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September 9, 2011

Sunday is our first day of our New Fall Schedule.  Please take note of the time changes below:

              8:15 Breakfast

              9:00 Sunday School & Worship

            10:00 Refreshments

            10:30 Worship

Our Sunday School members will be opening the 9:00 service with a Rally Day Parade and leading us in our Call to Worship. 

Our guest organist for the morning is Richard Dekarski who will also provide Special Music.  Pastor will be speaking from Matthew 18:21-35.

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Our Cents-Ability offering will be received Sunday. Please use the containers at the church doors.

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There will be classes between services in the lounge on Sept. 18 & 25 to operate our AED in honor of Jill Williamson. Come out and learn how to save a life. Naida Burgess and Kris Jenoriki will be available.

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September 18 is our first Sunday brunch between services. Plan on staying for a time of extended fellowship. Cost is only $5 for adults and $2 for children 10 and under. We have a great menu planned. Copies are available.  (Second service will begin at 10:45 on Brunch Sundays.)

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Choir will meet for rehearsal on Monday, September 26, at 7:00. Jan Cobb will direct. Anna Mae Werner will play the organ.

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This Sunday we will cut the ribbon on our newly decorated lounge. We will also unveil the plaque on Bill Downer’s painting, “The Coming of Jesus”. Both events will take place between services.

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Funeral services for Mario Suarez will be 11:00 Monday, September 12, at Our Lady Star of the Sea. Pastor Cobb will be speaking. The van leaves Absecon at 9:30.

Note: Monday Bible Study will not meet until September 19 at 1:30.

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The church yard sale is Saturday, Sept. 17, from 8:00-2:00. Please bring all items for sale to the church this week. (See Priscilla if you would like to rent your own table.) Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase.

If you can help set up, work the food table, and/or clean up please sign up in the vestibule or see Tina Brown.

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Our administrative assistant will be on vacation September 12-16. Pastor will be in time to time to check messages.  The office will also be closed Friday, September 23.

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The Weeknight Bible Study will meet in Cobb Lounge for the first time next Wednesday at 6:30.

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The deadline for entries for our new cookbook and for the kids Design the Cover Contest has been moved up to September 15th to allow for enough publishing time. Submit your recipes online directly to www.typensave.com. (User name absecon_presby; password a65fg)

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The Senior Youth will meet for the first time Monday, September 12, at 6:00p.

A2J and Lions and Lambs will hold their first meetings September 18 following brunch.

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Fall’s November 5th Congregational Event (dedicated to Tom Sooy) is fast approaching. Dinner/Concert tickets ($15-Ad/$5-Ch) will be available Saturday, Oct.1 (5p or 6p seatings). See Joanie ASAP if you have special requests.

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The Good News deadline is 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 20.

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Please remember in prayer ~

Our nation’s safety and security

Family of Mario Suarez

June Waters, Betsy Cunius, Harry Williamson

Mike & Amanda – Married joy

Frank Loeb – hospitalized Thursday

Steve Duran – hip replacement surgery

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We Remember…

``If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate,'' said Sandy Dahl, the wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl.

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The Next Two Weeks in Our Church . . .

 

Sunday, September 11          Rally Day

              8:15 Breakfast

              9:00 Sunday School & Worship

            10:00 Refreshments

            10:30 Worship

Monday

              Bible Study will NOT meet due to funeral. See you Sept. 19.

              6:00 Senior Youth

Tuesday

              6:30 Christian Education Committee      

Wednesday    

              6:30 Weeknight Bible Study                

Thursday

            12:00 Serve at Sister Jean’s

Friday

Saturday

            8-2 Yard Sale

Sunday, September 18                     

              8:15 Breakfast

              9:00 Sunday School & Worship

            10:00 Brunch, AED instruction

            10:45 Worship, Lions and Lambs, A2J

              4:00 New Members Class

Monday

              1:30 Bible Study

              6:00 Senior Youth

              7:00 Stewardship Committee

Tuesday           Good News Deadline           

Wednesday    

              7:00 Christian Readers Book Club

              7:00 Property Committee

Thursday

Friday  Office Closed

Saturday

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Absecon, New Jersey 08201
 
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