News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

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Weekly News from

St. Paul’s
Episcopal Church

“Our Generous God!”

In This Issue

Sunday School

sunday school

 Corner
Team Leader:
Dawn Hopper
  

Sharing the good news of God, will make a difference in the lives of the children.  Please consider donating your time to teach.  Please speak to Dawn Hopper or Ed Hasse to help out.

Classes begin in October.

Calendar
Sunday
September 24
8 AM – Holy Eucharist
9:15 AM – Choir Rehearsal
10 AM – Holy Eucharist
11:30 AM – Layreader Meeting
Wednesday
September 27
12 PM – Holy Eucharist
Stewardship Sunday
October 1
8 AM – Holy Eucharist
9:15 AM – Holy Eucharist
10 AM – Holy Eucharist
Wednesday
October 4
12 PM – Holy Eucharist
6 PM – Animal Blessing
Sunday
October 8
8 AM – Holy Eucharist
9:15 AM – Choir Rehearsal
10 AM – Holy Eucharist
10 AM – Sunday School
11:30 AM – Usher’s Meeting
Tuesday
October 10
7 PM – Knitters & Crocheters
Wednesday
October 11
12 PM – Holy Eucharist
7:30 PM – Vestry Meeting
Sunday
October 15
8 AM – Holy Eucharist
9:15 AM – Choir Rehearsal
10 AM – Holy Eucharist
11:30 AM – Altar Guild Mtg
Wenesday
October 18
12 PM – Holy Eucharist
7 PM – Quit Smoking
Saturday
October 21
5 PM – Family Holy Eucharist
Sunday
October 22
8 AM – Morning Prayer
9:15 AM – Choir Rehearsal
10 AM – Morning Prayer
10 AM – Sunday School
Wednesday
October 25
12 PM – Holy Eucharist
Sunday
October 29
8 AM – Holy Eucharist
9:15 AM – Choir Rehearsal
10 AM – Holy Eucharist
Healing Services

CONTACT US!
 

E-mail

saintpaulsmontvale
@ yahoo.com

  

Phone
201-391-3181
 
Church Office
Flexible Fall Hours 
Tue – Thu
9:30am – 2:30pm

Please call or e-mail
before your visit.

ONGOING

ST. PAUL’S

FUNDRAISERS 

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Amazon Fundraiser

Connect to Amazon through their link on the church website and do your regular shopping. Amazon will make a donation to St. Paul’s Church for each purchase done this way.

 

Click on the link below to go directly to the church shopping page.

 

St. Paul’s Shopping Page

  
Or go directly to Amazon through this link

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Gift Cards!

Scrip Program

includes gift cards for over 400 retailers.  Purchase your gift cards through this program and St. Paul’s church receives a rebate.  Please keep this in mind for all of your gift giving needs.  You may speak with Gene Malaterra or Beth Abrahamson to place your order.

Click here for the 
on-line sign-up instructions.  Make sure you use enrollment code:  68927L8342L45.

Grocery Gift Cards can be purchased from Dell Ludwig.  These businesses make a 5% per dollar donation to St. Paul’s Church.  Thank You!

ACME
Kings
ShopRite
  
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Reminder
 
Vestry Notes and Financial report are posted each month on the bulletin board outside of the church office. 

Membership Information Form

notice
 
Attention Everyone!

When any of your contact or family information changes, please complete the Membership Information Form and submit it to the church office.  This will keep our parishioner database up to date.  Thank you.

Sunday, September 24th
Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

 

8 & 10 AM  Holy Eucharist
9:15 AM Choir Rehearsal
Healing Services
11:30 AM Lay Readers Meeting

Celebrant:  The Rev. Edward M. Hasse, III
Sermon Title:  “Our Generous God!”

Healing Services

 
The Laying on of Hands and Prayers for Healing will be held Sunday, September 24th, following the 10 AM service. All who would like to receive anointing and prayers for healing are welcome to stay after the service.

Worship Committee Meetings

 
Sundays at 11:30am       
9/24-Lay Readers/Chalice Bearers
10/8-Ushers
10/15-Altar Guild/Flower Committee
 

servers

Come learn about various ways to engage in worship in these ministries.  No obligation.  All meetings will be held in the Rector’s office.

Confirmation April 2018

Confirmation
 
All parishioners in the 8th grade and above may be confirmed. 

Please speak with Ed Hasse if you are interested.  Names need to be submitted by September 26th.  Confirmation classes will start soon.

Stewardship Sunday

fundraising
 
October 1st


With Special Coffee Hour at 11:15am!

DO YOU LOVE TO SING?

 
The Lakeside Choraliers is based in Montvale.  There will be an Open-House Sing Monday, October 2nd at 7:30 pm at St. Paul’s Church.  Refreshments will be served.  Come join us and see what we’re about!  For more information, please contact Rita McCarthy at 201-391-0194.  We hope to see you there.

Animal Blessing

 
Wednesday
October 4th
6pm

In the outdoor chapel.  Weather permitting.

Sunday School Classes

Sunday School
 
October
8th & 22nd

Registration is still open.  Please speak to Ed Hasse or Dawn Hopper to sign-up and volunteer to lead a Sunday.

St. Paul’s Knitters & Crocheters

knitting
 
Tuesday
October 10th
7 pm

Meet in Ed’s office in the Education Building.

