SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2018
THE REV. PERVEZ BAIG is officiating this morning. Please be sure to welcome him to our Sunday worship.
A WELCOME to all visitors and newcomers, we’re glad you’re here, and we hope you’ll keep coming back. Holy Communion is open to all who wish to receive. This is Christ’s altar, and all are welcome at Christ’s feast. We also hope you’ll introduce yourself to the clergy after the service and will sign our guest book. Welcome!!
VISITORS AND NEWCOMERS: Please take a few moments to fill out one of the blue cards in the pews and by the guest book in the Narthex, and place the card in the offertory plate. It’s very important to us that you be included as a parishioner, if you so desire.
WEDNESDAY EVENING PRAYER: Every Wednesday 7:00 until 7:30 PM in the Chapel.
PASTORAL VISITS: Please contact the church office at 732-591-9210 if you are ill and in need of a pastoral visit. “We make house calls.
* * * * CALENDAR OF EVENTS * * * *
COOKIE WALK: A tremendous thank you to all who baked and helped with the Cookie Walk!!
CONFIRMATION CLASSES: Following the 10:00 AM service. Each class will last approximately 30 minutes.
ADULT COLORING GROUP: We will not meet in December, due to the holidays. We will resume the third Monday in January at 6:30 PM. ALL ARE WELCOME. We have coloring supplies, or bring your own. Join us for fellowship and fun.
* * * * SERVICE TO TRINITY * * * *
CHRISTMAS FLOWERS: We are now taking donations for the Christmas poinsettias. The flower envelopes are in the Narthex on the table and in the envelope under the Altar Flower calendar. Please put your envelope in the offering plate or in the secretary’s mailbox with your dedication (In Memory of or In Thanksgiving for). The suggested donation is now $30.00. Please return your envelope by Sunday, December 16th.
THE BELL CHOIR NEEDS YOU! Please consider joining us. We meet Mondays from 7:30 to 9:00. Musical knowledge is helpful, but NOT necessary. Many of our members do not read music. If you can count, you can play bells. Most of you enjoy listening to the bells but we need new members to continue. If you can't commit to the whole year, please consider helping for a few months, i.e. now through the Christmas season or from Christmas to Easter, etc. Please see Rick or Beth for further information.
"CALLING ALL SINGERS": We know who you are and want you in our choir. If anyone is interested, please speak to Karen. We will have choir rehearsals on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 PM. Hope to hear from you. WE NEED ALL VOICES!
* * * * SERVICE TO COMMUNITY * * * *
THE THRIFT SHOP OF CHRIST CHURCH, SOUTH AMBOY reopened on September 6th. Hours of operation are Tuesdays and Thursdays 12-3pm and Saturdays 9-12. They are looking for volunteers to help at the shop. If interested, speak to Jolynn, Lisa or Magdalena.
CPC HOLIDAY GIFT PROGRAM: This year we will again participating in CPC Behavioral Healthcare’s Holiday Gift Program. A bulletin board with names and requests are in the Narthex. Directions are on the board. Gifts are due back to Trinity by December. 16th. Monmouth County CPC Behavioral Healthcare is the provider of choice for mental health, substance use and special education services for children, adults and families in New Jersey.
* * * PRAYERS AND REMEMBRANCE * * *
The flowers and aumbry candles are given to the Glory of God in thanksgiving and in loving memory of family and friends
And we ask your prayers throughout the week for the family and friends of this parish family who have requested our prayers:
Jessy Arlt, Barbara, Barry, the Brennan family, the Brock family, Angela Cecere, the Chernin family, Tom Colvin, Melissa Conover, Joan Cornelia, Marlene Fehley, Jim Glynn, Mary Gorman, Grace Grana, Ruth McDonald Haffield, Maura Igoe, Dorothy Jackson, The Very Rev. George M. Jaeger, Ken Jones, Sullivan Jones, Magdy Kelada, Jessica Lanoce, Doris Lavoie, Linda Lee, Patricia Lewis, Peggy McDonald Lint, Matthew Lynch, Robin Martino, Terry McKenna, the McMullin family, Stephen Meigh, Karen Mengo, Bernard Murray, Eleanor Murray, Nancy, Nancy, Helen Nixon, Renee Orlando, Joseph Porpura, Alma Cardona Quinones, Helen Richardson, Arthur Russo, Cindy Sauer, Theo Scafuto, George & Joanie Scott, Kathie Sharpe, Dennis Sherwood, Rema Sherwood, Carol Speirs, Jaclyn Squillace, Megan Stahl, Susan Steinhardt, Debbie and Ken Stoddart, Sue, Terry Suruda, Lexy Vervoordt, Dawn Vitelli, Janet Young
If there is someone you want to add to our list please contact the office by Tuesday for the following Sunday bulletin. If someone recovers, please call the office so we can remove their name. Thank you.
LAY MINISTERS IN TODAY’S LITURGIES
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Chalice: Rema Sherwood
First Reading, Psalm & Second Reading: Rema Sherwood
Usher: Alvina Johnson
Altar Guild: Sandy Johnson
Chalice: Jolynn Kawoczka
First Reading & Psalm: Jolynn Kawoczka
Second Reading: Ernie Ostic
Epistle Server/Crucifer: Eric Lesniak
Gospel Server: Matthew Reigelsperger
Torch: Lisa Alston
Ushers: Wendy Goldstein, Maria Hassanin
Coffee Hour: Marion Karcanes, Linda Lee
Counters: Ernie Ostic, Mike Kawoczka
Altar Guild: Ann Condon
A PRAYER FOR TRINITY
Almighty and ever living God, ruler of all things in heaven and earth, hear our prayers for this parish family. Strengthen the faithful, arouse the careless, and restore the penitent. Grant us all things necessary for our common life, and bring us all to be of one heart and mind within your holy Church; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.