Project Hospitality Food Pantry
Remember, between now and November 19th we will be collecting food for
Project Hospitality's Food Pantry. Items needed include: pasta, canned tomato
sauce, vegetables, tuna, fruit, meat, cereals.
One Great Hour of Sharing
We will also be collecting money for
One Great Hour of Sharing!
This money will provide life saving relief to poor people throughout the world.
Please give up a meal, a movie, a video. Make a financial sacrifice for the
poor. Dedicate your donation in memory or in honor of a loved one or to
celebrate a birthday, etc.. We will print such dedications in our bulletin on
Sunday, November 19th.
Please remember our food drive and our One Great Hour of Sharing Commitment!
Fill out the form enclosed with the
bulletin and dedicate your offering to the memory or honor of a loved one! The
form must be handed in no later than Sunday, November 14th, for inclusion in the
Thanksgiving Sunday Service Bulletin on November 21st!
Last year we raised close to $700,
This year I know we can raise more!
Study series for new believers
This week we begin an education series for new believers! Join us after
church at 12:30 PM for a half hour study time.
Many thanks to the goblin and ghost helpers who made Halloween a blest event
for the children of our community! Thank you Elder Louise & committee for
organizing a delightful frightful time!
Sunday, November 7: Consistory meeting
On Sunday, November 7 a regular consistory meeting will take place after
service at the Friends of Historic New Utrecht office on the second floor of the
The commissioning event on October 17 celebrating the Rev. Terry Troia's 10th
anniversary as minister of this church has been postponed until May 2005.
To Maria Campanella, the
Ice Cream Girl, for holding a Memorial Concert
in front of our church on 9/11. She produced a fine concert with patriotic
songs and helped raise funds to restore our
Our thanks to everyone who made Saturday's participation in the
Columbus Day Parade and the reception
following a wonderful success!
Special thanks to Rose Lood!
Cream Girl receives Liberty Medal
Maria Campanella, the
Ice Cream Girl
who held a 9/11 memorial concert
on the lawn of New Utrecht Church, won the Lifetime Achievement Medal,
a Liberty Medal sponsored by the New York Post.
Campanella, who among other things is MADD Brooklyn
coordinator, who raises a "community garden" along the Belt Parkway
and at one time saved a man's life, raised hundreds of dollars on
behalf of Friends of Historic New Utrecht at the 9/11 concert.
Extra envelopes for the Restoration Fund
Extra envelopes will be provided for the New Utrecht Reformed Church
Fund at each Sunday service. Please contribute generously.
Ongoing food drive
Deacon Debbie Siciargo has started a ongoing Food Drive. The donations are
somewhat less than expected. Please buy a little
extra of nonperishable food for the needy and bring the items to the collection
basket at the Parish House before service.
Marion Hodgman who is seriously ill;
Fr. Jack Ryan's mother;
Anna Schroeder, who is back home from the hospital and
the Rev. Bob Peterson, our organist, who suffers
from Parkinson's Disease.