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February 17, 2012

Special things are happening this weekend! It’s Brunch Sunday so worship will take place at 9:00 and 11:00.  Our Senior High Youth Choir will lead our call to worship. Pastor will be speaking from Mark 9:2-9.

We will receive 3 new members during our 11:00 service.  Be sure to introduce yourselves!


Robin Williamson McBrearty

Marie E. Cronauer

Anna Chu P. Lee


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Also, please take note that we will go back to the old Sunday schedule the first Sunday in March. The early service and Sunday School will again be at 9:30 and the second service will begin at 11:00. Sunday brunch worship schedule will be 9:30 and 11:15.

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Our Easter drama is in dire need of more actors. Rehearsals are every Sunday at 12:30p, and the performance will be Sunday, March 25. Adults and teens who would like to take part are encouraged to see Dawn Duran ASAP!

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The second lesson in the Sunday evening course entitled “Final Words” will be at 6:30 in the lounge. It’s not too late to join us. The words we will talk about this week are “Today you will be with me in Paradise”. Cost is just $5.00.

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Ash Wednesday is next week. Let us all prayerfully seek God’s guidance during this season of prayer and reflection as we walk in the footsteps of the Master.

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The Unity Dinner is a week from next Wednesday at 6:30 at Seton. Please fill out the form. Joan Nale is taking reservations and the $6.00 fee.

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We are now past the halfway point in our winter fundraiser. Please contribute if you haven’t done so.

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Remember, Deadlines are Important!

“Good Morning” (Sunday bulletin announcements) – Noon Thursday
“The Presby Post” (Friday e-news) – Noon Thursday
“Good News” (Monthly newsletter) – 20th of the month (that’s Monday!)

Articles are to be in writing and submitted to the office (email preferred) by that day.  Please keep in mind it may be necessary to edit due to space limitations.

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Evergreens will meet next Wednesday at Noon. Bring lunch and a friend. We don’t meet again until April.

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A2J News

This Sunday A2J follows brunch and meets in the senior high classroom at 10:45 am.  We will be cleaning Pitney Road today weather permitting.  Please dress appropriately.

Thank you to all who participated in Pennies for Pins last Sunday.  Donations for first night bags are still being accepted until the end of the month.  The collection bin will be located in the vestibule.  Please consider donating toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, bar soap and socks.  The youth of A2J as well as Lions and Lambs will prepare first night kits at the next Lions and Lambs gathering in March.

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Lunch Bunch will travel to AJ’s on the Lake on February 29 (the same day as the Unity Dinner). Meet at the church at 11:30.

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The office will be closed Monday. Happy President’s Day. The pastor’s Bible study will meet as usual.

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Fellowship Committee will have their 2nd Soup Sale of the season next Sunday. Be sure to check out their table in Madden Hall.

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I would like to thank everyone who worked hard to make the Valentine’s dinner such a success. A special thanks to Leo Ransone, Seth Putney, Nancy Sooy and Karen Muldoon and the youth group. ~ Jack Heil

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Zumba is next Saturday, Feb. 25, from 3:00-4:00p in Madden Hall. It’s time to get in shape. Cost is only $5.00. Also, tickets are on sale for the Longwood Gardens bus trip. See Dawn Duran, Scott Sabo or Tina Brown.

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Please remember in prayer ~

Bill Downer

Betty Jerue

Betsy Cunius

Melissa Wooding

Anne Leopold

Tammy Suarez

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 This Week in Our Church . . .

Sunday            Transfiguration of the Lord

              8:15 Continental Breakfast  

              9:00 Sunday School & Worship

            10:15 Brunch

            11:00 Worship & A2J

              6:30 Pastors’ Study

Monday           President’s Day

            Office Closed

              9:00 Good News Deadline

              1:30 Bible Study


Wednesday     Ash Wednesday

            Noon Evergreens 


              6:30 Handbell Rehearsal

              7:45 Chancel Choir Rehearsal



              3:00 Zumba

Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. - I Corinthians 13:7
The Presbyterian Church at Absecon
208 New Jersey Avenue
Absecon, New Jersey 08201