News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

“Hallelujah! How good it is to sing praise to our God!”
Psalm 147:1
Sunday, February 4th, The 5th Sunday after Epiphany

8 AM Holy Eucharist with Rev. Ed Hasse
8:45 AM Bishop Mark Beckwith’s property walk
9 AM Parish Forum with Bishop Mark Beckwith
10 AM Holy Eucharist with Bishop Mark Beckwith
including Children’s Sermon
11:15 AM Coffee Hour
11:45 AM Vestry with Bishop Mark Beckwith

 

Rector:  The Rev. Edward M. Hasse, III
Bishop
Bishop’s Visit

February 4, 2018.  Children are invited to hear his children’s sermon.  All are welcome to attend!

Scout Sunday

February 4, 2018.  Boy & Girl Scouts are invited to wear their uniforms in church.

Souper Bowl of Caring Collection

Sunday, February 4th.  Organized by the Sunday Morning Teen Group.  Please bring $1 and a can of food for the Tri-Boro Food Pantry.  See flyer.

Easter Candy Sale

Order your yummy Gertrude Hawk Easter candy this Sunday, February 4th!  Catalogs are in the pews.


Orders must be received by February 25th.  Please include payment with your order.  Make checks payable to St. Paul’s church, and leave your orders in the “Teen Group” mailbox in the Education building.  For more information please call the Looes family #201-358-2678 or e-mail jslooes@gmail.com.  Thank you for your support!

Youth Ministries – Computer Outreach

The Computer Outreach program held at St. Paul’s Church was included in the youth ministries video at the Diocese ConventionClick here to see the video.

St. Paul’s Nursery School Notice
Registration has begun for 2018-2019.  Click Here.
We offer 3 & 5 day classes for young 3s, 3 & 4yr olds.  We have extended hours before & after school as well.  We always strive to adapt our program to the ever changing needs of the Nursery School families.  The school was established in 1969 as part of St. Paul’s Church and continues to serve the community by providing an excellent kindergarten readiness program.

If you or a neighbor or friend would like more information about our program or to arrange a personal tour, please call Melissa Hasse @ 201-391-3860.

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Sunday School
Sunday School Class
10 AM – February 11th & 25th.
Registration is open.  Please speak to Ed Hasse or Dawn Hopper to sign-up and volunteer to lead a Sunday.          Class Dates
Pancakes
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

February 13th, 5:30-7:00pm.
Vestry meeting to follow.

Ash Wednesday

February 14th, Liturgy & Eucharist with the imposition of ashes at 12:00pm & 7:00pm.

Ashes To Go

Rev. Ed Hasse will be providing ashes on Ash Wednesday from 6:30am-7:15am at the Montvale train station.  He will also have a St. Valentine’s gift to share.

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St. Paul’s Knitters & Crocheters

will meet on Tuesday, February 20th in Ed’s Office in the Ed Building at 7 p.m.  This is a departure from our usual second Tuesday of the month meeting; due to our Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper falling this year on Feb 13th. 

Our thanks to Ree Hopper for so graciously hosting our January 9th meeting at her home with 11 members present.  Don’t be shy… come join us….newcomers always welcome!

Youth Group Sleepover

Friday, February 23rd, 8pm-Saturday, February 24th, 8am.  All regular youth group members are welcome.  Please bring a sleeping bag, pillow, cot/mat, DVD’s, talent show props, snacks and drinks to share!  There will be fun, games, worship and the annual talent show.  Bring a sled and a change of warm clothes if there is snow.

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Offering Envelopes

Are available in the narthex.  Please speak with Elaine Hinsch if you want numbered envelopes.  You don’t need to pledge to get them.  Numbered envelopes make donations easier to record.

Memorial Garden

Donation cards and envelopes can be found in the narthex.

WORSHIP
Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, February 4th
8am Lay Readers:  Rose Ann Cavenna, Shannon Iannotta
10am Lay Readers:  Sarah Montemarano, Ann Partridge, Melissa Hasse
Acolytes:  Kevin McKenna, Joshua Simpson, Sarah Simpson
Ushers:  Nigel Simpson, Leigh Hopper, Gene Muller, David Riley
Altar Guild:  Adelaide Bortey, Claudia Gibbs, Laura Gasnick
Coffee Hour:  Hosted by the Parish

Memorials
Flowers:  
Bread:  The Moran family
Wine:  The Piatt family

Readings     Enlarged     Bulletin Insert 
Hymns for Sunday, February 4th
Opening Hymn #381:  “Thy strong word did cleave the darkness”
Gradual Hymn #529:  “In Christ there is no East or West”
Communion Hymn #304:  “I come with joy”
Closing Hymn #657:  “Love divine, all loves excelling”

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, February 11th
8am Lay Reader:  Elaine Hinsch
10am Lay Readers:  Dawn Hopper, Tweeter Moran, Beth Abrahamson
Acolytes:  Bruce Hackett, Dennis Malaterra, Maria Malaterra
Ushers:  Jim Rahal, Henry Henninger, Paul Saraceni, Bob Brennan
Altar Guild:  Lindsay Graham, Charlotte Guderian, Vicki Solis
Flowers:  Jane Moser
Coffee Hour:  Debbie Piatt, Michele Piatt, Melissa Mortensen

Memorials
Flowers:  
Bread:  The Graham family
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.
Service Schedules
The 2018 service schedules are below with the latest revisions.
Lay Reader schedule          Usher schedule          Coffee Hour schedule
ONGOING  MINISTRIES
Tri-Boro Food Pantry
Requests for February are canned chicken/salmon, sugar, tissues & spray disinfectants/cleaners.  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.  Website

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.
CONTACT US

OFFICE HOURS
Tue – Thu 9:30am-2:30pm

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