Ramapo Reformed Church
100 Island Road
Mahwah, NJ. 07430

Church Announcements


Our Sunday school program meets in the Education Building following the Message for Children for children and
students ages 3 through 6th grade.  For more information, please see Debbie Grob or Marian Latz.  

The Church also provides a Nursery service for infants and children through age 5 during the Worship Service.  It is
located through the left door off the coffee room


MAKE A JOYFUL HARMONY by adding your vocal talent to our choir.  All are welcome.  If you would like to join,
come out at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings, 9:30am on Sunday mornings, or see Justin Dimbeng.  Please join in!


CLOTHING CLOSET MARCH BAG SALE – Saturday, March 2nd, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm. Select from a wide variety of
Men's, Women's, Children's and Baby items for just $5 per bag. Get a FREE coat or jacket with each bag you buy.

GUY’S BREAKFAST OUT – Our next gathering is scheduled for Saturday, March 9th.  Meet at the Ramsey IHOP at 8:
00am for a time of fellowship and good food

COMMUNION – We will be celebrating the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper on Sunday, March 10th, which is the 1st
Sunday in Lent.  We will collect for the Deacon’s Fund as well.  

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS – Sunday, March 10th. Don’t forget to spring forward!

CONSISTORY – will meet on Monday, March 11th at 7:00pm.

BIBLE STUDY – Our DVD-based Bible Study entitled, “Enough,” wraps up Tuesday, March 5th, at 7:30 pm.  Join us
as Adam Hamilton helps us discover joy through simplicity and generosity.  Our next four part DVD study entitled,
“The Case for Easter,” will begin on Tuesday, March 12th, also at 7:30 pm.  See the bulletin board for more

ST. PATRICK’S DAY – We are planning a Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner for Saturday, March 16th, 6:00-8:00 pm,
in honor of St Patrick’s Day.  If you can help out with set-up, serving, clean-up, or donating water, please sign-up on
the bulletin board.  Tickets to attend are $12/Adults and $5/Children.  Eat-in or take-out.  Advanced reservations are
requested to reserve a spot.  Please call the church office to make yours today (201) 529-3075.
MISSION – Mission Sunday is March 24th.  The mission for March is Reformed Church Home.

LADIES’ FELLOWSHIP – Our next fellowship lunch is coming up on Sunday, March 24th, following worship in the
Fellowship Hall.  Ladies of all ages and their friends are welcome to come out and join in for some warm fellowship
and fun.

CROSSROADS – This weekend retreat for women sponsored by the Regional Synod is coming up on Fri/Sat, March
29-30th, at Harvey Cedars.  The theme this year is “Broken Hearts/Thriving Hearts: Our Life’s Journey.”  For more
info, see Debbie Grob.

SOCK DROP UPDATE – Thank you to everyone who participated in the Sock Drop campaign.  Socks continue to be
the #1 need in homeless shelters year round, but especially during the winter.  Through Star 99.1 and ASB, over
9000 pairs of socks were collected for The River Mission in Hackensack, NJ!   

CLOTHING CLOSET - welcomes donations of seasonal items each Wednesday from 9:30 am – noon.  We do not
accept men’s suits, but kid’s clothing is always welcome.  For more information, call Joan at (201) 529-4329 or the
church office at (201) 529-3075.

ONLINE GIVING -  We are pleased to announce a convenient new way to make
your regular offerings.  With our new electronic giving program, you can easily
set up a recurring giving schedule or make one-time contributions. At NO COST
to you!  We encourage you to set up a schedule of recurring contributions.
It’s convenient for you and provides much needed consistency for our church. If you are currently giving on a weekly
basis, you will no longer need to write out 52 checks a year or prepare 52 envelopes. Even when travel, illness or
other circumstances prevent you from attending services, our church will continue to receive your contributions on an
uninterrupted basis. To become an electronic giver, contact
Roger Knauss or call the church office.

CENTER FOR FOOD ACTION can always use your help!  If you can donate canned or packaged goods, please
do so in the boxes located in the foyer and the coffee room.

NEW MEMBERS: If you are interested in joining our church and would like to learn more, please see Pastor
Bill for details.      

CLOTHING CLOSET MINISTRY accepts donations of seasonal clothing any Wednesday between 9:30am and
noon. Please click
here for more information.

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RECYCLE: We have started an Inkjet cartridge recycling program that will benefit the church. If you have used inkjet
cartridges to donate, please drop them in the box in the coffee room.

COFFEE HOUR: If you would like to host a time of fellowship following worship, please sign up on the board
leading into the coffee room.

EMAIL NEWSLETTER: To receive a monthly email listing of church announcements, events and more, send an email
to and type the word "Subscribe" in the Subject line. Please include your name and home address.
The newsletter will be sent on the 1st of each month.

FRESH FLOWERS for the sanctuary in honor of a special occasion or in memory of someone may be arranged
through the church office.