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Our new door security system will be fully functional as of October 1. The new system will preclude the need for physical keys and give the church unprecedented access and security. Any existing physical outer door (1UN) keys will not function after September 30 and may be returned to the church office when it is … Continue reading New Door Security System in effect Oct. 1
2021 has indeed been a year of change, but one thing that has not changed is the need to help those less fortunate. That is why Plainfield UMC will continue its tradition of participating in the CROP Walk. The CROP walk offers a chance to raise money to help end hunger in our community and … Continue reading CROP WALK 2021
Plainfield UMC’s Last Saturday Lunch committee is excited to continue offering in-house lunches at the church on September 25, 2021. We will be following new safety guidelines for serving. The LSL committee will evaluate each month moving forward to see if it is safe to continue serving in-house. Join us on Saturday, September 25, between … Continue reading LAST SATURDAY LUNCH
September 14, 2021 Carolyn Marshall, Executive Director of the Lucille Raines Residence in Indianapolis, will be the guest speaker at the Plainfield UMW Meeting, Tuesday, September 14 at 7:00 p.m. in Clayton Hall. Accompanying Carolyn, a resident of the Raines Residence will share their testimony. Owned and operated by the United Methodist Women of Indiana, … Continue reading UMW to Welcome Carolyn Marshall
September 18, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. in Clayton Hall The PUMC Men’s Breakfast invites all men to meet in the fellowship hall on Saturday, September 18, for Christian conversation, fellowship, and a hearty meal. The United Methodist Women Hope Circle will provide breakfast beginning at 8:30 a.m. The morning’s schedule will consist of devotions, an … Continue reading PUMCS Men’s Breakfast
September 7, 2021 In this COVID pandemic, we continue to pray for all ill and who have lost loved ones. The safety of our congregation, children, and guests is our highest priority. We seek to “do no harm.” We know that children under twelve cannot yet be vaccinated and that even vaccinated people can transmit … Continue reading COVID-19 Update
That’s the question Gospel Discipleship seeks to answer. Through the process, you will learn if you are a Markan (Holy Spirit centered), Matthean (Action driven), Lukan (Relationship focused), or Johannine (Mentor-Apprentice nurtured) disciple. Understanding who you are and how you conceptualize discipleship, you can map a path to grow intentionally in your love and life … Continue reading What’s Your Discipleship Type?
Dates: Friday, August 27 – Monday, September 13 Check out the auction page at http://www.biddingforgood.com/pumcyouth Over 200 items have been donated by church members, friends, and business supporters. Of course, we have an assortment of popular gift cards and gift certificates to restaurants and stores. Homemade pies, bread, cheesecake, cookies, and cream puffs will definitely … Continue reading 2021 Youth Auction Bidding Now Open
We invite you to come in and pick up a carry-out meal between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on September 11, 2021. Please come in through door 14 and go to the kitchen, and someone will be there to get your meal. If you know of someone who might need a meal, visit “Ministries” on … Continue reading Second Saturday Lunch
The 2021 Fish Fry had another fantastic year that was made possible by all of the volunteers. Over 150 people volunteered to make this year’s event a rousing success! We served over 3,300 people. Our guests purchased 4,272 pieces of fish (a new record), 913 chicken strips, 377 BBQ sandwiches, 147 hot dogs, 1,570 drinks, … Continue reading 2021 Fish Fry Report
This year’s church-wide study will be Gospel Discipleship: 4 Pathways for Christian Disciples. The church-wide study will start on September 26, 2021, and go for five weeks on October 24, 2021.Each individual brings a unique set of skills and gifts to the mission field and needs to understand their disciple type. What are your unique … Continue reading Church-Wide Study Signups begin September 5!
Volunteers Still Needed! Plainfield UMC’s next Host Week for Family Promise is August 29-September 4, 2021.Currently, the families are still in the Woodsprings Suites Extended Stay Hotel in Plainfield. Meals for the families will be dropped off at the front desk. The staff of Family Promise is diligently working to find a different living situation … Continue reading Plainfield UMC to host Family Promise August 29 – September 4
This year’s church-wide study will be Gospel Discipleship: 4 Pathways for Christian Disciples. The church-wide study will start September 26, 2021, and go for a five-week ending on October 24, 2021.Each individual brings a unique set of skills and gifts to the mission field and needs to understand their disciple type. What are your unique … Continue reading Church-Wide Study Coming in September
Plainfield UMC’s Last Saturday Lunch committee is excited to resume offering in-house lunches at the church on August 28, 2021. We will be following new safety guidelines for serving. The LSL committee will evaluate each month moving forward to see if it is safe to continue serving in-house. Join us on Saturday, August 28, between … Continue reading Last Saturday Lunch
Plainfield UMC’s next Host Week for Family Promise is August 29-September 4, 2021. Currently, the families are still in the Woodsprings Suites Extended Stay Hotel in Plainfield. Meals for the families will be dropped off at the front desk. The staff of Family Promise is diligently working to find a different living situation for the … Continue reading Plainfield UMC to host Family Promise: August 29 – September 4
Plainfield UMC’s men, young men, and guests gather at the church on the third Saturday of every month at 8:30 a.m. for food and fellowship. We meet in Clayton Hall/Worship Annex. Bring an empty stomach, a friend, and your Bible! Be ready to be nourished through delicious food and the word of God! Hope to … Continue reading Men’s Breakfast: August 21, 2021
August 15, 2021 Family Promise’s Belonging Group talked a few months ago about how to help people of color feel like they belong in Hendricks County. The group decided the best way for that to happen would be to experience Family Promise! Taste of Family Promise is our first attempt to extend the love, acceptance, … Continue reading A Taste of Family Promise Picnic
PLAINFIELD UMC CONGRATULATES ALL THE GRADUATES OF CLASS OF 2021. Thomas HancockGraduated from Avon High School.Will attend Ball State in the Fall.Favorite PUMC Youth memories – lots of mission trips. Brock KinnamonGraduating Summa Cum Laude from Plainfield High School.Will attend DePauw University, major in Biology and swim competitively.Favorite PUMC memories are attending church camp as … Continue reading Plainfield UMC 2021 Graduates
We invite you to come in and pick up a carry-out meal between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Please come in through door 14 and go to the kitchen, and someone will be there to get your meal. If you know of someone who might need a meal, please call the church office at 317-839-2319.
