CLIFTON CARES: SUPPORT OUR TROOPS
St. Peter’s Church along with other houses of worship in Clifton has been asked to contribute to CLIFTON CARES in providing supplies to our troops. While over 3000 boxes have been sent since 2010, currently the “cupboard is bare”. A letter from Clifton Cares along with a list of items needed is posted on the bulletin board in the meeting room. CLIFTON CARES is a 501 (c3) non-profit organization. For those who may want to support this endeavor checks can be written payable to Clifton cares and mailed to Clifton Cares, 900 Clifton Ave., Clifton, NJ 07011. Postage per package is $18.45. For further information speak to Loretta Hochmuth. A box for donations to SUPPORT OUR TROOPS is in the Narthex. Since packing and mailing will take place on Sept. 24th please bring your contributions in by September 22nd.
WORSHIP AND PRAISE SERVICE — Saturday, October 5, 2019: 7:00 PM—10:00 PM
Pastor Erick of Nueva Vida Free Methodist Church has invited us to join them and other churches for this celebration. It will be in English and Spanish. Please email or call Angie at St. Peter’s if you plan to attend. She will convey your response to Pastor Erick. He and the Nueva Vida Free Methodist Church Community are very grateful that St. Peter’s has opened its doors to them for Sunday worship and this special event on October 5th.
BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS — Sunday, October 6th at 4:00 PM
The Blessing is held near October 4th the date when we commemorate St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and ecology. His devotion to God was expressed through his love for all God’s creation. He cared for the poor and the sick and praised God for all creation and creatures as our sisters and brothers. The Nueva Vida Free Methodist Church has accepted the invitation to join us for this Blessing service. The Rev. Canon Dr. Kevin J. Moroney and Pastor Erick will share in the blessing of the animals. ALL ARE WELCOME!
NEED HELP PAYING YOUR HOME ENERGY BILLS?
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LHEAP & USF) offers financial assistance to those having difficulty paying their electric, gas and deliverable fuel bills. Applicants must be residents of Passaic County and meet income guidelines. You may qualify whether you own or rent, live in a single family home, multifamily housing complex or in a mobile home. Brochures containing details and an application form are located in the Narthex. For further information call 973-5469-4032 or visit www.passaiccountynj.org
RESPONDING TO HURRICANE DORIAN RELIEF
Episcopal Relief and Development partners with dioceses as they respond to hurricanes and other tragic natural disasters. We’re invited to join this vital partnership. You can contribute online. Visit www.episcopalrelief.org. Click on DONATE NOW. Scroll down to Hurricane Relief. Your donation will meet urgent needs by providing critical supplies over what will be a long-term assistance mission.
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Collecting New Men's Socks and Underwear
The Haven's Case Manager is working with the homeless around Boany Village She is helping them get their paperwork, birth certificates, ID's, etc. so that they may be able to get some assistance and get off the streets. Working with the City, the Haven transports these homeless a couple of times a month to the Catherine Rowe Commons transitional housing on Trenton Street where they can take showers, see a doctor and receive clean clothes. New socks and underwear are always needed. Mostly men's M and L. donation can be dropped off at the Haven office.
Pantry Food Needs
St. Peter’s Haven’s Food Pantry is encouraging donations of healthy foods. Please consider donating 2 pound bags of brown rice, whole grain pastas and cereals, salt free tomato products and healthy soups.
St. Peter’s Haven Volunteer Opportunities
Food Pantry: Wednedays, Thursdays, & Saturdays: 9:00AM – 12Noon