THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
Thank you to all who made Christmas 2018 at the Church of the Resurrection such a special and memorable time. In particular, many thanks to our choir, bell choir, musicians, servers, lectors, ministers, Flower Decorating Committee, members of the Social Action Committee, Men’s League, Women’s Club, and many, many more.
Thank you to all who continually support our parish family, not only financially, but with your time, talent and prayers. We are extremely blest!!
Blessings and all the best for a happy, healthy and prosperous 2019!
MASS SCHEDULE FOR THE HOLY DAY
Masses for Mary, the Mother of God will be held on
Monday, December 31st (New Year’s Eve) at 5:00pm and Tuesday January 1st at 8:00am & 10:00am.
ALIVE IN CHRIST RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
January’s class sessions will be on the following dates:
Monday, January 7th
No class on January 21
Monday, January 28th
FIRST RECONCILIATION – SECOND GRADE
First Reconciliation for second-graders will be held on Wednesday, February 13th at 6:30pm. There will be a brief rehearsal with parents on Monday, February 11th at 5:45pm.
The next Confirmation Class will be held on Sunday, January 6th beginning with the 5:00 Mass.
The Confirmation retreat will be held on Saturday, February 9th from 11:00am – 3:30pm.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS MINISTRY
Our first Health Ministry Blood Pressure screening was held on December 2 after all morning masses, with 30 parishoners taking advantage of this free service.
Thank you to all the health care volunteers who donated their time, expertise, and equipment for this event.
We plan to have another Blood Pressure screening in March, 2019.
“Healthy Eating and Weight Loss for 2019”
Please join us on Wednesday January 9, 2019 at 7pm for our first program of the new year. Marissa McCoy, a ShopRite dietician, will talk about how to get back on track with healthy eating after the holidays.
Marissa is a knowlegeable and dynamic speaker!
This is sure to be a fun hour with lots of good information.
To register, please call the rectory at 203 265-1694, or register by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Walk ins are welcome as the church basement room allows.
Exercise was one of the “top 10” areas of interest sited by parishoners in our health survey results.
On Wednesday Feb 6, 2019 at 7pm, MaryBeth Vientos, Physical Therapist from Ivy Rehab, will be coming to the Church of the Resurrection to offer a free Strength and Balance Assessment.
Open to all adults, she will offer a short individual assessment and general recommendations to maintain and improve strength.
Please call to register, up to 15 people can be accomodated for this program.
Thank you to all who supported the Music Ministry’s Christmas Flower Sale. The profit from the sale was $2,700. The money raised will directly benefit the music program.
MEN’S LEAGUE MEETING
The next Men’s League meeting will be Tuesday, January 8th at 6:30 pm in the lower church meeting room. All men of the parish are welcome to attend.