We have two services at 8:15 and 10:00 am in the sanctuary. Sunday School begins again, with children / youth beginning in the 10:00 am service.
Our choir practices each week on Wednesdays, in the choir room / downstairs of the Christian Education Building, 6:30 pm and Sundays at 9:00 am. You are welcome to come sing.
Stanhope’s "Clean Communities Clean-Up" will be today, October 20th, 12:30 to 3:30 pm, beginning at Valley Road School. Let’s help keep the Boro’s trails tidy; if we have six (6) volunteers, we earn $200.00.
Next Sunday the Deacons meet at 9:00 am and the Session at 11:05 amin the MacNeill Room.
We are hosting our annual American Red Cross blood drive on Saturday, October 26th. You can sign up to be a donor on their website
You are invited to go "Dining to Donate" on Tuesday, November 5th at Charlie Brown’s Fresh Grill. There is no cost to you, beyond your own meal – the restaurant will donate back to the church 10% of what you spend. A flyer is on the table in the entryway, which you will need to show to your server. Charlie Brown’s is on Route 46 East in Denville (information is on the flyer, too).
Keep on your calendar! The Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service will be Sunday, November 24th, 7:00 pm at the "theater" of Horseshoe Lake, 72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna. Rev. Matlack is participating along with other clergy and houses of worship.
Other announcements -- of on-going ministry and mission:
Our Wifi is 5A13CE and the password is 22961822
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Our website fpcstanhope.org has current church information on the life of the church. On-line giving is available – click the tab on the left and follow the directions to a secure website managed by the Presbyterian Foundation.
If you have a prayer request for the prayer chain, then contact Barbara Frank – 973.398.3154 / email@example.com
The flowers on Sunday morning are now $15.00 / one arrangement or $25.00 / two arrangements. Please sign up on the flower calendar and fill out a form on the vestibule table. Questions? Call the church office, 973.347.5142
We have on-location, in the back of our parking lot, a clothing drop-off shed. Always open, they will take clothing, shoes, blankets, belts, sheets and stuffed animals but not rags or pillows or household goods. Proceeds help the church!
We go to Manna House on the third and fourth Mondays to help serve the homeless and hungry in the Newton area. If you can help, contact our coordinator, Barbara Noffke, at 908.876.3268 and her email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
PW is knitting blankets for those in need. Contact Carol Barry for guidelines about participating. Knitting or crocheting is required. Carol’s contact info is 973.347.4551 or email@example.com
If you buy gift cards from Great Lakes Scrip Program, the church earns money from each card you purchase. The amount you buy is the amount you get to spend. You may buy cards for prominent retailers by writing a check to the church and giving it to Cris Bream or by signing up at www.shopwithscrip.com Our church’s code is FC1C2471398L8