(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 […]
Our photo of the week caught some of the fun at a Friday night Blue Claws baseball game.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
On Sunday, May 7th, we welcomed five young people to adult church membership, our 2017 Confirmation Class. They are a fine group of young people who love the Lord. We welcome them!
The church is looking to give away four computer desks that are no longer being used in the Sunday School rooms. If you are interested please call the office at 732-899-0587.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]