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First Presbyterian Church of Sussex

Last updated 11/16/14

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The Deacons’ Fund for November will go to Harvest House, our local soup kitchen.  Please give generously!

Dedication Sunday!!:  If you haven’t already done so, please prayerfully consider your pledge to the work and worship of the church.  You can drop your pledge card in the offering tray in church, or mail it to our Depositing Treasurer:  Janet Hayzler, 96 Holland Road, Wantage, NJ  07461.

Brown Bag Sunday:  The Sunday School students decorated brown paper bags for members of the congregation to bring home to fill with items for a Thanksgiving Dinner for the Sussex Help Center.  The filled bags will be collected in church next Sunday, November 23rd

Hanging of the Greens:  Hanging of the Greens will be held next Sunday, November 23rd, after the worship service.  There will be a sign-up sheet in the Fellowship Room.  You may also call Betty at 973-875-3892 or the church at 973-875-4760 to sign up.  Please join us for a fun time!!

Faith Family Activity:  Join us next Sunday, November 23rd, 3:00 p.m., at the church for our Faith Family Activity.  Together, families will make Advent Wreaths to use in their home throughout Advent.  We will also have a program for the adults to discuss and share ideas on how to help their children see Christmas through the eyes of our faith.  Everyone is invited, so please think about inviting your grandchildren, nieces and nephews, neighborhood children.  All children need to be accompanied by an adult.  Please let Ashley Ziccardi know if you are interested in attending!

Children’s Christmas Ministry:  This year we will again be working with the Sussex Help Center.  Children’s Christmas gift tags will be available in our church on Sunday, November 30th.  (There is a $20 limit per tag.)  Please bring your gift in (wrapped and with the tag on top) by Sunday, December 14th.  They will need to go to the Methodist Church on December 17th.  Late gifts will be held for next year.  What a great way to begin the Christmas Season!  If you have questions, please call or see Betty.  Thank you!

Conversation:  A conversation/discussion regarding concerns about the General Assembly’s actions on marriage will take place on Sunday, November 16th, at 1 p.m.  Jeanne Radak has graciously agreed to facilitate the conversation.

21 Unionville Avenue

Sussex, NJ 07461


(973) 875-4760



Worship Service: 10:30 am

Rev. Amy Lawrence Pastor

(973) 534-7479 - cell






Chancel Flowers:

 Joanne Cosh

(973) 875—2204 

United in God’s love,  Dedicated to God’s service

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This Week’s Schedule









Sunday, November 16th—Brown Bag Sunday (bags given out)

· 9:15 am: Sunday School  & Study Group & Choir Rehearsal

· 10:30 am: Worship

Tuesday, November 18th

· 6:30 pm: Session Meeting

Wednesday, November 19th

· 7:00 pm: Bell Choir Rehearsal—Joyful Sound

· 8:00 pm: Bell Choir Rehearsal—Bells Of Glory

Thursday, November 20th

· 5:30 pm: Budget & Finance Committee

Sunday, November 23rd

· 9:15 am: Sunday School & Study Group & Choir Rehearsal

· 10:30 am: Worship (brown bags returned)

· 11:30 am: Hanging of the Greens

· 3:00pm: Faith Family Activity