WORSHIP IN THE SANCTUARY! If you have wandered into the sanctuary
over the summer, you can see the incredible amount of work that has
been done. One of the last items was to refinish the wood floors
and clean the carpeting. That will be finished and we will be
worshipping in the sanctuary on September 21st. Many thanks to
all the volunteers who gave time and energy to complete this work!|
|* SESSION COMMITTEES meet on Wednesday, Sept. 17th in the Great Hall.|
RALLY DAY DISPLAYS will be moved to the Great Hall so they
will be available for everyone who comes to the Fish and Chips Dinner.
Thanks to the Elders and Deacons who put these displays together.|
For the month of September, the Deacons will be making donations
to Touch The World Ministries and Presbyterian Disaster Assistance.
Our Deacon food collection is ongoing. Please remember to
bring times such as tuna, pasta sauce, canned fruit, toothpaste and
toothbrushes. All canned items are welcome. The Deacons
will be collecting diapers and baby items for Norwescap. The
entire congregation is invited to participate. The collection
will begin September 21st and continue for one month. A playpen
will be set up to collect items. Thank you@|
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.|
9/8 thru 10/03/2014 (Monday-Saturday 8 AM until 5 PM) The
church will receive 20 % off the retail price of items purchased from
C&C Growers, 156 Hampton House Road, Newton, NJ 07860. Flyers
are on the table in the Great Hall. You need to bring a flyer so
that the church will be credited for the purchase. Thank you!|
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.