Whats Happening

What’s Happening at PUMC – weekly email 230309

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Dear Church Family and Friends,
Worship with us on Sunday at 10 am ET in-person or on YouTube at http://bit.ly/joinpumcyoutube.
Please join us Sunday for our worship service with Pastor Thom Demers and his message Thirst…
The Sunday worship stream can be found here at 9:55 am on Sunday: https://www.youtube.com/live/a3S_MHDZuPU (direct link).
Our Sunday scriptures will include Exodus 17:1-7 and John 4:5-42.
The Sunday bulletin is available here: https://www.peterboroughumc.org/230312-pumc-order-worship/


As announced in the March 5 service, PUMC will looking to replace Melissa French as administrative assistant after she transitions to a full-time position with benefits. Please let your Staff Parish Relations Committee know if you would like to be considered for the position -or- if you know of someone who’s qualified and suitable for the position whom SPRC might consider. This position will become open after Melissa’s final day on March 16.
View job posting: https://www.peterboroughumc.org/hiring-admin-assistant-2023/


Each Easter our altar is decorated with flowers purchased by members of our congregation in honor of, or in memory of, family and friends. If you would like to contribute a flowering plant for the altar please complete the form located in the fellowship hall by Wednesday, March 15, 2023. You may also call Amy Clason-Gilmet or the church office to place an order. Please make checks payable to Peterborough United Methodist Church, needed by April 1st.


Join us for a special collection for UMCOR Sunday on Suday, March 19.
The UMCOR Sunday offering underwrites UMCOR’s administrative costs. This offering allows UMCOR to use 100% of all funds given to humanitarian response and recovery efforts directly to communities in need. These gifts ensure UMCOR can respond swiftly to disasters around the world and as a source of hope and healing for those left most vulnerable.
Donate online: http://umc.org/SSGive

BISHOP ISSUES CALL TO CONFERENCE – Registration due May 19, Conference Jun 8-10

Registration open now
Registration for the 2023 Annual Conference hybrid session, which takes place June 8-10, 2023 online and in Manchester, NH, is open now. You must register whether you attend online or in person in order to get your voting credentials. Once you have registered, you will receive information about booking accommodations; that info can also be found here: https://www.neumc.org/acaccommodations.
Get the early bird discount when you register and pay by May 1. Registration closes May 19. There is no in-person registration.
Register: https://neumc-reg.brtapp.com/AC2371
Read the bishop’s Call to Conference: https://www.neumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-johnsons-2023-call-to-conference-17329055
Get the latest AC news: https://www.neumc.org/eventdetail/17144570/announcements


The world has been changing, and dynamics within The United Methodist Church have been shifting, causing worry and concern among many. However, there has never been a more important time to inject hopefulness, vision and faith into our churches and communities as we root ourselves in the words, actions and life of Christ. Join Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton, president of the Council of Bishops, as The United Methodist Church begins a new conversation on how we can become a reclaimed, revived and renewed people of God.
Watch now: https://www.umc.org/en/content/reclaim-revive-renew-the-necessity-of-union-among-us


Sun 10a Worship service online via YouTube or in-person
Thu 6:30p Choir Practice
Wed 5p-8:30 Pastor Thom Office Hours

Mar 10 7p Open Mic Night doors open 6:30
Mar 12 8a Free Community Breakfast
Mar 12 12p Lent Study hybrid
Mar 15 Easter Flower orders due
Mar 18 5p-8 Free Family Night
Mar 19 UMCOR Sunday special collection
Mar 20 1:30 Book Group hybrid
Mar 21 6:30p Admin Council meeting hybrid
Mar 28 Newsletter submissions due


Apr 2 Easter Basket donations due
Apr 2 10a Palm Sunday service
Apr 5 7p Maundy Thursday service
Apr 6 7p Good Friday service
Apr 9 6a Sunrise Easter worship @Cathedral of the Pines
Apr 9 10a Easter Sunday service

COVID Procedures at 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
Youth Activities https://bit.ly/pumcyouth

Digital Welcome Card bit.ly/pumcwelcomecard
Bulletins http://bit.ly/pumcbulletin
Offering bit.ly/pumcoffering
Online Giving bit.ly/pumconlinegiving
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ @pumcnh
YouTube https://www.youtube.com/@pumcnh @pumcnh
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/pumcnh/ @pumcnh
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/pumcnh @pumcnh

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Submissions for the What’s Happening email are due on Tuesdays.
ALL announcements and submissions should now be sent to the office at info@peterboroughumc.org or call 603-924-4294.
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