News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Happy New Year!
Sunday, December 31st, The 1st Sunday after Christmas

8 AM Holy Eucharist
10 AM Holy Eucharist with Lessons & Carols
Healing Services
Celebrant:  The Rev. Edward M. Hasse, III
fundraising
Stewardship Packets
Packets have been mailed.  Please return your pledge card soon.
Alleluia Fund

The Rt. Rev. Mark M. Beckwith, Bishop of Newark, invites you to contribute to the Alleluia Fund this season.  Donate.

Sunday School
Sunday School Class
10 AM –  January 7th & 21st.
Registration is open.  Please speak to Ed Hasse or Dawn Hopper to sign-up and volunteer to lead a Sunday.          Class Dates
St. Paul’s KnitWits

Have some fun learning to knit.  All who want to learn or gain confidence are invited.  We will meet on Sundays, January 7 & 14, 2018 from 9 to 9:50 AM, in St Paul’s Parish Hall.  Instructor:  Betsy Thomason (551-265-7561).  Click here for all the info.

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St. Paul’s Knitters & Crocheters

will be meeting on Tuesday, Jan 9th at 7 pm at the home of Ree Hopper, 81 Magnolia Ave. Montvale (201-391-7386).  Newcomers always welcome.  In lieu of our December meeting, a Christmas dinner celebration was held at Bellissimo’s in Montvale on Dec 19th with 13 members attending.  A merry time was had by all along with a grab bag exchange and an impromptu Christmas song “sing-a-long” led by our choir members, Dorothy Waldt and Sarah Montemarano.

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Youth Group

Jan. 16th, 6:30-8pm.  Bring a sled if there is snow.

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Annual Parish Meeting

Sunday, January 28, 2018.  Everyone is encouraged to attend.  Please speak to Ann Hirsch with nominations for Parish Vestry or Diocese Representative positions.

Memorial Garden

Donation cards and envelopes can be found in the nartex.

Bishop
Bishop’s Visit

February 4, 2018.  All are invited to attend!

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St. Paul’s Nursery School
Registration for 2017-2018 is open.  Click Here.
WORSHIP
Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, December 31st
8am Lay Reader:  Gene Muller
10am Lay Readers:  Janet Tunick, Dorothy Waldt, Melissa Hasse,
                                          Bob Bogert, Beth Abrahamson
Acolytes:  Jon Felz, Kevin McKenna, Joshua Simpson, Sarah Simpson
Ushers:  Ron Niclas, Roy Nicolosi, Jeanne Nicolosi, David Riley
Altar Guild:  Adelaide Bortey, Claudia Gibbs, Laura Gasnick
Flowers:  Poinsettias
Coffee Hour:  Dolores Koonin, Rita McCarthy

Memorials
Flowers:  
Bread:  Rita & Brian McCarthy
Wine:  The Piatt family

Readings     Enlarged      Bulletin Insert     Lessons & Carols 
Hymns for Sunday, December 31st
Opening Hymn #100:  “Joy to the World”
Several Hymns
Offertory Hymn #99:  “Go tell it on the mountain”
Communion Hymn #89:  “It came upon the midnight clear”
Closing Hymn #87:  “Hark! the herald angels sing”

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, January 7th
8am Lay Readers:  Rose Ann Cavenna, Tweeter Moran
10am Lay Readers:  Addy Simpson, Dorothy Waldt, Shannon Iannotta
Acolytes:  Bruce Hackett, Dennis Malaterra, Maria Malaterra
Ushers:  Nigel Simpson, Leigh Hopper, Jon Felz, David Riley
Altar Guild:  Lindsay Graham, Charlotte Guderian, Vicki Solis
Flowers:  Poinsettias
Coffee Hour:  Beth Abrahamson, Regina Hanrahan

Memorials
Flowers:  
Bread:  
Wine:  The Piatt family

PLEASE BE CAREFUL THAT YOU ARE LOOKING AT THE CORRECT DATE OF SERVICE.  THIS LIST IS FOR NEXT SUNDAY, OVER A WEEK AWAY.
ONGOING  MINISTRIES
Tri-Boro Food Pantry
Requests for January are: hot & cold cereal, jelly, tuna, paper towels, toilet paper and canned fruit.  Please leave your donations in the basket found in the narthex.  Tri-Boro website
Sunday Morning Teen Group
Meets on Sundays throughout the month.
Computer Outreach

Looking for Teens that are interested in refurbishing computers.  Please contact Bob Hanrahan #201-386-4250 or Hank Henninger #845-893-3225.

Pastoral Care
Can we add you to our pastoral care volunteer list?  From time-to-time, fellow parishioners are in need of transportation to/from medical appointments, a meal or just plan ol’ errand running.

Please contact Shannon Iannotta at 201-925-2594 or siannotta@syncsort.com.
St. Paul’s has a Facebook page
Please look for “St. Paul’s Episcopal Church” in Facebook and share or like our events and posts.  And if you are organizing a church or community event, please share to the St. Paul’s Facebook page.  Thank you.          Link
MEMORIAL OPPORTUNITIES
Sunday Altar Flowers & Bread

Memorialize the Sunday altar flowers or bread.  Sign-up on the board in the rear of the church.  Your name and your memorial will be printed in the bulletin on the Sunday you choose.

Flower Memorials – please donate $50 for the cost of the flowers.

Bread Memorials – please deliver an unsliced loaf of bread to the sacristy prior to the 10am service on the date of your memorial.
Memorial Garden
Information about the Memorial Garden can be found in the links below.  Paper copies are in the narthex.

 April 2017:  Renovation Brochure & Donation Card

FUNDRAISERS
Amazon & Gift Cards Fundraiser
Please support the Amazon and Great Lakes (Scrip) Gift Card fundraisers.  Both can be used year round for all you shopping needs.  Speak with Gene Malaterra or Beth Abrahamson with any questions or to place a gift card order.  See links below for more info.

Sign-up & Pay                                  Order Form

Scrip Enrollment code:  68927L8342L45
Grocery Gift Cards
Please purchase grocery gift cards for ACME, Kings, ShopRite & Wegmans.  They can be purchased from Dell Ludwig.  These businesses make a 5% per dollar donation to St. Paul’s Church.  Thank You.

St. Paul’s accepts Credit and Debit cards for gift card purchases.  Please note:  a service charge of $3.00 for every $100 charged will be passed on to the purchaser.
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