Tenth Sunday after Pentecost – Aug. 1, 2021

BLOOD DRIVE – Many thanks to all who donated or volunteered at the event!

RALLY DAY PICNIC – on Sun., Sept. 12 at the conclusion of service. Nancy Wood is leading the event and has placed sign up sheets on the table in the narthex. She is in need of: salad/sides, desserts, folks to set up on Sat. 9/11 at 5 p.m., folks to clean up and grill masters.  If you are coming, please sign up with the number attending by Sept. 5. Don’t miss the fun!

MASKS NO LONGER REQUIRED  FOR VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS–Unvaccinated are asked to wear masks. Click HERE to see all of the decisions made at the June 28 council meeting.

OUR BUILDING IS NOW OPEN – to outside groups following the CDC guidelines.

COFFEE HOUR  has returned! We are looking for volunteers to host this fellowship time. Duties include: putting on coffee, serving beverages and providing an optional snack of your choice. In order to be better stewards of God’s creation, we are asking folks to bring their own re-usable coffee cup to use and take home. Please sign up on the sheet in the narthex.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED – Once again C4C is distributing school supplies and backpacks.  They are currently in need of: spiral notebooks, index cards, and Elmers Glue Sticks. There will be a box in the narthex for your donations which are due by Aug. 18.

WWW.SOTHNJ.ORG – The church’s website is the place to look for upcoming events. Please consult the calendar there. The weekly email can be found under News at the bottom of the home page.

PASTOR’S VACATION –will be from 7/26 – 8/9.  In the event of a pastoral emergency, please contact Rev. Fred Becker at 973-366-2821 or fred3becker@gmail.com. Special thanks to Rev. Drs. Arden and Margaret Krych who are presiding and preaching in his absence. It is always a joy to welcome our very own SOTH members as worship leaders.

SUNDAY SCHOOL RETURNS –Nancy Wood has graciously volunteered to serve as the Sunday School Superintendent! Plans are taking shape for classes to be held during worship starting on Rally Day, Sept. 12.  Please contact the church office if you would like to help.  Teachers and assistants are needed! No prior experience necessary!
HELP IS NEEDED IN OUR CONTROL ROOM – Sunday morning assistance is needed for audio, visual, and internet streaming…let’s proclaim the Gospel near and far.  Training joyfully provided! Contact Patrick Wood:  phwood@optonline.net

LOOKING FOR A SAFE FAMILY ACTIVITY? – Adopt a garden at church! Our property team, responsible for everything from broadcasting the service to keeping the building safe, could really use your help with the outside gardens. Call Pat W. (201-602-4219) to volunteer.  Many thanks to all who volunteered at the recent clean up day.

STREAMING IS HERE!: We are excited to announce that you can now view our service live at 9:00 a.m. each Sunday. Click on this link to see the service and subscribe to our SOTH channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH8w_r1Rb9HH7i6SD15Tu6w  Don’t worry if you missed the live broadcast.  All services are archived on our channel.  We are no longer Zooming our weekly service. You can also search for us on Facebook and like our page. https://www.facebook.com/SOTHNJ/.

OFFICE HELP NEEDED – Please contact the church office if you would like to help with maintaining the church website, sending the weekly email or with general office duties.  Many tasks can be performed from your home. Training gratefully provided!

HELP WANTED– Please prayerfully consider how you can help your church. Click here to see the link to the “Join our Team ad” which appeared in today’s bulletin.  Stay tuned for more volunteer opportunities!


This Week’s Bulletin


Kid’s Celebrate Bulletin

Spark Worship Bulletin (Pre-Reader) 

Announcements for Aug. 1

New Link for Zoom Bible Study, Wed. at noon

Meeting ID: 829 4727 4304

Passcode: 002314