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This Week at First Reformed ~ 8/19/2018

Good afternoon everyone! This is the day that the Lord has made.

Let us rejoice and be glad in it!

This week, Pastor Christopher continued his sermon series, "I Will Follow". Through this new series, Pastor Christopher is seeking to show the challenge and blessing of being a Christ-follower. Most Christians are believers, many are not followers. To be a follower involves action, risk, depending on the Spirit, and sacrifice. This series will inspire people to take their faith to another level and beyond the pews.

Today's message was "With Us Every Step of the Way", based on Joshua 1:1-9. Through this message, we can learn how to conquer our fears to be a follower of Jesus. Learn more in this week's Christopher's Chat:


End of Summer Reading Challenge

Round out your summer by reading The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis. There are seven books. They are relatively quick reads and carry a Christian theme of salvation. We are hoping to develop a multi-generational discussion group for the series. We will begin in September, dates/times TBD. There will be a sign-up sheet to keep readers informed. Please speak with Pastor Christopher or Kathleen Shanahan for more information.

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.

Coffee Hour

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 (August 12th)

Laura, Breanna, Uncle Anthony, Jack, Rich Stasion, Rosalie, Charles, Mary.

A complete list of ongoing prayer concerns is on the back table in the Sanctuary.


Monday 8/20 - Christianity 101 Adult Bible Study 7:30pm

Sunday 8/26 - Worship Service 10:30am


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

Phone: 201-843-6672

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