News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Seder Supper

Thursday, March 29th @ 6:30pm. 

praying hands
Holy Week Prayer

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

Easter Worship Schedule

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
Celebrant:  The Rev. Edward M. Hasse, III

Easter Candy Hunt
All children are welcome to join in the fun following the 10AM Easter Sunday worship on the front lawn.
Sunday School
Sunday School Class
10 AM – 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
youth group
Youth Group Meeting
Tuesday, April 17th, 6:30-8:30pm.
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.

Church Directories

Are available in the narthex.

To Our Parish Family

Thank you all for the special baby shower celebration at coffee hour for our new grandson Maxwell.  Thank you for the wonderful gifts, thoughts and well wishes.  It was a memorable day indeed.  We are blessed to have such a wonderful and loving parish family!  Love, Melissa & Ed

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, April 1st
8am Lay Readers:  Rose Ann Cavenna, Gene Muller
10am Lay Readers:  Dawn Hopper, Bob Bogert, Beth Abrahamson
Acolytes:  Haydn 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

Flowers:  Group Memorial List
Bread:  The Marason family
Wine:  The Piatt family

Readings     Enlarged     Bulletin Insert (not available this week)
Hymns for Sunday, April 1st
Opening Hymn #207:  “Jesus Christ is risen today”
Hymn #210:  “The day of resurrection!”
Communion Hymn #182:  “Christ is alive!”
                                          #179:  “Welcome happy morning!”
                                          #180:  “He is risen, he is risen!”
                                          #205:  “Good Christians all, rejoice and sing!”
                                          #199:  “Come, ye faithful, raise the strain”
Closing Hymn #191:  “Alleluia, alleluia!”

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, April 8th
Second Sunday in Easter
8am Lay Reader:  Dorothy Waldt
10am Lay Readers:  Sarah Montemarano, Claudia Gibbs, Ann Partridge
Acolytes: Charlie Looes, Mary Looes, Nathaniel Hall
Ushers:  Jim Rahal, Henry Henninger, Paul Saraceni, Bob Brennan
Altar Guild:  Bob Brennan, Ann Hirsch, Shannon Iannotta
Flowers:  Beth Abrahamson
Coffee Hour:  Paul Dixon, Maggie Murray

Flowers:  Lindsay Graham
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 April are 

white rice, juice boxes/bottles and salty/sweet snacks.

  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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