News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

“God has made us for good works”  Ephesians 2:10
Spring ahead
Daylight Savings Time

It is time to spring ahead one hour on Sunday March 11th at 2am.

Sunday, March 11th, The Fourth Sunday in Lent
8 & 10 AM Holy Eucharist
9:15 AM Choir Rehearsal
10 AM Sunday School
Pageant Rehearsal
11:30 AM Bible Study
Celebrant:  The Rev. Edward M. Hasse, III
Sermon Title:  “God has made us for good works”
Sunday School
Sunday School Class
10 AM – March 11th & 25th.
Registration is open.  Please speak to Ed Hasse or Dawn Hopper to sign-up and volunteer to lead a Sunday.          Class Dates
Good Friday Pageant

Adults and children are needed to participate in the Good Friday Pageant, March 30 at 7pm.  Rehearsals are each Sunday at 11:30am.  Please speak with Gene Muller (201-307-9154) or Beth Abrahamson (845-735-5156) if you are interested.

Sunday Bible Study

Meeting Sundays in Lent through March 18th, 11:30am in the Rector’s office.

St. Paul’s Knitters & Crocheters

Will be meeting on Tuesday, March 13th at 7 pm in Ed’s office.  Newcomers always welcome.  Come join us for an “improv” evening of conversation and refreshments. Bring your own project to work on if you wish.  Eight members attended our February 20th meeting held in Ed’s office (a little heavy on the decaf coffee…).

Lakeside Choraliers

Present Karaoke Night with Irish Cuisine, Saturday, March 17, 6-10pm.  Masonic Hall, 147 Kinderkamack Rd, Park Ridge, NJ.  Advance tickets $20, children under 16 $10.  Call #908-209-4280.  Flyer

Soup & Scripture

Some Thursdays in Lent, 6:30pm in the Rector’s office.  Soup provided.  Please sign up on the poster in the Education Building.

March 22nd-Gospel of Mark Chapter 16

Readers Needed

For the Palm Sunday Passion Narrative.  Please speak to Ed Hasse if you are interested.

Easter Flower Memorials

Are now being accepted.  Envelopes can be found in the pews.  Please send your request to the church office no later than Palm Sunday, March 25th.

Seder Supper

Thursday, March 29th @ 6:30pm.  Please sign-up for the potluck on the easel in the education building.

Easter Worship Schedule

Wednesday in Holy Week, March 28
12 PM – Holy Eucharist
Maundy Thursday, March 29
6:30 PM – Seder Supper
Good Friday, March 30
12 PM – Liturgy
7 PM – Pageant

Holy Saturday, March 31               Easter Sunday, April 1
7:30 PM – Vigil                                         8 AM – Holy Eucharist
                                                                    10 AM – Holy Eucharist
                                                                    Easter Candy Hunt

District 9 Lenten Outreach

To assist Episcopal schools in the U.S. Virgin Islands with basic needs (books, pens, paper, etc.)  Please put “D9 Lent Project” as a memo on your donation.  Flyer

fish fry
Fish & Chips Dinner

(or Chicken Tenders) by Tastefully British
Saturday, April 21st, 5:00-7:00 PM
Eat in or take out, $18 each.  For tickets or reservations please call Jim Rahal at 201-376-3127.

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, March 11th
8am Lay Reader:  Shannon Iannotta
10am Lay Readers:  Janet Tunick, Ron Niclas, Dorothy Waldt
Acolytes:  Jon Felz, Kevin McKenna, Joshua Simpson, Sarah Simpson
Ushers:  Jim Rahal, Henry Henninger, Paul Saraceni, Bob Brennan
Altar Guild:  Adelaide Bortey, Claudia Gibbs, Laura Gasnick
Coffee Hour:  Betsy Thomason, Lindsay Graham

Bread:  Rita & Brian McCarthy
Wine:  The Piatt family

Readings     Enlarged     Bulletin Insert 
Hymns for Sunday, March 11th
Opening Hymn #145:  “Now quit your care”
Gradual Hymn #686:  “Come, thou fount of every blessing”
Communion Hymn #321:  “My God, thy table now is spread”
Closing Hymn #691:  “My faith looks up to thee”

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, March 18th
8am Lay Readers:  Rose Ann Cavenna, Claudia Gibbs
10am Lay Readers:  Kate Brousseau, Ann Partridge, Elaine Hinsch
Acolytes: Bruce Hackett, Dennis Malaterra, Maria Malaterra
Ushers:  Bruce Hackett, Joe Solis, Betsy Thomason, Paul Dixon
Altar Guild:  Lindsay Graham, Charlotte Guderian, Vicki Solis
Flowers:  Jane Moser
Coffee Hour:  Addy Simpson, Clyna Shaw

Bread:  Lindsay Graham
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 March are 

cereal (cold & hot), pancake syrup, canned meals and paper towels

.  Please leave your donations in the basket found in the narthex.  Tri-Boro website

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.

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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