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God's Giving Garden 
Photos from the Garden!
Our Giving Gardens are coming along wonderfully and we are already ahead of last year on our harvest!
Please note that Cathy is away for our volunteer week this week (Jul 7-13) so St. Marks' lead person, Jan Williams, is covering for her. Please keep an eye out for the emails and help if possible. St. Bernard's will cover their week later in July. 

July 7-13; July 30-August 5; August 20-26; 
September 10-16; October 1-7

Cathy Ferrara, email: 

Photos taken recently at the garden by St. Bernard's parishioner and garden volunteer, Cindy McWilliams,  showing tomatoes, lettuces, cauliflower, and the entrance to the garden.

Please note 
venue change!
Join us for  Dinner at 
Bistro 73
 Tues. July 17,  6:30 pm

Join us for dinner, fun, and fellowship at Bistro 73, 73 Mine Brook Rd., Bernardsville on the evening of Tuesday, July 17 at 6:30 pm. Dinner is Dutch-treat. 

RSVP to Mary Jane Canose at by July 10 so that we can secure a reservation.
Missed Pastor Beth's Sermon?
Pastor Beth's weekly sermons are now available to listen to via audio file.  Just go to and click on the Audio Play button at the top of the page, or next to the relevant date. Previous sermons (from Dec. 6, 2016 onwards) are also available via audio file.
Parking availability this Sunday
This Sunday parking will available in the lower parking lot and in the triangle across the street.

Pastor Beth Vacation and coverage
Pastor Beth is on vacation from June 27-July 17 and July 30-August 3. She will also be on retreat at Cross Roads from August 20-24.Visiting clergy will cover the first 3 Sundays of July and pastoral coverage for the first 3 weeks of Pastor Beth's vacation will be provided by the Rev. Vicki McGrath of All Saints Church, Millington.  Tel:  973-886-4119.

Summer Parish Office Hours
Due to construction disruptions and the summer season our weekly parish office open hours will vary. Pastor Beth (see vacation dates above) and our Parish Administrator will be present in the office when they can, or work from home. Voicemail is checked regularly. Please bear with us during the next few months until we are able to move in to our new Parish House. Thank you.
Pastor Beth's Office Hours
Pastor's Beth is in the office each week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.   Monday is her day off.  On Fridays she works from home.  See note above.

Pastoral Needs & Emergencies
For  current pastoral needs while Pastor Beth is on vacation please contact the Rev. Vicki McGrath of All Saints Church, Millington.  Tel:  973-886-4119.
Good News in the Garden State Newsletter

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St. Bernard's Episcopal Church, Bernardsville

 AA Update:

Alcoholics Anonymous meets  on Tuesday evenings at 8 pm and Saturday evenings at 6 pm in the church, while construction is going on.  

Event Calendar  @ St. Bernard's!
Check the dates of all the upcoming events below and mark them in your calendar!

July 2018

Jun 27 to Jul 18
Pastor Beth away
8 10 am Holy Eucharist
7th after Pentecost
Guest preacher  the Rev. Kay Locke
Refreshments in the Narthex
15 10 am Holy Eucharist
8th afer Pentecost
Guest preacher the Rev. Keith Gentry
Refreshments in the Narthex
17 6:30 pm
Dinner at Claremont Tavern
Pastor Beth returns from vacation
22 10 am Holy Eucharist
9th after Pentecost
Refreshments in the Narthex
7 pm
Vestry Meeting
29 10 am Holy Eucharist
9th after Pentecost
Refreshments in the Narthex
31 - Aug 3
Pastor Beth away

Upcoming Events

August 26 - Day at Monmouth Races!

Our new Parish House
& The Heritage at Claremont  !

For photos, a fabulous video on the final renderings and information on the parish house and The Heritage at Claremont condominiums 
Like their Facebook page.
Click on link below and like the page!

See photos below on the most recent progress of our new Parish House.  

2nd Floor entrance, stone work commences

Side facing the church - stone work progresses

Stone work on the front and entrance  of the 
Parish House