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February 24, 2012

Join us for worship this first Sunday of Lent. Pastor will be speaking from Mark 1:9-12.

 Lenten tokens will be given out for you to carry with you as a reminder of your discipleship.

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The Unity Dinner is Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 6:30 at Seton. Our church is providing the salad. The program is by the Seton singing group Suite Inspiration, who will highlight the season with special music. Today is the last day to register with Joan Nale and pay the $6.00 registration fee.

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Beginning in March our Sunday schedule will revert back to ~

8:45 Breakfast

9:30 Worship & Sunday School

10:30 Refreshments

11:00 Worship

Brunch will continue on the 3rd Sunday of the month with 2nd service beginning at 11:15. 

Thank you for allowing us to experiment with this 6 month trial.

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Parents: One Great Hour of Sharing Fish Banks will be given out Sunday. Encourage your kids to use them every day.

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The sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will be observed March 4 at both services (9:30 & 11:00).

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Lenten Lunches begin Wednesday, March 7, at noon. The schedule is as follows:

March 7                       Noon               Absecon Methodist

March 14                     Noon               St. Mark & All Saints

March 21                     Noon               St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

March 28                     Noon               Absecon Presbyterian

Worship begins at noon with lunch following at 11:30. All are encouraged to make these a part of your Lenten journey.

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Lunch Bunch will travel to AJ’s on the Lake next Wednesday. Meet at the church at 11:30 or at the restaurant at noon. There will be no Lunch Bunch in March. See you at all the Lenten Lunches instead.

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Sunday is the last day the thermometer chart will be in the sanctuary for our 2012 winter fundraiser. We have reached 2/3 of our goal, but we still have a ways to go. Work will begin on these projects soon.

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Be sure to stop by the Fellowship Committee’s table in Madden Hall on Sunday. Check out the homemade soups and make your purchase(s)!

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Seats are still available for the Longwood Gardens bus trip Saturday, March 3. See Dawn Duran, Scott Sabo or Tina Brown before or after worship.

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Rehearsals for our Easter play continue every Sunday from 12:30-2:00p. The performance will take place during worship on Sunday, March 25, at 10:00a.

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Enjoy your last issue of the Good News to be delivered soon to your mailbox by Bulk Mail. Starting with the April issue the Good News will be available online. Paper copies will be mailed to those who wish to subscribe at a cost of $10 per year. A limited number of copies will be available in the pew racks.

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The Doug Jablonski Men’s Fellowship will meet on Saturday, March 10, at 8:30a.m.

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Please Remember in Prayer ~

Bob Hunter

Bill Downer

Tammy Suarez

Grace Gras

Cheryl Hawkes

Continued violence and civil unrest around the world

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This Week in Our Church . . .

Sunday                       

              8:15 Breakfast

              9:00 Sunday School & Worship

            10:00 Refreshments

            10:30 Worship & A2J

              6:30 Pastors’ Study

Monday

              1:30 Bible Study

              6:00 Senior Youth

Tuesday

              7:00 Fellowship Committee

Wednesday    

            11:30 Lunch Bunch to AJ’s on the Lake

              6:30 Unity Dinner at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Thursday

              6:30 Handbell Rehearsal

                      Golf Tournament Committee

              7:45 Chancel Choir Rehearsal

 

Friday  World Day of Prayer

              1:00 Ruth Circle

Saturday

              9:00 Bus Trip to Longwood Gardens

              9:30 Prayer Shawl Ministry

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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
 
www.abseconpresby.org