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Bulletin Announcements 07/22/2018

WELCOME and thank you for your part in this service of worship. If you are a visitor here at the Presbyterian Church of Upper Montclair (PCUM), you are especially welcome. May you sense in this place the presence and the love of God in Christ.

PLEASE ASK AN USHER for children’s bulletins, audio-assist units, or anything you might need. Whenever possible, please help your fellow worshipers by exiting and entering the sanctuary at times other than during prayers or scripture readings.

CHILD CARE for toddlers and a Nursery for younger children are always available during worship in the newly renovated North Wing, located off Fellowship Hall (adjacent to sanctuary).  Please ask an usher for directions.

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES for all children age 3 through 3rd grade are located in the North Wing.  All other children and youth are asked to remain in worship with their families. Church School leaders are available to help students & parents find their classroom. Please see CE Director, Mary Beckhusen for a Sunday School registration form.

MISSION & SERVICE COMMITTEE UPDATE – Look for some exciting changes in the upcoming MESH Cafe year, including online sign-up and opportunities to play music for your guests. What is MESH?  MESH is Montclair Emergency Services for the Homeless. PCUM helps prepare and serve an evening meal to hungry neighbors on the first and third Saturdays of the month right here in Montclair. Interested in serving or cooking in the fall? Please contact the Mission & Service Committee at . Thank you for your faithfulness!

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL - YOU CAN HELP! The summer program has begun. Summer Sunday School is for children ages 3 through 3rd grade.  Sunday school teachers are needed for ALL Sundays through September 2nd.  All of the supplies you need to make this a fun experience for you are provided for and teacher training is available. If you are interested in signing up for a Sunday or two, please contact Mary Beckhusen at  .

SUPPORT PCUM BY PURCHASING GIFT CARDS for Shop Rite, Kings and Fairway. Cards redeemed at any location and are $100 each, you get full value at the store and PCUM gets 5% of the card’s value. Purchase cards (by check or cash) during Coffee Hour Sunday mornings or at any time by contacting Erika Cowan (973-222-7186 or ) or David Starr (973-253-2155 or ). Thank you.

CONSIDER CATCHING UP OR PAYING AHEAD ON YOUR PLEDGE as the warmer summer season approaches. Your financial support of PCUM’s ministries during the summer months—when financial obligations must still be met—is a huge gift to your church’s health and effectiveness in ministry.  Now it’s even more convenient – you can give securely online at www.pcum.org.  Just click on the “Give” tab. Thank you!

COFFEE HOUR HOSTS NEEDED –PCUM’s weekly Sunday Fellowship Time/Coffee Hour is an important ministry and a great way to get to know people. Will you sign up to help one Sunday?  Just visit www.pcum.org and click on the “serve” tab in the menu bar. To sign up via email, contact Deacon Holly Chacon at .

HONOR OR MEMORIALIZE LOVED ONES by dedicating flowers for PCUM’s Sunday morning worship service on any Sunday throughout the calendar year. The suggested donation for two standard bouquets is $80; dedications appear in the morning bulletin. Sign up using the Flower Calendar in the Deacons’ Corner, online at pcum.org or by contacting Denise in the Church Office at .