News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

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Weekly News from

St. Paul’s
Episcopal Church

“Love your neighbor as yourself!”  Romans 13:9
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.

Calendar
Welcome Back Sunday
September 10
8 AM – Holy Eucharist
10 AM – Holy Eucharist
10 AM Sunday school breakfast
Wednesday
September 13
12 PM – Holy Eucharist
7:30 PM – Vestry Meeting
Friday
September 15
7 PM – YG Movie Night
Saturday
September 16
5 PM – Family Holy Eucharist
Sunday
September 17
8 AM – Holy Eucharist
10 AM – Holy Eucharist
11:30 AM – Acolyte Meeting
Wednesday
September 20
12 PM – Holy Eucharist
Sunday
September 24
8 AM – Holy Eucharist
10 AM – Holy Eucharist
11:30 AM – Layreader Meeting
Wednesday
September 27
12 PM – Holy Eucharist
Stewardship Sunday
October 1
8 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
10 AM – Holy Eucharist
11:30 AM – Usher’s Meeting
Wednesday
October 11
12 PM – Holy Eucharist
7:30 PM – Vestry Meeting
Sunday
October 15
8 AM – Holy Eucharist
10 AM – Holy Eucharist
11:30 AM – Altar Guild Mtg
Wenesday
October 18
12 PM – Holy Eucharist
Saturday
October 21
5 PM – Family Holy Eucharist
Sunday
October 22
8 AM – Morning Prayer
10 AM – Morning Prayer
Wednesday
October 25
12 PM – Holy Eucharist
Sunday
October 29
8 AM – Holy Eucharist
10 AM – Holy Eucharist
Healing Services

CONTACT US!

E-mail

saintpaulsmontvale
@ yahoo.com
Phone
201-391-3181
Church Office
Flexible Fall Hours 
Tue – Thu
9:00am – 2:00pm


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

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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.
 

Welcome Back Sunday!

welcome back
September 10th
8 am & 10 am Holy Eucharist
10 am Sunday School Registration
& Children’s Breakfast
Choir Returns
11:15 am Special Coffee Hour hosted by the Vestry, on the Rectory Deck!
Please join us as we begin the new year.

Tri-Boro Food Pantry

This month’s requests are:
snacks for lunch boxes
juice boxes
meals in a can
(Spagetti 0’s, Chef Boyardee ravioli)
tuna
sponges
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.

St. Paul’s Knitters & Crocheters

knitting
Season opener on Tuesday, September 12th at 7 p.m. in Ed’s office in the Education Building.
Newcomers always welcome. Come join us!

Wednesday Holy Eucharist

sunshine
September 13th
12pm
 
In the rector’s office.

Vestry Meeting

megaphone
Wednesday
September 13th
7:30pm
In the Education building.

Diocese Listening Meeting

You are invited to attend the last Listening Meeting to share your hopes and dreams for our Diocese and for the XI Bishop of Newark.
The last meeting will be held in Maplewood on 9/13.

Youth Group Movie Night

movie night
Friday
September 15th
7pm
Join us on the back lawn of the church.  Parishioners of all ages are welcome to the movie!

Worship Committee Meetings

Sundays at 11:30am
9/17-Acolytes
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.
All parishioners in 3rd grade and above, including adults, are welcome and encouraged to serve as an acolyte!

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.

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.

Pledge to St. Paul’s

fundraising
Please remember to keep your pledge current.  The expenses of the Parish are on-going!  Thank you!

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 10th
 
8am Lay Reader
Gene Muller
10 Lay Readers
Ree Hopper
Bob Bogert
Rick Farraj
Acolytes
Charlie Looes
Mary Looes
Ushers
Bruce Hackett
Joe Solis
Altar Guild
Adelaide Bortey
Claudia Gibbs
Laura Gasnick
Flowers
Beth Abrahamson
 
Coffee Hour
Vestry
 
Memorials
Flowers:  The Nicolosi family
                     The Waldt family
                    Charlotte Guderian
     
Bread:  
 
Wine:  The Piatt family

Hymns for Sunday, September 10th

Opening Hymn
#473:  “Lift high the cross
Gradual Hymn
#536:  “Open your ears”
 
Communion Hymn
#336:  “Come with us”
 
Closing Hymn

#527:  “Singing songs of expectation”

Assisting in our Worship
Sunday, September 17th
8am Lay Readers
Rose Ann Cavenna
Ron Niclas
10am Lay Readers
Addy Simpson
Chris Hembree
Ann Partridge
Acolytes
Jon Felz
Kevin McKenna
Joshua Simpson
Sarah Simpson
Ushers
Gene Muller
Gene Malaterra
John Orr
Janice Orr
Altar Guild
Lindsay Graham
Charlotte Guderian
Vicki Solis
Flowers
Jane Moser
Coffee Hour
The McKenna family
Memorials
Flowers:
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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