Good evening everyone! This is the day that the Lord has made.
Let us rejoice and be glad in it!
This week is the First Sunday after Christmas. We hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and is enjoying the rest of the holiday season. We celebrated the Birth of Jesus Christ at our Christmas Eve service this past Tuesday.
Pastor Christopher's message for this morning was "Overwhelmed With Joy", based on scripture from Matthew 2:1-12.
We wish everyone a Happy New Year. We also invite you to join us as we kick off a year of Healing. More information on that below. Also, please be reminded there will be no Christianity 101 Adult Bible Study this week due to the New Year celebrations.
We invite you to join us for Epiphany Sunday worship next Sunday at 10:30am. We will have Communion (Sacrament of the Lord's Supper) during this service. Also, on Sunday, January 12th, we will install Mary Marino and Michael Coleman as Deacons on Consistory.
OTHER CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS
2020 - The Year of Healing at First Reformed Church of Saddle Brook
SADDLE BROOK - 2019 was a difficult, painful, dark year for so many in our congregation and community. And yet, while acknowledging all that happened, Pastor Christopher and The Consistory believe God is calling us to a year of healing in 2020. The kick-off for "2020 - The Year of Healing" will be Sunday, January 19th at 10:30am First Reformed Church of Saddle Brook, NJ, during which we will praise God, speak of the Kingdom and Pastor Christopher and the Elders will welcome anyone forward to be anointed with oil (from Jerusalem) and be prayed over. Please join in prayer and support for this blessed calling and mission.
For further information and to view our news post about the "Year of Healing, CLICK HERE.
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 Our continuing clothing drive will accept bagged donations of clothing, clothing accessories, shoes, bedding, household linens, towels, handbags, wallets, jewelry, and backpacks. All items must be of usable quality. We cannot accept toys, stuffed animals, books, cookware, dishes, curtains, pillows, breakable items or furniture. All donations can be left outside Pastor's garage doors.
LAST WEEK'S PRAYER CONCERNS AND THANKSGIVINGS (DECEMBER 22ND)
Health Issues: Jessica, Mary, Sue, Georgia, Sandra, Carol, David, Breanna's clients, Carlin, Carroll, Walter, Gail, those with the flu.
Other Concerns: Prayers for those who have a difficult time at Christmas
Prayers of Thanksgiving: Jessica, Mary, Sue, Georgia, Sandra, Carol, David, Breanna's clients, Carlin, Carroll, Walter, Gail, those with the flu.
A complete list of prayer concerns is located on the table in the rear of the Sanctuary.
1) Sunday School and Adult Bible Study 9am
2) Epiphany and Communion 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