Assumption of the Holy Virgin Church
Orthodox Church in America
Clifton, NJ
Weekly Bulletin April 6th through April 10th 2016
Weekly Bulletin 4/6/16-4/10/16


35 Orange Avenue – Clifton, New Jersey 07013




                                                                                     ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, PASSAIC, NJ


APRIL 9………………………….. SATURDAY   9:00 AM MEMORIAL SATURDAY LITURGY                    

                                                                                     5:00 VESPERS

                                                                                     5:00 - 7:00 PM   FISH N CHIPS DINNER                                                                    


APRIL 10………………………… ..…SUNDAY   9:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY

4th Sunday of Great Fast                                        



WELCOME VISITORS....We warmly welcome all of those who are visiting today for the Divine Liturgy

and we look forward to having you with us again soon!                                                                                                                    


ST ANDREW’S CAMP FUND RAISER….This morning during coffee hour the Sisterhood of St. Barbara

will have for purchase a ‘dinner-to-to’ meal to benefit the renovations being planned for the camp. We

hope that you can help with this fund raiser by purchasing a meal. Thank you for your continued support.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO MAKE LENTEN MEALS...A sign up sheet is available during coffee hour

seeking help from parishioners to make light-lenten meals for Presanctified Liturgy for our own parish on

April 20th.   Our church is hosting the Vespers for Diocese on Sunday, 4/10, and Presanctified Liturgy on

Wednesday, 4/13; celebrated by Arch. Michael. We anticipate a large turn-out for these dates (April 10 & 13),

so your help will be greatly appreciated if you could please sign up to make a covered dish or dessert. Please

see Mat. Barbara, Donna Betza or Barbara Polk during coffee hour. Thank you for your continued cooperation.


MEMORIAL SATURDAYS…Forms are available in the church hall to include your departed love ones in

Memorial Saturday Liturgy. Please complete & return to Father Terry. Thank you.


NEED A RIDE/VOLUNTEER TO PROVIDE A RIDE…..We are reaching out to our parishioners to help

other parishioners who are unable to drive themselves to church, for whatever reason, the opportunity to attend

church services by providing ‘a ride.’ With the evening services here and midnight service for Easter, please

provide your name and contact info to Father Terry (or Barbara Polk) if you can provide transportation to a

parishioner who otherwise is unable to come to services. Father Terry & Barbara will coordinate to have one

list to call for a volunteer ride.   Sign-up sheets available during coffee hour. Thank you.


CONFESSIONS…Confessions will be heard before/after Saturday Vespers or contact Father Terry for an

appointment.   On Memorial Saturdays, Father Terry will hear confessions at the end of Liturgy.

PIROGI’S FOR PURCHASE…Please see Donna Betza during coffee hour. See the flier attached for


FISH N CHIPS DINNER…..OurAnnual Fish & Chips Dinner will be held on Saturday, April 9th…..

eat-in or take out. Please see Donna Betza this morning during coffee hour to make your reservations for

the dinner. Today is the deadline to reserve your dinners. We hope you can join us in this fund raiser.

Thank you for your support.


HALL SUPPLIES….Thank you for donating many of the items needed to replenish our hall supplies.

This week, supplies needed are: orange juice, cranberry juice, water & soda for upcoming events.

Thank you for your overwhelming response. Please see Donna Betza during coffee hour for information.


RUMMAGE SALE….SAVE THE DATES: Fri, June 3rd & Sat. June 4th , more information will follow.


DIOCESAN WEBSITE…….News, upcoming events, & information: http//


DIOCESAN…SAVE THE DATES…Upcoming youth events in 2016. summer: Godspell held at

Holy Assumption; August: Youth day at Six Flags.



the bulletin board.   Limited full scholarships are available - email contact is

For details/register web  


HOLY APOSTLES CHURCH….Pascha 2016 Bake Sale, order forms available in the church hall.Also,

a free Pysanky class will be held on Fri. April 8th @ 6:30pm in Saddlebrook. See the flier on the bulletin



SAVE THE DATE…Exploring Ministry for Teens & Young Adult…Saturday, May 14th @ 10am at

Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral in NYC.  Additional details will be available soon.


NJ DEANERY…The Lenten and Bright Week Vespers schedule for the NJ Deanery, North Parishes, is

posted on the bulletin board, for your reading.


ANNUAL WINE TASTING…. At Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Randolph, NJ. Friday, May 6, 2016.

See the flier posted on the bulletin board.


RETREAT.....St. Anthony’s Orthodox Church, Bergenfield, NJ--Orthodox Christian Fellowship NJ

District Event-April 22 & 23rd…..College students and young adults 18-25 years old. Please see the flier

on the bulletin board for more information.


AN ORTHODOX EVENTS FACEBOOK PAGE….has been created so that you can see

what events are scheduled in the area. If you are interested, visit the following site to see

what is happening…