Stanhope Day is this coming Sunday, June 24th, noon to four pm. We will be staffing a table to promote our church. The Blessing of the Animals will be one to two pm, only, out front.
We also need help painting at the manse, 101 Main, this Sunday at four pm.
For all of July and August through September 2nd, we will have one service at 9:00 am.
Rev. Matlack would like to lead an adult study on "Your Bible" starting July 15th, after service and refreshements. Interested?
The deacons will be providing refreshments in the Fellowship Hall after each service, over the summer.
We are celebrating our 180th Anniversary on Sunday, July 8th, 9:00 am service. We will have communion that Sunday, too. Following then, plan to attend a covered dish luncheon in the Fellowship Hall.
Other announcements -- of on-going ministry and mission:
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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
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