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Posts by Alyssa Koenig (Page 2)

You can help refugees at Fort Dix!

Request for Volunteers to Serve as Teachers at the Fort Dix Schools for Afghan Refugees As you may have heard from various news sources, Afghan refugees are being housed at Fort Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey. The Joint Base is playing a critical role in this humanitarian crisis by meeting the basic needs of…

Books and Breakfast

Pastor Drew is planning to bring a group up to Books and Breakfast in Trenton on Saturday, January 29th. Books and Breakfast is a ministry that serves breakfast and passes out needed items to unhoused people in Trenton. Please bring a mask, wear comfortable shoes, and be ready to go up and down stairs, as…

Seeking Room for Rent

An Iranian student who will be studying for a PhD in Mechanical Engineering has is looking for a Christian family who she can stay with while she gets settled in South Jersey. She is open to both short and long-term arrangements. If you have some space you’d like to share or know of someone, please…

Annual Meeting

The CallAnnual Congregational and Corporation MeetingFebruary 6, 2022 The annual meeting of the Congregation and the Corporation of the First Presbyterian Church in Pitman, NJ will be held on Sunday, February 6, 2022, at 11:00 AM with the option for members to attend in person or online, for the following purposes: 1) To receive annual…

Confirmation Classes to Begin Late February

For youth and young adults in grades 8 and above who have not yet been confirmed, FPC is offering confirmation classes this spring. Confirmation will be a 12 session series from February 20th through May 22nd held on Sunday afternoons, and will culminate with an official welcome into the congregation for those who wish to…

Fundraising via Christmas Shopping

There are several ways you can support the church with little effort in choosing your Christmas gifts this year. Please consider the following: Gift Cards from Scrip— Go to www.shopwithscrip.com— Select your favorite stores, the gift card amount, and total for each item— Orders may be turned in to the Church Office or mailed to…

Sponsor an UrbanPromise Student

If anyone is interested in sponsoring a student at Urban Promise please get in touch with Judy Russo. Many members of the church have sponsored a student for many years, but we could always increase our numbers to participate in this wonderful venture. If you’d like to inquire about more details, contact Judy. Thank you…

Mission Corner

The Invitation and Outreach Committee has the privilege of dispersing money in the budget for Mission. The committee carefully considers the organizations to which we give to ensure they are in line with our mission and values. Periodically we will highlight one of the organizations to let you know where the money is going. This…

Brews Cruise

Sadly, Pedal for Promise has been cancelled for this year. Never fear, Presbyterian Peddlers, there is an alternative! On Saturday, October 2nd, the same date planned for Pedal for Promise, Pitman is hosting its annual Brews Cruise. The Brews Cruise is a 25 mile bike ride through South Jersey that concludes with a party hosted…

We’re Going to the Zoo!

Details at a GlanceDate: Saturday, September 11thTime: 10:30amLocation: Cape May Zoo Hey Families with Young Children! We’re going to the Zoo! This Saturday, September 11th, you’re invited to join us for a trip around the Cape May Zoo! We’ll meet at the front gate at 10:30, walk around the zoo, and then grab lunch and either head home for naps or keep…