Join Pastor Hannah for a four-week study on the book of James. James is a short letter in the New Testament that offers practical advice for living out our faith. The study will meet on Wednesdays in the Koinonia Room at 7 pm on August 18, August 25, September 1, and September 8. It would … Continue reading Book of James Bible Study
The return of school means the return of routine for many of us. At the church, it means fall kick-offs and groups returning to meetings regularly if they took a break for the summer months. This fall, we’re excited to announce the creation of a new small group! It’s a group for people in their … Continue reading 20s & 30s Small Group
As we prepare to return to live singing in worship, including bringing back the sanctuary choir, we should take a moment to reflect and educate ourselves about the pandemic. We all have rights and responsibilities and we are all responsible for welcoming, respecting, and protecting others. As a Methodist community, one of our general rules … Continue reading Notes about The August 1 Sing-A-Long Worships
As society returns to a sense of “normalicy,” there is still a need for food and personal care items. PUMC continues its work to show love, share hope, and serve those in need by collecting these items on Sundays between 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and Mondays between 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. PUMC volunteers will … Continue reading Give a Gift in Kind
The new website went up this week on Tuesday afternoon. Take a look and explore. Everything from the old website is still there; it may be in a slightly different place. For example, KIDS@PUMC and Youth Ministry were under the menu item “Get Involved,” now, on the new website, they are located under “What’s Going … Continue reading Up and Running
On August 1, NewDay Praise will return to a semi-normal style of Communion. And we’d love for our children to come and join us! On Communion Sundays, KIDS@PUMC Sunday school participants will join their parents or guardians for Communion and the final song in NewDay Praise. Here’s what to expect. A person will be serving … Continue reading NewDay Communion Announcement
Plainfield United Methodist Church (PUMC) in Plainfield, IN, seeks a part-time Director of Kids Connection. The ideal candidate will have a visible and vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ displayed in PUMC’s Kids Connection leadership.The Director of Kids Connection takes work direction from, reports to, and is accountable to the Director of Children’s Ministries. The Director … Continue reading KIDS@PUMC is seeking a Director of Kids Connection
The PUMC Annual Fish Fry is back for 2021 on July 30 and 31! An event the size of the Fish Fry needs a lot of volunteers. Volunteer signups for Fish Fry volunteers will occur in the main lobby on July 4, 11, 18, and 25 following both worship services. Visit pumc.org to volunteer if … Continue reading 2021 PUMC Annual Fish Fry
It takes a village to host worship every week at PUMC. If you’re looking for a new way to serve, consider joining our liturgist ministry! Liturgists play a meaningful role in helping people connect with God during our Classic service. As a liturgist, you would: Lead the call to worship. (introducing people to that Sunday’s … Continue reading Service Opportunity: Join The Classic Liturgist Ministry
The PUMC Youth Ministry is seeking donations for the 2021 online auction event! PUMC youth volunteer on an ongoing basis in local, national, and international mission and outreach opportunities; provide leadership at summer church camps; and strengthen their spiritual growth. To support these activities and events, PUMC is hosting the 10th Annual Youth Online Auction … Continue reading The PUMC Youth Auction needs you!
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. —Winston Churchill In the next few weeks, you will see some significant changes in the pathways we use to communicate with you. The website is in the process of being completely rebuilt, and the app is going away. Secure, digital interactions will become … Continue reading Changes
Thank you for your generosity in answering the call for new carpet for the main, north, and south lobbies. Our congregation graciously donated $32,323! Glory to God! You have probably noticed by now that our beautiful carpet was installed this week thanks to the guidance of Bill Edie working with Heritage Flooring. The lobby carpet … Continue reading T4T Updates
The PUMC Community Fish Fry is back! Join us for the return of this great event on July 30th and 31st. Safety plans will be in place to help protect our guests and volunteers. An event like the Community Fish Fry size takes many volunteers, and we would love for you to be involved. Signup … Continue reading The Fish Fry is Back!
The NewDay Praise band is looking for drummers to join in worship music for Sunday mornings. Band rehearsal occurs on Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m., and preparation for the 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning service begins at 9:15 a.m. The PUMC Sanctuary Choir began in-person rehearsals again on Thursday, April 29. Rehearsal will take place in … Continue reading Join us in making music at PUMC – All are welcome!
One valuable resource that is needed for PUMC’s Angel Tree Ministry every year is coffee cans. We decorate these cans for use in delivering home-baked Christmas Cookies to the Angel Tree children. Ideally, we would like to have metal coffee cans, but we realize that they are hard to come by. A viable alternative are … Continue reading Call for Coffee Cans for Angel Tree
Even during this time of social distancing and staying at home, PUMC continues it work of showing love, sharing hope, and serving those in need. A particular need at the moment is for food for persons and families out of work. You can help! On Sundays between 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and Mondays between … Continue reading Give a Gift in Kind
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