News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

“I love the Lord…because he has inclined his ear to me.” Psalm 116:1
The 3rd Sunday of Easter, April 26

We will refrain from in-person church services for now.
4/26 Readings insert available in the outdoor chapel.

Fish & Chips by Tastefully British     Thank You!
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Thanks to the “masked workers”: Jim, Sandy, Christine, Hank, Rusty, Alan, Gary, Claudia, Becky, and the Tastefully British crew for a great event. 220 dinners were served and over $1,400 was raised for the Tri-boro Food Pantry. Thanks for everyone’s support!

Diaper Drive

Rev. White at Christ Church in Teaneck is hosting a Diaper Drive.  Diapers are in need so that people can afford food.  

If you would like to contribute, you may send diapers to Christ Church, 333 Warwick Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666.  Or call Ann Hirsch #551-404-2396, she has offered to deliver them for you. Thank you for your generosity.

Grocery Gift Cards (Food Coupons)

If you would like to purchase Grocery Gift Cards, please contact the office by phone or e-mail.  We will make arrangements to get them to you or you can pick them up.  Grocery Gift Cards are available for Kings, ShopRite & Wegmans.  These businesses give a 5% per dollar donation to St. Paul’s Church.  Thank You.

Thank You Note Campaign

Please join us as we start a “Thank You” note writing campaign. Inspired by one of our parish moms, we are going to share notes of appreciation and encouragement with all the front line workers.  Please write a simple, short note or have your children drawer a picture. 

Please place your notes/pictures in the tub that is by the church front doors. We will deliver them following safety guidelines given to us. Let’s show them all how grateful we are for their dedication to helping others. 

Help is Available

Volunteers at St. Paul’s Church are ready to assist, if you need help during this time (shopping or other things).  Please reach out to the church office by phone or e-mail to let us know.

Pastoral Care Needed?

If you have a pastoral care need, please reach out to the parish by phone or e-mail. The messages are checked regularly. In an emergency you may contact one of the Wardens directly: Beth Abrahamson #201-391-4960 or Ann Hirsch #551-404-2396. They will connect you with a priest if needed.

Tri-Boro Food Pantry
Immediate Need:  canned fruit, canned tuna, macaroni and cheese, all pasta, oatmeal, pancake mix,  dried legumes in a bag, peanut butter, jelly, meal in a can like chef boyardee.  All non-perishable items are welcomed.

Donations can be left in the tubs on the church front steps and they will be delivered to the food pantry.

You may call the food pantry, #201-573-9083 with any questions.  Or mail in a gift to 65 Pascack Rd, Park Ridge.  Please check expiration dates.  Thank you.  Tri-Boro website
D9 Lenten Outreach Project
There is still time to contribute

This Lent, District 9 will be collecting money for North Porch Women & Infants’ Centers. Each parish is hoped to collect $500.  Please make checks payable to St. Paul’s Church and include “D9” on the memo line.  Click here for more information.

St. Paul’s has a Facebook page
Please look for “St. Paul’s Episcopal Church” in Facebook and join us.  Thank you.          Link
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Pledges

Pledge or offering envelopes can be left in the milk box outside the sacristy door or mailed to the church office.  Thank you for your support.

Outdoor Chapel

Anytime during the week, you are invited to visit the outdoor chapel to sit, reflect, and pray.  While you are there please take a walk through the Memorial Garden to pay your respects and admire the lovely Daffodils. As always, please remember to practice social distancing and follow the CDC safety guidelines.

This Sunday’s readings, are available in the outdoor chapel.

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Transition Note

The Transition Process can take a minimum of 18-24 months. St. Paul’s is in the Separation and Planning Stage during which we are encouraged to reflect on the past and dream about where the future will lead us. This time is an opportunity to see where God calls us to go and should be looked on as a gift.

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Submissions to Bulletin and Newsletter

All submissions need to be received in the church office by Monday night to ensure inclusion in the next Thursday newsletter & Sunday bulletin.  Thank you.

