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Online Worship: Easter

To join the online worship, CLICK HERE. Easter unplugged.Those are the words that have been running through my heart.Easter in small rooms. Easter confined.I’ve mentioned that this year Easter feels like peering inside one of those sugar eggs that contain tiny dioramas, each one a household.ANDThat is exactly what we intend to do Sunday morning. We will…

palm sunday altar with objects representing each character

Online Worship: Palm Sunday

It is Palm Sunday! We open the gates wide and enter Holy Week. We may think of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem as a measured walk down the sanctuary aisle adorned with palm branches and orderly singing.BUTIn reality the procession undoubtedly looked more like a pack of sports fans jostling for position to get through the…

(Online Worship) Hamlet’s Walnut Shell: Dry Bones and Lazarus

Sunday is the 5th and final Sunday of Lent.We are in the midst of an extraordinary journey!Next week the celebration of Palm Sunday merges into the beginnings of Holy Week as we approach Easter on April 12.For most of us, every familiar pattern has been altered or disrupted.In these times, when some of us can feel…

Sunday Worship

This Sunday we will come together in the sanctuary to sing and pray and learn together.And as it turns out…We may be doing things quite differently by next week. One of the most important things we’ll do together Sunday is some brainstorming about how we can creatively engage in community and compassion when we cannot be physically…

Online Worship

With the church building in ‘resting mode’, there will be NO in-person worship this Sunday. Instead, please plan to join us online as we create a new way of worshiping together. For those without internet access or a smartphone, you can listen to the service. For those wishing to dial in by phone, the number to call…

Sunday Worship: “Pono Like Jesus – John 3.”

Our worship together this Sunday is inspired, in part, by Pastor Chris and Dave’s recent vacation in Hawaii! The jet lag is passing and we thank the congregation sending us off and receiving us again with beautiful blessings. The reflection is titled “Pono Like Jesus – John 3.” The seed was a window decal featured on a…

POSTPONED: Prospect Park Celebration and Climate Action Kickoff

Update 3/12/2020: Hi, everyone –  Because of the coronavirus pandemic, we are postponing the Climate Action Plan kickoff until the crisis has passed.  The PPA Environment Committee will continue to promote efficiency in residential energy use, but will do so through other means.   Thank you so much for everyone’s help, support and encouragement.  All the preparatory work…

Ash Wednesday

The Ash Wednesday service at Prospect Park is offered by our sister congregation, the Compassion of Christ Catholic Community. The contemplative service will be held in the sanctuary at 7:00 p.m. From ash we come.To dust we will return.Meanwhile, live beloved. Also, Rev. Karen Oliveto, Resident Bishop of the Mountain Sky Area UMC and the first…

CANCELED: Lazy Does It

In consideration of the COVID-19 outbreak, tomorrow evening’s scheduled Community Concert Series performance with Lazy Does It has been cancelled. We hope to re-schedule the event for a later date. In the meantime, you can help support Glendale Food Shelf by making a financial contribution to Eastside Neighborhood Services at https://www.esns.org/metrofoodprograms.

Welcome District Superintendent Rev. Dan Johnson + Q&A at 1pm

PPUMC WELCOMES TWIN CITIES DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT DAN JOHNSON on Sunday, March 1, at the 10am worship service, and for a special question & answer session at 1pm. Dan will preach and preside at the Communion Table during worship. Then, at 1pm, Dan will facilitate a District wide Q&A presentation in Community Hall: Preparing for General Conference 2020.It is our privilege…