Good afternoon everyone! This is the day that the Lord has made.
Let us rejoice and be glad in it!
This morning, Rev. Christopher Wolf discussed how God forgives us. Today's scripture was from Luke 7:36-50. This week's Christopher's Chat discusses this forgiveness we have received.
OTHER CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS
Pastor Christopher on Break
Pastor Christopher will be on a break from July 20th through July 27th. He will return on Sunday, July 29th. Please pray for a time of restoration. If you have any pastoral concerns, please contact elders Catherine Wasdyke or Gale Hendrickson.
Vacation Bible School
We are looking for volunteers to help with decorating the church for VBS between now and August. We will need help with decorating the stage downstairs in the Van Wyk Fellowship Hall. We are also looking for volunteers to assist with recreation, crafts, snacks, setting up, or working as a classroom assistant. For further information, or if you are able to volunteer any time, please speak with Tommy Van Winkle. If you are interested in helping with decorating, please see Sherry Dapcic or Tommy Van Winkle.
Registration is open for students entering pre-k (age 3 by June 1, 2018 and potty-trained) through sixth grade in September 2018. You may register by going to our VBS page.
In addition, we are still looking for donations of snack and kitchen items. CLICK HERE for the full list.
VBS will run from August 6th through August 10th from 9am-12pm daily.
VBS Pre-Registration Social
There will be a pre-registration social on Tuesday, July 24th from 7-8:30pm downstairs in the Van Wyk Fellowship Hall. This will serve as an opportunity for parents to register their children and meet the VBS staff. All are welcome to come to this social, even if you registered ahead of time. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please speak with Thomas Van Winkle.
Prayer Cloth Ministry
Have you have placed someone on the prayer list and would like to have a prayer cloth for them? Please contact Kathy Alia or Winnie Caputo. Prayer cloths are also available for special occasions such as baptisms, graduations, confirmations, births, marriages and special anniversaries. For more information on the prayer cloth ministry, click HERE.
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 (July 8th)
Teaneck family involved in accident, rescue of soccer players in Thailand, Brian Wolf, Family of Ramone, Rosalie, Bob Brouca, Anna, Jenny's Mom, Armando, Geselli, Coleman Family, Marren Family, Giver of Donation.
A complete list of ongoing prayer concerns is on the back table in the Sanctuary.
Monday 7/16 - Christianity 101 Adult Bible Study 7:30pm
Thursday 7/19 - Man Up at Saddle Brook Diner 6:30pm
Sunday 7/22 - Worship Service 10:30am
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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