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First Presbyterian Church of Sussex

Last updated 03/29/15

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The Deacons’ Fund for April will go to Harvest House, our local soup kitchenPlease give generously!

Walking to Jerusalem:  We started our walk on March 1st and will reach Jerusalem by Pentecost, May 24th.  Please don’t forget to hand in your mileage each week.

Lenten Prayer ServiceJohn Calvin wrote that “prayer is properly understood as an emotion of the heart within, which is poured out and laid open before God, the searcher of hearts.”  Each Wednesday from March 4th-April 1st, 6:00-6:45 p.m., you are invited to come and lay open before God our hearts as we pray for the world, our communion, our church, our family, and friends.

Please Help!:  We are collecting candy donations for the Easter Egg Hunt (small, individually-wrapped candies) to put in the plastic eggs.  There is a box in the Narthex for the candy.  If you would like to donate candy, please bring it in by Sunday, March 29thThanks!

1st Annual Easter Bonnet Contest!:  Women and girls, bring in your hand-decorated Easter bonnet on Easter Sunday, April 5th (we will display them in the narthex).  Judges will judge on appearance and creativity.  Good luck and have fun!

Plain Change Ministry:  Please continue to empty your pockets/ purses to help our neighbors in need.  Thank you for your support!

One Great Hour of SharingDuring the season of Lent, members are asked to give generously to this special offering, which goes to support relief efforts in our country and throughout the world.  Please use the special envelope included in this bulletin and the Easter Sunday bulletin.  This offering will be collected during the worship service on Easter Sunday, April 5th.  Please plan to contribute to this worthwhile cause.

21 Unionville Avenue

Sussex, NJ 07461

 

(973) 875-4760

sussexpresbyterian@embarqmail.com

 

Worship Service: 10:30 am

Rev. Amy Lawrence Pastor

(973) 534-7479 - cell

pastoramy@embarqmail.com

 

 

 

 

Chancel Flowers:

 Joanne Cosh

(973) 875—2204 

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

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Wednesday,  April 1st

· 6:00 pm: Lenten Prayer Service

· 7:00 pm: Bell Choir Rehearsal

Thursday,  April 2nd   Maundy Thursday

· 7:00 pm: Ecumenical Maundy Thursday Service at the First Baptist Church in Sussex

Friday,  April 3rd  Good Friday

· 7:00 pm: Ecumenical Good Friday Service at First Presbyterian Church of Sussex

Saturday,  April 4th  Great Virgil of Easter

· 7:00 pm: Easter Virgil at the Sussex United Methodist Church

Sunday, April 5th  Easter Sunday

· 6:30 am: Sunrise Service at Fair Acres Campground

· 9:15 am: Choir Rehearsal

· 10:30 am: Easter Worship

· 11:30 am: Easter Egg Hunt

 

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