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Campfire Worship Service

Tonight (Friday, October 12th) we’ll be having an outside worship service on our front lawn around a fire pit. We’ll have a relaxing evening roasting marshmallows, then sing a few songs from Camp Johnsonburg, VBS, and other places. Please bring chairs if you want to sit in them and a flashlight and be ready for a chilly evening.  

Immigration & the Christian Response Part Two

Join us for part two of our roundtable conversation on Immigration and the Christian response on Friday, 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 issues that have come to the…

Announcing Adopt-a-Chime!

We recently needed to replace our wonderful, but well-worn, 29-year-old set of hand chimes. Chimes are accessible, versatile, durable musical instruments. They are loved and used by Tyler Bell Choir, Sunshine Singers, Sanctuary Choir, Easter Sunrise singers, and last but not least, VBS music makers of ALL ages. We were able to take advantage of a discount offered by the Malmark Company and purchase a…

Sunday School Collection for Ronald McDonald House

In Sunday School on Sept 30th the students learned about the Ronald McDonald House and their mission of providing a home for sick children and their families while in treatment. The students worked together to make fall decorations that will be used to brighten the dining room and any other areas of the House. The students were also given a wish list from…

Sinkhole No More

Many thanks and kudos to Mike Jurkiewicz, Pastor Drew, Jason Russell and Stacey Sharpe for the TEN hours of hard labor they put in last Saturday to repair our driveway sinkhole. They had to dig out a buried crumbling tree that was almost six feet under our driveway, creating an almost five foot diameter hole in the process, and then fill it back…

Soup Cook-Off!

The Initiation & Outreach Committee is excited to announce a Soup Cook-Off after church on October 28, 2018 during Social Hour. Think your soup has what it takes? Contact Betsy Wriggins or Carol Owens to let them know that you’ll be submitting an entry. Only interested in taste testing? Meet us in the Social Hall after church on Sunday, the 28th.  

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…