News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

“Our help is in the Name of the Lord.”
Psalm 124:8
Stewardship Sunday, September 30
The Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost

8 AM Holy Eucharist
9:15 AM Choir Rehearsal
10 AM Holy Eucharist
10 AM Teen Group Meeting
Healing Prayer
Celebrant:  The Rev. Edward M. Hasse, III
Guest Preachers:  Dorothy Waldt, Tweeter Moran

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Sunday Morning Teen Group

All Teens are welcome to join in the opening meeting on Sunday, September 30th at 10am in the Rector’s office.

Healing Services

The Laying on of Hands and Prayers for Healing will be held on Sunday, September 30thfollowing the 10 AM service. All who would like to receive anointing and prayers for healing are welcome to stay after the service.

Animal Blessing

Thursday, October 4th, 6pm in the outdoor chapel.  Weather permitting.  All pets and families are welcome.

Sunday School

Will meet on October 7th & 28th. Registration is still open. Please speak to Ed Hasse or Dawn Hopper to sign up and volunteer to lead a Sunday.

Worship Committee Meetings

Sundays at 11:30am

             10/7-Lay Readers/Chalice Bearers
             10/14-Ushers             10/21-Altar Guild/Flower Committee
Come learn about various ways to engage in worship in these ministries. No obligation. All meetings will be held in the Rector’s office.

St. Paul’s Knitters and Crocheters

The next meeting will be on Tuesday, October 9th, 7pm at the home of Dorothy Waldt, 7 Wayne St., Montvale (201-391-0794). Our thanks and appreciation to Ann Hirsch for delivering 20 sets (baby blankets with matching hats), plus 3 baby blankets and 56 hats to St Joseph’s Children’s Hospital on Sep. 12th. And our special thanks and appreciation to all who have contributed to this ongoing project over the past several months. It is estimated that St Paul’s has been active in this St Joseph’s project for over 20 years. Newcomers always welcome!

Vestry University

All are welcome to attend. This is not just for Vestry members. Saturday, October 6th, 9am-3:15pm, St. Elizabeth’s Church, 169 Fairmount Rd., Ridgewood, NJ. $20/person. RSVP by 10/1/18 on the Diocese website events page.

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Youth Group Halloween Party

October 16th, 6:30-8pm. Please wear your costume! Bring a friend! Pizza will be served.

Gift Card Purchases

Place your gift card purchases through the scrip program.  This way you can help the church raise money all year long.  See the Fundraising section belowOrder form.

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, September 30th
8am Lay Readers:  Rose Ann Cavenna, Dorothy Waldt
10am Lay Readers:  Dawn Hopper, Ann Partridge, Melissa Hasse
Acolytes:  Bruce Hackett, Nathaniel Hall
Ushers:  Bruce Hackett, Joe Solis, Paul Dixon
Altar Guild:  Lindsay Graham, Charlotte Guderian, Vicki Solis
Flowers: Jane Moser
Coffee Hour:  Tweeter & Tom Moran

Flowers:  The Orr family
Bread:  The Graham family, Rita & Brian McCarthy
Wine:  The Piatt family

Readings     Enlarged     Bulletin Insert 
Hymns for Sunday, September 30th
Opening Hymn #437:  “Tell out, my soul”
Gradual Hymn #609:  “Where cross the crowded ways of life”
Communion Hymn WLP #810:  “You who dwell in the shelter”
Closing Hymn #657:  “Love divine, all loves excelling”

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, October 7th
8am Lay Readers:  Rose Ann Cavenna, Chris Hembree
10am Lay Readers:  Kate Brousseau, Nigel Simpson, Ann Partridge
Acolytes:  Hadyn Hopper, Jesse Hopper, Charlie Looes, Mary Looes
Ushers:  Gene Muller, John Orr, Janice Orr
Altar Guild:  Elaine Hinsch, Dell Ludwig, Rita McCarthy
Coffee Hour:  Claudia & Gary Gross

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 are coffee, juice, juice boxes, canned fruit, snacks and white rice.  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, September-June.
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 plain ol’ errand running.  Please contact the church office #201-391-3181,
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.

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4 Woodland Road, Montvale, NJ 07645

In the narthex (church lobby)
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