News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

“You are my hope, O Lord God!”  Psalm 71:5
Sunday, February 3rd
The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

8 AM Holy Eucharist
9:15 AM Choir Rehearsal
10 AM Holy Eucharist
10 AM Teen Group
Souper Bowl Collection
Celebrant:  The Rev. Edward M. Hasse, III
Sermon Title:  “You are my hope, O Lord God!”

Souper Bowl Collection

Sunday, February 3rd. Organized by the Sunday Morning Teen Group. Please bring $1 and a can of food for Tri-Boro Food Pantry.

Attention Singers

The Lakeside Choraliers is a non-denominational community choir that has been entertaining audiences in the Pascack Valley for over 45 years. The group is hosting an open house on Monday, February 4 at 7:30 PM at the First Congregational Church, 131 Pascack Road in Park Ridge.  Come join us and see what we are all about.  Refreshments will be served.  For further information, please call Dorothy Waldt, #201-820-5923. 

Youth Group Sleepover

Friday, February 8th, 8pm until Saturday, February 9th, 8am. Bring sleeping bags, DVD’s, talent show stuff & food to share!

Sunday School

Will meet on February 10th & 24th. Please speak to Ed Hasse or Dawn Hopper to sign up and/or volunteer to lead a Sunday.  Form     Calendar

St. Paul’s Knitters & Crocheters


We will meet on Tue. Feb. 12th @ 7pm in Ed’s office in the Education building. Newcomers always welcome. Come join us. Instructions available for baby blankets and hats or bring your own project for a fun evening of pleasant camaraderie and great conversation!

Vestry Meeting

Wednesday, February 13th, 7:30pm.

Family Holy Eucharist

family worship

Saturday, February 16th at 5pm.  All are welcome to attend!

sunday school
Sunday School Help is Needed

Helpers are needed to lead the classes on 2/24, 3/10, 3/24, 4/14 & 5/5.  Please see Ed Hasse or Dawn Hopper.

Healing Prayer

The Laying on of Hands and Prayers for Healing will be held on

Sunday, February 24th, following the 10 AM service. All who would like to receive anointing and prayers for healing are welcome to stay after the service.

Stewardship Packets

have been mailed.  Please return your pledge card A.S.A.P.

Offering Envelopes

Are in the narthex.  Please speak with Elaine Hinsch if you want numbered envelopes. You don’t need to pledge to get them. Numbered envelopes make donations easier to record.


All parishioners in the 8th grade and above may be confirmed. Please speak with Ed Hasse if you are interested. Confirmation classes will start in the near future.

Annual Parish Meeting Reports

The 2018 Annual Reports can be found in the Narthex or Here.

Shop with Scrip Rebate Program

Please support St. Paul’s by using this convenient rebate program while shopping in stores and online.  You can purchase gift cards to use while shopping, to give as gifts or you can download gift cards to your cell phone to use instantly.  Simply purchase “scrip/money” to use while shopping and the retailers give the rebate directly to the church. 

Check out your favorite store’s rebate at

Here are a few examples of the rebates offered:
Christmas Tree Shoppe/Bed Bath and Beyond  7-8.75%
Best Buy 4-5.75%
Old Navy 14%
TJ Maxx/Home Goods/Marshalls  10%
Chili’s 11-19%
Panera 8%
and many more!

Click “Register” and use St. Paul’s Scrip Enrollment code:  68927L8342L45
Please contact Beth Abrahamson for more details.

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, February 3rd
8am Lay Readers: Rose Ann Cavenna
10am Lay Readers:  Ree Hopper, Ann Partridge, Melissa Hasse
Acolytes:  Charlie Looes, Mary Looes
Ushers:  Nigel Simpson, Leigh Hopper, Jon Felz
Altar Guild:  Lindsay Graham, Charlotte Guderian, Vicki Solis
Flowers: Jane Moser
Coffee Hour:  Melissa Mortensen

Flowers:  The Waldt family
Bread:  Lindsay Graham
Wine:  The Piatt family

Readings     Enlarged     Bulletin Insert 
Hymns for Sunday, February 3rd
Opening Hymn #371:  “Thou, whose almighty word”
Gradual Hymn #530: “Spread, O spread, thou mighty word”
Communion Hymn #336: “Come with us, O blessed Jesus”
Closing Hymn #535:  “Ye servants of God”

Assisting in our Worship – Sunday, February 10th
8am Lay Readers:  Rose Ann Cavenna, Bob Bogert
10am Lay Readers:  Sarah Montemarano, Jonathan Viaud, Elaine Hinsch
Acolytes:  Jon Felz, Joshua Simpson, Sarah Simpson
Ushers:  Jim Rahal, Hank Henninger, Paul Saraceni
Altar Guild:  Elaine Hinsch, Dell Ludwig, Rita McCarthy
Coffee Hour:  Dorothy Waldt, Lisa Johnson

Flowers:  The Brousseau/Valentine family
Bread:  The McCarthy family
Wine:  The Piatt family

Service Schedules
The 2019 service schedules are below with the latest revisions.
Altar Guild schedule          Acolyte schedule
Tri-Boro Food Pantry
Requests are 

canned fruit,white rice, soap (bars/liquid) and tissues.

 Please leave your donations in the basket found in the narthex.  Or mail in a gift to 65 Pascack Rd, Park Ridge.  Please check expiration dates.  Thank you.    Tri-Boro website

St. Paul’s Nursery School Notice
Registration is now open for 2019-2020.  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 at 10am throughout the month, September-June. We are always looking for more members. Any teens 6th grade through high school are welcome to join, as this should be a fun year!
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 to 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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