Announcements for October 25, 2020


Altar flowers are in memory Susan Kuntz and my Mom
donated by Elaine Kuntz

Reformation Sunday in-person worship service is at 9:30am, with Holy Communion. Please wear your RED! We are using individual communion kits to aid with the sanitary administering of Holy Communion. Please note that gluten-free wafers are unavailable. The service will continue to be outdoors for as long as weather permits. Be sure to wear a mask and comply with social distancing when attending the service. This week, we welcome Rev. Will Moser for our Reformation Sunday celebration with Holy Communion. Please remember that when we hold service indoors our attendance is limited to 47 people, 25% of our sanctuary's capacity.

We are offering worship online at 8:30am on Facebook and YouTube. You may also view the service any time after 8:30am. Please go to the church website at and click the link for the streaming worship service information page to download or print the service bulletin. You can also pick up a printed bulletin from the bin outside the rear kitchen door.

Please continue to give your offering. Your generous support continues to make mission and ministry possible in addition to providing salaries for staff and the upkeep of our facility. Offering can be dropped off, sent through electronic fund transfer via Vanco or Venmo (details at, by texting the amount of your offering to (833) 309-0143, mailing your offering to the office, or you can request your bank to send a check. Church mailing address: 68 Sand Hill Road, Sussex, NJ 07461.

Check out Zoom meetings during the week to keep in touch with your church family.

Wednesday-     10:00 am    Adult Education
Adult Education
Thursday-           8:00 pm   Choir Hangout
Friday-               8:00 pm   Youth Group Hangout
Saturday-           8:30 am  Sisters in Prayer

Attention College Student parents! Please send us your student’s addresses so we can send them a “thinking of you” gift. Please have all addresses into the office by Nov. 15.

Rev. Fred Becker of Trinity Lutheran Church in Dover is serving as our Vice Pastor during this time of pastoral vacancy. Please contact him if you need to speak to a pastor at 617 642-6557 or email him at

Day to day congregational tasks remain under the direction of our Congregation Council. If you have any concerns or matters requiring attention, please direct them to Margaret Kranz, Roy Wherry, Steve Ahrendt, Steve Baumann, Matt Moller, Emilie Dupont, Karen Duryea, or Denise Urbaniak.

Thanks to all who attended the Fall Picnic on Sunday, Oct. 18 at Glenwood Lake. Twenty-two attended this event. Lots of fun was had by all.

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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