News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

“Jesus led them up a high mountain.”  Mark 9:2
Sunday, February 11th, The Last Sunday after Epiphany

8 & 10 AM Holy Eucharist
9:15 AM Choir Rehearsal
10 AM Sunday School 
Rector:  The Rev. Edward M. Hasse, III
Sermon Title:  “Jesus led them up a high mountain”
Sunday School
Sunday School Class
10 AM – February 11th led by Maggie Murray.  Next class will be February 25th.
Registration is open.  Please speak to Ed Hasse or Dawn Hopper to sign-up and volunteer to lead a Sunday.          Class Dates
Easter Candy Sale

Order your yummy Gertrude Hawk Easter candy.  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  Thank you for your support!

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.

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.

fish fry
Fish & Chips

Volunteers are needed now to help with planning before the event.  Please talk to Jim Rahal in person or by phone #201-376-3127 if you are interested.  Thank you.

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.

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.

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

Bread:  The Graham family
Wine:  The Piatt family

Readings     Enlarged     Bulletin Insert 
Hymns for Sunday, February 11th
Opening Hymn #427:  “When morning gilds the skies”
Gradual Hymn #129:  “Christ upon the mountain peak”
Communion Hymn #460:  “Alleluia!  sing to Jesus!”
Closing Hymn #618:  “Ye watchers and ye holy ones”

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, February 18th
Morning Prayer
8am Lay Readers:  Rose Ann Cavenna, Bob Bogert, Shannon Iannotta
10am Lay Readers:  Ree Hopper, Ann Partridge, Chris Hembree
Acolytes:  Megan Gasnick, Delia Stiles
Ushers:  Bruce Hackett, Joe Solis, Betsy Thomason, Paul Dixon
Altar Guild:  Elaine Hinsch, Dell Ludwig, Rita McCarthy
Coffee Hour:  Claudia & Gary Gross

Wine:  The Piatt family

Service Schedules
The 2018 service schedules are below with the latest revisions.
Lay Reader schedule          Usher schedule          Coffee Hour schedule
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     Diocese Convention video

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
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
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

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.

Tue – Thu 9:30am-2:30pm

4 Woodland Road, Montvale, NJ 07645

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