Posts by Carl Wilton

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We Welcome Volunteer Village Work Groups

by Carl Wilton

Here at the Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church, we have converted our church hall in the Education Annex for the use of visiting volunteer work groups affiliated with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, who are helping local residents rebuild after Hurricane Sandy.  Following is a list of groups we’re hosting, this spring and summer… March 16-21 Lend A […]

Volunteers Needed to Host Interfaith Hospitality Network Guests

by Carl Wilton

A new group of Interfaith Hospitality Network guests will be arriving on March 30th, to stay for a week in the Education Annex. – A mother loses her job. – A father cannot work because of an injury. – A family loses its home by fire or natural disaster. – A family must choose between […]

Get Your Free “Tread Lightly for Lent” Calendar Online

by Carl Wilton

The Lent 2014 daily calendar, from the Environmental Ministries and Enough for Everyone programs of the Presbyterian Hunger Program, is now available online and in the Narthex. Known in past years as “Tread Lightly for Lent,” this daily calendar is a quick and easy way to stay mindful of all God’s creation throughout the season of Lent. […]

Calling All Children – for Christmas Eve!

by Carl Wilton

At the 4:00 p.m. Christmas Eve service, the Church School will be performing a very simple skit, portraying the story of the birth of Jesus. This skit will be performed at the 4:00 family church service. All children who are going to be there that evening, even those who are visiting from other places, are […]

Youth Connection Holiday Food Drive

by Carl Wilton

The Point Pleasant Presbyterian Youth Connection would like to ask for your help this year. We are doing a food drive for St. Gregory’s Pantry, located in St. Mary’s by the Sea Episcopal Church in Point Pleasant Beach. Supplies are dangerously low this year. We are asking for your help in any way you can […]

Can You Help With Our Christmas Dinner for Neighbors In Need?

by Carl Wilton

Once again we will be having a Christmas dinner in the CE Annex, from 12:00-2:00 p.m on Christmas Day for those who, for whatever reason, have no place to go for Christmas and would like to enjoy an old-fashioned holiday feast with congenial company. In order to make this dinner a continual success, we need […]

Joan Valentine House Giving Tree

by Carl Wilton

Once again this year, we’ll be collecting gifts for our neighbors at the Joan Valentine House, to make their Christmas a little brighter. The Valentine House is a non-profit residential home for adults living with mental illness. Look for the Giving Tree in the Narthex (by the Bay Avenue entrance to the Sanctuary); it will […]

Volunteer Village, October 13-18

by Carl Wilton

From October 13-18, we’ll be welcoming Lend A Hand back to our Volunteer Village. Lend A Hand is a disaster recovery mission of the Presbytery of Carlisle, in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area.  These willing volunteers come to us under the overall sponsorship of Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA). We’ve converted the Great Hall of our Education […]

“Heart of Christianity” Sunday Morning Bible Study

by Carl Wilton

You’re invited to a Sunday-Morning Bible study led by the Rev. Linda Chase, focused on a book by Marcus Borg called The Heart of Christianity. Borg is a top notch Biblical scholar who writes in a manner which everyone can understand. An excerpt from the book: “We live in an exciting time in the life […]

Confirmation Class Now Meeting

by Carl Wilton

The 2014 Confirmation Class is now organized, and is having its first class session on Sunday, October 6 at 11:15 am. Pastor Carl Wilton will be the teacher most days, assisted by Joanne McGuire. Young people in grade 7 and higher are welcome to participate! Since we’re only just getting started, there’s still plenty of […]