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Dedication of United Methodist Historic Site No. 511

Port Elizabeth United Methodist Church Recognized as
United Methodist Historic Site

Maurice River Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey –
Port Elizabeth United Methodist Church, 142 Port Elizabeth-Cumberland Road, celebrated its 231st anniversary on its annual Old Home Day, Sunday, June 5, 2016. Speaker at the morning service was Rev. Brian Roberts, District Superintendent of the Cape Atlantic District.

A special luncheon was hosted by Elaine Morton-Rankin and her hospitality group. Locals and out of state visitors had a great time socializing.

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The unveiling of a plaque recognizing the historic significance of Port Elizabeth United Methodist Church is attended by (from left) trustees Roosevelt Smith, Grace Rapp, and Richard Tomlin; Maurice River Township Mayor Andrew Sarclette and his wife, Janice; trustee chair Diane Prohowich; the Rev. Dr. William B. Wilson Sr. of the Commission on Archives and History; Pastor Phil Pelphrey; and church historian Ted Prohowich Jr. -Photo by Betsy Chance Irvine

A plaque was dedicated by Rev. Dr. William B. Wilson Sr., Chair, Commission on Archives and History commemorating the church as United Methodist Historic Site No. 511, as approved by the 2015 Greater New Jersey Annual Conference. There are currently 530 United Methodist Historic Sites in the world of which 19 are non-numbered Heritage Sites.

United Methodist Historic Site No. 511

This plaque recognizes Port Elizabeth United Methodist Church as United Methodist Historic Site No. 511.
-Photo by Diane Prohowich

Ted Prohowich, Jr. and Rev. Bill Wilson

Ted Prohowich, Jr., Church Historian for Port Elizabeth United Methodist Church; and Rev. Dr. William B. Wilson Sr., chairman of the Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist Church.
-Photo by Diane Prohowich

Pastor Phil Pelphrey of Port Elizabeth United Methodist emceed an afternoon music program, including Carolyn Fitzgerald at the organ, the Port Elizabeth Choir, The Old Home Day Singers, and members of John Wesley United Methodist Church in Port Norris, New Jersey.

EVERYWHERE FUN FAIR: Where God’s World Comes Together

PORT ELIZABETH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Everywhere Fun Fair

 

Port Elizabeth United Methodist Church invites all children ages 2 -12 to step right up at EVERYWHERE FUN FAIR: WHERE GOD’S WORLD COMES TOGETHER Vacation Bible School. Explore and experience God’s welcoming love at VBS!
The fun begins Monday, August 5 and ends Friday, August 9 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at John Boggs Hall, 152 Port Elizabeth-Cumberland Road.

The adventures include interactive Bible fun and great music, super science, cool crafts, hands-on mission work, global games, and tasty food. To be a part of all the excitement at EVERYWHERE FUN FAIR, come to the John Boggs Hall at 5:45 pm on Monday, August 5.

If you have any questions, call Ted or Diane at (856) 825-4386.

 

Old Home Day: Celebrating 228 Years

Port Elizabeth United Methodist Church will celebrate its 228th anniversary on Old Home Day, Sunday, June 2, 2013.

Coffee will be held at 9:45 am in John Boggs Hall.
Morning service is at 11:00 am in the Church with the sermon given by our own Pastor Carber.
Luncheon follows the service at 12:30 pm in John Boggs Hall.
Finally, at 2:00pm, an afternoon musical program will feature the Haleyville Liturgical Dancers and the Pineland Trio.