PRESBYTERIAN MESSENGER 

 
UPCOMING EVENTS. . .

Every Sunday 10:00 AM Worship

             Choir Practice 8:30AM

Communion served 1st Sunday of Month

Every Wednesday - Bible Study with         

           Rev. Lou Kilgore 2-3:15PM

 

7/30 & 8/6 NO BIBLE STUDY

8/3 Artist Reception 1-3PM 

Tue 7/22 – 8/2 Lou Vacation

8/11-8/21 – Kathy Behnke Vacation

8/19 Mission Meeting 10AM 

 

Back To School Program Extended                                                   Center for Food Action requests that we contribute school supplies this month. These items will be distributed to children of CFA families. Please place the following in the narthex before August 20th:                             

Backpacks, pencils, pens, crayons, highlighters, colored pencils, glue sticks, spiral and marble composition note books, loose leaf paper, 1 and 2 inch 3 ring binders, 2 pocket folders. Thanks for your continued support of the work of CFA. Check out sales at Staples and other stores to get the most for your contribution.
 

Fall Book Selection https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRytBpR1d2HQzQrn74j7TUax6Jof_mJs7frpHocC0Ikb2xZcLDw

Please join us on September 26 to discuss the next HMPC Book Group selection. Newcomers are always welcome!                                          
Sept. 26 The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt                       
October 24 Longbourn by Jo Baker

 

Donations                        

Many have asked where they can bring items that they would have contributed to Heavenly Treasures. Furniture, artwork, lamps, appliances, hardware can be donated to Habitat Restore in Wayne. Details can be found at www.patersonhabitat.org. Clothing, toys, sports equipment and household goods can be brought to Ditto in North Haledon, for the benefit of Christian Reformed Schools. Check out www.dittonj.org.
 

Sunday Bulletin Prayers & Announcements

Announcement for the Sunday Worship service should be emailed to the church office. Your announcement will appear in the next Sunday bulletin. Deadline is the Wednesday before that week’s bulletin comes out.

If you would like the community to pray with you for a person or circumstance please call the office no later than 2:30PM on the Friday before, and we will add this to our Prayer Concerns List.    Office number is 201-891-0511.

 

Faithworks                                        

Classes are in recess throughout the summer months. Outdoor activities and games are provided for kids ages 7 to 12. Children completing 4th grade through high school are encouraged to attend 10:00 am worship together with their families. Childcare will be available for children ages 6 and under on the 2nd floor classrooms. Claudia Herrera, Patricia Pastás, Amanda and Maddie Lembo are our assistant teacher and childcare workers this Sunday.

 

Axel.jpgDONATIONS …

To offer our Vacation Bible Camp (VBC) to the community and the families of the church at no cost to those participating, we try to get many gizmos, crafts, game supplies, decorations, and snacks donated by our church and Sunday school families. Particularly if you are not able to serve as a volunteer, we hope that you will check out our “Donation Wish List” (attached) and find some items you would be willing to provide! Wish Lists are available at the church office and on the church vestibule tables. If you can’t fine one, I’ll be glad to get one for you. Please, send me an e-mail about your donations (in volunteer time or resources) or bring all items to the church office and look for bins marked “VBC” to put your donations in no later than Tuesday, July29 at 12 noon and thanks!

 

COMING UP!

Please check your calendars and see if you can join us to one or two of these meetings…

VBC orientation meeting: Thursdays, July 24 and 31st at 6 p.m. on the 2nd floor classrooms

VBC coordination and final details meeting: Tuesday, August 5 at 6 p.m. on the 2nd floor classrooms

Setting-up of rooms and decoration days: Monday, August 11 and Tuesday August 12 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Help us spread the word!!

Weird Animals Vacation Bible Camp. (VBC)

August 13, 14 and 15, from 9 to 12 noon.

Registrations ongoing!

