Weekly Church Announcements 4.23.17

Church Bulletin Announcements  

Serving April 23, 2017

Head Usher:
Ken Olenyik, Karen Riehs

Usher Coordinator:
George Sevastakis

Lay Reader:
Pat Stefan                               

The Chancel Flowers are given to the Glory of God

Ushers, & Scripture Readers:
Sign up sheets are in the church Narthex. Newcomers are always welcome to participate. 

Chancel Flower Reservations:
Our Flower Reservation book is in the Church Narthex.  First reservations for flowers on Sunday will used for vases. Second flower reservations for the same day will be used for the centerpiece. Please sign up on a Sunday of the month page and then fill out a form on the inside page with your remembrance details. Cost is $40.

Weekly Bible Study:
The weekly Bible study meets on Tuesdays at 10:00 am.   We are now studying 1 Peter.  All are welcome to come to as many of the classes are you are able to make.  A great opportunity for new people to begin a new study in God’s Word.

Junior High Youth Group:
Jr. Highers (6th through 8th graders) gather each week from 7:00 to 8:00 PM on Fridays for a fun and active time and to learn about how Jesus helps us live life the best way!  We now have ping pong, foosball and air hockey tables. The fellowship hall is ready for a great time out and a really cool Friday evening.  Tell your friends about it!  Join Frankie Cole, Jeanene Bono, P. Lou and Freddie Fiorentino! 

Did you know that The Church in Brielle has a Facebook business page?  You can find it at www.facebook.com/ChurchInBrielle.  Once there, you can show your support by choosing to ‘Like’ and ‘Follow’ the page.  Our newly appointed Facebook administrator, Jeanene Bono, will be posting announcements, events, schedules, etc.  Please feel free to post on the page yourself or contact Jeanene to post information for you.  Jeanene Bono, 908-910-5568, JeaneneBono@gmail.com

Syrian Refugee Crisis: Mission of the Month:
Through our Reformed Church of America Department of Global Missions, your Mission Committee has chosen the Syrian Refugee Crisis to be the recipient of our Mission of the Month funds for March and April. 4 million refugees from Syria have fanned out across Europe and the Middle East seeking asylum. The RCA personnel on the ground in Hungary, Austria, Turkey and Italy are helping our partner churches provide refugees with food, water and other basic essentials. Your support enables the RCA to continue helping our partners provide emergency relief. Please give to help provide relief throughout the world. 

Men’s Fellowship Breakfast – New Schedule:
The Men’s Fellowship Breakfast will only meet the first Tuesday of the month at Princess Maria Diner at 8:00 am.

Food Pantry:
The Church in Brielle is one of the 13 churches that makes up the Manasquan Food Pantry, working to feed over 400 food-insecure families in the community. Whether it’s by advocating and raising awareness, volunteering or donating, you can find the way that’s right for you to make a difference contact Richard Speiser at rspeiser@comcast.net or call 732 295-0437.

The Furniture Bank at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church: 
They are formerly associated with MOVE.  Information can be found at http://www.holytrinity-nj.org/ or call Cynthia Mussiman at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church 732-223-0533.  They are always looking for furniture and other household items.

 Wednesday Night Alive!
Our midweek service now includes a youth/young adult vision with hands on teaching from both Pastor Lou and Freddie Fiorentino as we seek to impart a discipleship and serving environment through relevant discussion and biblical foundation.  Come join us as we seek to Worship the Savior through word, music, and prayer watching God continue to work in the hearts and minds of his people.  All are welcome!

Church-Based Mental Health Services at The Church in Brielle  
If you or someone you know is in need of low cost mental health services call April Humes at 732-867-8647 and ask for a telephone screening.  Information on the back table. 

Vacation Bible School:  GREAT NEWS! 
Vacation Bible School planning is well underway.  VBS will be at The Church in Brielle July 19, 20, and 21 from 9:00 am—noon.  Open to children ages 3 through 5th grade.  Mark your calendars and invite your friends and neighbors.  More information will follow.

Walk for the Water Crisis in Africa: 
Walk, push a stroller, walk a dog, or simply donate to a walker.  The reservoir is a 1.6 mile loop.  Walk as little or as much as you would like. Whatever you decide you can do to help transform the lives of women and children. Every $50 raised will go directly to World Vision to provide life-changing clean water for one person.  Saturday April 29, 2017, 9:00 am,   Brick Reservoir,  811 Herbertsville Rd,  Brick, NJ.  Sponsor sheets are available on the back table.  Questions, contact Beth Smith 908-489-5003 or Sue Butz 732-528-5631.

Annual Cook Off:
Bring  A FRIEND to church May 7th and stay to enjoy our Casserole Cook off.  Come to compete or just to eat!!  If competing please sign up at back table. Casseroles must be delivered HOT in aluminum pans that fit on sternos. Please contact Lisa Clark (732 567 0998) for more info.

Church Office Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30 am—1:30 pm, Wednesday 11:00 am—1:00 pm. 

2017 Classis RCA Assessment:
$28.00  per member per quarter

CIB Web Site:
Visit our web site at http://brielle.rcachurches.org



Week of April 23, 2017

Consistory~6:00 pm at the home of Jim and Candace Moose
Al-Anon~7:15 pm

Weekly Bible Study~10:00 am
Mission and Outreach/Deacons Meeting~5:00 pm
Stephen Ministry Training~6:00 pm

Church Based Mental Health Services~8:00—5:00
Wednesday Night Alive!-A Contemporary Worship Service~6:30 pm

Bell Choir Rehearsal~6:00 pm
Chancel Choir Rehearsal~7:05 pm

Overeaters Anonymous~10:00 am
Junior Girl Scouts~4:30 pm
Junior High Youth Group~7:00—8:00 pm

Walk for the Water Crisis in Africa~Brick Resevoir~9:00 am
Overeaters Anonymous~6:00—7:00 pm


4/30:      Vacation Bible School Planning Meeting~following Worship

5/2:        Men’s Fellowship Breakfast~Princess Maria Diner~8:00 am

5/2:        Weekly Bible Study~10:00 am

5/3:        Church Based Mental Health Services~8:00—5:00

5/3:        Wednesday Night Alive!-A Contemporary Worship Service~6:30 pm

5/4:        Property Ministry Meeting~5:00 pm

5/5:        Junior High Youth Group~7:00—8:00 pm

5/9:        Weekly Bible Study~10:00 am

5/9:        Stephen Ministry Training~6:30 pm

5/10:      Church Based Mental Health Services~8:00—5:00

5/10:      Wednesday Night Alive!-A Contemporary Worship Service~6:30 pm

5/12:      Junior Girl Scouts~4:30 pm

5/12:      Junior High Youth Group~7:00—8:00 pm









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Worship Schedule

Summer Worship during July and August including the first Sunday in September is at 9:30

Sunday Morning Worship & Church School: 10:00am (child care provided)


Christmas Eve Services:

Special Service at 5:00 for parents with younger children 

Traditional Candlelight Service at 8:00 pm