Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
September 8, 2019
Services are at 9am & 10am
THIS SUNDAY WE EAT SUNDAES!!
Please join us this Sunday for the kick-off of Sunday School (during the 10am service), the Blessing of the Backpacks and Briefcases (also during the 10am service) and the closing celebration of our Summer Read-a-thon (during coffee hour). We will celebrate with our traditional ice cream sundae bar!
THE ALTAR FLOWERS THIS SUNDAY are given to the glory of God by Gena Beairsto.
Parish Picnic at the Freemans: September 29th
Mark your calendar now for the return of a much beloved fellowship event in the Freemans' backyard. This is a relaxed potluck-style picnic that allows folks an opportunity to chat outside church and enjoy a spectacular view of the Hudson. Not This a Potluck event so please be sure to sign-up to bring your favorite dish. This is also an opportune day to invite a friend to church. You won't want to miss it. Many thanks to Greg and Joan for hosting us another year.
2019 - 2020
We start a new Sunday School curriculum this fall:StorymakersNYC, a curriculum that comes out ofCalvary-St. George's in Manhattan. Storymakers nurtures creativity and imagination, and we are excited to bring this to our children this fall. For more information about StorymakersNYC, please click the image above.
Groundhog Office Hours
On Wednesdays this fall, starting September 4,Mtr. Leigh will be available for Groundhog Office Hours from 10a to 12p at the Groundhog Coffee Shop in the Village: 2703 W Main St, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590. There is no agenda for these meetings: it's simply a chance to talk informally about anything you want.
Update Your Photo for the Parish Directory on Sundays in September We are working on an update of the parish directory. Many of you need new photos taken - either because your children have aged, or the quality of the photos we have could be a bit better, or because you are new to this parish (exciting!). Mtr. Leigh will have her camera with her on all the Sundays in September for photo-ops. If there's a certain Sunday you definitely want your photo taken, please let us know by emailing the office.
St. Nick's Church Fair
The St. Nick's Church Fair will be Saturday, November 23rd. If you'd like to get involved, please see Eileen Doherty and Joan Freeman.
FOYER DINNER GROUPS Brochures and sign up sheet for our parish dinner groups are located in the Narthex. Hurry and sign up! Meals begin in September!
ZION FOOD PANTRY NEEDS DONATIONS Help your neighbor in need! It’s as easy as buying an extra box of cereal, peanut butter etc. while you’re already at the store. Bring your donations anytime during the week or to church on Sunday.
NURSERY AVAILABLE Our nursery worker, Kim Steuber, will be downstairs at 9:30a in our "pop up" nursery for childcare during the 10am service.
SIGN UP FOR ALTAR FLOWERS ANY SUNDAY Did you know you can sign up to have the altar guild buy flowers in memory of or in thanksgiving for a loved one? Just sign up on the poster on the Sacristy door and we will make sure your memorial or thanksgiving is observed on the appropriate day. Suggested donation is $25, to be put in the plate (memo line “flower memorial/thanksgiving”).
AA GROUP MEETINGS Are held in St. Nick's undercroft every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 7:30pm.
ONLINE DIRECTORY Click here for the online version of the directory.
INTRA OFFICE DEADLINES Want to put an announcement in the bulletin or weekly e-news? Here are our deadlines:
Sunday Bulletin - Tuesdays, 12 noon
Weekly e-news - Thursdays, 12 noon
COFFEE HOUR is a great time for fellowship! The sign-up sheet is HERE, there are always slots available so please consider signing up. We like to keep it simple so Munchkins, cheese and crackers, or even some veggies will do.
SUNDAY PARTICIPANTS The Summer ROTA is available. Find it on the downstairs bulletin board, our weekly email HERE and on our website. If you would like to sign-up to be a participant, please contact Dana in the office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHO'S ON THIS SUNDAY September 8th
First Reader - Joe Haubrich II
Server - Leeann Haubrcih
First Reader - Paul Curran
Second Reader - Edie Palm
Eucharistic Minister/Server - Alex Reese
Acolyte - Josh Klein
Altar Guild - Liz Pavelka
Alms Counters - Deb E. & Ted O.
Sunday School - Resumes this Sunday. Welcome back!
Coffee Hour - Jennifer Klein, "Sundae Sunday"
NEW SERVERS WANTED: The Summer is a great time to step into a ministry role that interests you. We are looking for new folks to serve as readers, Eucharistic Ministers ( serve the chalice on Sunday), and acolytes. If you would be interested in filling one of these roles for worship, please email the office at email@example.com, and we will get you trained.
In Our Prayers
Those for whom prayers have been asked:
Jack & Beth + Jackie + Teresa + Norma + Kristina & Pete + RayJohn + Kelly + Susan & Henry + Will + Felice + Violet + For the victims of yet another mass shooting in Texas + Sampson Family + Mary + For all in Hurricane Dorian's path and those who will bring them aid + Larry + Maureen & Paul + Robert + Those who hate + John + Dan + Joe + Bea + Barbara + Cynthia
For the lay leadership at St. Nick's + For many happy years!
The altar flowers are given
to the glory of God and in loving memory of Al Blodgett by Sue Blodgett.
Those who have died. Or whose anniversary of death falls this week: