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Posts from September 2018

Hot Bowl of Soup on an October Day

Sounds good, doesn’t it? But, our Pitman Pantry is low on soups! Maybe we can provide that bowl of soup for our needy Pitman families. Let’s bring someone warmth on a cool fall day by picking up one or two extra cans of soup for the Pantry. (Luke 6:38) –The Deacons  

New at the Church Library

Our new display on the two large tables by the windows includes interesting and helpful books about Health Topics, Caregiving, and Nutrition. You will also find some enjoyable children’s books displayed on the same table. Additional Kid’s books are found in the upper section of the display area next to the children’s section. They are all just waiting to be borrowed! Fall…

CROP Hunger Walk 2018

Have you registered for this year’s CROP Hunger Walk? It’s coming up on Sunday, October 21, 2018. Visit here to register with our team. Are you interested in volunteering/organizing? Join the meeting on Tuesday, October 16th in Memorial Lounge at 7:30 PM. Get to steppin’!

Encountering the Stranger

Encountering the Stranger: Reflections from the Border and Multi-faith Prayer Service, Christ Our Light Church, 402 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034, Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 7-9 PM. Sister Normal Pimentel, Executive Director of Catholic Charities for the past 10 years, will provide oversight of the different ministries and program in the areas of emergency assistance, housing assistance, military assistance, clinical…

Santa’s Workshop at Robins’ Nest

Donate! Simply drop off new, unwrapped toys and gift cards to Robins’ Nest Headquarters (42 Delsea Drive South, Glassboro), make an online donation on our website, or purchase toys from our Amazon wish list. Volunteer! We are looking for volunteers to organize toy collections and help families shop. Email volunteer@robinsnestinc.org to learn how you can get involved or call (856) 881-8689.

Women’s Retreat – Updated

Plans are being made for a Women’s Retreat in February or March. You do not need to be a member of one of our Presbyterian Women’s groups to take part in this event – all women are welcome and encouraged to attend. In order to finalize plans and secure appropriate accommodations, we need to have an approximate number of attendees. If you are interested…

Jazz Vespers This Sunday

Please join us this Sunday, September 23 at 5 PM when NYC-based vibraphonist Behn Gillece returns with a fantastic line-up of musicians featuring Chris Simonini on keyboard, Brian Betz on guitar, and Dan Monaghan on drums. It will be a spectacular way to kick off our 18th season! Proceeds from the free-will offering will go to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. Check them out here. Our…

Sunday School News

Just a reminder that Sunday School registration and photo release forms need to be returned to Merrie Owen.  A Sunday School teacher is needed for October 14th to cover the Pre-School class and another teacher is needed for Sunday, October 21st to cover the Kindergarten to 2nd grade class. Curriculum and activity will be provided. Please see Merrie Owen if interested.  

Women’s Retreat

Preliminary plans are being made for a Women’s Retreat on the first weekend in April at Pendle Hill, a retreat and conference center in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. All women are welcome to attend – you do not need to be a member of one of our Presbyterian Women’s groups to take part in this event. In order to finalize plans and secure appropriate accommodations, we need…

Summer Lunch Program Thank You & Report

Our fourth Summer Lunch Program has concluded and on behalf of the Invitation & Outreach Committee, we would like to extend a big thank you to all our members and friends who helped to make this another successful mission activity. With your effort and support, 840 lunches were provided to 23 children in 9 Pitman families. Thank you to the many who…