Announcements for September 3, 2017 

HURRICAN HARVEY RELIEF – Give to support the relief efforts.  The following organizations are endorsed by the church leadership for this purpose … The Red Cross (online donations and Church World Service (online donations )  

SUNSHINE MINISTRY ANNUAL TEA FUNDRAISER  is on Sunday September 10, 2017 following the morning service. The funds raised are for cards, plants, flowers and small donations for the bereaved, sick and shut-in. The donation per person is $5.00. Women are encouraged to wear a hat for the event, but it is not mandatory. Please see Sis. Shuquin Windbush or any Sunshine Ministry member for more information.

WOMEN OF NIA will resume meeting on Friday, Sept. 15th at 6:30pm in the Lighthouse Cafe.  Bring your Bible, a dish and a Friend.

THE CHURCH PICNIC is on Sunday, September 17, after Morning Worship. A food donation sign-up sheet is in the vestibule.

WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY AND SUNDAY “TIME FOR TRUTH” STUDY RETURN this month as of Wednesday, September 13th.

THE USHERS COUNCIL BREAKFAST ON SATURDAY, October 7th from 9AM – 12PM at Mastoris Restaurant in Bordentown, NJ. Tickets are $20.  Pastor Norwood is the preacher. See the Usher Captains, Sister Diane Watkins and Sister Cynthia Solice, for details.

THE NOVEMBER 10-12 WOMEN’S RETREAT SIGN UP SHEET IS ON THE BACK TABLE. Registration Deadline and $50 Deposit is due no later than Sunday September 10, 2017.

WHEN PLACING PRAYER REQUESTS IN THE PRAYER BOX, please print clearly.  Some have been difficult to read.

SANCTUARY HYMNALS ARE MISSING and may be scattered around the building. Please return all hymnals to the sanctuary.

THE CHOIR IS RAISING MONEY FOR ROBES through snack sales after worship.  Please support their effort.

SHARE A WORD OF PRAISE… anyone interested in participating in a time of sharing their testimony during a Sunday worship service is invited to speak with the Pastor.  A new feature in addition to the “Wisdom Keeping” will be “A Word of Praise” as scheduled by the Pastor. See Pastor Norwood for details.

THE MASS CHOIR REHEARSALS ARE ON THE 2ND AND 4TH SUNDAY'S AFTER TIME FOR TRUTH STUDIES. 20 Minute sectional rehearsals on the 2nd Sundays. 4th Sunday's all will practice.


UJIMA’S MIGHTY MEN MEET for a breakfast fellowship on the first Sundays at 9:30AM in the Lighthouse Café. This is an Outreach Opportunity!

SINGLE WOMEN'S MINISTRY every 3rd Monday from 6:30pm-7:30pm.  See Deacon Pamela Hill for details.

IF YOU DON’T USE AN ENVELOPE, YOUR OFFERING OR TITHE CAN NOT BE CREDITED TO YOU.  Please fill in the information on the appropriate envelope and use it in order to have your donation recorded.

CHURCH LOGO PINS ARE AVAILABLE! Gold tone and Silver tone pins are $7 each.  See Brother Caleb Collins for details.  Sponsored by the Brotherhood of Mighty Men.

PASTOR NORWOOD’S RECENT SERMONS can be downloaded or streamed online at or at

Upcoming Events:

Church-wide Game Night (sponsored by the Youth) – 9/29

Fall Newsletter Articles Due – 10/1

Woman’s Retreat – 11/10 to 11/12 (see insert)

Youth Fun & Craft Day – TBD (in the Fall)

 Upcoming 2017 Holy Days and Special Observances: All Saints Day 11/5; Thanksgiving Day 11/23; Advent Begins 12/3; Christmas 12/25; Watchnight 12/31



September 20173rd   - Pastor Norwood; 10th - Pastor Norwood; 17th - Pastor Norwood; 24th – Deacon Pamela Hill

October 20171st   - Pastor Norwood; 8th   - Pastor Norwood; 15th – Rev. Henry Panniell; 22nd  Pastor Norwood; 29th – Rev. Henry Panniell

November 20175th   - Rev. Henry Panniell; 12th - Pastor Norwood; 19th – Pastor Norwood; 26th  Deacon Tanya Norwood


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