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Notes from 

Holy Trinity Lutheran 

Church

March 3, 2024

 

Serving Today

 

Lector:  Joyce Maul     Video:  Johnathan Bollard

Usher:  Joyce Maul     Altar Guild:  Peggy Hon

Communion Assistant:  Ron Mathewson & Cindy Alvarado

CPIC:  Ron Mathewson    Counters: Carol Schutz & Joan Cosgrove

Offering:  Volunteer

 

Serving Next Week (3/10)

 

Lector:  Carol Schutz     Video:  Johnathan Bollard

Usher:  Joyce Maul     Altar Guild:  Peggy Hon

Communion Assistant:  Ron Mathewson & Cindy Alvarado

CPIC:  Ron Mathewson    Counters: Carol Schutz & Joan Cosgrove

Offering:  Volunteer

 

Special thanks to Evelyn Obendorf who is serving as our guest musician today!

 

Our sympathies to the Crane family on the death of Art Crane.  A visitation will be offered at the Norman Dean Funeral Home (Denville) on Sunday, March 3 from 2-5pm.  The funeral is scheduled for Monday, March 4 at 11:00am at Holy Trinity.

 

Lunch and Learn Bible Study meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at noon in the choir room.  This is an in-person event.  However, If you wish to attend via ZOOM internet conferencing please contact Pastor Jack to request a ZOO link at jackspartan79@gmail.com.

 

Ladies' Group WELCA will be holding its regularly scheduled meeting on March 10 following the service in the Blue Room.  We will be discussing our plans for the Mother/Daughter Banquet.  See you there!

 

Thank you to all who donated to the Souper Bowl of Caring event!   The Sunday School raised $418 for the Rockaway Food Pantry!

 

We are collecting money to make 15 Easter Baskets for local families struggling to make ends meet.   Help brighten the kids' holiday by donating even a few dollars and placing them in the bucket in the back of the sanctuary.  All donations must be received by 3/10 so Erin can put them together and deliver them in time.

 

Keep those Random Acts of Kindness reports coming for our Sunday School project    :-)     email Erin at eosterhout@optonline.net or call/text her at 973-615-1026.

 

HTLC Annual Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday 3/30/24 at noon.

 

First communion classes are being offered in March.  Join us on the first and second Sunday evenings at 6:00pm.  All children in 3rd grade and above are eligible.  See Pastor Jack for details. Actual first holy communion date is

March 17.

How to order flowers to be placed on the church altar. Let Donna in the church office know no later than the Monday before you want the flowers in church and let her know what you would like printed in the bulletin. Donna orders the flowers and they deliver them and bill the church at $30.00 per arrangement. The cost to you is $30.00. Contact information for Donna in the church office:
Phone number 973-625-0110.

 

Ecumenical Lunches are offered each Friday during Lent at the First Presbyterian Church in Rockaway Boro. This year’s theme is “Gratitude and Grace”.  Join us for lunch from noon – 12:30pm, followed by devotions from 12:30pm – 1:00pm.  Suggested donation is $5 per person.

 

A Praise Band is Starting a Holy Trinity! If you play the guitar, drums, or another musical instrument.  Come on board!  Youth are encouraged.  See Jennifer Foose for more information:  jdfoose@gmail.com.

 

Want to have your announcement appear in this bulletin?  Please email your blurb to the church office no later than Tuesday at 10:00am for the upcoming Sunday announcement.  Email is:  htl.church@gmail.com

 

RISE UP is collecting toiletries to aid our locals.  Did you know that food stamps do not cover basic toiletry items like soap and shampoo?  Please donate items in the special bin located in our church vestibule. For more information, contact Angela Bloshuk at 973-476-0101 or email her at: riseupangela@gmail.com

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 www.rockawaylutheran.org and click on the “donate” button. . . then follow the simple instructions.  Regular offerings (with date and frequency of your choice) as well as one-time gifts can be established electronically.  All transactions are confidential.

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