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What’s Happening at PUMC – weekly email 221020

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Dear Church Family and Friends,
Please join us Sunday for our worship service with Pastor Thom Demers and his message A Full Life.
Worship with us on Sunday at 10 am ET in-person or on YouTube at http://bit.ly/joinpumcyoutube. The Sunday worship stream can be found here at 9:55 am on Sunday https://youtu.be/QeB7RfZ-uSg (direct link).
Our scriptures will include 2 Timothy 4:6-8,16-18 and Luke 18:9-14.
The Sunday bulletin is available here: https://www.peterboroughumc.org/221023-pumc-order-worship/


FELLOWSHIP TRICK OR TREAT – Oct 30
On the 30th our youth will come to church in Halloween costumes. The church family is welcome to bring some treats if they would like to hand them out during fellowship after the service.

REPTILE SHOWS OF NEW ENGLAND – Nov 5
Join us on Saturday November 5th for a presentation from Reptile Shows of New England. Doors open at 1:00pm, show starts at 1:30. The show is free and runs about an hour. The show costs the church $325 and we would love to do it again, so donations are welcome.
Learn more about Reptile Shows of New England: https://reptileshowsofnewengland.com/

MAILING LIST AND BIRTHDAYS
There is now a mailing list sign up sheet in the fellowship hall. If you know someone who would like to get our emails, or give us their birthday, they can sign up there.

WHAT IS THE UMC’S VIEW OF HALLOWEEN?
For many, Halloween means costumes, trick-or-treating and big parties. Is there a different way to look at this holiday and how we celebrate it as a church? Ask The UMC explores the historic roots of Halloween, or All Hallows Eve, and how United Methodists might take the opportunity to give back and proclaim our hope for a new creation.
Learn more: https://www.umc.org/en/content/ask-the-umc-what-is-the-united-methodist-churchs-view-of-halloween

PETERBOROUGH REC FOR HALLOWEEN
The Howl-o-ween Dog Costume Parade is a costumed dog parade through Depot Square and down Grove & Main Streets. You must register to enter your dog. Anyone can watch! Saturday, October 29, time TBD.
Learn more:
https://peterboroughnh.myrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=30072
Trunk or Treat will again be held at Conval on Saturday, October 29, 3-5:30.

SAYING ‘I APPRECIATE YOU’ TO PASTORS
October is Pastor Appreciation Month, and like other people, you probably want to show your pastor just how much they mean to you. They are on call 24/7 and help to guide and shepherd your congregation into new seasons of ministry and growth. United Methodist Communications has put together some great tips to help you determine the best ways to show your pastor appreciation.
Learn more: https://www.resourceumc.org/en/content/saying-i-appreciate-you-to-pastors

ADVENT STUDIES FOR 2022
The past few years have been full of anxiety and uncertainty. Yet, the Spirit is still calling us to trust and experience God’s goodness and peace. As we approach Advent, the Upper Room and the United Methodist Publishing House have produced several Bible studies to help you and those around you rediscover the hope, love, peace and joy Jesus brings.
Learn more: https://www.resourceumc.org/en/content/books-studies-for-advent


Sun 10a Worship service online via YouTube or in-person
Tue-Wed 9a-12 Admin Virtual Office Hours
Thu 9a-12 Admin In-Office Office Hours
Wed 5p-8:30 Pastor Thom Office Hours

UPCOMING
Oct 25 Newsletter submissions due
Oct 30 11a Fellowship Trick or Treat

Nov 5 1:30p Reptile Show doors open 1:00


COVID Procedures at PUMC

STAY INVOLVED WITH PUMC:
Sunday Worship Sun 10am ET
  in person
  and streaming on YouTube bit.ly/pumcworshipvideo
Book Group online bit.ly/pumcbookgroup
Open Mic Night https://bit.ly/openmicpumc
Free Community Breakfast https://bit.ly/pumcbreakfast

Digital Welcome Card bit.ly/pumcwelcomecard
Bulletins http://bit.ly/pumcbulletin
Offering bit.ly/pumcoffering
Online Giving bit.ly/pumconlinegiving
Facebook bit.ly/pumcfacebook
YouTube bit.ly/joinpumcyoutube
Instagram bit.ly/pumcinsta
LinkedIn bit.ly/pumclinkedin


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