RALLY DAY! Not Just for Sunday School Anymore! Be prepared
to celebrate the life of the congregation on Rally Day, September 7th.
We hope to be back in the sanctuary, where we will give thanks
and praise to God for gathering us back together after a wonderful
Summer. There may be a few surprises, so you don't want to miss
this special day!|
MEMORIAL SERVICE - The Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center along with
the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice is holding an Interfaith Memorial Service
for anyone in the commuunity who have experienced loss. It is an
opportunity to commermorate loved ones and receive the support of the
larger community. The service will be held on Monday, September
15th at 7:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church of Newton.|
|Prayer Labyrinth Dedication August 17th - Kaitlyn and numerous
volunteers have been working hard preparing the prayer labyrinth at the
back of the church building. It will be a beautiful setting
prayer and meditation. To celebrate this new addition to the life
of the church and the community, we will dedicate the prayer labyrinth
immediately after worship on Sunday, August 17th.|
Women will be holding a collection of children's new winter clothing
for their mission at Leeds, Maine. Please place contributions on
the table by September. Thank you for your help!|
and Chips Dinner - September 20th from 5:00 to 6:00 PM.
Adults-$13, Children-$6. Tickets are available from members
of the Property Committee, or the Church Office.|
Annual Worship Service at the Old Clove Church, Route 23 Wantage, NJ
07461 on Sunday, Spetmeber 21st, 2014 at 2 PN. Worship Service
will be led by Pastor John Kuperus. Miktoria-Leigh Wagner will be
the Soloist. Refreshments on the lawn. Come and meet your
|The Deacons would like to thank the congregation for
participating in donating funds for the Church World Service Summer
Blankets. The total amount collected was $247.00|
continue to support the Deacon food pantry. Deacons are
responsible for bringing food items to the Salvation Army Food Pantry
in Franklin. If you would like to donate, please bring items to
the church and place in the Deacon food bins. Items in great need
for the summer are cereal, pop tarts, tuna, soup, peanut butter,
jelly, canned fruit, individual sizes of applesauce &
puddings. Other items are always welcome.
The Deacons are
doing a summer mission project to make baby blankets for the maternity
ward of Newton Medical Center. The entire congregation is invited
to participate. Blankets can be knitted, crocheted, quilted, or
sewn. Anyone wishing to make a blanket may leave it with Kathie
Drew in the office or contact a Deacon.
If you would like to
host lemonade this summer, please sign your name on the calendar in the
Great Hall or contact Barbara Sparta at (973) 827-6648.
| Beginning June 15th we will be worshipping in the Great Hall.
It is air-conditioned and one of our big projects this summer is
the painting of the sanctuary. The worship time will not changed
- we meet at 10:00 AM on Sunday. |
| Worship leaders are needed!
Please sign-up or if you have questions, please talk to
|The Finance and Personnel Committee have
placed materials in West
Chancel regarding ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING, the Presbytery Assistance
program that provides much needed relief to areas affected by such
disasters as Hurricanes Katrina & Sandy. In many
the PDA continues to provide assistance long after all other relief
efforts have discontinued doing so. This is a much needed and
important outreach ministry helping many who otherwise would not
receive help long after others have abandoned them.
an envelope and/or fish box home with you and prayerfully reflect on
your stewardship to support this mission. The F&PC
taking collections for this program all year long, and we thank you for
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| Ministries and Opportunities
to serve: Bread of Life Saturday lunch - See John Scott.
Donate to food
Become a lay reader.
Host (provide refreshments) at
Fellowship time after 10:30 AM church service.
your need support and a helping hand with an elderly loved one that you
are caring for at home? A new respite program called "In Good
Company" is now being offered in Sussex County.
Quality supervised activities while you, the care giver, can
shop, go to a doctor's appointment, attend church or receive guidance
from the program social worker. In Good Company is located at
Sussex County Homestead Complex and the hours vary by day.
Please call (973) 948-5400, ext. 3122 for more information.
Seniors: If you are age 60+, a Sussex County resident, and
your total annual income does not exceed $19,240 for singles or $25,900
for couples, you are eligible to receive vouchers worth $20 that can be
spent at NJ Fresh Farm Stands. Proxies may be assigned for
the homebound. Contact Sussex County Division of Senior
Services at (973) 579-0555.