Ann Hirsch delivered 32 baby blanket/hat sets plus 2 additional blankets and 2 hats to St Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Paterson on Sept 13th.  Kudos to all members who contributed to this endeavor and especially to our two major contributors, Marge Sciarra and Dannie Alderson!!
 
If you knit or crochet  but are unable to attend our monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month but might like to join in this ongoing project, information and instructions are available.   Speak to Janet Tunick or Ann Hirsch.

Quit Smoking Talk

 
Wednesday
October 18th
7PM

Betsy Thomason will speak about how to quit smoking for good. Join her on Wednesday, 10/18 at 7-8:30pm in the parish hall. 

To register with Betsy, call #551-265-7561 or betsy@justbreatheout.com.

Tri-Boro Food Pantry

 
October’s requests are:

oatmeal,
cake mixes & baking supplies
ground coffee
personal hygiene items
(shampoo, conditioner, shaving cream, etc.)

Please leave your donations in the basket found in the narthex.  Thank you.

 

Check donations may be made payable to:  Tri-Boro Food Pantry, and mailed to 65 Pascack Road, Park Ridge.  They are open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-11am, phone #201-573-9083.

Coming Soon!

megaphone
 
Sunday Morning Teen Group!

New St. Paul’s Website

new
 
The St. Paul’s new website is up and running.  Please go to www.saintpaulsmontvale.org to see what it is all about.

2017 Church Directory

 
The 2017 Church Directory is now available.  Please pick up your copy in the church narthex.

Thank you to Betsy Thomason & Sue Antes for their tireless efforts to contact everyone in our church database.  They made sure everyone had a chance to be included in our directory.  It wouldn’t be ready now without their help.

Thank you to everyone who submitted a Membership Information Form.  You helped ensure that the church has your most up to date information.  

St. Paul’s has a Facebook page

 
We are trying to increase visits to our Facebook page by encouraging visits and posts. 

Please look for “St. Paul’s Episcopal Church” in Facebook and share or like our events and posts.

If you are organizing a church or community event, please share to the St. Paul’s Facebook page.
Thank you.

Assistance Needed Please

 
Do you have an hour or 2 to spare?  From time-to-time fellow parishioners are in need of transportation to/from medical appointments, a meal, or just plain ol’ errand running.
 
If we can add you to our pastoral care volunteer list, please contact Shannon Iannotta at 201-925-2594 or siannotta@syncsort.com.
 

Memorial Garden
 
Information about the Memorial Garden can be found in the links below.  Paper copies are in the narthex.

November 2016:  Memorial Garden Letter

 

Sunday Altar Flowers

 
The cost of two vases for altar flowers has increased to $50 per Sunday.  Please sign-up on the sheet in the rear of the church.  Designate which Sunday you would like to have flowers offered and what occasion you are commemorating.  Please also consider splitting the cost for a particular Sunday with another parishioner.  Then you can designate the dedication or memorial for each family listed in the bulletin that week.

Amazon & Gift Cards Fundraisers

 

Please support the Amazon and Great Lakes Gift Card fundraisers.  Both can be used year round for all your 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.

Amazon for St. Paul’s 

Sign-up & Pay                        Order Form

Enrollment code:  68927L8342L45

Grocery Gift Cards

 

Please purchase grocery gift cards for ACME, Kings & ShopRite.  They can be purchased from Dell Ludwig.  These businesses make a 5% per dollar donation to St. Paul’s Church.  Thank You! 

 Assisting in our Worship
Sunday, September 24th

8am Lay Reader

Gene Muller
10 Lay Readers
Janet Tunick
Claudia Gibbs
Jonathan Viaud
Acolytes
Bruce Hackett
Dennis Malaterra
Maria Malaterra
Ushers
Ron Niclas
Roy Nicolosi
Jeanne Nicolosi
David Riley
Altar Guild
Elaine Hinsch
Dell Ludwig
Rita McCarthy
    
Flowers
Rita McCarthy
 
Coffee Hour

Jeff & Elaine Vercellone
 
Memorials
Flowers:  The Vercellone family
     
Bread:  The Vercellone family
 
Wine:  The Piatt family

Hymns for Sunday, September 24th

Opening Hymn
#551:  “Rise up, ye saints of God!

Gradual Hymn
#711:  “Seek ye first the kingdom of God”

Communion Hymn
#313:  “Let thy Blood in mercy poured”

Closing Hymn

#690:  “Guide me, O thou great Jehovah”

Assisting in our Worship 
Sunday, October 1st
8am Lay Readers

Shannon Iannotta
10am Lay Readers
Dawn Hopper
Melissa Hasse
Elaine Hinsch
Acolytes
Megan Gasnick
Delia Stiles
Ushers
Jim Rahal
Henry Henninger
Paul Saraceni
Nigel Simpson
Altar Guild
Kate Brousseau
Melissa Hasse
Pranathi Karanam
    
Flowers
Coffee Hour

Dolores Koonin
 
Memorials
Flowers:  The Waldt family
     
Bread:  
 
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.

St. Paul’s Nursery School

 

Registration for September 2017
has begun

 

3 Day Morning Sessions

(9 am – 12 noon ~ 3 Years Old)

Children must be 3 by 2/1/18

 

5 Day Morning Sessions

(9 am – 12 noon ~ 4 Years Old)

Children must be 4 by 10/1/17

 

Extended hours are available

before and after school.

 

For a personal tour or for more information,

please call 201-391-3860.

 

If you are interested in working as a

Substitute Assistant Teacher,

please speak with Melissa Hasse.
 

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