News & Events


 

Our song bird is flying south!

 

 

 

We wish Dottie and Lauren many blessings on their new adventure.  They have been a blessing to our church.

We will really miss them both!

 

 

Thank you, Lauren, for sharing your gift of a beautiful voice with us.  Thank you, Dottie, for your dedication as Sunday School Superintendent for many years and for bringing us the gift of Lauren!

 

 

 (SCROLL DOWN FOR PICTURES OF OUR MEMORIAL GARDEN DEDICATION!)

 

CHURCH HAPPENINGS 2017

Walk to Emmaus Retreat Weekends - A Spiritual Retreat - This fall at the Sacred Heart Retreat Center near Newton NJ, the Skyland's Communnity has scheduled both a Men's Walk and a Women's Walk.  For those interested in attending, call Ben or Gail from the Round Valley UMC at (908) 391-8933 for info.  Dates are as follows:

 

 

                                    Nov. 9 - 12   Women

 

Operation Christmas Child - It's never too early to think about packing your shoe boxes!  Shop the Back to School sales and brighten a child's day!  (No liquids please.)  Boxes will be collected in the last few weeks of October with the big collection at church happening the first week in November. 

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SPIRITUAL THURSDAY - Nov. 16, 2017 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Refresh, get away from the pressures of life....sit and relax in a peaceful setting listening to soothing, soft music....light a candle in honor or memory of someone....NO FORMAL SERVICE... NO OFFERING WILL BE TAKEN.  Please take advantage of this time away from the stressful pressures of everyday life, time you set aside JUST FOR YOU. Everyone is invited and welcome.

Food Pantry Collection - Continuing - Canned and dry goods are being accepted for donation to our local food pantries in Lebanon Twp. and Washington.  Please bring your donations with you to church on any Sunday.  We alternate taking them to one of these pantries each month. 

 

 

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 If using cash instead of a check for your Weekly Offering or donations, please place in an envelope with your name and date marked on it in order to receive credit for a year-end church donation letter for Income Tax purposes.  White envelopes are provided at the back of the church if you need one.   Thank you for your donations.

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(Please note that on the new Calendar page, the weeks start with Monday at the beginning of the week, not Sunday.  Sorry, it doesn't allow us to change it.)

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Sunday School is temporarily on hold due to low childrens' attendance.  Children are welcome to join us for the Worship Service at 9:00AM.  a "Busy Bag" will be provided to keep the little ones' attention if they get "wiggly".  We look forward to seeing you and your family and hope to rebuild our Sunday School in the future!

 

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Family Promise -  Interfaith Hospitality Network of Warren County

Items needed the most:

Pillows, new twin sheets, baby monitors, laundry detergent, dish detergent, sponges, cleaning supplies, garbage bags, sandwich bags, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, paper towels, and toilet tissue.   Anything you can contribute would be greatly appreciated.  Bring them to church with you on Sundays.

 

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We share our Pastor with our "Sister" Church:

ROUND VALLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

30 Main Street,  Lebanon Borough, NJ   08833

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"The Cluttered Closet Thrift Shop" - at the Round Valley UMC at 30 Main St. in Lebanon Borough, NJ   08833.  Open Monday 10-1PM, 6:30-8:30PM, Wednesday 10-1PM, and Sunday 12-2PM. If you want to donate some clothing or other items, please call Margaret S. @ 908-236-2841

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Please share your blessings with others by supporting our local food pantries.  We donate to two facilities.  Please bring non-perishable donations to the Church with you on any Sunday.

Refrigerated items such as meats or butter should be delivered directly to the First Presbyterian Church Food Pantry on Church St. in Washington Boro between 9 and 11 AM weekdays. Kindly bring your donations inside to the lower level. Non-perishable items may be brought to the Changewater Church on Sunday mornings before the service or taken directly to the Presbyterian Church.  

The North Hunterdon Community Food Pantry is located in  Lebanon Twp. and has relocated to the Hoffman House (Building #24) on Skinner Rd. off of Sanatorium Rd. near Glen Gardner on the grounds of the old Hagedorn Hospital facility.  Please bring your donations to the church on Sunday mornings.   If you can help out at the food pantry, contact Ruth at 908-638-6661 for info.   They can always use help with unloading the truck, set-up, and distribution.

** Norwescap truck usually comes about 8:45 - 9:00 AM on Collection and Set up Day, which is typically a Wednesday, and Distribution Day is usually on a Thursday once a month.

God Bless You and Thank You for your donations!

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BOY SCOUT PROJECT DEDICATION

Church member, Ryan, completed his project to earn an Eagle Scout award by planning and constructing a Memorial Garden in honor and memory of both his grandfather and his uncle.  A special service was held at the church on October 23, 2010 to dedicate the Memorial Garden and to give Ryan special recognition for completing his project and earning this prestigious award.

The Congregation Gathers To Dedicate The Memorial Garden

Ryan Prepares To Tell About His Project

Ryan And His Brother, Steven, Celebrate The Memorial Garden

Floral Planter With Dedication Plaques In The Memorial Garden

Close-up Of Plaques On Planter

Boy Scout Leaders and Fellow Boy Scout Survey a Job Well Done!

 

AND AFTERWARD, THE CELEBRATION CONTINUES IN THE CHURCH HALL!

Our Church Family Enjoys Good Food and Fellowship

More Of Our Church Family

Ryan And His Dad Check Out The Goodies

Pastor Andrew And His Wife Jeanne Enjoy Treats With Our Young Disciples

Ryan's Uncle Andrew Found Something Tasty, Too!

Boy Scout Leaders Scout Out Some Cookies

Boy, Was That Apple Crunch Great!

Ryan's Grandmother, Anna Mae, dishes out the desserts

Everyone Is Settled In At The Dedication Coffee Hour

MMMM....That Was Good. Thank You, Ryan!