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Saint David's Episcopal Church
Diverse People + Inquiring Minds + Open Hearts: Building Bridges of Hope with the Living Christ
in pastoral emergencies call: (973) 850-9564
This Week at Saint David's
December 6, 2018
Thought of the Week:
"Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness."

Anne Frank
Important Links
This Sunday's bulletin

December 2018 Visions newsletter

Note: in an effort at streamlining this email and reducing the overload of unnecessary information, going forward, the lessons for each Sunday won't be linked.
You can find them in the bulletin that is attached each week.
Also, the prayer lists will only be attached on the first edition each month.
This Week at a Glance
Sunday, Dec 9
8:00 am
10:00 am
11:15 am

Tuesday , Dec 11
7:00 pm

Wednesday, Dec 12
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
8:00 pm

Thursday, Dec 13
9:30 am
7:30 pm
Advent 2, Green Team
Holy Eucharist w/ Birthday & Anniversary Prayers
Holy Eucharist w/ Birthday &Anniversary Prayers
Coffee Hour

AA - open meeting

Tai Chi Chih
AA - closed meeting

Healing Eucharist in Chapel
Choir Rehearsal
On the Horizon
Sunday, December 16

Tuesday, December 18
Wednesday, December 19
Sunday, December 23
Christmas Caroling after services
Open House at the Rectory
St. Paul's Shelter Meal
Greening of the Church
Elizabeth Williams' Memorial Service
Holiday Office Schedule: the parish office will be closed the week of December 24th, reopening on January 2nd. Please contact the office now if you will need information included in TW@SD, the January newsletter, or checks issued before the end of the year.
Opportunities for Worship & Fellowship
Open House at the Rectory, Sunday, December 16, 5 pm. Please sign up in the narthex if you would like to attend.

Christmas Caroling, Sunday, December 16 : please sign up for a wonderful afternoon. The schedule is:
  • Boonton Care Center at 12:30
  • Cedar Crest at 2:00
  • Bloomingdale Health Center at 3:30

Christmas Services coming up! For the full list of Christmas opportunities at St. David's, CLICK HERE

Celebrate the life of Elizabeth Williams : A funeral service in the church, followed by burial in the Memorial Garden will be on Sunday, December 23rd at 2:30.
Opportunities for Service & Giving
"Gifts for Life" from Episcopal Relief & Development : How can you give unto others this Christmas? If you give a goat, you give a family a stable source of food and earnings. You can support the health of mothers and their babies, or provide a child with clean water. ERD promises to always use your donation wisely, spending 84% on programs, 11% on fundraising and only 5% on administration. For more information CLICK HERE. 

North Porch : You can now support this vital ministry supplying goods and services to mothers and young children by donating a 'voucher' which will enable them to buy essential supplies at a very favorable rate.

Community Food Pantry: Still needed THIS WEEK: An extra volunteer to collect and deliver a large food drive collection.

 St. Paul's Shelter Meal : Tuesday December 18. Financial assistance is available to offset the cost of ingredients - contact Mary-Esther Arther or Rev. Jon.

Outreach news : the latest batch of checks has gone out to the five local food pantries we support, plus North Porch Dover. During 2018, we have collected and donated an amazing $5,200 to support these organizations in their valuable work in our communities.
Opportunities for Community Involvement
Parishioners Lee & Nancy Moody are participating in a holiday concert with the North Jersey Concert Band. This Friday night at 8:00 pm at the Fair Lawn Community Theatre, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn, NJ. Tickets are $10. For more info CLICK HERE

Kinnelon Tree Lighting : This Friday night at 7:00 at the Municipal Building. Come see Santa arrive on a fire truck!

Advent Retreat: flyer on notice board or CLICK HERE Presenter: Doris Snyder. This Saturday, 9:15 am - 11:45 am at Church of the Savior, Denville. Today is the last day to register. Call Marge at 983-627-3304.

Want to promote a cause or event local to you and dear to your heart?
Let us know so we can include it here.

Contact the parish office at parishadmin@stdavidskinnelon.org
The Rev. Jon M. Richardson’s contact details:
office: 973-838-6927
cell phone: 973-850-9564