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Thought of the Week: “Jesus did not come to change the mind of God about humanity (it did not need changing)! Jesus came to change the mind of humanity about God. ” – Richard Rohr

Readings: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16, Psalm 22:22-30, Romans 4:13-25, Mark 8:31-38

THIS WEEK AT-A-GLANCE
Sunday, February 25th 2 Lent, St. David’s Day service, White Team
8:45 am      Choir Warm up, 9:30 am      Holy Eucharist 10:45 am    Welcome Brunch for Rev. Jon Richardson and Michael Kidney
11:00 am    Joyful Noise

Tuesday, February 27th 9:00 am      Morning Prayer in the Chapel 7:00 pm      AA Tuesday group

Wednesday,  February 28th 9:00 am      Morning Prayer in the Chapel 1:00 pm      Meditation 2:00 pm      Tai Chi Chih
8:00 pm      AA Wednesday group

Thursday, March 1 9:00 am Morning Prayer in the Chapel

9:30 am     Holy Eucharist service with Healing Prayers in the chapel – all welcome! This week we celebrate the life and work of. David: Bishop of Menevia, Wales, c. 544.

Sunday, March 4 3 Lent, Green Team,
8:00 am     Holy Eucharist/Healing
9:15  am     Choir Warm up
10:00 am   Holy Eucharist/Healing REVISED TIMING OF SECOND SERVICE
11:15 am    Coffee Hour
11:30 am    Joyful Noise

On the Horizon
Monday March 5th 7:00 pm Book Group
Sunday March 11 – DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME BEGINS – SPRING FORWARD!
Friday March 16th Fish and Chip Supper

In cases of a pastoral emergency, please contact our priest-in-charge, The Rev. Jon M. Richardson cell phone 973-850-9564. His day off is Fridays.

Rev. Jon Richardson’s contact details: Email: jon@stdavidskinnelon.org His office phone number is 973-838-6927 but please do not leave messages on this phone. You may also contact him on his cell phone: 973-850-9564. Rev. Jon’s day off is Friday.

Schedule change for the Parish Administrator: Permission has been graciously given for Gill Otto to work her twenty hours a week over four days instead of five. The parish office will be open Monday through Thursday 9 am – 2 pm. The office will be closed every Friday.

Morning Prayer in the Chapel: Rev. Jon likes to begin his day with Morning Prayer. All are welcome to join him in the chapel at 9 AM on days that he is on campus:Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday this coming week.

OUTREACH MINISTRIES OF ST. DAVID’S and GROCERY CARDS
Between 12/31/17 and 1/28/18, a total of $775 in vouchers has been donated and this amount will be distributed among local food pantries and food banks.

North Porch gladly accepts other appropriate items for kids under 4 years but listed here are the ones they really need: Enfamil 12.5 oz powered baby formula and soy formula; Diapers, especially Large size diapers – 5, 6 and Pull-Ups of all sizes; Baby Wipes; Jars of Baby Food – all ages, fruit, veggie and 1st foods. Donations for North Porch should be placed in the cradle in the narthex. Thank you!

 Kinnelon Food Pantry – New February List: paper towels, toilet paper, Thank you all for your faithful support of this Outreach opportunity and to my excellent team who collect and deliver it to Boro  Note from Nancy Moody, our Liaison with Boro Hall: Although the Outreach Program for clients at St. David’s has changed, the food pantry donations program will continue as usual. This is how it works:  The food pantry liaison calls Kinnelon Borough Hall once a month and finds out what the immediate needs of the pantry are.  We do our best, as a congregation, to fulfill those immediate needs every week.  Please continue to be generous in your item donations.  Thank you!

NEEDED:  A volunteer to be in charge of the “picture board” in the hallway by the office.Please contact Gill Otto in the Parish Office if you are interested.

We are thrilled to have a new priest-in-charge, The Rev. Jon M. Richardson. We welcome him and his husband Michael at a brunch held during the coffee hour on Sunday February 28th, our St. David’s Day celebration. We will return to two Sunday services starting in March, at 8 am and 10:00 am (new adjusted time for second service.)

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