THRIVENT: Lunch and Learn: Retirement & Estate planning. Sunday, November 5th immediately following the 10:30 service. See Insert for more information
Thanksgiving & Christmas Gift Cards needed: Last year we helped 10 families in need with food for Thanksgiving and Christmas. I still have a few turkey’s left, so don’t need to many of those, but we will need gift cards to give to the families. Please stop by the kitchen counter and get some gift cards to share with our church families and families in our community who come to us for help, you can use one of the envelopes on the table in the Narthex marked “Thanksgiving Drive” and put in the offering plate, or put in Marie’s mail box outside the church office.
Pianist or musician needed: Twice a month, the Deacons go to the Golden Living Care Center on Route 18 and hold a service for the people there. They are in need of someone to play the piano (or guitar) to help with the service. It is the 2nd, 4th and 5th Sunday of the month at 10:15 am – 11 am. If you are interested, please contact .
Communion Assistant & Scripture Readers: If you are interested in becoming a communion assistant, or a scripture reader on Sunday morning, please contact .
Congregation Voters Meeting: Sunday November 12th at 11:45 am. The financial report is in the Narthex under the TV.
“Christmas Traditions”: Dinner and a show on Friday December 1st. Dinner will be served at 6:30. There will be an Auction of gift baskets, Wine pull, Luminaries and entertainment. Tickets are $20.00 per person. Babysitting will be available ($10.00 per child, 3+ $25.00). They will have hot dogs and mac n cheese. Tickets can be purchased on line at www.gs4nj.org. Monies raised will go towards our updated fire alarm system, and contingencies fund. Bring your friends, and neighbors. It will be a fun night for all!!
If anyone would like to donate a bottle or two of wine, please drop off to Marie in the church office. If anyone would like to donate towards making a basket, or you have some empty baskets laying around, please contact Marie or Jan Boyd.
This year we will be selling “Luminaries” to light the walkways around church. These will be sold for the December 1st event, and for Christmas Eve worship services. You can buy these at the December 1st event for Christmas eve, and from November 11-26 for the December 1st event. This will be a nice way to “Light the Way” to our Christmas Traditions Show and Christmas Eve worship services.
Freezer: There is a box type freezer in the outer kitchen. If anyone is interested in it, please contact in the church office. First come first serve. A donation to the church would be greatly appreciated. You pick up. No delivery is available.
Pickleball: It’s back!!!! Join us on Thursday evenings at 6:30 for a fun game of Pickleball. We will begin on Thursday, October 26th. Don’t know what that is???? Well it’s a little bit of tennis, a little of badminton, and a little bit of racket ball all combined in one fun game. Wear your sneakers, and comfortable cloths. Depending on how many people we have, you play a game and sit out a game. No need to know how to play, you learn as you play. If you want more information, please contact .
Service Times: are now at 9 am and 10:30 am. Sunday School will run during the 9 am worship. Children will come to worship together with their families at 9 and will be dismissed to Sunday School during the worship.
New Church Office Hours: The church office will be; Monday – Friday, 9 – 2.
Blood Drive: Our next blood drive will be on Sunday, January 7, 2018.
Update your information: If you have moved, changed your e-mail, or phone number, please contact in the office to update your information.
College Students: If you have a child or grandchild attending college, please give in the church office the address so they can be sent a card to remind them that we are thinking of them.
Listen to Sermons Online. Did you miss a Sunday Worship? Listen to the Sunday Sermons at gs4nj.org/podcast.
Shopping with Scrip! AT THE KITCHEN COUNTER! Be sure to go to the kitchen counter and pick up your gift cards. There are many cards to choose from, or you can visit shopwithscrip.com to purchase gift cards to hundreds of shops and restaurants. Support the ministry of your choosing. Good Shepherd’s code is F67D7L9421914.