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Dear Church Family and Friends,
Worship with us on Sunday at 11 ET on YouTube at bit.ly/joinpumcyoutube or in-person.
Please join us Sunday for our worship service with Pastor Todd Layton and his message Regrets, I Have a Few.
Our scriptures will include Colossians 2:9-16 and Mark 2:1-12.
The Sunday worship stream can be found here at 11am Sun https://youtu.be/3t7n6CoSpec (direct link).
The bulletin is available here: https://www.peterboroughumc.org/sunday-220230-pumc-order-worship/
The newsletter is available here: https://mailchi.mp/8e083c8a1347/beyond-the-green-doors-newsletter-from-pumc-11302326
TOPICAL BIBLE STUDY WITH MARLOW UMC
Wednesdays, February 2nd, 9th , 16th and 23rd, 7pm via Zoom.
It will be one hour weekly topical study where we will take one idea and discuss in terms of what scripture says. Topics such as worry, anger, sadness, and stress. This will be one hour from 7 to 8. Currently planned for month of February It will be a zoom study and people do not have to turn on cameras if they do not want to. Let the office know if you are interested in participating.
PLANNING FOR LENT
There will be a missions meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, February 1 at 7pm in order to plan for Lent.
HUMAN RELATIONS SUNDAY – Sunday, February 9
On Human Relations Day, we partner with other UMC congregations in a special offering to support neighborhood ministries through Community Developers, community advocacy through United Methodist Voluntary Services and work with at-risk youth through the Youth Offender Rehabilitation Programs. Our gifts work together for the common good, building community and sharing God’s love.
HOW TO GIVE:
Write a check to Peterborough United Methodist Church and write “Human Relations Day offering” in the memo line. Drop in the offering basket or mail to PUMC, 43 Concord St, Peterborough NH 03458. To give online or set up monthly giving, go to UMC.org/SSGive, or give online at https://www.peterboroughumc.org/inside_worship/online-giving/ and enter “Human Relations Day offering” in the Message section.
The United Methodist Church, the world and our communities are in a time of transition. Together, God’s church can be a beacon to navigate the ongoing global trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact of a tumultuous political climate in the US and the anxiety of a looming denominational separation.
Now, perhaps more than ever, we are called to be part of extending healing and hope that can guide us to becoming a new creation in Christ. Through our gifts and support, we partner with God and God’s people to strengthen Christ’s loving presence in a hurting world.
United Methodist Special Sunday celebrations invest in servant leadership, community building and ministries of peace with justice. Concentrating our resources to support shared ministries equips us to step into a grace-filled new beginning with faithful determination.
We know how systemic inequality affects the most vulnerable people. When neighbors experience poverty and live in communities that have less access to resources, as a denomination, our gifts on Human Relations Day work together to empower faith-based volunteer programs, community developers and programs that work with at-risk teens.
Thank you for partnering your spiritual and financial gifts to build up what the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. called “the beloved community.”
Learn more: https://www.umc.org/en/content/ask-the-umc-why-do-united-methodists-observe-human-relations-day
THROW BACK THURSDAY
Take a look at the photo album on the site for a blast from the past! It shuffles so it will be different each time. https://www.peterboroughumc.org/about_us/photo-gallery/
SEND US YOUR JOYS
We are looking for photos or videos of your joys. Send us your photos of winter beauty and fun! Joy files should be either .jpg images or .mp4 video. Send joys to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SMALL COUCH OR LOVE SEAT NEEDED
One of the Shelter from the Storm guests has found an apartment and is in need of a loveseat or a small couch and a recliner or living room chair. If anyone has one they would like to donate, please let me know. Please contact Linda Wallenstein or the church office if you can help.
GET A CSA SHARE FROM PETERBOROUGH STUDENT FARMERS
Get 21 weeks of local produce right here in Peterborough. Organically grown by Student Farmers. Spring, Summer, Fall and Full Season shares are available now! Choose your own vegetables, new additional crop varieties, zero single-use plastics. A great choice for health, flavor and the environment. We are a no-till farm. We work with USDA NRCS and other conservation groups to ensure best practices. We teach young farmers how to grow healthy food for their community. Join us by signing up here:
*Note worship service will be at 11am 12/5/21-6/26/22.
Sun 11a Worship service online via YouTube or in-person
Tue-Thu 9a-12 Office Hours
Jan 31 Annual Report submissions due
Feb 1 7p Worship meeting via Zoom
Feb 2 7p Bible Study with Marlow UMC via Zoom
Feb 6 Human Relations Sunday
Feb 15 1:30p Book Group via Zoom
Feb 16 7p Missions meeting via Zoom
*contact the church office if you need Zoom meeting details
STAY INVOLVED WITH PUMC:
Sunday Worship streaming on YouTube Sun 11am ET
and posted online bit.ly/pumcworshipvideo
*Note worship service will be at 11am 12/5/21-6/26/22.
Book Group online bit.ly/pumcbookgroup
Digital Welcome Card bit.ly/pumcwelcomecard
Children’s Bulletins bit.ly/pumckidsbulletin
Online Giving bit.ly/pumconlinegiving
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