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 7:00pm on Wednesday evenings, 9:30am on Sunday mornings, or see Justin Dimbeng.  Please join in!


CHRISTIANITY’S & WORLD RELIGIONS – Our six session video Bible study continues Tuesday, October 2nd, in the
Coffee Room at 7:30pm.  Join in as Adam Hamilton surveys Hinduism and how it compares with our own faith of
Christianity.  We will continue with Buddhism in two weeks on October 16th.

Our second “RRC Member Garage Sale” is scheduled for Saturday, October 6th, in the Education Bldg.
parking lot from 9:00am – 2:30pm (Rain Date: October 20th).  Any “member” can reserve a table for $10 in order to
bring their own “stuff” (and take home the leftovers).  Please sign-up on the sheet on the bulletin board to reserve a

COMMUNION – On Sunday, October 7th, we will be celebrating the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper with Christians
around the globe on World Wide Communion Sunday.

CONSISTORY – Will meet on Tuesday, October 9th at 7:00pm.

FRIENDS TO FRIENDS – We will be reaching out to help Joanne Van Sant’s ministry to the disabled by providing a
bow-tie pasta dinner on Friday, October 12th.  If you can participate or assist in providing for the meal, your friendship
will be much appreciated.  See the bulletin board to sign-up.  Thanks!

GUY’S BREAKFAST OUT – Our next gathering is scheduled for Saturday, October 13th.  Meet at the Ramsey IHOP
at 8:00am for a time of fellowship and good food.  

BLUE JEAN SUNDAY – Is coming up in two weeks on October 14th.  We encourage everyone to wear work clothes to
church and stay after to help prepare the garden for winter, get some maintenance done, and spruce up around the

Our mission focus for October will be in support of Solid Foundation Skatepark, helping kids in Paterson.  
Steve Wolf will be visiting us on Mission Sunday, October 21st, to speak about the program.

LADIES’ FELLOWSHIP – Our next fellowship lunch is on Sunday, October 21st in the Fellowship Hall, following
worship.  Ladies of all ages and their friends are welcome to attend this gathering of fellowship and fun.

FALL HAYRIDE – Join us at Sun Valley Farms for a hayride, potluck picnic and pumpkin hunting on Sunday, October
28th, at 3:30pm.

WREATHS – Even though it is early-October, now is the time to think about ordering a decorative Christmas wreath
for the upcoming season.  Orders need to be received by the end of the month for delivery around Thanksgiving.  
Please use the insert in the bulletin or use
this link.

SOUP – As the days become shorter and a little chillier, it is time to welcome back our soup fundraiser.  See the insert
in the bulletin to order and place it in the office mailbox or use
this link.

CLOTHING CLOSET – is now accepting seasonal fall clothing.  They are open each Wednesday from 9:30AM –
noon.  Questions?  Call Joan at (201) 529-4329 or the church office.

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.