Ramapo Reformed Church
100 Island Road
Mahwah, NJ. 07430

            Church Announcements

GARAGE SALE:  JUNE 15th & 16th

The Ramapo Reformed Church will continue its longstanding Bargain Bonanza garage sale tradition, rain or
Friday evening, June 15th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday, June 16th, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.  There will
be a bounty of yard, garage, furniture, and vintage treasures on sale for shopper of all ages.  There will also be
a snack bar available.  

To donate items for the sale beforehand, please visit the church office Monday-Friday between 9:30 am and
noon or call (201) 529-3075 for an appointment.


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.  After June 24th, rehearsals will
pick back up in September, on Wednesday nights at 7 pm and Sunday mornings at 9:30 am in the church.


CLOTHING CLOSET BAG SALE – Is Saturday, June 2nd from 9:30am-12:30pm.  $5 per bag.  Open to all!

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

COMMUNION – The sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will be celebrated Sunday, June 10th, as we receive this year’s
confirmation class.  A Deacon’s Fund collection will also be received during the last hymn.

Join us Sunday, June 10th, following church, for a pot luck lunch followed by beginning to set up for
the garage sale.  It has worked out well in past years to set up during the week leading up to the sale, which we will be
doing from 6:30pm – 9:00pm Monday through Thursday.  Please sign up and come and help out whenever you can.

GARAGE SALE – Now is the time to really organize your “stuff” to donate to our annual church garage sale to be held
Friday-Saturday, June 15 &16.  

MEPHIBOSHETH – Mark your calendar for Sunday, June 17th, when Andrea Linder visits us again to give us an update
on her ministry to disabled children in Ghana.  

CONSISTORY – Will meet on Monday, June 18th at 7:00pm.

CHOIR – Please note: the last Wednesday evening choir practice will be June 20th and the last Sunday morning choir
practice will be June 24th.  Choir practice will resume in September.

PICNIC - Celebrate the beginning of summer at our congregational picnic, planned for Sunday, June 24th, at the
parsonage following worship.  Hot dogs and soda will be provided with the rest being pot-luck, and of course, a grill will be

DECALOGUE – During the month of June, Pastor Bill will be exploring the Ten Commandments and how they can relate
to our lives today.  

CLOTHING CLOSET – Will be open each Wednesday in June, from 9:30am-12:00pm, to accept seasonal clothing.  
Please hold fall and winter items until October.

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.      

The 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.

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m 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.