Archive for September, 2016



Friday, September 30th, 2016

This Sunday is a very special one at St. JME. Join us for St. Francis of Assisi Day! We will be celebrating ALL life. All animals are warmly invited to church, where they will receive a special blessing. In addition, children are encouraged to bring their favorite stuffed animal.

We will also be collecting animal treats and money for Sean Casey Animal Rescue, a wonderful local shelter where our Youth Group volunteers (and where many of our congregation have adopted pets). Please bring pet treats and/or money to donate. If you want to donate by check, make it out to Sean Casey Animal Rescue.

We look forward to seeing you, and your pets, this Sunday!

10:00 – Sunday School, Adult Bible Study, Teen Group, Choir
11:00 – Worship Service w/ Blessing of the Animals
12:15 – Coffee hour and Fellowship
12:15 – Youth Group Meeting, Worship Committee Meeting

This Sunday, September 25th, 2016 – The Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

This Sunday is the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Join us for Adult/Teen Choir, Adult Bible Study, Teen Group, and Sunday School at 10 am.

Our worship service this week is a very special one, we will be baptizing FOUR children. Please come and support these young people and their families on this very special occasion. Join us after worship for Coffee Hour and fellowship in the Caroline Erskine Social Hall.

During Coffee Hour, our Youth Group will be selling St. JME-branded tote bags to support Louisiana Flood Victims.

All are welcome! Bring your family and friends!

This Sunday, September 18th, 2016 – The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
This Sunday is the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Join us for Sunday School, Adult Bible Study, Teen Group, and choir rehearsal at 10 am.
Worship begins at 11 am and it’s HOMECOMING SUNDAY. We will install and bless our acolytes, Sunday School teachers, choir, and all who assist in worship. The service will also include the Blessing of the Backpacks. Parents, remind your child to bring their backpack along!
After worship, stay for our Homecoming Sunday Potluck Lunch. All are welcome! Bring a dish to pass and invite your family and friends!

This Sunday, September 11th, 2016 – The Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Join us this Sunday, September 11th when our Fall Worship schedule begins! All are welcome, bring your family and friends.

10:00 Sunday School for ages 2 through 12; Teen Group for 7th through 12th Grades; Sunday Adult Bible Study (topic to be chosen at first meeting); Choir Rehearsal

11:00 Worship Service with Holy Communion

12:15 Coffee Hour: refreshments and fellowship in the Caroline Erskine Social Hall

On Saturday, September 10, from 11 AM to 3:00 PM, we will be having our second annual “God’s Work, Our Hands” event at St. John-St. Matthew-Emanuel. We will be offering free hot dogs and soft drinks to our neighbors, and welcoming them into the church to see some of the activities of the senior center and to tour the sanctuary. More events and activities will be announced as they are confirmed. And, of course free T-shirts for all who participate!

We need people to volunteer to cook, to welcome, perhaps to create some games or face paint… or just to come share in the good times. Plan to join us!

For more details, please see pastor David on Sunday, contact us at church (, or call the office, 718-768-0528.