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This Week at First Reformed ~ 11/4/2018 (All Saints Remembrance Sunday)

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

Let us rejoice and be glad in it!

Today is All Saints Remembrance Sunday. During worship, we remembered church members, family members, and friends who have departed in the last year.

Today's message was "All Praise and Light", based on Psalm 34:1-10.


Operation Christmas Child

It's almost that time of year again! We are holding our annual Operation Christmas Child shoe box packing party next Sunday, November 11th at 3pm downstairs in the Van Wyk Fellowship Hall. We are in need of donations of shoe boxes and other items for the shoe boxes. For more information or to view a checklist of needed items, please CLICK HERE to visit our Operation Christmas Child page. If you have any questions, please speak with Lynne Wojcik or Tommy Van Winkle.

Fall Congregational Meeting

Our annual Fall Congregational Meeting will be held immediately following worship next Sunday, November 11th.

Service of Thanksgiving and Praise - Sunday, November 18th

In our morning service at 10:30am, our theme will be Thanksgiving - Giving Glory to God! We would like to invite you and your family to share a story or a word of testimony focusing on gratitude and praise to our Heavenly Father. So come prepare if you would like to give testimony on Sunday, November 18th. Psalm 22:22 says, "I will praise you to all my brothers; I will stand up before the congregation and testify of the wonderful things you have done."

Church Directory

The updated church directory is on the bulletin board. Please check your entry and make any corrections. If your name is not there and you would like to be included, please add your information on the blank sheet also on the bulletin board.

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.

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.

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 (October 28th)

Mary, Helen, Rosalie, Frank's brother, Diane, Debbie, Jenny's Dad, Dom, Emmerson and McKenna, Lisa.

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


Monday 11/5 - Christianity 101 Adult Bible Study 7:30pm

Thursday 11/8 - Adult Choir Rehearsal 7:30pm

Sunday 11/11

1) Sunday School/Adult Bible Study 9am

2) Worship Service 10:30am

3) Fall Congregational Meeting Following Worship

4) Operation Christmas Child Packing Party 3-7pm Van Wyk Hall


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,