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Posts by Alyssa Koenig

’tis The Season

Our largest display of books yet, is ready to be browsed and borrowed at the Church Library. Come and see books related to Advent and Christmas for both adults and children. There are so many children’s books that we had to put some on the tables as well as in the children’s section. Find a book for yourself  and then choose one…

New Members Class – January 14th and 21st

Interested in First Presbyterian? Want to know more about how to get involved in the worship and ministry of our church? For any who would like to know more about the church and get more involved, we are hosting New Members Class after church on January 14th and 21st. Over a light lunch, we will talk about what it means to be…

Blue Christmas Service – December 22nd at 730pm

The Christmas season is a time of fun, family and festivities, but not everything about the season is happy for everyone. The anguish of broken relationships, the insecurity of unemployment, the weariness of ill health, the pain of isolation – all of these can make us feel very alone in the midst of the celebrating and spending. To make some space for…

ONLINE GIVING

Online giving is now available at First Presbyterian Church! You can now support the mission of the church with a convenient, private and secure option. Just visit http://pitmanpres.org/giving  to set up a one-time or recurring donation. Your gift to the church supports the work the church does in gathering together to praise God and challenging ourselves to welcome everyone, care for each…

FAMILY PROMISE HOSTING WEEK SIGNUP – NOVEMBER 26TH THROUGH DECEMBER 3RD

Our next Family Promise hosting week begins on the evening of November 26th and ends on the morning of December 3rd. You can sign up for a hosting spot via this link  http://signupgenius.com/go/5080b4dafac2da5f85family1, by emailing rogueknitter@hotmail.com, or by calling / texting 609-254-0461. We are still very much in need of the following: Overnight Hosts: fellowship, lights out, wake up – from 8pm…

WALL MIRRORS FOR WORSHIP

Pastor Drew is looking for wall mirrors in December. If you have a spare mirror lying around, such as a wall mirror, floor mirror or dressing mirror, he would greatly appreciate it if he could borrow it for December. Mirrors will be returned after the service.

MAKE YOUR LIST AND CHECK IT TWICE!

It is time to place your scrip order for the holidays! Order dates are December 3rd, 10th and 17th. Check out the web site www.glscrip.com, fill out a form, include your payment and give it to Bev Donofrio. Make checks payable to PW. All proceeds benefit PW missions. Forms can be found on the table in the hall. Questions? Please contact Bev…

JAZZ VESPERS

Jazz Vespers 17th season at First Presbyterian Church in Pitman continues this Sunday, November 19th at 5pm, with the Mary Lou Newnan Quartet. We are so excited about this group – a fabulous line-up of musicians appearing together for the first time in our series: Mary Lou on saxophone, clarinet and flute; Sonny Troy on guitar; Steve Varner on bass and Bob…

VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS POINSETTIAS ORDER FORM!

Orders are being taken for our Christmas ‘Virtual Poinsettias’ from now until December 17th. During the Advent and Christmas seasons, you can make a $10 donation in honor of or in memory of a family member or friend. On Sunday, December 24th, the names of the people being honored or remembered will be listed in the Bulletin along with the names of the persons…

HELP YOURSELF TO “SELF HELP”

A brand new section of books is now ready for borrowing. These books give valuable, compassionate understanding and useful help during difficult times in our lives. They are shelved by themselves in a small separate bookcase, clearly marked, near one of the leather chairs in the  Church Library. Share these also with friends and family. Because of the personal nature of some…