This Week on the Mountain
Sunday, January 20th
The Second Sunday after Epiphany


Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Sunday, January 27th


Please join us for our Annual Meeting, on Sunday, January 27th, when we will have one worship service at 10 am with a luncheon and a meeting to follow in Parish Hall.  

  • Sandwiches and drinks will be provided.  Please bring a salad or a dessert to share.  
  • Nursery care will be extended until 12:30pm.  
  • Children's Entertainment will be provided during the Annual Meeting.  All children ages Pre-K and up are invited to the Children's Library to do crafts, while their parents attend the meeting. 
One Worship Service on Sunday, January 27th

Due to the Annual Meeting, on Sunday, January 27th, we will have one worship service at 10 am followed by a luncheon and a meeting in Parish Hall.

Souper Bowl on Sunday, February 3rd

Please join us on Sunday, February 3rd, as our middle and high school students make and serve soup for Souper Bowl Sunday immediately following the 10:00am service.  Soup will be for available for sale for immediate consumption or to go with take-home containers.

Celtic Fortnight

Click here to learn more about the two weeks of events and activities between February 16th and March 3rd, that focus on the music, art, sports, food and spirituality of the Celtic nations. The Fortnight kicks-off with a reception and unveiling of "A Journey through Britain in Watercolors"  by the artist Daniel Paul Turner Thomas, on Saturday, February 16th at 4 pm.  Tickets can be purchased online.  Volunteers are needed.  Please see sign-up sheets on the bulletin board near Parish Hall.

Weekly Offering Envelopes 

The Weekly Offering Envelopes are now available for pick-up and can be found on a table near Parish Hall.  If you don't see your name and you would like weekly envelopes, please call the office 908-766-2282 or contact to have them sent to you.


2013 Stewardship


As of Thursday, January 17th, we have 106 pledges totaling $324,737 for the 2013 EMC campaign, which includes a few new members. But we still have a ways to go to surpass last year (115 pledges for $355,622) and achieve this year's goal of $370,000 in pledges. 


Extra pledge cards can be found in the narthex or click here to download or email the office to have one sent to you.


Don't forget that you can donate your Stocks to SJOTM. The tax advantages of giving stock, instead of cash, to church can make doing so very worthwhile.  To learn more, please contact Lisa Keenan in the office at 908-766-2282 ext 13 or by email at  We would be happy to accept stock donations for 2013 as form of  pledge payment.

This Week at a Glance


January 20, The Second Sunday of Epiphany 

    8:00 am    Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

    9:00 am    Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                       Parish Choir rehearsal, Church 

    9:15 am     Sacred Stories, Upstairs Classroom Parish House

  10:00 am     Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church

                        Sunday School

  11:15 am      Coffee Hour, Parish Hall

January 21, Monday

         MLK Day - Office Closed

January 22, Tuesday

   6:30 pm      Handbell Choir Rehearsal, Church

   7:30 pm      Parish Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room 

January 23, Wednesday

    8:15 am     Men's Bible Study, Meeting Room

    9:00 am    BIG (Believe, Inspire, Grow) Meeting, Parish Hall

  10:00 am    Staff Meeting, Meeting Room

    5:15 pm     Treble Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room

 January 24, Thursday

  10:30 am     Knitting Needles & Thread, Meeting Room

January 25, Friday

   10:00 am    Grace's Soup Kitchen, Plainfield

January 27, The Third Sunday of Epiphany 

    9:00 am     Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                        Parish Choir rehearsal, Church 

    9:15 am      Sacred Stories, Parish House Classroom

  10:00 am     Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church

                        Sunday School

 11:15 am       Annual Meeting and Luncheon, Parish Hall

                        Children's Activity, Children's Library

St. John on the Mountain
379 Mount Harmony Road
Bernardsville, NJ 07924
In This Issue
Annual Meeting
One Service on Jan. 27th
Souper Bowl
Celtic Fortnight
Weekly Offering Envelopes
This Week's Calendar
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