This Week on the Mountain

for the week of Sunday,March 4, 2011

 


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Views Newsletter mailed to your home, 
please call the office at 
908-766-2282

 
 
 
 
 
Lost & Found
Are you missing any gloves or mittens?  Please check the lost & found located in the Parish House

 Announcements & Events

 

ShroveTuesday Pancake Supper

Join us on Tuesday, March 8th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm, in Parish Hall, for all of the pancakes and sausage that you can eat! A donation of $5 per person is suggested.

 

Ash Wednesday

Services will be held on March 9th at 12noon (chapel) and at 7pm (chapel) for Imposition of Ashes & Holy Eucharist.

 

Tuesdays in Lent - Lenten Service and Supper

A service of Evening Prayer with Taize music will be offered at 6pm on the Tuesdays during the season of Lent (beginning March 15). The service (in the chapel) will be followed by a potluck supper at 6:30 (in Parish Hall). Please join us and bring a friend!

 

Lent at Home with Your Children

Look for changing weekly displays, in the Children's Library.  These Take Home Activities are a way to help your kids acknowledge Lent at home.

 

"The Nun Better Cookbook"  

The Community of St. John Baptist in Mendham has produced a cookbook, "The Nun Better Cookbook," to help raise money for their Capital Campaign. There are 380 recipes in the book, along with nice graphics. The cost is $18.00 per copy.  St. John's Outreach Committee wants to support the convent's campaign by selling their cookbook. We will be offering it for sale following church in the parish hall on Sunday, March 6th, 13th, & 20th.  

 

Don't Forget to Spring Ahead on Sunday, March 13th!

Be sure to set those clocks one hour ahead before you go to bed on Saturday!

 

March Ladies' Luncheon 

Please join us for the ladies' luncheon, which will be hosted at the home of Kathy Christie on Thursday, March l7th at 12 noon.  Please bring your sandwich; drinks and dessert will be provided by the host.  Kathy's address is 803 Farley Road, White House Station, NJ.  Kindly RSVP to Kathy at 908-572-7048.

 

Habitat for Humanity Work Day

Saturday, April 9th from 8:30am to 3:30pm for the Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity in Bridgewater. Ten spaces are available. Sign-up early to get your spot!  The sign-up sheet is located on the bulletin board near Parish Hall.

 

Somerville Food Bank Staffing Opportunities

St. John staffs the Food Bank every Saturday in April, from 10am-12noon.  Reserve your space! The sign-up sheet is located on the bulletin board near Parish Hall. 

 

Adopt-a-Family for Easter

Please help bring Easter smiles to your neighbors by buying and delivering an uncooked Easter meal to those in need.  Sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board just outside of Parish Hall. For more information, contact Pete Ackerman (908) 537-9905.

 

Upcoming Baptism Dates

We have three upcoming dates scheduled for Baptism: Saturday, April 23rd at 7:00pm (Easter Vigil), Sunday, May 8th at 10:00am, & Sunday, June 12 at 10:00am.  If you're interested please contact the office at 908-766-2282.

 

Save the Date for Some Cinco de Mayo Fun!

Friday, May 6 from 6 - 9 pm. Featuring a Mexican Marketplace for some shopping fun, great music, and fantastic food.  Invite some friends and prepare to party the Mexican way!  Ole!

 

Diocesan trip to Ecuador 

Save the date September 27 - October 4, 2011 for the Diocesan trip to live, work and worship with our companions and partners in the Diocese of Ecuador Central.  Details to follow soon.

 

 


St. John on the Mountain

Weekly Calendar 

 

March 6, Last Sunday after the Epiphany

    8:00 am  Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

    9:00 am  Adult Formation, Parish House

                     Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                     Rite 13, Parish House

                     Cherub Choir Rehearsal  

                     Parish Choir rehearsal, Choir Room

  10:00 am  Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church

                     Sunday School 

  11:15 am  Bell Choir Rehearsal, Church 

                     Coffee Hour, Parish Hall

    3:00 pm  Mini-Series on Pauline Theology and Letter at 

                     St. Mark's, Basking Ridge  

March 7, Tuesday

    5:30 pm  Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, Parish Hall

    7:30 pm  Parish Choir rehearsal, Choir Room

March 8, Wednesday

     12:00 pm Ash Wednesday Imposition of Ashes, Chapel   

      7:00 pm  Ash Wednesday Imposition of Ashes, Chapel

March 10, Thursday

  10:30 am  Knitting Needles & Thread Group, Meeting Rm

 12:00  pm  Pastoral Care Meeting, Meeting Room

March 13, First Sunday in Lent

    8:00 am  Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

    9:00 am  Adult Formation, Parish House 

                     Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                     Rite 13, Parish House

                     Cherub Choir Rehearsal  

                     Parish Choir rehearsal, Choir Room

  10:00 am  Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church

                     Sunday School 

  11:15 am  Treble Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room 

                     Coffee Hour, Parish Hall

    3:00 pm   Mini-Series on Pauline Theology and Letter, 

                      St.Mark's, Basking Ridge


 

 

Search & Discernment News  

 

Our Search and Discernment pace is quickening.  The original 22 candidates are responding to our questions regarding their level of interest, accomplishments, personal spiritual transformation and "Why St. John's." Our next steps will involve telephone interviews with candidates and preliminary selections of the most qualified."

Parish Directories

If you would like a print out of the Parish Directory, please stop by the Parish House. The listing is updated frequently. Copies of the current Directory are on a clipboard posted on the bulletin board which is located in the hallway outside the Parish Office. Please help yourself. If your contact information has changed, please let the office know. Thank you!

  

Prayer List

If you would like to have someone added to the Prayer List, please call or email the Parish Office 908-766-2282 or office@sjotm.org.

St. John on the Mountain

379 Mount Harmony Road
Bernardsville, New Jersey 07924
908-766-2282
office@sjotm.org 

www.sjotm.org



Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm