All dates in January and February have been taken for dedicating altar flowers. Dates for signing up are available after Easter, i.e. beginning Sunday, April 19, so please check with Alison or Stephanie to see which dates are still open.
This Sunday, January 26th - 9:30 AM ONLY
The Congregational Conversation
This Sunday, January 26th
After the 9:30 Service
Before the Annual Meeting
Usually lasts 90 minutes
The Congregational Conversation is a relaxed and celebratory way of affording an opportunity for all the members of the congregation to provide input to the Discernment Committee and Vestry regarding the calling of a new priest. And it clearly involves them in the search process.
The Annual Meeting will be held on This Sunday, January 26th
If you know of anyone who is sick, home bound or in the hospital please notify Chizoba or William Straughn in order for a visit to be arranged with them.
Do you renounce Satan and all the spiritual forces of wickedness that rebel against God?
Do you renounce the evil powers of this world which corrupt and destroy the creatures of God?
Baptism — Book of Common Prayer, p. 302
Dear People of the Diocese of New Jersey, January 17 is the traditional observance of the Feast of St. Antony of Egypt (d. 367 C.E.). One of the early so-called "Desert Fathers," Antony is rightly considered one of the founders of monasticism. His story is well-known. The son of prosperous Christian parents who died before he was eighteen, Antony inherited his parent's property and was left with the care of his younger sister. According to his biographer Athanasius, within six months of his parents' death, Antony was on his way to church and considered, "how apostles, forsaking everything, followed the Savior, and how in Acts some sold what they had and took the proceeds and set them at the foot of the apostles for distribution to those in need ... ."1