LUTHERAN DISASTER RESPONSE –Your gifts will support Ukrainians and others. Gifts to “Eastern Europe Crisis Response” will be used in full (100%) to assist those affected by the crisis in Ukraine and neighboring countries. Checks or money orders can be sent to: Lutheran Disaster Response
P.O. Box 1809
Merrifield, VA 22116-8009 Write “Eastern Europe Crisis Response” on your check memo line.
Give by phone at 800-638-3522 (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CT) or online.
MASKS ARE OPTIONAL Traditional communion will return on 3/6, but communion cups will still be available.
SAVE THE DATES:
SUNDAY SCHOOL – is back in session, and its never too late to join in the fun! Many thanks to Nancy Wood and her staff as well as the parents who support them.
CHOIR PRACTICE – returns on 3/6 after service to practice Easter anthem.
FISH N CHIPS DINNER is coming back on Sun., April 3 from 4 -7 p.m. Tickets are available from Judi W. or the church office. Be sure you get your tickets as soon as possible as a limited number of extra meals will be available that day. Thank you to Judi Wolff for leading this event.
EASTER EGG HUNT – returns to SOTH on Sat., April 9 from 2-4 p.m. rain or shine! Ages walking to 10 years old are welcomed to this CDC compliant event. Please spread the word and see JD Allen if you would like to help.
FISH N CHIPS DINNER is coming back on Sun., Apr. 3 from 4-7 p.m. Tickets will be available starting Sunday, 1/23. Be sure to get your tickets as soon as possible as a limited number of extra meals will be available that day. Thank you to Judi Wolff for leading this event.
CONFIRMATION CLASSES will now be on Thurs. evenings, once a month from 7-7:45 on Zoom. Class is scheduled for April 7.
THRIVENT COORDINATOR – Denise Leifken has graciously volunteered to coordinate our programs and has arranged for a Thrivent representative to provide assistance during coffee hour on 3/27. Please come and learn how you can help SOTH even if you do not own Thrivent products Please contact Denise at email@example.com with questions. Thank you Denise!
YOUR HELP IS NEEDED – CONTROL ROOM HELP, OFFICE VOLUNTEERS, COFFEE HOUR HOSTS, FINANCIAL COUNTERS, PHOTOGRAPHERS, DEACONS AND USHERS are all needed. Training joyfully provided. If someone calls to recruit you, please prayerfully consider how YOU can serve. You can always volunteer by contacting the office.
FOOD DONATIONS – for Connect for Community can be placed in the shopping cart in the narthex. Click here for a list of items they would like.
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Your donations to SOTH can be accomplished in the following ways:
- On Sunday, place your donation in the offering plate at the back of the church.
- Mail your offering to: SOTH 246 Woodport Rd., Sparta, NJ07871
- Go online to setup your e-giving from your checking, savings, credit card, or debit card http://secure.myvanco.com/L-
- Download Vanco Mobile (Faith) on your smartphone, search for Shepherd of the Hills (Sparta)
- Text Giving to 973-832-0226 You can make a one-time gift or setup recurring offerings.
Many thanks to all of the donors who support our mission!
DID YOU KNOW – that you can donate your used car to benefit SOTH? Please visit this site to get started:
WORSHIP INFO FOR Mar. 06
President: JD Allen
Vice President: Emery Malasits
Treasurer: Brett Maynard
Recording Secretary: Celeste Bethmann
Financial Secretary: Steve Lewandowski
Property: Patrick Wood
Nurture (Worship & Music): Wendy Whipple
Social Ministry: Diane Fitzpatrick
A 2nd CLOTHING DONATION BIN – has arrived. Place clothing and shoes in plastic bags. Proceeds will benefit SOTH. Please do not leave items outside of the box. Please tell your friends and family so that we can fill those bins!
PLEASE CALL AHEAD- before venturing a trip to the church office. Office hours are subject to change especially in the event of bad weather.
BROWN BAG BIBLE STUDY –Continues in person at Holy Trinity Church or via Zoom, the first and third Wednesdays from noon-12:45. Join Pastor Jack for a lively discussion of the Bible. No prior experience necessary! Click here to join us via Zoom. AT-HOME COMMUNION KITS – If you are worshiping with us from home and would like a communion kit, please contact the church office and arrangements can be made for you to receive the number you would like.
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