At this time, due to COVID-19, there will be no congregational singing at the Sunday service.Wearing masks and keep social distancing are required at all times inside the church. The services are recorded and can be watched the next day on You Tube. Click here for Sunday's bulletin to follow along with the service.
ANNOUNCEMENTS Afghan resettlement project at St. John’s rectory: A Commission has been established comprised of representatives from five local Episcopal parishes. The Commission will initially focus on the repair of two St. John’s buildings using a contribution from a generous donor to begin work. In addition, the commission will work with Church World Services (CWS) to find a suitable family or families to be resettled. Ken Boccino has agreed to be our lead representative. Please contact Ken or the office if you have interest in learning more about the project. THIS WEEK
October 18: Vestry meeting in-person at COTS. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.
October 18 to 20: Clergy conference.
October 20: COTS and St. Peter's. Got Faith? An invitation to Discover: How is faith relevant in my life? How do I deepen my faith? Where is God in my life? Come & listen. This is the fifth of eight Wednesday gatherings from 7 to 8 pm at St. Peter’s in Mountain Lakes.
October 24: Hunger Walk at 1 pm.Open to all members of the parish and friends of the parish. The walk will begin at St. John’s, Boonton and continue on to St. Peter’s, Mountain Lakes, about three miles one way. The suggested donation will be $25 per walker and will benefit Nourish NJ, nourishnj.org. Checks may be made out to the Church of the Saviour with Nourish NJ noted in the memo line. The office will gather the checks and forward a single combined contribution to Nourish NJ. We have participated in the predecessor walk in Morristown (then under Community Soup Kitchen) several times with a lot of success. There will also be a special surprise tour at St. John’s. Please contact the office if you are interested in walking or in supporting the walk.
October 26: St. Martha's meeting at COTS, 7:30 pm.
October 28: VLA Donor Event. See https://www.vlanj.org/
All Saints Day observed: Email the names of your loves ones that you would like to be remembered. Sunday School Halloween Party during the 10 am Service. Weather permitting it will be outside. Wear your costumes. There will be games, prizes and snacks. ONGOING
Special Opportunity - Crossroads: I'm looking for some help! I want to revive the Crossroads, but I can’t do it alone. I’m looking for people to use their talents and help me get the presses rolling. If you are interested, please call or text me at 973-902-7806 or email me at email@example.com. Blessings, Rhonda.
Opportunities to Serve this Fall
Financial Secretary Youth Group Volunteers Family Promise Coordinator
Centering Prayer meets Monday through Friday at 7:30 am. All are welcome. If you would like more information or have questions, please call or email the office.
Altar Flowers open for anyone wishing to place flowers on the altar. The sign up sheet is on the bulletin board in the narthex. Suggested donation is $25.