Download a registration form at: pcfl.org

More info at (201)891-0511

Or email: patpastas@msn.com

 

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Donation “Wish List” for VBC 2014

Please help us to offer VBC to the community at no cost by donating items from the following list no later than Tuesday, July 29 at noon. Please look for bins marked “VBC” to leave your donations. If you are providing items that we can borrow for the 3-day-week, please mark that item with your name – they will be available for pick-up at the end of VBC! Questions? or additional information about these items, please contact Patricia Pastás and leave a message at 201-891-0511 or email at patpastas@msn.com

 

Bible Adventures Station

     Round removable stickers

     Paper clips

     Colored bed sheets

     Oreo cookies

     Birthday candles

     Small foam balls

     CD player

     Rope lights

     Saltine crackers

     Blue tablecloth

     1packet of pita bread

     Large toy blocks

     Hand towels

     Large plastic tablecloth

     1 loaf of bread

     Large flashlight

Critter Café (Snacks station):

     hand wipes (unscented please)

     napkins

     drinking cups

     sturdy serving trays

     vanilla yogurt

     maraschino cherries

     paper towels

     9 and 3-once clear cups

     ice-cream scoopers with release lever

     plastic spoons

     3 to 4-inch round sugar cookies

     vanilla frosting

     chocolate frosting

     M&M’s (plain, no peanuts)

     twizzelers red

     chocolate sprinkles or jimmies

     small dessert plates

     popcorn

     fruit snacks

     Non-latex clear food prep gloves

Decorative Items:

Moss

Cardboard tubes to make palm trees

Artificial greenery

1 lighter wand

Grass Skirts

Lots of Tissue paper

Paper Flowers & Foliage

Fabric flowers

Used pillows

Newspaper

Masking tape

Double sided masking tape

Brown leaf bags

Water noodles (used or new)

Glue guns

6 hula hoops

Packing paper

Bubble wrap

Galvanized wire

Blue plastic table cloths

Butterfly nets

pinwheels

Imagination Station (Crafts):

3 Medium fish tanks

3 spinning top toys

wet wipes

balloons

Resealable plastic Sandwich or Snack bags

baking powder

color permanent mark



         Sunday Server Sign-Up Sheet; Third Quarter 2014

Date

Greeter

Usher

Reader

Hospitality

Faithworks

Childcare

08/03

B.Graham

L. Gassman

B.Fernstrom

Adams

Herrera

A. & M. Lembo

08/10

Guthries

B.Jordan

A. Luddington

Aylwards

Herrera/Pastás

I. Cervantes/G. Nutile

08/17

L.Noonan

P.Harder

L.Dearani

S.Dirringer

Herrera

Amanda & Maddie Lembo

08/24

Aylwards

L.Gassman

M. Palermo

S.Lehman

Herrera/Pastás

I. Cervantes/G. Nutile

08/31

Gallaghers

T.Noonan

T.Jadick

C.Meslink

Herrera

Amanda & Maddie Lembo

09/07

P. Harder

Guthries

C.Mainardi

 L .Dearani

Herrera/ Pastás

I.Cervantes & G. Nutile

09/14

S. Lehman

B. Graham

S. Aylward

Bourhills

Herrera

A. & M. Lembo/G. Nutile/I. Cervantes

09/21

M. Holt

 P. Harder

L. Peterson

R. Oliver

Herrera/ Pastás

A. & M. Lembo/G. Nutile/I. Cervantes


09/28

 

Mainardis

Bourhills

L. Gassman

        ?

Herrera

A. & M. Lembo/G. Nutile

*Assigned families can decide who will be reader. Please inform Chris who is reading one week before you are scheduled. Two or more people can share ushering and hospitality duties. If you cannot be available when assigned, please switch with someone else and inform the office of this change. Please check PM regularly to see the date of your assignment. We need a few more volunteers for the listed duties. If you can help in anyway, please call the office at 201-891-0511 or Kathy Behnke at  973-427-3905 and we can add you to the list. Thank you for kindness and generosity in assisting with the church service.