Announcements for February 23, 2020

Altar flowers in memory Jane Brown, donated by the Wiik Family
& in honor of Romana Rossi’s birthday, donated by the Rossi Family

Epiphany Madness is ongoing! We have reached the final 2, The Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came vs. Oh Come All Ye Faithful! Check out the bulletin board in the narthex and vote for your favorite hymn. Each $1 counts as one vote!

Confirmation class tonight at 6pm.

Our 5th Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake dinner will be held this Tuesday, Feb. 25.  Arrive anytime between 6pm and 8pm. Volunteers and supplies are needed. Please see the sign up board in the narthex to donate food or help.

No Adult education this week.
This Wednesday is Ash Wednesday. Services will be held at 10am and 8pm with the imposition of ashes and Holy Communion.

Choir rehearsal this Thursday, Feb.27, at 7:30pm.

The food pantry is in need of shampoo, toothpaste and canned stew. Please put all donations in the crate in the narthex, Thank you for your support.

Sisters in Prayer will meet each Saturday in Lent starting on Feb.29, at 9 am. There will be folders available in the narthex if you’d like to study independently. If you have any questions see Pam Kucks or call her at 973 277- 9294.

Ecumenical Mid-week Lenten services will be held at 7pm this year. Please see the schedule below for locations. We will be hosting the Lenten service on March 25. Please bring a snack to share after the service.
March 4….Faith With Love Fellowship Church
March 11...St. Francis de Sales
March 18…Our Lady of Fatima
March 25…Holy Counselor
April 1… ..Vernon United Methodist
April 8…….Faith With Love Fellowship Church
April 10 (Good Friday) 12pm….Holy Counselor
April 12…..Easter Sunrise Service..6:30am…VUM cemetery field

How can I donate to Holy Counselor electronically?
Users of Venmo (by PayPal) may donate to us by searching for @HolyCounselorLutheranChurch.

GIVE+ Text (by Vanco Payment Solutions) lets you donate to us by texting the amount of your donation to (833)-309-0143. Follow the instructions texted back. If you need to make changes to your previous set up, text EDIT to the same number.

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