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Upcoming Events: 

Contact the Church Office at  201-261-0420 or Pastor Susan Nagle at  snagle2@verizon.net for more information regarding any event.

      

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Men's Breakfast, 8:00 AM Church of the Savior APR
All men welcome! Contact Rick Henly at rickhenly@aol.com to sign up to enjoy breakfast and let the guys know you're coming!
Clam Bake Fellowship, 2:00-6:00 PM. Church of the Savior parking lot and APR.
 $30 p/p for the lobster dinner, $15 p/p for the grilled chicken dinner. Children under 7 are free! Contact the church office at (201) 261-0420 or sign up on the chart that is located in the Narthex (back of the church).  October 1, 2014 is the sign-up deadline. Come join us for a wonderful fall afternoon of fellowship and fun. Invite your family and friends! Chef Fred Conrad and crew will be serving up great fresh food for us all to enjoy. Bring your beverage(s) of choice. Tables will be set up in the APR in the event of rain or cool weather.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Circle of Friends
Women's Brunch, 9:45-12:00 PM, Church of the Savior APR
Contact Marilyn Picher at (201) 262-2049 to sign up. All women are welcome to join us for a delicious brunch, fellowship, singing and prayer.  Come and be refreshed!


Friday (afternoon), October 17 to Sunday, October 19, 2014
Men's Retreat at Camp Koinonia and Retreat Center
This year's theme: "You'll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times" based on Max Lucado's thoughts on the story of Joseph, copy provided. Motel-like rooms in a comfortable lodge, great food, trails to hike and fishing on site to enjoy along with the fellowship of your brothers in Christ!  Contact Rick Henly at rickhenly@aol.com for more information and to register.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 1:30 PM, Van Neste Square, Ridgewood, NJ
CROP Walk to help fight hunger.
Sign-up for the 3 or 10 km walk. Ask your friends and neighbors to sponsor you. You can also participate by being a sponsor to a walker. Sign-up sheets will be provided at church soon.
25% of proceeds go to the Center for Food Action in Bergen County and 75% goes to current needs in the world (including the USA).








More Information about past events:

  

Church of the Savior welcomes hundreds of boys from Bergen Catholic

 

     On February 1, we at Church of the Savior had the unplanned and unexpected privilege of offering hospitality and sanctuary to the entire staff and student body of Bergen Catholic High School, located just across the street from us.  An incident had occurred there that morning that necessitated the immediate evacuation and relocation of everyone present at school that day.  For many years we have had a long-standing agreement that, should there be any emergency either at Bergen Catholic or at Church of the Savior, each would offer a place of refuge for the other.

 

      And so in the bitter cold of that February morning, our back parking lot was filled with Bergen Catholic boys and staff, most of whom had left their coats and jackets behind.  With military precision, quietly and in order, the Bergen Catholic staff led their boys into our building, where they were all welcomed by Pastor Nagle.  One or two bus-loads of boys were sent off to St. Joseph’s in Oradell.  Most were led inside here.  They filled the sanctuary.  They filled the multi-purpose room.  They filled the balcony, and finally the three upstairs classrooms.  They were well behaved, well supervised, and very polite and respectful guests.  All this occurred during our regular nursery school day, which continued seamlessly, under the able direction of Mrs. Hayman, without any interruption or problem.

 

      When the emergency was over, our guests returned to Bergen Catholic to finish the rest of their day.  We thank our Lord for the joy and the privilege of being an “ark,” offering a place of warmth, sanctuary and safety to God’s people at Bergen Catholic.

 

We received the following letter of thanks:  Dear Pastor Nagle:  Thank you.  We at Bergen Catholic are appreciative of the hospitable manner in which you and your staff took us in during today’s critical incident.  I can only imagine what you and your staff pictured our bringing hundreds of teenagers to you would be like.  Know that we stand ready to be of like assistance to you.  Thank you again.  Sincerely, Brother Brian Walsh, President