WORSHIP
Assisting in our Worship 

Celebrant:  
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Memorials
Flowers:  
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Readings     
Hymns for Sunday

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Assisting in our Worship

Celebrant:  
Lay Reader:  
Chalice Bearers:  
Acolytes:  
Ushers:  
Altar Guild:  
Flowers:  
Coffee Hour Hosts:  

Memorials
Flowers:  
Bread:  
Wine:  

PLEASE BE CAREFUL THAT YOU ARE LOOKING AT THE CORRECT DATE OF SERVICE.  THIS LIST IS FOR NEXT SUNDAY, OVER A WEEK AWAY.

Service Schedules
2020 service schedules with the latest revisions:
ONGOING
Paterson Men’s Shelter

Volunteers are always needed to help prepare and serve dinner at the shelter for homeless men located at St. Paul’s Church in Paterson. Please speak with Jon Felz for more info. A sign up sheet is in the Ed. Bldg.

What is the Youth Group?

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We are 5th – 12th grade boys & girls (parishioners and not!), that get together once a month for activities that foster fellowship, outreach, and good ol’ fashioned socialization! We play games, we communicate in an open environment, we play more games, eat pizza and the evening passes by quite quickly. We hope you’ll join us at our meetings. Feel free to invite friends. Watch the Sunday bulletin for our schedule & events.
 
Click here to learn more about St. Paul’s Youth Group.

Pay it Forward

The St. Paul’s Outreach Mission’s Pay It Forward program has started.  We are asking for our parish families or individuals, to reach into their hearts and discover ways to give back. The choices are endless. The Outreach Program shares $25 with those who are planning to participate in this amazing endeavor. If you have any questions, I’ll be at coffee hour or contact me, at 201-803-9842, thank you, Paul Dixon.  Flyer

Recycling Collection Box

Elaine Hinsch will be collecting recyclable plastic bags/wrappings in the collection box found in the Education building.  Please see the attached flyer for a detailed list of the types to things to donate.   Recycling Flyer

Transition Questions/Concerns

You are welcome and invited to contact the office with any questions/concerns pertaining to our church and the transition.  We will connect you with the Wardens and Vestry.

Also, please review our Update letters.  They are an additional resource to keep up-to-date on the Transition progress.

Update #1     Update #2     Update #3     Update #4     Update #5     Update #6

Tri-Boro Food Pantry
Requests:  canned fruit, canned tuna, macaroni and cheese, all pasta, oatmeal, pancake mix,  dried legumes in a bag, peanut butter, jelly, meal in a can like chef boyardee.  All non-perishable items are welcomed.

Please leave your donations in the basket found on the church front steps.  Or mail in a gift to 65 Pascack Rd, Park Ridge.  Please check expiration dates.  Thank you.  Tri-Boro website
Sunday Morning Teen Group
Meets some Sundays at 10am during the school year. We are always looking for more members. Any teens 7th grade through high school are welcome to join.  To be included in Teen Group communications, please send your e-mail address to John Looes, jslooes@gmail.com.
St. Paul’s Nursery School Notice
Registration begins in January for the 2020-2021 school year.  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 Lisa Skoglund @ 201-391-3860.

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Education for Ministry(EFM)

Helping Christians understand, enjoy and live the faith they love.  Learn more at www.efm-newark.com

MEMORIAL OPPORTUNITIES
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

Those Interred at St. Paul’s (2019 Necrology)

FUNDRAISER
Grocery Gift Cards
Please purchase grocery gift cards for Kings, ShopRite & Wegmans.  They can be purchased from Jim Rahal or Lisa Johnson.  These businesses make a 5% per dollar donation to St. Paul’s Church.  Thank You.
CONTACT US

OFFICE HOURS
most Tue – Thu mornings

JOIN US
4 Woodland Road, Montvale, NJ 07645

CHURCH DIRECTORIES
In the narthex (church lobby)
Please notify the church office with changes.



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