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Imagine No Malaria

The United Methodist Church supports a ministry called Imagine No Malaria, providing bed nets to countries in Africa. Malaria is a sickness caused by a parasite transmitted through the bite of a mosquito, usually at night. It begins with flu-like symptoms and, if untreated, leads to convulsions, organ failure, and death, a preventable death! A … Continue reading Imagine No Malaria

2022 Basic Ministry Budget

This week, we highlight the Basic Ministry Budget.The operating budget for Plainfield United Methodist Church is more than line items on a spreadsheet. It’s a story of love in action. PUMC uses gifts to the budget to show God’s BIG Love and help others grow in faith.Out of every dollar you generously give to support … Continue reading 2022 Basic Ministry Budget

Last Saturday Lunch

Join us on Saturday, January 29, 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 or the pumc.org kiosk in the main lobby by the blue wall.

February Family Promise

The families are currently staying at the Woodsprings Suites (6295 Gateway Dr, Plainfield, IN 46168) extended stay hotel in Plainfield down by I-70. Meals will need to be packaged by the family unit and delivered to the hotel between 4:30 pm-6:00 pm or dropped off at the Resource Center located at 238 N Vine St, … Continue reading February Family Promise

The Big Game Virtual Bake Sale

Once again, Covid has forced the UMW Big Game Bake Same held on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb 13, 2022, to go virtual. The 2022 Big Game Bake Sale donations will support IPS School #34 Food Pantry and Madina Village School Backpack Project. Our UMW Bakers will be donating their baking expenses to the Bake Sale … Continue reading The Big Game Virtual Bake Sale

Drive Thru Food Drive

As society returns to a sense of “normalcy,” 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 Drive Thru Food Drive

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 January 8, 2021. 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 “Ministries” on pumc.org … Continue reading Second Saturday Lunch

UMW Bake Sale

The circles of the UMW will be having a Bake Sale on Sunday, February 13, 8:30-11:00. Proceeds will go to Madina School and Eleanor Skillen School 34’s Food Pantry. Come and enjoy some goodies!

Bank Your Gift

Any gift you make to the Plainfield United Methodist Church Endowment benefits our church forever. The principal amount of your gift is never spent. Only the income generated, year after year, by the donation, is utilized by the church. The endowment committee oversees your gift and invests it appropriately, considering the rate of return as … Continue reading Bank Your Gift

New Year Classic Worship Series

On January 2, 2022, we will launch a worship series in Classic Worship entitled “Make Good Choices.” We will survey some common proverbial wisdom. Sometimes humorous and often shared in families, these helpful life-management nuggets have a biblical basis. These explorations will help us make a good beginning of the new year by making good … Continue reading New Year Classic Worship Series

Special Worship Note for December 26

On December 26, Plainfield UMC will have two worship experiences; 8:45 a.m. Classic Worship and 10:00 a.m. NewDay Praise. Both worship experiences will be available in person and live stream on pumc.org, Facebook, and YouTube.

Sanctuary Remodel

Plainfield UMC received a generous gift designated for sanctuary improvements. Charged to be good stewards of all that God provides, the Church Council invites the congregation to review a proposal and engage in an open discussion about the exciting options to update the sanctuary. On Sunday, January 2, 2022, the meeting will take place in … Continue reading Sanctuary Remodel

Bishop’s Offering for Children

Each year the Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church lifts up the Bishop’s Offering for Children for support of children’s ministries locally and around the world. PUMC will receive this offering on Sunday, December 19, with special envelopes in the worship folder that Sunday. Twenty percent of this offering supports the Indiana Conference Outdoor … Continue reading Bishop’s Offering for Children

Alternate Christmas Gifts

This year, the PUMC Missions Committee has solutions for those “hard to buy” for friends and family. Consider giving a gift that will be a blessing to many. You may choose one of these five mission ministries: Family Assistance Fund, Family Promise, LSL/SSL, Madina Village School/Hospital, and Sheltering Wings, make a donation in the recipient’s … Continue reading Alternate Christmas Gifts

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 December 11, 2021. 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 “Ministries” on pumc.org … Continue reading Second Saturday Lunch

Mitten Tree

PUMC will be collecting hats, gloves or mittens, and scarves through December to keep children warm during the winter months. Mitten trees located in the lobby near the PUMC office and the north lobby are ready to receive your gifts of warmth! Please “decorate” them with mittens, gloves, scarves, hats, etc. Your gifts will be … Continue reading Mitten Tree

