, and inspect the restrooms. At 9 AM unlock the doors – front, Wildwood, slider, and touch base with worship committee member and pastor and assist with any set-up required. Touch base with coffee hour host and assist, if…

Immigration & the Christian Response

First Pres. will be having a series of two roundtable conversations on Immigration and the Christian response on two Fridays, September 28th and October 26th. We will be led by Lissette Gonzalez-Sosa, friend of the church and local immigration expert. The focus will be on understanding current national immigration policy, local immigration issues, and what a Biblical Christian response should be to…

Pitman Pantry News

August has not been a welcome month for the Pitman Food Pantry. Food donations for our needy are at a low. July records show we served 183 families, 121 of which were children, in addition to many seniors. Let’s see if we can replenish the shelves with much needed cereals, canned fish, canned fruit, canned soups, peanut butter, and more. Many of our clients have minimal cooking…

Annual Senior Citizen Picnic

The Gloucester County Division of Senior Services is hosting its Annual Senior Picnic on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 (rain date Wednesday, September 19) from 11 AM to 3 PM at Red Bank Battlefield in National Park. Buffet lunch will be served at 12 PM only; no meals will be served after 12:45 PM. This event will feature the band “Joy Ride” for…