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This Week at Saint David's
February 7, 2019
Thought of the Week:
"Life is short and we do not have much time to gladden the hearts of those who make this earthly pilgrimage with us. So be swift to love and make haste to do kindness."

Henri-Frederic Amiel
Important Links
This Sunday's bulletin

February 2019 Visions
This Week at a Glance
Sunday, Feb 10
8:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
11:15 am
11:30 am

Tuesday. Feb 12
7:00 pm

Wednesday, Feb 13
8:00 pm

Thursday, Feb 14
9:30 am
7:30 pm
Epiphany 5, Gold Team
Holy Eucharist with birthday and anniversary prayers
Holy Eucharist with birthday and anniversary prayers
Boonton Care Center service
Coffee Hour
Joyful Noise

AA - open meeting

AA - closed meeting

Healing Eucharist in Chapel
Choir Rehearsal
On the Horizon
Monday, February 18

Tuesday, February 19
Saturday, March 2
Wednesday, March 6
Thursday, March 7
Saturday, March 9
Saturday, April 13
Office Closed - Presidents' Day
Stewardship Commission
St. Paul's Shelter Meal
Vestry Retreat
Ash Wednesday services at 10 am & 7:30 pm
Break Bread with the Bishop (details below)
Vestry University
Fish & Chips Supper
Opportunities for Worship & Fellowship
Join our latest Outreach initiative in the warmth and comfort of your own home, or get together with friends. Knit, quilt, or crochet for Project Linus , making blankets for children who need a hug - see February Visions or speak to Michael Kidney.

Break Bread with the Bishop : Bishop Hughes is trying to get to know more people in the diocese, so she's making herself available for dinners at five congregations around the diocese and you are invited! Our closest opportunity is at St. Michael's in Wayne on Thursday, March 7 at 6:30 pm. Space is limited, so to reserve a spot at any of the events, CLICK HERE .

Your 2018 pledge statements went in the mail Tuesday February 5. Choir members will be given them Thursday night. Our thanks to Bonnie Hook for carefully recording your kind donations. Any problems with your statement or questions (or thanks), please speak to Bonnie.

Church Leader University: All kinds of great workshops are held on various topics aimed at parishioners in church leadership roles. St. David's will pay for you to attend. Speak to John Simonelli if you are interested.

February Parish Prayer Lists : CLICK HERE
Opportunities for Service & Giving
St. Paul's Shelter Meal Tuesday February 19 - URGENTLY REQUIRED: 1 or 2 drivers to load and take the food from St. Paul's to John Simonelli's. Questions? Contact Joan Molee at mrsmolee@gmail.com.

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. New Year tidy up? - used or new children's clothing up to age 8 also gratefully received.

Community Food Pantry : Current shopping list - coffee, dish detergent, ramen noodles, jelly, jam, sugar, diapers, paper towels, pasta sauce, mayo, juice, baby wipes. Thanks to our great team of parishioners who faithfully collect and deliver to the Community food pantry, helping our neighbors.

Your vouchers at work! The first round of checks for 2019 have been gratefully received by each of our five food pantries and North Porch. Our 2019 distribution total now comes to $1,200! Thank you for your support of these vital Outreach initiatives.

Amazon Smile ' Valentine's Day is February 14 and many of you may be starting to shop for gifts. This is a great opportunity to increase St. David's Episcopal Church's AmazonSmile donations, a boost to our finances of about $15-$20 every quarter. Will you be our Valentine? Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/22-2016285 and AmazonSmile donates to St. David's Episcopal Church.'  
Opportunities for Community Involvement
Free English Classes : The Heritage Reformed Congregation on Boonton Ave will be offering free classes for those learning English as a Second Language. Classes are on Thursdays from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm beginning February 21st.

From Jazz to Soul @ the Kinnelon Library : a musical journey from Ella Fitzgerald to Aretha Franklin - with stops along the way like Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Etta James, and more. Sunday, March 3 at 2:00 pm.

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