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In Afghanistan, a 6.1 magnitude earthquake killed more than 1,000 people and injured thousands more. In Bangladesh and India, millions of people are displaced from continuous rains that have produced severe flooding. Join us in prayer for God’s provision amid the destruction of lives, homes, and the upheaval of whole communities. UMCOR is reaching out … Continue reading UMCOR

Faithful and InclusiveThe Bible, Sexuality, and The United Methodist Church

Pastor Charlie Wilfong and Rebecca Blackwelder will host Faithful and Inclusive, The Bible, Sexuality, and The United Methodist Church in the Worship Annex, starting Sunday, August 7 at 12:15 p.m. There is still time to sign up and childcare is avaiable if, needed!Faithful and Inclusive, developed by Rev. Rob Fuquay, the senior pastor at St. … Continue reading Faithful and InclusiveThe Bible, Sexuality, and The United Methodist Church

Last Saturday Lunch: June 25, 2022

Please join us for the Last Saturday Lunch on June 25. Last Saturday Lunch is a free lunch available to all in the community. Pass the word and/or bring a friend. Door 14 will be open and we serve from 11:00 to 12:30.

Drive-thru Food Drive

As society comes to grips with higher costs for the bare necessities, there is a growing 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. Items are collected on Sundays between 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and Mondays between … Continue reading Drive-thru Food Drive

Rachel Circle Potluck and Meeting

Rachel Circle’s June meeting will include a special musical guest, potluck dinner, and an update from Family Promise. The meeting will be Tuesday, June 14 at 6:00 p.m. in Clayton Hall. If you have any questions, contact Jane Meyer at dougandjane.meyer@gmail.com.

PUMC Youth Online Auction

The annual PUMC Youth Online Auction is happening again this year, and your support is needed! Why get in on the action, especially if you don’t have teens? By supporting PUMC youth, you will make a difference in their spiritual growth and development. Your prayers and donations will make a difference in the programs and … Continue reading PUMC Youth Online Auction

Second Saturday Lunch

We invite you to come in and pick up a carry-out meal between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on June 11, 2022. Please enter 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 pumc.org/ministries.

Almost Home Volunteer Day

Family Promise has purchased a house that will become the new overnight shelter for the families in the residential program. Renovations are almost complete! The goal is for families to start using the property in late June. There will be another volunteer day Saturday, June 4 and June 11, for two shifts from 9:00 a.m. … Continue reading Almost Home Volunteer Day

PUMC Welcomes Craig Hooker, Custodian

PUMC’s Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) is pleased to announce that Craig Hooker has joined the PUMC staff as a part-time custodian. Craig assumed the responsibilities of this position effective May 31. Craig brings significant experience to PUMC, having had a long and successful career in custodial and maintenance services in schools and other public … Continue reading PUMC Welcomes Craig Hooker, Custodian

Rev. Dr. Aleze M. Fulbright

Rev. Dr. Aleze M. Fulbright is an ordained elder in The United Methodist Church who is a person of conviction in living a personal mission to encourage, equip, and empower all people to live on purpose and live out their God-giveness. Additionally, she enjoys fellowshipping with family and friends, while also connecting with community through … Continue reading Rev. Dr. Aleze M. Fulbright

Discernment

Pastor Hannah Wiswasser – Associate Pastor, hwiswasser@pumc.org IT’S ORDINATION MONTH!!! It’s hard to express how excited I am and have been for this month. Ordination has been the dream, the goal, for so long, and now it’s finally here! As I look back over my journey to ministry and the first few years, it feels … Continue reading Discernment

Like a Volcano

Pastor Charlie Wilfong – Lead Pastor, cwilfong@pumc.org They are powerful. Our feelings that is. It can be overwhelming when we are mad, sad, glad, afraid, jealous, or frustrated. Sometimes we ignore strong emotions because they are negative, and we don’t know how to handle them. Sometimes the feelings just come bubbling out of us. We … Continue reading Like a Volcano

Help Turn Off Lights

We would like to make you aware that, now that PUMC has an electronic door locking system, there is no longer a need for lock-up crews to lock doors and turn off lights. If you are in a classroom and your meeting is over, please turn off the lights. If you are exiting the building … Continue reading Help Turn Off Lights

