News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

“I have called you Friends!”  John 15:15
St. Paul’s Quilting Day!

Saturday, May 5th, 10am-3pm. Stop in and learn how to quilt or show us your skills on our group project. Please RSVP by e-mail to or phone #201-391-3181. All are welcome. Fun for all!

Sunday, May 6th, The Sixth Sunday of Easter

8 & 10 AM Holy Eucharist
9:15 AM Choir Rehearsal
10 AM Sunday School
Celebrant:  The Rev. Edward M. Hasse, III
Sermon Title:  “I have called you Friends!”

Sunday School
Sunday School Class
10 AM – May 6th
St. Paul’s Knitters & Crocheters

Will meet in Ed’s office on Tue May 8th at 7 p.m. Our thanks and appreciation to Sarah Montemarano for so graciously hosting our April meeting at her home with 10 members attending. Newcomers welcome!

Vestry Meeting

Wednesday, May 9th, 7:30pm in the parish hall.

Property Day

Saturday, May 12th, 8am-1pm.
Please join us!

Day of Pentecost

May 20th-Come celebrate the birthday of the church at the 8 & 10am services. Please wear RED. Readers are needed to read the lesson of the day in languages other than English. Please speak to Ed Hasse if you can help!

No May Meeting.
Barbeque – Tuesday, June 5th, 6:30pm. All are welcome.
Graduation Information Needed

Please send information about this year’s graduates to the church office, so we can include them in our bulletin and e-mail news!

Parish Family News

Parish Family News-Please send information about your family news to let us know if you are moving, about any awards you received or achievements you’ve accomplished, etc.. We will post them in the bulletin and e-mail news! Thank you.

Memorial Garden

Donation cards and envelopes can be found in the narthex.

Alleluia Fund

You are invited to make a gift to support the Diocese of Newark’s Alleluia Fund for Outreach.  Flyer

Cross Roads Camp is hiring for Summer

Get more information here.

Church Directories

Updated church directories are available in the narthex.  Please notify the church office of any changes to your contact or family information.

Let’s Go to the Movies-The Lakeside Choraliers

Spring Concert – Sunday, May 20th, 3 PM
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
4 Woodland Road, Montvale
Call for $20 Tickets, #908-209-4280

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, May 6th
8am Lay Reader:  Gene Muller
10am Lay Readers:  Janet Tunick, Chris Hembree, Ann Partridge
Acolytes:  Hadyn Hopper, Jesse Hopper, Brian Murray
Ushers:  Jim Rahal, Henry Henninger, Paul Saraceni, Bob Brennan
Altar Guild:  Adelaide Bortey, Claudia Gibbs, Laura Gasnick
Coffee Hour:  Claudia & Gary Gross

Flowers:  The Gibbs/Bogert family, & Ernie, Patty, Darlene & families
Bread:  Rita & Brian McCarthy
Wine:  The Piatt family

Readings     Enlarged     Bulletin Insert
Hymns for Sunday, May 6th
Opening Hymn #536:  “Open your ears”
Gradual Hymn #513:  “Like the murmur”
Communion Hymn #400:  “All creatures of our God and King”
Closing Hymn WLP #775:  Give thanks for life

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, May 13th
8am Lay Readers:  Rose Ann Cavenna, Ron Niclas
10am Lay Readers:  Ginny Bartlett, Bob Bogert, Dorothy Waldt
Acolytes: Charlie Looes, Mary Looes, Nathaniel Hall
Ushers:  Bruce Hackett, Joe Solis, Betsy Thomason, Paul Dixon
Altar Guild:  Lindsay Graham, Charlotte Guderian, Vicki Solis
Flowers:  Jane Moser
Coffee Hour:  Dolores Koonin, Rita McCarthy

Flowers:  Hank Henninger & Family
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
Special Request from the Tri-Boro Food Pantry
The Tri Boro Food Pantry is experiencing a food shortage. In addition to their regular monthly requests, they are in most need of tuna/canned chicken, PB&J, tomato sauce, cold breakfast cereals, pasta, pancake mix & syrup, white rice, mac & cheese, dried black beans, canned fruit, condiments, snacks, household cleaning products, paper towels and toilet paper. Any and all non-perishable items that are not expired are greatly appreciated. They are also collecting gently used children’s books.  FLYER
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.

Tue – Thu 9:30am-2:30pm

4 Woodland Road, Montvale, NJ 07645

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