News from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church — Jul 30th


Weekly News from

St. Paul’s
Episcopal Church


“Worshipers of God, Rejoice!”  Psalm 105:3


In This Issue

Sunday School

sunday school

Team Leaders:
Audrey Scott
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.  We are asking for a minimum commitment of 3 Sundays.  Please see the Sunday school team or Ed Hasse to help out.

July 30
9 AM – Morning Prayer
August 6
9 AM – Morning Prayer
August 13
9 AM – Morning Prayer
August 19
5 PM – Family Holy Eucharist
August 20
9 AM – Holy Eucharist
August 27
9 AM – Holy Eucharist
September 3
9 AM – Holy Eucharist
Welcome Back Sunday
September 10
8 AM – Holy Eucharist
10 AM – Holy Eucharist
10 AM Sunday school breakfast
September 13
12 PM – Holy Eucharist









Church Office
Flexible Summer Hours 
Tue – Thu
7:00am – 12:00pm


Please call or e-mail
before your visit.






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

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!



Vestry Notes and Financial report are posted each month on the bulletin board outside of the church office. 

Membership Information Form

Attention Everyone!
Please hand in a form to ensure all of your information is correct and up to date, in the church database.  Forms can be found in the narthex.
You are welcome to provide as much information as you have available.
Please return your completed form to the church office or e-mail to
All information is kept off the internet and only shared within the parish community, with your permission.  Thank you so much for your assistance. 

Sunday, July 30th
Eighth Sunday after Pentecost


9 AM Morning Prayer
Guest Preacher:  Dorothy Waldt

Pastoral Coverage

While Rev. Ed Hasse is away, guest preachers will provide Sunday Morning Prayer services.  The guest preachers will serve on 7/16, 7/30, 8/6 & 8/13.
If you have a pastoral need or emergency, please call one of the Wardens.  Beth Abrahamson 201-391-4960 or Ann Hirsch 201-837-0434.  Or call the church office at 201-391-3181.

Diocese Listening Meetings

You are invited to attend the Listening Meetings to share your hopes and dreams for our Diocese and for the XI Bishop of Newark.
Meetings will be held in Englewood on 7/25, in Mountain Lakes on 8/9, in Succasunna on 8/16, in Bloomfield/Glen Ridge on 9/9 and in Maplewood on 9/13.

Search for the XI Bishop of the Diocese of Newark

With the task to find a new bishop, the Diocese is asking all church members to complete an on-line survey that will help them to form a profile.



If you don’t have internet access, paper copies can be found in the Narthex and should be returned to the church office to be submitted.  Thank you.

diocese logo

Summer Worship Schedule

There will be one Sunday service at 9am, now through September 6th.
Wednesday Holy Eucharist will be off for the summer and will resume on 9/13.

Summer Book Study

“Biblical Literalism:
A Gentile Heresy”
by John Shelby Spong
We will gather to discuss the book on Sunday, August 20th at 10:15am in Ed Hasse’s office.  All are welcome!

Summer Acolytes

altar server girl
Acolytes will not be scheduled now through 9/3 at the 9am services.  If you are present during this time it would be most greatly appreciated if you would assist in the service.  Thank you.

Tri-Boro Food Pantry

This month’s requests are:


pasta sauce
canned fruit
cereal (all varieties)
bottled juice




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.

Pledge to St. Paul’s

Please remember to keep your pledge current during the summer months.  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

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, July 30th
Morning Prayer
9am Lay Readers


Ree Hopper
Claudia Gibbs
Marc Hembree
Ron Niclas
Roy Nicolosi
Jeanne Nicolosi
David Riley
Altar Guild
Bob Brennan
Ann Hirsch
Shannon Iannotta
Clyna Shaw
Coffee Hour


Beth Abrahamson
Regina Hanrahan
Bread:  Morning Prayer
Wine:  The Piatt family



Hymns for Sunday, July 30th


Opening Hymn
#388:  “O worship the King


Gradual Hymn
#423:  “Immortal, invisible”
Closing Hymn

#390:  “Praise to the Lord”


Assisting in our Worship
Sunday, August 6th
Morning Prayer
9am Lay Readers


Ginny Bartlett
Beth Abrahamson
Chris Hembree
Jim Rahal
Henry Henninger
Paul Saraceni
Nigel Simpson
Altar Guild
Adelaide Bortey
Claudia Gibbs
Laura Gasnick
Beth Abrahamson
Coffee Hour


The Hopper family
Flowers:  The Hackett family
Bread:   Morning Prayer
Wine:  The Piatt family



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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