News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Readers Needed

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

Soup & Scripture – CANCELLED

The soup & scripture for Thursday, March 22nd has been cancelled due to the snow storm.

Sunday, March 25th, Palm Sunday
8 & 10 AM Holy Eucharist
9:15 AM Choir Rehearsal
10 AM Sunday School
Healing Prayer
Pageant Rehearsal
Celebrant:  The Rev. Edward M. Hasse, III
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.

Sunday School
Sunday School Class
10 AM – March 25th, April 8th & 22nd.
Registration is open.  Please speak to Ed Hasse or Dawn Hopper to sign-up and volunteer to lead a Sunday.          Class Dates
praying hands
Holy Week Prayer

The church building will be open for prayer from 8am-5pm daily during Holy Week, 3/26 – 3/30.

Seder Supper

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

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.

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

St. Paul’s Knitters & Crocheters

Meeting on Tuesday, April 10th, 7 pm at the home of  Sarah Montemarano, 3 Sloping Hill Lane, Montvale – (201-476-1720).

Thanks and gratitude to all those who brought refreshments to our March 13th meeting held in Ed’s office attended by 9 members.   Newcomers are always welcome!

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.

Birth in our Parish Family

Maxwell Litz was born on March 19th to proud parents, Emily (Hasse) & Chris.  Welcomed by proud grandparents, Ed & Melissa Hasse and uncle Erik.

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, March 25th
8am Lay Reader:  Shannon Iannotta
10am Lay Readers:  Ree Hopper, Chris Hembree, Jonathan Viaud
Acolytes:  Megan Gasnick, Sarah Simpson
Ushers:  Gene Muller, Gene Malaterra, John Orr, Janice Orr
Altar Guild:  Kate Brousseau, Melissa Hasse, Pranathi Karanam
Flowers:  Clyna Shaw
Coffee Hour:  Carol & Steve McKenna

Flowers:  The Waldt family
Bread:  Tom & Tweeter Moran
Wine:  The Piatt family

Readings     Enlarged     Bulletin Insert (not available this week)
Hymns for Sunday, March 25th
Gathering Hymn:  “Ride on! ride on in majesty”
Hymn #154:  “All glory, laud and honor”
Communion Hymn #458:  “My song is love unknown”
Hymn #164:  “Alone thou goest forth, O Lord”
Hymn #172:  “Were you there when they crucified my Lord?”

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, April 1st
Easter Sunday
8am Lay Readers:  Rose Ann Cavenna, Gene Muller
10am Lay Readers:  Dawn Hopper, Bob Bogert, Beth Abrahamson
Acolytes: Hadyn Hopper, Jesse Hopper, Thomas Murray, Brian Murray
Ushers:  Nigel Simpson, Leigh Hopper, Jon Felz, David Riley
Altar Guild:  Adelaide Bortey, Claudia Gibbs, Laura Gasnick, Elaine Hinsch, Dell Ludwig, Rita McCarthy
Coffee Hour:  No Coffee Hour

Bread:  The Marason family
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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