Notes from 

Holy Trinity Lutheran 


In-Person Worship will resume at Holy Trinity on July 5 at 11:00am. All state COVID  mandates/guidelines for indoor worship will be followed as per Governor Murphy's recent Executive Order #156.  We will observe strict 

      adherence to guidelines published nationally be the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

                       ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2020:

Are your children restless during worship?  Our nursery room and Sunday School classrooms are available; one room per family, first come-first serve basis. Please remember to turn off the lights and straighten up when you leave.


Thank you for all your generous financial support to the ministries of Holy Trinity, especially during our COVID-19 building shut down.  The ministries continued, even when our building was closed, thanks to your gifts.


Want to give electronically?  40% of our offerings now come in via electronic giving sources.  To learn more, simply go to our web page at and click on the “Donate” button…then follow the simple instructions.  Still not sure? Please contact Donna Gulliksen at: or call her at 973-935-2680.  Regular offerings (with date and frequency of your choice), as well as one-time gifts can be established electronically.  All transactions are confidential.


RISE UP Rockaway, Inc. wishes to thank all in the community who have supported the COVID-19 Relief campaign.  To date, over $12,000 was raised to help those economically affected by the pandemic.  To donate, simply go to and click the donate button, or mail your checks to:  RISE UP, c/o Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 508 Green Pond Rd., Rockaway, 07866.


There will be no Vacation Bible School this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.  We wish our children a safe and happy summer season.


First Holy Communion Classes, originally scheduled in March/April, will be rescheduled to this Fall.  Watch future announcements for details.


Pastor Jack will be on family vacation from July 6 to July 20.  Special thanks to Al Buechler (preacher/presider July 12) and to Geoffrey Zoeller (preacher/presider, July 19).  Their ministries are greatly appreciated.


Pastoral Emergencies while Pastor Jack is away will be handled by Rev. Dan Schroeder, who can be reached at 860-539-3478  or e-mail at

Rev. Dr. Jack DiMatteo, Pastor

Ph: 973-625-0110

Office Hrs: Mon. & Thur. 9:00am-noon