31 May

Newsletter, May 30

Prayer for Guidance in finding a new Rector (BCP)
Almighty God, giver of every good gift:  Look graciously on your Church, and so guide the minds of those who shall choose a new Rector for this parish, that we may receive a faithful pastor, who will care for your people and equip us for our ministries; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.
June 2, Saturday10:30am-1pmChristine’s Kitchen
June 10, Sunday10amYouth Sunday
followed by picnic on the church lawn
June 10, Sunday3pm2018 David P. Hegg Lifetime Achievement Award
June 12, Tuesday7pmDrumming Class
June 20, Wednesday7:30pm-10pmFinance Committee Meeting
June 24, Sunday11:30am-1pmVestry Meeting
Serving at the Altar  6/3 & 6/10
June 3, 2018
8am Reader: M. Ellingham
June 10, 2018
8am Reader: A. Walker
10am Readers:
J. James
P. Wick
T. Scharff
10am Readers:
F. Dorn
L. Owolabi
B. Churchill
Chalicist: S. ClarkeChalicist: R. Riedel
Ushers: T. & K. ConwayUshers: J. & K. Wade
Altar Guild:
C. Francis
J. Dorn
Altar Guild:
M. Nazareth
T. & J. Scharff
Coffee Hour: The Wade FamilyCoffee Hour: M. Greenfield
Altar Flowers: E. FoleyAltar Flowers: T. & J. Scharff
XI Bishop of the Diocese of Newark
The Rev. Carlye J. Hughes was chosen XI Bishop of the Diocese of Newark during a special convention on May 19, 2018 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown.  For more information:   https://dioceseofnewark.org/
Sunday Service Babysitting
Please note that Babysitting during 10:00am Sunday services will not be available on the following dates:  Sunday, June 10th / Sunday, July 1
Christine’s Kitchen, Saturday, June 2, 2018
St. Stephens is hosting the next Christine’s Kitchen on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Once again we need volunteers for serving and providing food.  If you are unable to come, you have to the option to donate food only.  If you know college or high school kids looking for volunteer hours, you can let them know.
We need:
12 – 15 volunteers:
One Volunteer for picking up bread/cakes donation from Essex Green ShopRite by 7:20 am on June 2nd.
Two – Three people to come by 9:45am to help with setup and the rest can trickle in between 11am and 11:30 ish.  Lunch is served from 12pm thru 1pm.
Food:  Protein dishes are a premium if possible, if you are unable to attend you can still send the food, should be delivered between 10:30 am and 11:30 am or earlier if dish needs to be heated.  We will make arrangement to pick up the food if you can’t drop it off.  Frozen food should be defrosted.  If you can’t decide on the food to bring, you can pick from the list below:
1.       Mac and Cheese
2.       Veggies
3.       Chicken – baked or barbecued or your own recipe.
4.       Pork dish – ham or pork chops etc.
5.       Pasta and meatballs
6.       Pizza
7.       Dessert
However, you could use your imagination as whenever St Stephens hosts, their guests look forward to the wide variety of dishes.
Supplies needed:
Drinks – could be a few gallons of juice/ice tea etc.
Disposable coffee cups/plates/knife & fork
Milk for coffee
Sugar, 1 lb pack
Tea bags
Please let me know if you can volunteer to serve or not so I can plan accordingly.  If you can provide food only please list the dish if possible or just say entrée or dessert etc.  Please forward to anyone that I might have left off the email list.  For those volunteering for the 1st time, details about CK are below:  Thx Deryck.
List Of Sign Ups So Far:
J. RossiterPasta salad/setup
M. GreenfieldHam
RugbeerProtein dish
N. SieffertProtein (chicken) / set up
T. ScharffFruit
J. JamesCutlery
S. R. DornDinner rolls / noodles with cheese / beef w taco / cornbread / apple dessert
S. ClarkChicken dish
RohitOnion Pakoda
L. SoughanProtein dish
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
Episcopal church in West Orange, New Jersey
Address: 315 Main St, West Orange, NJ 07052
Phone: (973) 325-0369
Sunday, June 10th – 10:00am service – Youth Sunday followed by picnic on the church lawn!
Sign up to bring food for picnic during coffee hour – see or contact Carole Francis or Maryalice Chech.
The 2018 David P. Hegg II Lifetime Achievement Award
June 10, 2018
The 2018 David P. Hegg II Lifetime Achievement Award will be awarded to Felder Dorn on Sunday, June 10th.  This award is given by the Diocese of Newark, Senior Ministries. There will be a reception held at 3:00pm followed by a 4:00pm Evensong service at St. Peter’s Church, 70 Maple Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960.
Drumming Class
Tuesday June 12, 7pm-8pm
Parents, teachers and friends, treat yourself to an hour of relaxation! ADULTS come along and have some fun Drumming. At: St Stephen’s Episcopal Church Between: 7pm – 8pm. RSVP: email Norma at Norma.cook@outlook.com Or leave a message 862 485 1573.


Parish Office Hours:
Monday & Wednesday Closed
Tuesday & Thursday 9am-4:30pm
Friday 9am-1pm