Events

Choir Rehearsal

We’re cranking up the Zoom Machine for another season of song with the PPUMC Choir. We’ll look at new opportunities for making music together and share ideas for the months ahead.If you’re interested in learning more, contact Dave Nyberg at davenyberg@comcast.net – all are welcome!

Movement/Stretching Class (Wednesday Session)

Another stretching session has been added during the week to help us all keep limber AND enjoy each other’s company! Join AK Hed Vincent for fun conversation about movement, additional socializing, and simple exercises, all from the comfort of your living room. For information on how to join, please check the Friday Weekend Update sent to…

Online Worship: We’re Forever Blowing Bubbles

Maybe we live in bubbles these days. Maybe we always have!Each of us sees from an utterly unique vantage point – it’s how we’re made. Yet our bubbles are transparent!  It’s when we see one other’s bubbles as essential worlds that we may effectively combine in the Body of Christ. The book of Esther is a…

Online Worship: What Belongs to God?

Isaiah’s vision of a world without violence may be the deepest song of our hearts to this very day.How shall we carry that vision to abundant fruition?How shall we be citizens of both heaven and earth?What of us belongs to which?It is likely we will answer with differences, because we are different – by design!There…

Online Worship: Time for New Glasses?

One of the most challenging decisions any of us ever makes is whether to try harder or to let go, to scrutinize or to step back. In the geography of society and of isolation, we choose which perspectives to foster, which ideas to nurture; which input we most cherish. We are in charge of our…

Online Worship: A Both/And Church

The month of October brings brilliant color to the world around us.The trees hold rainbows of green to gold to burgundy.We too, contain rainbows.Each of us shines in a particular hue, has our own unique shade, and holds our own level of saturation. God counts on it. Plans on it. Continues to celebrate it, calling…

Virtual Picnic!

Remember Sweet Corn Sunday – across the street?We may be apart physically, but we can still nosh and celebrate together with our first ever Virtual Picnic this Sunday, September 13, at 1:00 pm. Join us on Zoom for a community celebration of food and connection. This is not your ordinary picnic… Angela Hed Vincent will host a special presentation about growing our…

Online Worship: Open Mouth, Insert Heart

This Sunday as we return to the Base Camp of our church community to rest and reflect, refuel, and refresh our sense of reverence –we will talk together – about talking! Whether we are feeling angry, giddy, anxious, peaceful, curious, sad or any (and all) of the many emotions, we are certainly in a time of…

Online Worship: Balaam’s Ass Tells the Truth

This Sunday we celebrate the animal companions that join us as we return to the Base Camp of our church community to rest and reflect, refuel, and refresh our sense of reverence! Week after week, Sunday by Sunday, our congregation is rich with four leggeds, winged wonders and who knows who else! We are all…

Online Worship: Who’s Counting?

This Sunday we again return to the Base Camp of our church community to rest and reflect, refuel, and refresh our sense of reverence. We remind each other of the visions that send us outward – and of the Center that shapes and guides us.Last week we heard Jesus’ lesson in conflict management, which has…