FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
OF WOODBURY HEIGHTS
Deacons
Deacons Corner
Next meeting – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, annex

News:   

Blood drive: The Red Cross will be at Fellowship Hall from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS to make an appointment to donate or go to www.redcrossblood.org online. You can also contact Joyce Woodrow at (856) 468-0645 or email woody1@comcast.net
Bethany Christian Services: You can find the organization’s informational materials in the Narthex. Bethany’s Scott Hartman filled in for Rev. Shedwick this summer and spoke with deacons at our meeting. The Board of Deacons supports Bethany Christian through quarterly donations. Thanks to our congregation for their donations in the green envelopes!
Communion: On Aug. 20, an unknown number of congregants were served during worship and an additional 19 were served at home. We also celebrated Worldwide Communion Sunday with our friends from Mount Zion-Wesley Church of Wenonah on Oct. 1.
Greeting cards: In July, cards were sent to 49 people. The number for August was 37 and for September it was 32.  
Food collection: In July, 82 items were collected; we received 73 in August and 75 in September. So far this year, we stand at 593 food items. Please continue donating. Thank you!
Food items for October: We’re suggesting canned meat products such as beef stew, chili, Spam, chicken, or any meal in a can or package. All nonperishable food is welcome!
Visitations: There were 129 visitations made by deacons from July through September.


** Please continue putting your donations in the green offering envelopes! Thank you.
And most importantly: **Please inform us of anyone needing assistance or a visit. **    
​Please notify Rev. Shedwick of any prayer requests to be announced in church or online.


Your Board of Deacons:
     Steve Antosky, Nolan Becker, Liz Billings, Cassandra DeFinizio, Steve Elliott, Madison Kratzer, Carol Martino, Nancy MacDermott, Joan Mullin, Kayleigh Reim, Sue Reim, Andrew Reynolds, Peg Schoen, Dottie Shedwick, Ada White and Joyce Woodrow, moderator
'As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace.'

 -- 1 Peter, 4:10