Crop WALK News

A HUGE thank you to all who joined us for the Walk4Ukraine and the generosity of the donors! We had 19 walkers, and Melissa’s sweet dog joined us to raise money for this special walk. We had a great time of camaraderie and exercise and had fun meeting new people. You are all awesome!!! I … Continue reading Crop WALK News

PUMC Youth Online Auction

The annual PUMC Youth Online Auction is happening again this year, and your support is needed! Why get in on the action, especially if you don’t have teens? By supporting PUMC youth, you will make a difference in their spiritual growth and development. Your prayers and donations will make a difference in the programs and … Continue reading PUMC Youth Online Auction

2022 Youth Confirmands

The meaning of confirmation is closely related to that of baptism. Baptism and confirmation are part of an ongoing, lifelong process of growing in grace. The confirmation program is one piece of this lifelong process of Christian discipleship. The larger picture is Christian formation, being transformed – over time and through the work of God’s … Continue reading 2022 Youth Confirmands

PUMC Youth Online Auction

The annual PUMC Youth Online Auction is happening again this year, and your support is needed! Why get in on the action, especially if you don’t have teens? By supporting PUMC youth, you will make a difference in their spiritual growth and development. Your prayers and donations will make a difference in the programs and … Continue reading PUMC Youth Online Auction

Last Saturday Lunch: May 28, 2022

Please join us for the Last Saturday Lunch on May 28. Last Saturday Lunch is a free lunch available to all in the community. Pass the word and/or bring a friend. Door 14 will be open and we serve from 11:00 to 12:30.

CROP Walk for Ukraine

PUMC sponsored a successful CROP Walk for Ukraine on May 1. Monies collected during the walk will be sent to the partners of Church World Services in Moldova. Over 200,000 refugees have crossed the border and require assistance. Money is still being collected and will be donated to the CROP Walk for Ukraine for the … Continue reading CROP Walk for Ukraine

Job Opportunity:Part-time Custodian

Plainfield UMC is looking for a part-time custodian (20-29 hours/week). The custodian position is under the direct supervision of the Facility Manager and supports the needs and requests of the church staff and children’s ministries with the following duties & responsibilities. Interior Duties Vacuum all carpeted floors; clean tile floors Check for proper operation of … Continue reading Job Opportunity:Part-time Custodian

Resurrection Power

Pastor Charlie Wilfong – Lead Pastor, cwilfong@pumc.org They are everywhere. Batteries make so many of our devices work. It’s portable power. They power our phones, music players, computers, and even some cars. You can replace some batteries. Others just receive a fresh charge of power and are ready to go again! Delivering the power that … Continue reading Resurrection Power

It’s Gonna Be May!

Pastor Hannah Wiswasser – Associate Pastor, hwiswasser@pumc.org It’s finally the month of May, and you know what that means! No more NSYNC/Justin Timberlake memes until next April and racecars! May is my favorite month of the year. While the Indianapolis Motor Speedway events have been condensed over the years, it’s still 2 full weeks of … Continue reading It’s Gonna Be May!

Endowment Program

May is Endowment Awareness Month. To allow everyone to learn more about the Endowment program, Glenn Howell will be speaking to the Adult Sunday School classes on May 15. Glenn is the Director of Development of the United Methodist Foundation of Indiana, which is the arm of the United Methodist Church that PUMC’s Endowment program … Continue reading Endowment Program

PUMC’s Homebound Ministry

To help show God’s BIG love, PUMC sends out a mailing each week to those of our congregation who are homebound and unable to join us in person for worship. Each mailing includes a copy of the worship folder from that week and a copy of HomeTouch® – a devotional and activity page signed by … Continue reading PUMC’s Homebound Ministry

With Our Deepest Gratitude

“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” 1 Peter 4:10 The homeless ministry at Plainfield United Methodist Church began in 2007. The ministry has a rich history of volunteers working to feed and clothe the homeless. Phil Heffelman is one of the … Continue reading With Our Deepest Gratitude

Attention Moms, Dads, Grandmas and Grandpas! Kinderbells is coming!

