Sunday Worship
August 19, 2018

Welcome The Rev. Ann B. Shamy

This Sunday we welcome to worship guest preacher, the Rev. Ann B. Shamy. Ann, a Minister of the Word and Sacrament of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), serves as Staff Chaplain for Pediatrics and Perinatal Services at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, and for Children’s Specialized Hospital at Mountainside and in New Brunswick. She is clergyperson for the SIDS Center of New Jersey. Ann and her husband John reside in Somerset; they have three adult children and a seven-year old granddaughter and three-year old grandson.

Fun fact: Rev. Shamy was once a member of the LPC congregation; she was also their beloved church administrator. In 2005, Ann was involved in the hiring process of her replacement--Regina. If you don't already know Ann, please be sure to say hello and introduce yourself.

In music this Sunday,  come and listen to Music Director, Jim Goldsworthy, play pieces by Robert Schumann featuring a special piano solo. Hope to see you at our 10:15AM worship service!
Summer Vacation Time
for Pastor Carl

Pastor Carl will be away on vacation from August 1 through August 29. In case of pastoral emergency, please call the church office (Monday-Friday, 10:00AM-3:00. After hours, please call the Rev. David Widmer of the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church of Pittstown at (862) 324-3247.

Note : The Church Office will be closed on Monday, August 20 . For a pastoral emergency please call Rev. David Widmer.
Sunday Worship in August

Here are the ministers who will be preaching and leading worship during the month of August:

August 19: The Rev. Ann Shamy, Chaplain, Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center, New Brunswick (Ann was a former member and office manager here at Lamington Church when she received her call to Ministry of the Word and Sacrament.)
August 26: The Rev. Stan Purdum, writer, editor of the "Proclaim" sermon resource, and United Methodist minister residing in Bound Brook
It's been a Busy Summer for the Property Committee
The manse has a beautiful new brick walkway--check it out!
Bats in the belfry-- Humphrey's Insect & Rodent Control installing bat netting!

Having bats in the belfry is not unusual for many churches. Since it is illegal though to kill bats in the state of New Jersey, taking care of an infestation is a delicate and tricky situation that requires a professional. To remedy a bat problem nets are installed to allow the bats to leave but prevent them from re-entering--thus encouraging them to relocate to a new home.
Save the Date & Join Us!!
Sunday, September 9

We will celebrate Kick-Off Sunday by having our annual BBQ on the front lawn immediately following our 10:15AM worship service on Sunday, September 9 . Tables will be set up; but if you prefer to picnic, please bring a blanket to sit on the lawn. Invite a friend to come and introduce them to Lamington Church. To help make this day fun and special, please bring your favorite salad or a finger dessert. We will also need volunteers for set-up and clean-up. If you have questions, please call Debby at (908) 832-7230 or Shelley at (908) 510-6961. Hope to see you there!!
Please share this invite with friends and family -
the more the merrier! 

To purchase tickets, please click here: Register Now

We look forward to seeing you on September 15th! 
In Memoriam: Harry G. Carpenter

“I am the resurrection and the life," says the Lord.
"Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live,
and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die."
John 11:25-26

A service of Witness to the Resurrection giving thanks to God for the life of Harry G. Carpenter, who departed this life on August 5, 2018, will take place at Lamington Presbyterian Church on Saturday, October 13 at 11:00AM .

The family has asked that, in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Lamington Presbyterian Church.

The Bailey Funeral Home, Peapack, is in charge of arrangements. An obituary may be viewed on  the funeral home website.
Lemonade Sundays

Summer is here and it's time for Lemonade Sundays! Beginning in July, Lamington church will serve lemonade and iced tea during fellowship time after worship. The Lemonade Sundays schedule and instructions have been mailed to our hosts. You can also click on the links below to see if you are on the summer schedule and/or read the set-up instructions. If you are unable to host, remember to call Debby Johnson at  (908) 832-7230  or email at  debrabjohnson@gmail.com .

Sunday, August 19 - Chris & Rich Smith
Sunday, August 26 - Odesa & Tim Stapleton

Upcoming Liturgists

Sunday, August 19 - Rich Ramsay
Sunday, August 26 - Ann Silk


Please call or email the church office if you would like to sign up for one of the open dates. A sign-up sheet is also located on the bulletin board outside the church office--stop by and check it out after worship and sign up for a Sunday or two!
Deacons on Duty

Sunday, August 19 - Eleanor Halsey & Joe Scott
Sunday, August 26 - John Gordon


A Note to the Deacons: To make a change to the Deacon on Duty schedule or to sign-up for Sunday duty, please call or email Monica Immanual at (908) 450-7278, monica.immanual@gmail.com . A sign-up sheet is also located on the bulletin board outside the church office.
The Upcoming Week at Lamington

Sunday, August 19
10:15AM Worship-
The Rev. Ann Shamy, Guest Preacher
Sunday, August 26
10:15AM Worship-
The Rev. Stan Purdum, Guest Preacher
Do you have a question? Please contact us!
The Rev. Dr. Carl Wilton
Pastor
(908) 910-5360

James Goldsworthy
Director of Music

Bess Ploener
Director of Handbells

Regina Morris
Office Manager
(908) 572-7013
 
Church Office Hours
Monday-Friday 10:00AM to 3:00PM
(908) 572-7013

Sunday Worship at 10:15AM
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