Faithful and Inclusive

The 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, January 9 – February 13 from 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.Faithful and Inclusive, developed by Rev. Rob Fuquay, the senior pastor at St. Luke’s United … Continue reading Faithful and Inclusive

Alternate Christmas Gifts

Mission Committee is once again planning an Alternate Christmas Gift program.You can give a monetary gift to any of the missions listed below during the Sundays of December. You will receive a lovely card and description of the mission you choose to give to your friend or relative recipient. The responses from the receivers have … Continue reading Alternate Christmas Gifts

2021 Advent Calendar

Advent is the season where we prepare for Christ’s birth. We spend the season preparing our hearts, homes, and churches for the coming of Christ. We invite you to pick up on Sunday or download from pumc.org and use this Advent Calendar throughout the season to help you and your family prepare to welcome Christ … Continue reading 2021 Advent Calendar

Service Opportunity: Facilities

Plainfield UMC is looking for 2-4 volunteers each week to clean the North, South, and Main lobbies, the Sanctuary, and the Worship Annex/Clayton Hall area. Cleaning will take 2-3 hours a week; the more volunteers, the less time it takes. Volunteers can clean on Thursday or Friday. For more information or to volunteer, please visit … Continue reading Service Opportunity: Facilities

Carol-A-Thon

Do you love Christmas?Do you love sing-a-longs?Are you ready to Deck the Halls, Let it Snow, or exclaim Joy to the World? If you answered “yes” to any of these, join Plainfield United Methodist Church for the 2021 Carol-A-Thon on Dec. 5, 2021! You can donate by check (enter the name of your song in … Continue reading Carol-A-Thon

Pick Up 2022 Giving Envelopes

The 2022 giving envelopes will be available for pick up in the main lobby from Sunday, December 5 through Sunday, December 19. If you do not have envelopes and would like them, please contact Rebecca Blackwelder, PUMC Financial Administrator, at 317-839-2319 x.227 or rblackwelder@pumc.org.

In Memoriam

Members of the Plainfield UMC family that have moved on to the larger life in 2021. Juanita StultzFaith GallaherJohn MartinNancy CriderDon GroningerRick LongMarj MorrisCarol DudekJerry HelserPhil CavettMargaret HayRic McCoyDorothy MeyerLloyd McDanielFloyd BennettGeoff KlingerBob HowardMarsha WrightKathy TurnerCora Lee RosemaryJay HarbisonDixie SchmidlinSteven LinvilleJeanine MaloneyThelma Brown

Community Thanksgiving Service

The Plainfield Federation of Churches is sponsoring a Community Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 21, 7:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Plainfield (at the corner of Simmons St. and Stafford Rd.). The offering that evening will benefit the Community Food Pantry. All are invited to worship and give thanks at this community service.

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 November 13, 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

Fall Food Drive

Even though Plainfield UMC has been collecting and delivering food each week in recent months, the Mission Committee planned a special food drive for November 7, 2021, to help emphasize the needs of the local area food pantries during this time of thanksgiving. On November 7, grocery bags with a list of needed items will … Continue reading Fall Food Drive

50-Year & New Members since 2020 Consecration Sunday

Every year on Consecration Sunday, Plainfield UMC likes to recognize members celebrating their 50th anniversary of membership and the newest members to the Plainfield UMC congregation. New 50-year members: Pat Conway Gail Dixon Jane Iles John Hylton Karen Taber New members: Charity Aton Carol Clem Jack Davis Sarah Denman Rebecca Rhodes Carter Rininger Claire Rininger … Continue reading 50-Year & New Members since 2020 Consecration Sunday

2021 Angel Tree

The Angel Tree mission provides gifts, cookies, a bible, and a personal message from their parent for children of incarcerated people who cannot get gifts for their children. You can help by choosing a child from the Angel Trees in the Main Lobby, purchasing and wrapping the present (no gift bags, please).Then return the package … Continue reading 2021 Angel Tree

Last Saturday Lunch

Plainfield UMC’s Last Saturday Lunch committee is excited to continue offering in-house lunches at the church on October 30, 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, October 30, between … Continue reading Last Saturday Lunch

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 October 9, 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

CROP WALK 2021

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

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