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First Presbyterian Church of Sussex

Last updated 12/21/14

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The Deacons’ Fund for December will go to People Help.  Please give generously!

Christmas Joy Offering:  The 2014 Christmas Joy Offering will be taken at our 10:30 a.m. worship service on December 21st.  By donating, you will help to provide opportunities for education, and help families of retired missionaries and ministers.  Special envelopes will be available at the church.

Afternoon Women’s GroupStart looking through your recipes!!  Our Cookie & Bread Walk will be held before and after the worship service on Sunday, December 21st.  We ask that you bring one or two tea breads and at least three dozen cookies.  At the sale, you can choose some “goodies” to buy and take home.  (This is also the date of the children’s Christmas Program.)

Our Christmas Pageant, “T’was The Night Before Christmas,” will be held on Sunday, December 21st, during our worship service.  Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this special service.

Christmas Eve Service:  Join us on Wednesday, December 24th, as we celebrate the birth of Christ at our candlelight service starting at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday School Holiday Schedule Update:  There will be no Sunday School classes on December 28th.  See you January 4th.  Have a Blessed and Safe Holiday Season!   

Church Holiday Schedule Update:  Pastor Amy will be away December 24th (after the service) through January 3rd.  Please call Pam Fielding (973-702-1442) or Sharon Bove (973-271-0553) with any pastoral concerns during that time.  The church office will also be closed during that time, reopening January 6th.  Casey Carbone will lead the worship on December 28th.

2015 Church Envelopes:  The 2015 church offering envelopes are available in the Narthex.  Please take yours home with you when you come to church.  Also, if you see a neighbor’s envelopes, please take them and drop them off.

Family Promise:  Family Promise guests will be at the Newton Presbyterian Church for the rest of the year.  Volunteers are needed to stay with guests and prepare meals.  If you are able to help in any way, please call 973-579-1180.



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, December 21st

· 9:15 am: Sunday School & Choir Rehearsal

· 9:30 am: Cookie & Bread Walk

· 10:30 am: Worship / Children’s Program

· 11:30 am:  Cookie & Bread Walk


Wednesday, December 24th

· 7:30 pm:  Christmas Eve Service


Sunday, December 28th

· 10:30 am: Worship