Good afternoon everyone! This is the day that the Lord has made.
Let us rejoice and be glad in it!
We welcomed the Rev. Kenneth Tenckinck to our pulpit today. Pastor Christopher is on a break through Friday, July 27th. Rev. Tenckinck has served as the Director of The Warwick Conference Center and Camp Warwick since 1994. He is a graduate of Hope College in Holland, Michigan and New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Before coming to the Warwick Conference Center, he served the First Reformed Church of Astoria in Long Island City, NY (Classis of Queens) and Bethel Reformed Church in Sheldon, Iowa (Classis of East Sioux).
Rev. Tenckinck's message was "At The Feet of Jesus", based on scripture from 2 Samuel 7:1-17 and Mark 6:30-44.
OTHER CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS
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. Thank you to all those who have donated so far. 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.
Women's Fellowship Breakfast
Save the date! The next Women's Fellowship Breakfast will be on Saturday, August 18th in the Clements' Room. More details and a sign-up sheet will be forthcoming in August. Encouragement, fellowship and good food. All women are invited.
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 15th)
Jenny's Mom, rescue of soccer players, Union City first responders, Union City families of fire, Rosalie Shoeman.
A complete list of ongoing prayer concerns is on the back table in the Sanctuary.
Tuesday 7/24 - VBS Pre-Registration Social 7-8:30pm
Sunday 7/29 - 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