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Posts by Alyssa Koenig

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…

Save the Date for “A Taste of South Jersey”

Save the date of Monday, November 19, 2018 for Family Promise of Gloucester County’s 11th Annual “A Taste of South Jersey.” Taste the finest cuisine of local chefs at Adelphia Restaurant in Deptford Township. Cocktail hour/cash bar from 4:30-5:30 PM; doors open 5:30-8:30 PM for the event. Tickets are $45 in advance ($50 at the door). Event sponsorship opportunities are available. For…

Stephen Ministry Training

Announcing upcoming Stephen Ministry training! Starting September 26, 2018, our church has be invited by both Wenonah Presbyterian and Pitman Methodist Churches to participate in Stephen Ministry training for that and subsequent Wednesday evenings from 6:30-9 PM at the Pitman Methodist Church. If you haven’t considered this very worthwhile service before or have any questions, feel free to contact one of our…

Packing Summer Lunch Boxes

It’s time to pack more summer lunch boxes! Have some time free on a weekday? Meet us in Memorial Lounge on Tuesday, July 31st from 2-3:30 PM to assemble lunch boxes that will be distributed to the kids of Pitman who are eligible for our Summer Lunch Program. Thank you for your time and dedication to this mission!

Coupon Clipping Update

Thank you everyone for your amazing response to donate unused coupons! So far we have sent around $20,000 worth of expired and unexpired coupons. Because we send so many at one time, I have requested further instructions from the Support Our Troops organization to ensure that the coupons we send aren’t just recycled. To date they have not responded so I am…

Confirmation Classes at First Pres

We’re making plans to have Confirmation Classes this coming year! When a child is baptized in the church, the whole congregation vows to raise that child in faith as their own. In confirmation, you are given the opportunity to claim that faith as your own. Classes will be twice a month on Sunday evenings, and will cover the basics of Christian faith,…