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JERSEYVILLE CALENDAR OF EVENTS


Worship Services, Beginning March 2017:

- Sundays (except 1st of each month), 11am (traditional)

- First Saturday of each month, 5pm (contemporary, praise)

OCTOBER 2016

FOOD DRIVE - ALL MONTH LONG:  for Joshua House, Open Door, Casa Freehold, and The Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties.  Please remember to bring at least one non-perishable food item to church with you on Sunday mornings.

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EMERGENCY HOUSING PROGRAM FOR MEN HEADS-UP ! Jerseyville will be cooking for the overnight housing program for homeless men on Tuesday nights, starting in February 2017, to help St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Freehold who will be hosting the men.. The program is sponsored by the churches of the Freehold Clergy Association and runs December through March.
WE NEED ENOUGH VOLUNTEERS to:

Volunteering now, to share in this ministry will make all the difference in the world to its success. See/call Sandy Wolgast, 732-740-7823.

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Annual Charge Conference, October 8, 1:45pm at Monmouth Grace UMC. 76 Wyckoff Road, Eatontown

Fellowship Dinner Out, Thursday, Oct. 13, 6:30pm, Princess Maria Diner

CROP WALK, Sunday, Oct. 16, 1-5pm,  Sponsors needed for Dave Reese ! Walkers needed - Dave could use company !

Fall Fellowship Hour after church, Sunday, October 30, Join us for Lunch, Cider and Donuts !

NOVEMBER 2016

FOOD DRIVE CONTINUES - ALL MONTH LONG

THANKSGIVING BASKETS FOR JOSHUA HOUSE, SUNDAY, NOV. 20:  Help us put together frozen turkey, stuffing, instant potatoes or boxed macaroni & cheese, gravy mixes, your favorite canned vegetables and fruits, cranberry sauce, canned yams, cake mix, frosting, coffee, tea --- whatever you like to have for your Thanksgiving Dinner that is non-perishable (except the turkey!).

DEC 1ST EMERGENCY HOUSING PROGRAM FOR MEN IS GETTING CLOSE ! - Jerseyville will provide a new pair of boots for every man participating in the program.  That usually means buying 14-16 pairs.  Your donations for these purchases will help us to be the hands and feet of Jesus in our community.  November 27th begins the season of Advent, the time of preparation for celebrating Jesus's birth at Christmas.  What better way to prepare your hearts and minds for the gift of the Christ child than through this ministry !

Freehold Community Thanksgiving Service,  Sunday, Nov.20, 7:00pm at Temple Shaari Emeth 

Howell   Community   Thanksgiving   Service,   Wednesday, Nov. 23, 7:30pm, Church of the Master, 110 Salem Hill Road,Howell

Christmas Eve Worship Planning, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 6:30pm, Princess Maria Diner

DECEMBER 2016

FOOD DRIVE CONTINUES - ALL MONTH LONG

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EMERGENCY HOUSING PROGRAM BEGINS --   

- Don't forget to sign up to cook.  February is not very far away!

- We need to buy boots for the men, now.  Please help!

- Jerseyville will be also donating mens winter clothes - coats, hats, gloves, sweaters, shirts, pants, pajamas, underwear, and socks - all sizes, new, or clean and gently used.  

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Hanging of the Greens, Sunday Dec. 4, 12pm:  Come join us for lunch and help us decorate for Christmas !

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, Saturday, Dec. 24, 7:30pm Special music! Christmas skit! Crying babies and noisy children WELCOME ! We also welcome the lost, the found, those who are not sure, those who are hurting, those who are poor, those who are rich, those who are forgetful, those who are angry, and those who have nowhere else to go on this holiest of nights. Come and celebrate the birth of the One whose arms can hold us all.

Christmas Day Informal Worship Service, Sunday, Dec. 25, 11am:  Come in your pajamas!, Sing your favorite hymns. Be a child again and hear a Christmas story!

JANUARY 2017

EMERGENCY HOUSING PROGRAM FOR MEN - We start cooking in February  !

Administrative Council Meeting, Jan. 15, after worship service

Fellowship Dinner Out, Thursday, Jan. 19, 6:30pm, Princess Maria Diner

FEBRUARY 2017

EMERGENCY HOUSING PROGRAM FOR MEN - Cooking dates set!

Valentine's Fellowship Hour, Sunday, Feb. 12, after the worship service

Shrove Tuesday Fellowship Dinner Out, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 6:30pm, Perkins, Freehold

MARCH 2017

EMERGENCY HOUSING PROGRAM FOR MEN - Cooking Dates set !

Ash Wednesday Worship Service, Wednesday, Mar 1, 7:30pm, Church of the Master

Saturday Evening Contemporary Worship Service, Mar. 4, 5pm, 

APRIL 2017

EMERGENCY HOUSING PROGRAM FOR MEN - a TREMENDOUS THANK YOU TO ALL OUR VOLUNTEERS !!!

Holy Thursday Soup Supper and Worship Service, Thursday, Apr 13, 6:30pm

Good Friday Tennebrae Worship Service, Apr 14, 7:30pm, Church of the Master

Easter Sunday Worship Service, Apr 16, 11am

MAY 2017

Fellowship Dinner Out, Thursday, May 18, 6:30pm, All Seasons Diner, Freehold

Jerseyville Yard Sale, Date TBD

JUNE 2017

Annual Church Picnic and Worshiip Service, Sunday, June 4, 11:30am, Turkey Swamp Park