Kinderbells is a musical opportunity for younger children. If your children or grandchildren are age 3 and over, they are eligible to participate in Kinderbells!Kinderbells are bright-colored bells, each representing a note of music.When the children see the color of the bell, they ring. It is that simple!Mark your calendars: April 27, 6:30 p.m. rehearsal … Continue reading Attention Moms, Dads, Grandmas and Grandpas! Kinderbells is coming!

Last Saturday Lunch

Join us on Saturday, April 30, between 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in Clayton Hall (Door 14) for an excellent lunch and fellowship. If you know someone who might need a meal or would like to volunteer, visit ‘Next Steps’ at pumc.org.

Almost Home

Family Promise will have an overnight shelter for families experiencing homelessness very soon! With the support of the RJS Foundation, Family Promise purchased a 5,000 sq/ft home with 7 bedrooms, where the families can recover from the trauma of homelessness and begin to rebuild their lives. Our volunteers will be able to provide meals, activities, … Continue reading Almost Home

PUMC Sanctuary Pews

Thanks to a very generous donation, we are able to remodel the sanctuary. The remodel, which we hope will be started and completed by late summer, will involve carpeting the entire sanctuary floor, retreading of the steps to the platform and replacing the current pews with padded chairs. Efforts are being made to make sure … Continue reading PUMC Sanctuary Pews

Holy Thursday

The Meaning of Holy or Maundy Thursday Christians commemorate Jesus’ Last Supper when he broke bread and gave the cup to his disciples, initiating the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. John’s Gospel tells of Jesus washing the disciples’ feet and giving a new commandment. Maundy Thursday worship traditionally includes Holy Communion and sometimes foot washing … Continue reading Holy Thursday

Good Friday

The Meaning of Good Friday Good Friday celebrates what we believe to be the most momentous weekend in the history of the world. Ever since Jesus died and was raised, Christians have proclaimed the cross and resurrection of Jesus to be the decisive turning point for all creation. Paul considered it to be “of first … Continue reading Good Friday

CROP Walk for Ukraine

PUMC will sponsor a CROP Hunger Walk to help the refugees from Ukraine on May 1 at 2:00 p.m. The CROP walk is a community-wide event sponsored by Church World Service and organized by local churches or groups to raise funds to end hunger at home and around the world. The mass exodus of people … Continue reading CROP Walk for Ukraine

Easter Lily Dedications

GIVEN IN LOVING MEMORY OF: My loving husband Bruce, by Denise AlmSteven Linville and Paul Fulp, by AnonymousMy husband, Bill, and our parents, by Barbara BakerKeith Barding and Loved Ones, by Betty BardingMy father Noble Bowen, by Pam BlackardHorace Blackwelder, our loving father and grandfather, by Mark & Rebecca BlackwelderTed Blosser, by Lynn BlosserDonna Coulson, … Continue reading Easter Lily Dedications

Family Promise Meals April 18-23

PUMC will be providing the evening meals for Family Promise families the week of April 18-23. To provide a meal or get more information, please contact Mary Raver at mraver@pumc.org.The families are currently staying at the WoodSprings Suites Hotel in Plainfield. Meals can be dropped off there or earlier in the day at the Resource … Continue reading Family Promise Meals April 18-23

A Special Opportunity for You!

You’re invited to join a special group of people who have agreed to use God’s gifts in his service. Some have been part of this group for many years. Some have recently accepted God’s invitation to join in service. If you have the spiritual gifts of faith, giving, hospitality, service, and help, consider becoming a … Continue reading A Special Opportunity for You!

Easter is April 17!

Join Plainfield United Methodist Church to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! Everyone is welcome! Consider personally inviting friends, family, neighbors to celebrate Easter with you. There is plenty of room, great music, and an uplifting message for everyone to enjoy.

Easter Lilies

Help decorate the church in celebration of Easter. You may give Easter lilies in memory or honor of loved ones, or celebrate a special event.Flowers are $10 each. Payment must accompany your order.Order your Easter Lillies by going to pumc.org/easterlilies by April 11, 2022. If you need assistance placing your order, please call Brent Miller … Continue reading Easter Lilies

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