Good afternoon everyone! This is the day that the Lord has made.
Let us rejoice and be glad in it!
This morning, we welcomed the Rev. Frank Ackerman back to our pulpit. Rev. Ackerman is a retired pastor who received his training at Western Theological Seminary and Andover Newton Summer School of Clinical Pastor Training. Rev. Ackerman has served as pastor at Trinity Reformed Church in New Jersey, Leeds Reformed Church in Leeds, NY, and People's Park Church in Paterson, NJ.
OTHER CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS
Palm Sunday Breakfast
We invite you to our Palm Sunday breakfast following the service on Sunday, March 25th downstairs in the Van Wyk Fellowship Hall. Donations of bagels, fruit and muffins are needed. A sign-up sheet is now available on the hallway bulletin board. You may also sign up online by clicking HERE to access the electronic form.
Easter Memorial Flowers and Book of Remembrance
Lilies will be placed in the Sanctuary for Easter Sunday (April 1st). If you would like to donate one in memory or honor of someone, you may do so. Donated plants may be picked up after the worship service on Easter. Forms are available in your bulletin and on the table at the back of the Sanctuary. The form, along with cash or your check, may be placed in the offering plate, mailed to the church, or given to Evelyn Leseberg, Vice President of Consistory. The deadline is Sunday, March 25th.
Please check the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board outside the upstairs kitchen, and sign up if you are able to host coffee hour.
Ongoing Clothing Drive We continue to accept bagged or boxed donations of clothing, shoes, accessories, bedding, linens, curtains and towels. All donations may be left outside Pastor Christopher's garage doors in the Ackerman Avenue parking lot anytime.
Last Week's Prayer Concerns (March 11th)
Family of Christina, Mr. Davita, Family of Nadia, Luise, Breanna, Bobby and Family, Ross and Roberta.
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. For more information on the prayer cloth ministry, click HERE.
A complete list of ongoing prayer concerns is on the back table in the Sanctuary.
Thursday 3/22 - Adult Choir Rehearsal 7:30pm
Sunday 3/25 1) Sunday School/Adult Bible Study 9am
2) Palm Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
3) Palm Sunday Breakfast Following Worship
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Thank you for taking the time to read through this week's announcements. Feel free to share with your family and friends. God bless you!
In His Service,
The First Reformed Church of Saddle Brook, NJ
5 Ackerman Avenue (corner of Saddle River Rd)
Saddle Brook, New Jersey 07663