The Second Reformed Church of Hackensack
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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Please join us for our Annual Christmas Concert December 3 at 3 pm.
Directed by June Marano-Murray, Choir Director and Organist

Featuring the Second Reformed Church Chancel Choir and Soloists:
Erica Page – Soprano
Leslie Malanga – Mezzo Soprano
Michael Malanga – Tenor
Gary Hickey – Baritone

Guest Oboist: Gary Hamme

Piano duets and Piano/Organ duets performed by 
June Marano-Murray and Melissa Murray

Featuring pieces by Harold Friedell, Dan Forrest, Eric Thiman, 
Mark Hayes, Craig Courtney, Joe Utterback

Reception in the Church Lounge following the concert

Free Will Offering

We are sad to inform you of the passing of Helen Hirtler this past Friday November 17th.
Please keep Art and their children in your prayers. 

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Harry Leiding on Wednesday, October 25.  Please keep Regina, his wife, and Regina and Dylan, his daughter and son-in-law in your prayers.
Harry Leiding's funeral will be on Monday, October 30, at 9:45 AM from the Gentile funeral home in Hackensack.
The funeral service will be held at Second Reformed Church, 436 Union St, Hackensack, at 11:00 AM. Cremation will be private.
The family will receive friends Sunday October 29th from 1:00 – 3:00 & 5:00 – 8:00 PM for visitation.

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Marie Lewis on Wednesday, October 25.
Visitation will take place at the Second Reformed Church of Hackensack, where Marie was a long-standing member, on Wednesday November 1st at 9:30 am, followed by a funeral service in the Sanctuary at 11:00, and burial to follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.

We were saddened by the news of the passing of George Arnold this past Friday.
George was a long time member and will dearly be missed.
Chronological Bible Study: Chronological Bible Study will being Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. All are welcome.
Sunday Inspirational Reading: Come and join Pastor Dwayne for the Sunday Inspirational Reading following coffee hour.
Afternoon Prayer: Weekly, beginning Tuesday September 19, 2017, we will have afternoon prayer in the chapel at 12:00 p.m.
Please be aware that the Friday Evening Prayers in our Chapel have been cancelled until further notice.

Upcoming Events
Please join us for our Annual Christmas Concert December 3 at 3 pm.
Directed by June Marano-Murray, Choir Director and Organist

We welcome our new ministers, Reverends Anna and Dwayne Jackson. 

Wishing Reverend Roland Ratmeyer well on his last Sunday at Second Reformed. Thanks for being a good shepherd to us.
We will really miss you and Una.
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




Our Food Pantry is in need of canned vegetables, paper towels, cleaning supplies & toiletries. For the moment, they do not need pasta, macaroni or canned soups. 

Take advantage of the Can-Can sales to buy in bulk and donate some items to our Food Pantry.
Donations are collected on the first Sunday of each month.



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