Announcements for October 17, 2021
Our in-person service will be held in the outdoor chapel at 9am.
In inclement weather, the service will be moved indoors. Please bring a
mask to wear when indoors even if you are vaccinated. Please park
in the front lot, with the exception of people who need the handicapped
parking, then please use the back lot. This week we welcome, Rev. Scott Schantzenbach.
Church Council meets Monday, Oct. 18 at 7:30pm on Zoom.
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 www.hc-lutheranchurch.org),
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.
The parking lot has been repaired.
You may contribute to help pay for the repairs by indicating "parking
lot" using any of the methods mentioned above. Thank you for your
Our Call Committee is
comprised of Neil Nilsen, Diane Rossi, Jeanette Emmerich, Frank
Urbaniak, and Damian Vince. Steve Ahrendt is the chairperson, and all
questions should be directed to him. The Call Committee email is email@example.com
Check out Zoom meetings during the week to keep in touch with your church family.
1st Monday- 8:00 pm Youth Group Hangout
Wednesday- 10:00 am Adult Education
8:30am Sisters in Prayer
SIGN UP TODAY! Please go to http://bit.ly/HC-cleanup to sign up for our indoor church clean up tasks. Contact Denise Urbaniak with any questions.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, Damian Vince or Denise Urbaniak.
WE NEED LAY ASSISTANT VOLUNTEERS for our in-person services. Click here or go to https://bit.ly/HCservicevolunteers1.
Choir rehearsal is held every Sunday after the 9am service. Anyone interested in joining choir
please contact June Tarantino.
Our church picnic will be NEXT Sunday, October 24 at 12-2pm. The picnic will be held outside in a tent at the church. Click here to sign up for supplies or go to https://bit.ly/hc-picnic.
This is a BYOB event. A free will donation will be collected. Any
questions, please contact Emilie Dupont at 973-570-2896.
VERNON CLERGY FUND STILL NEEDS OUR HELP!
Help is STILL needed for area families to help with bills. Send all
offerings to Holy Counselor and mark in the memo “Vernon Clergy fund”.
All donations will be forwarded and deposited monthly in the Vernon
Clergy Fund. Thank you in advance for helping those in need in our area.
If you are not receiving HCLC emails
please be sure to check the “junk, spam or promotions folders in your
email. Many have found that mail coming from
email@example.com, is going to those folders. If you find an
email there, open it, most email services then display a button at the
top that you can click to identify that the message is NOT spam. Once
you do this HCLC mail should appear in your inbox.
The food pantry is in need of jar spaghetti sauce, stews, and all toiletries. Thank you for helping the needy in our area.
How can I
donate to Holy Counselor electronically?
Users of Venmo (by PayPal) may
donate to us by searching for @HolyCounselorLutheranChurch.
(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.