Posts by Frank Perkowski

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On a Fixed Income?

by Frank Perkowski
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(Recently I came across these comments by Charles Lane, a Lutheran pastor. They speak to the situation of many in our congregation – most congregations, actually. – Pastor Carl) The most common assumption I have heard about giving by retired people is, “Retired people are living on a fixed income. They are giving all they […]

With Only Faith for Protection

by Frank Perkowski
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In one of the most dangerous places in the world, the Rev. Peter Tibi stands between the government of South Sudan and rebel factions with only his clerical collar and his faith for protection. The director of RECONCILE International (Resource Center for Civil Leadership) uses shuttle diplomacy to carry information between the two groups with […]

Coming Soon! Johnsonburg Traveling Day Camp at PPPC

by Frank Perkowski
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The school year is nearly over. It’s a time when families look forward to happy summer activities. The Johnsonburg on the Road counselors are thrilled to bring their unique program to PPPC from August 14 through August 18. We hope you will take advantage of this special opportunity by registering your children. They will enjoy […]

Make Worship a Part of Your Memorial Day Weekend

by Frank Perkowski
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Dear Friends, During my gym workouts I’ve been listening to a remarkable audiobook, Unbroken by Laura Hillebrand. (There’s a movie version as well, which I haven’t yet seen.) It’s the story of the late Louis Zamperini, an American Olympic miler who served in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific Theater during World War 2. […]

Support Interfaith Hospitality Network of Ocean County

by Frank Perkowski
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Many in our congregation know about Interfaith Hospitality Network of Ocean County and the blessing it is to families in our community. In return it often turns out to be a blessing to those who volunteer during our week of hosting. The Interfaith Hospitality Network of Ocean County is an interfaith ministry committed to providing […]

Holy Week Services: Come Worship with Us!

by Frank Perkowski
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Saturday, April 8, 5 pm – Palm Sunday Eve (CE Annex) Sunday, April 9, 10 am – Palm Sunday Thursday, April 13, Maundy Thursday 6:30 pm dinner, 7:30 Communion Service (both in CE Annex) Friday, April 14, 7:30 pm – Good Friday (No Saturday service on Easter Eve) Sunday, April 16 – Easter Sunday 6:00 […]

Johnsonburg Traveling Day Camp Comes To Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church This Summer!

by Frank Perkowski
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We bring camp to you! (How cool is that?) Traveling Day Camp is a week-long partnership between PPPC and Johnsonburg to bring a unique blend of outdoor and congregational ministry together! Johnsonburg provides the programming which includes staff, art supplies, equipment for activities, curriculum resources and activities. The curriculum is centered on faith and encourages […]

Mark Your Calendar: Maundy Thursday and Good Friday Services

by Frank Perkowski
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Once again the Maundy Thursday service will be held in the CE annex on April 13. We will begin with a family-style served supper reminding us this was the last night Jesus had with his disciples, when they shared a meal together. The supper will be at 7:00 pm followed by worship at 7:30 p.m. […]