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First Reformed Weekly - 2/5/2017

Good afternoon everyone on this Super Bowl Sunday! Rev. Christopher Wolf continued his sermon series during worship today - "Satisfaction Guaranteed". "It's about how we try to find satisfaction in worldly things - but the only true satisfaction of life is found in Christ. Today's message was about approval. Seeking the approval of others is a never ending, never satisfying circle - God's approval is what counts.

Christopher's Chat

Pastor Christopher offers a weekly video message entitled "Christopher's Chat" to summarize his sermon series. Below is this week's episode.

New Members Session

The First New Members Session was held on January 31st. If you are interested in joining the First Reformed Church, please attend the next Tuesday session on February 7th at 7pm. Please contact us for more information.


We want to remind parents to communicate to their children to please not touch the sound system, organ, or copy machines. We have had several instances recently of these important church properties being turned on or adjusted. Please contact Pastor Christopher if you want to be trained on how to use this equipment. Thank you.

Valentine's Day Luncheon

Please join us on Sunday, February 12th immediately following worship for a Valentine's Day Luncheon downstairs in the Van Wyk Fellowship Hall. There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in the hallway.


The Consistory approved the purchase of a new printer for the church's many publishing needs. The cost is $3,600 - which includes a full two-year maintenance agreement and was an excellent price for the machine needed. Members are welcome to make monetary contributions to offset the costs.

Coffee Hour Hosts/Hostesses

There are still dates open to host coffee hour. Please see the sign-up sheet on the hallway bulletin board by the kitchen if you are interested in hosting coffee hour.

Elders and Consistory Meetings

The February Elders' and Consistory Meetings have been rescheduled to Monday, February 20th at their usual times (7pm for Elders, 7:30pm for full Consistory).

Ongoing Clothing Drive Bagged or boxed donations of clothing, shoes, accessories, bedding, linens, curtains and towels may be left outside Pastor's garage doors anytime.

Last Week's Prayer Concerns - January 29, 2017

Carol, the family of Bill, Aida.

If you have placed someone on the prayer list and would like to have a handmade prayer cloth (shown below) for them, please see Winnie Caputo to arrange for them to receive one.


Tuesday 2/7 - New Members Meeting 7pm

Wednesday 2/8 - Adult Choir Rehearsal 7:30pm

Thursday 2/9 - Christianity 101 Bible Study 7:30pm

Sunday 2/12

1) Sunday School/Adult Bible Class 9am

2) Worship Service 10:30am


Thank you for taking the time to read through this week's news. Feel free to share with your family and friends.

In His Service,

The First Reformed Church of Saddle Brook, NJ

5 Ackerman Avenue (corner of Saddle River Rd)

Saddle Brook, New Jersey 07663

Phone: 201-843-6672

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