The Second Reformed Church of Hackensack
Sunday, April 11, 2021



Rediscover the joy of church!


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Our Consistory has decided to once again close our building to the public throughout the month of April.
All services will move online.
To worship remotely, you can do so on the church's YouTube channel where we live stream each Sunday or via our Zoom link. 


 Re-watch our Holy Week Services


The annual Year in the Life of Second Reformed video from our Annual Meeting

Sermons at Second Reformed 
SERMON “Peace Be With You!” Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Old Testament Reading: Psalm 133:1-3
Gospel Reading: John 20:19-31
EASTER SUNDAY SERMON "Just When You Think It's Over" Rev. Anna Jackson
GOSPEL READING: John 20:1-18
SERMON “What Were They Expecting?” Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Old Testament Reading: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
Gospel Reading: Mark 11:1-11
SERMON "How Far Have You Come to See Jesus?" Rev. Anna Jackson
Old Testament Reading: Jeremiah 31:31-34
Gospel Reading: John12:20-33
SERMON True Expressions of Love Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Gospel Reading: John 3:14-21
SERMON Making Room for the Main Thing Rev. Anna Jackson
Gospel Reading: John 2:13-22 
Chosen to Be Changed Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Gospel  Mark 8:31-38
SERMON Turning Toward the Way of Jesus Rev. Anna Jackson
Gospel Mark 1:9-15 
Sermon Seeing Is Transforming Rev. Dwayne Jackson
Gospel Mark 9:2-9
SERMON Hope at the Heart of It All Rev. Anna Jackson
Gospel Reading: Mark 1:29-39


Upcoming Events   
Chronological Bible Study meets on Thursdays at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Pastor Dwayne leads the group. 

Adult Learning and Growing Opportunities
Morning Bible Study meets on Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
   beginning September 3rd in the Library. Dewey Walsh will lead the group.

Midday Prayer Service gathers on Tuesdays at 12 p.m.
   beginning September 10th in the Chapel. Pastor Anna will lead the service.

Deacon Michelle Hickey did a beautiful job leading us in worship and delivered her sermon on Laity Sunday:
Laity Sunday focuses on the celebration of the ministry of all Christians, especially those who aren't ministers of Word and sacrament. It offers a chance for members of all ages to pause and consider their own unique calling to ministry within the community of believers.

Second's After School Program
We covet your prayers for the grand opening of our After School program on September 17.  We are creating a warm and welcoming place in which the youth (5th and 6th graders) of Hackensack can grow academically and socially.  If you would like to volunteer, please contact the church office.


Our ministers, Reverends Anna and Dwayne Jackson

We remember and give thanks for those members of the church who have gone before us to be with the Lord. We are comforted, as the Scriptures remind us, that both in life and in death we belong to the Lord. (Rom. 14:8).
We pray that God will make complete the union of our departed ones and Himself, and that we might one day share in the same eternal communion. We call to remembrance those members of the church who departed since we last observed All Saints Sunday:
Frank L. Conley
Charles F. Schneider, Jr.
Lucile Spinelly
Peter G. Banta
Alice Naprstek
Jackie Metropoulos
Carl Therkildsen
Marie Grumbrecht
George Arnold
Harry Leiding
Marie Lewis
Helen Hirtler
Walter Hickey
Walter Miller
Audrey Michel
Barbara Hickey
Eugene Hayden
Bill Wilson
John Bilyk
Joy Squilanti
Bill Fechtmann
Nancy Younger
Dave Llewellyn
Arleen Friel
Arthur G. Hirtler
Pete Ganguzza



Our Food Pantry

Our church's food pantry provides food to local families every month. We rely upon the congregation for much needed supplies.
If you would like to assist, please find a list of items below that we need. Please bring your donations on the first Sunday of each month. Thank you for your help. 
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Facial Tissues
  • Coffee
  • Cereal
  • Tea
  • Canned fruit
  • Bottles water
  • Toiletry items: toothpaste, tooth brushes, soap, shampoo, deodorant, hair conditioner, shaving blades, shaving cream
  • Dinty Moore beef stew or equivalent
  • Small canned hams (note: small hams do not require refrigeration, large hams do!)
  • Fruit drinks (preferably small containers) 



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