GET INVOLVED

“Growing Disciples of Jesus in Faith, Hope & Love”means participating in activities that cultivate growth! 

There are many ways for people of all ages to get involved and grow in Faith, Hope and Love at PUMC!

Whether it’s Sunday School, Small Groups, Missions, or United Methodist Women there’s something for everyone.

SMALL GROUPS

We have a variety of small groups and fellowship groups that meet regularly to learn and grow together in faith, hope and love.  These groups vary in emphasis and meeting schedule.  If you have questions or need help finding the right fit for you please contact us at pittsboroumc@gmail.com.

United Methodist Women

UMW is a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as a whole person through Jesus Christ, to develop a creative, supportive fellowship, and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church. United Methodist Women learn about missions, pray for missions, and participate in missions.

PUMC has two UMW Circles that meet monthly. The Day Circle meets on 1st Monday after the 1st Sunday of each month at 11:00am in the Johnson Room. The Night Circle meets on the 2nd Tuesday at 7:00pm in Jeremiah's Retreat. For more information contact pittsboroumc@gmail.com​.

 

Men’s Breakfast

A group that meets the 1st Sunday of the month at 7:45am (October-May) in the Fellowship Hall.  All men are welcome! Enjoy breakfast, fellowship, program and discussion.   Contact:  Bob Norwood at bobnorwoodunc@gmail.com.

Seniors Together And Rejoicing Strong (STARS)
Anyone age 60 and over is invited to quarterly fellowship activities.  Enjoy lunch, fellowship, program and discussion. Contact Bob and Cathy Harris at cathyharris911@gmail.com for more information.

Keeping in Step! Walking Group
A group that meets every Wednesday morning starting at 9:00am at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park at Powell Place, Pittsboro. Each hour and a half session will begin with 15 minutes of prayer, a short devotion, discussion, and time of sharing joys and concerns. Conversation, laughter, friendship, and exercise will be enjoyed by all during our hour of walking. Don’t think you can walk an hour? Please feel free to stop at the picnic area to rest; remember, walk at your own pace! The session will end with 15 minutes of cool down, conversation, and prayer. All are welcome, whether you are a beginner or a long-time walker! Contact Debbie George at dkgeorge@earthlink.net for more information.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
From 2pm-4pm on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month anyone who knits or crochets is invited to join our Prayer Shawl Ministry in creating shawls that are prayed over and sent to anyone who is dealing with illness or crisis.  We meet in Room 107. For those who don’t knit or crochet there is a separate group that quilts.  These prayer shawls and quilts are a tangible reminder of the love of Christ, and the love and prayers of our congregation.  For more information contact the church office at pittsboroumc@gmail.com about Prayer Shawl Ministry and Jane Hanna, janehanna@att.net, about Prayer Quilt Ministry.

 

MISSIONS

Missions is incredibly important here at PUMC.  Growing in hope means sharing Christ’s love in every way possible!  There are always a variety of efforts and projects underway that the entire church is invited to participate in.  Pay attention to emails, church bulletins, flyers and announcements for specific ways that you can spread the hope of Christ.

Missions at PUMC


First Sunday
On the first Sunday of each month, March-December Pittsboro has a street fair. PUMC extends hospitality by providing a place for children to play at First Sunday. For more information contact Smokey & Diana Munn at asm3asm3@embarqmail.com.

 

Prayer Shawl Ministry & Quilting Ministry
From 2-4pm on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month anyone who knits or crochets is invited to join our Prayer Shawl Ministry in creating shawls that are prayed over and sent to anyone who is dealing with illness or crisis.  For those who don’t knit or crochet there is a separate group that quilts.  These prayer shawls and quilts are a tangible reminder of the love of Christ, and the love and prayers of our congregation.  For more information contact Connie Antonelli at pittsboroumc@gmail.com about Prayer Shawl Ministry and Jane Hanna at janehanna@att.net about Prayer Quilt Ministry.

 

United Methodist Women (UMW)
UMW is a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as a whole person through Jesus Christ, to develop a creative, supportive fellowship, and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church. United Methodist Women learn about missions, pray for missions, and participate in missions.

PUMC has two UMW Circles that meet monthly. The Day Circle meets on Mondays at 11am in the the Johnson Room at PUMC. The Night Circle meets on the second Tuesday at 7:00pm in Jeremiah's Retreat at PUMC. 
Contact the pittsboroumc@gmail.com for specific meeting dates and circle leader contact information.

 

 

MUSIC

Choir
Rodney Oldham is our incredibly talented music director who plays organ and piano, and leads our choir.  The choir rehearses on Thursday evening at 7:00pm and sings in worship on Sunday morning. The choir is always excited to welcome new members. Contact Rodney at roldham@nccob.gov to get involved.

 

Chimes

Led by Dawn Walker, our Chimers perform at times throughout the year in worship.  Our new chimers practice at 4:00pm on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Sunday evenings. (September-May) 

Chancel Ringers
Led by Steve & Dawn Walker, our Handbell Choir performs on the 3rd Sunday of each month in worship.  Our experienced ringers practice at 5:00pm on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Sunday evenings. (September-May) 
Contact Dawn Walker at dawnwalker84@me.com to get involved.


Contemporary Band
The Contemporary Band provides upbeat music at our contemporary "The Circle" service held in the Fellowship Hall at 5:00pm on Sundays. If you are interested in helping spread the love of Jesus through contemporary music please contact Joe Sanchez at joseph@pittsborounitedmethodist.org.

Orchestra
For anyone who plays a musical instrument, dust off your instrument.  The orchestra plays for a service during Christmas and Easter Holidays.  Contact Dawn Walker at
dawnwalker84@me.com to get involved.

 

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