CARPENTER'S KIDS COMMITMENTS- Due Now
year marks the third
year of our five year commitment to support the
education of the AIDS
orphans of Idifu, Tanzania. This is a very
meaningful relationship which has made a positive change in the lives
of the children of one village.
you have made a
pledge, to support a child's education, please write your check for $
70 and mark it "Carpenter's Kids" and put it in the plate.
The church must
make a payment for
the coming school year in March to cover the uniform and book expenses
for the coming school year.
Thank you for
your support of this
very worthwhile project.
If you have any
contact John Mueser.
Climate Change: "We
recognize that climate change is not merely an economic or technical
problem, but rather at its core is a moral, spiritual and cultural
do we make real change in our lives, as individuals and as a
Tip--This Lent, consider a "carbon fast". You can sign up for daily email
suggestions at the website below. Each message has a short
reflection and an action to take as an individual or
April 11, 11 a.m.- 2p.m.
MAGIC AT BERKSHIRE FARM CENTER & SERVICES FOR YOUTH-
and Social Justice Committee invite you to join them for
a day "on the farm" in Canaan, NY learning about maple
syrup production. The young men and boys on
the farm are city kids who have made bad choices in the past and are
learning a new way of life. Our visit could
lead to an ongoing partnership with Burnham Brotherhood, one
of Berkshire's programs.
contact Kathy Valyi
or Marcia Callender by March 17 if you have questions or are interested
Kingsbridge, Riverdale, Marble Hill Food Bank is in need of donations. Please
bring canned or boxed foods which have not expired and are not
perishable on any Sunday. They may be left
in the basket at the back of the church or in the basket in the parish
are many unemployed and underemployed families depending on this Food
Pantry. Contact coordinator, Anita Dutt for additional ways you
SHOPPING ON AMAZON.COM
Season of Sales"
continues on the Internet and you
probably want to take advantage of the great prices. If you
go to christchurchriverdale.org
and click on the Links, you will be able to access
Amazon will give
a percentage of your purchase to our church. Many thanks to all whose
shopping has benefitted this church!
PARISH PRAYER LIST
We pray for the repose of the souls
Francoise Clarke, Herbert Field,
John Glenn, Alice
Genevieve Kelly, Lillian
We remember those celebrating
birthdays and anniversaries-
March 8 - March 14
Anker, Rose Anker, Robert Bourne, Lois Dennison, Renee Ehle,
Myers, Anna Upston, Laurie Xanthoudakis.
Visits and Prayers
Please call Father Andrew at (718) 514-1652, if you or someone
you know would like a visit or wishes to receive communion at home. If
you would like to add someone to the Prayer List, please call (718) 543-1011 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are unable to serve, please
call the office or email us at email@example.com
so that we can arrange for an alternate; Assistants
are asked to arrange for their own replacements.
March 15, 2015- The Fourth Sunday
Damaso Parets, Geoffrey Doughlin
Roger Vaughn, Pamela Smith
David Glass, Karen Selsey, Kathleen
Joanne Palmer, Keith Margai, Henry Hubner
a.m.- James Onyango
Scriptures for Sunday
Lesson: Numbers 21: 4-9
Psalm 107: 1-3, 17-22
Second Lesson: Ephesians 2: 1-10
Gospel: John 3: 14-21
for the week