Gethsemane Lutheran Church Hackettstown NJ

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409 East Baldwin Street · Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Pastor Timothy Drawbaugh  ·  (908) 852-2156  ·

Just four blocks off Main Street (Route 46 West)
with plenty of parking!!

Front View of Church

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Worship / Holy Communion

Worship/Holy Communion Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

TRUNK OR TREAT 10/31/19 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in our parking lot!

Trunk decorated like a Frog!

Lutheran Seal
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10/13/19 Sunday Service
(Pastor Timothy Drawbaugh)

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LWML Sunday Service
LWML Memorial Plaque Dedication
and Memorial for Evelyn Beegle

(Pastor Timothy Drawbaugh)

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September 29, 2019 worship service

( Pastor Timothy Drawbaugh)

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Memorial Plaque for Marie Zebrick, Peg Pensack and Evelyn Beegle
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Memorial Plaque Dedication and
Memorial for Evelyn Beegle

We welcomed our Pastor Rev. Timothy Drawbaugh
and his wife, Chikako on Sunday, May 19th at 4 p.m.

Pastor Tim Drawbaugh and wife Chikako

9-11:30 a.m.
Thursdays Choir Rehearsal 7-8 p.m.
Confirmation Class 6:15-7 p.m.





Sunday School 9:15 a.m.
Adult Bible Study 9:15 a.m.
Worship/Holy Communion 10:30 a.m.
Every Sunday!! We currently support Lutheran Hour Ministries' Lutheran Hour: "Bringing Christ to the Nations and the Nations to the Church."
Tune in on Sundays at 7 p.m. on
WRNJ Radio--AM 1510, FM 92.7 and 104.7

or listen online at
Lutheran Hour Ministries Logo

We support the Trinity Methodist Church's
Lord's Pantry

delivery truck

We collect non-perishable goods on the third Sunday of each month and deliver to the Lord's Pantry.

The pantry is located in the "Barn" which is adjacent to their main parking lot and is open on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays (closed Holidays) from 9 a.m. to noon. For further information, please visit:

Trinity Methodist Church for information on the Lord's Pantry


Women's Guild NEWS
Lutheran Women in Mission - "LWML"

We reached our 2017-2019 Mission Grant Goal!!!
This funded 22 Mission grants.

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 3-5 p.m. - LWML Lakeland Zone Fall Rally at Gethsemane - Please see bulletin board poster for more info. There will be a brief devotion by Pr. Tim, a short LWML Lakeland Zone business meeting, presentation by Alicia Starrett, light meal and refreshments. We ask that each person bring an item for the Hackettstown Lord's Pantry as a, "Gift of the Heart."

2019 NJ District Retreat Info

Next Meeting 11/9/19 from 10-noon.

Visit New Jersey's LWML Site

Donate to the National LWML Missions

Chancel and Chime Choir News

THIS SUNDAY - CHANCEL CHOIR WITH THE CHILDREN: On October 20, the children will be joining the Chancel Choir for their anthem during Worship Service as singers and chimers. We've been rehearing during the Sunday School hour, but even if your child has missed classes, he/she will be able to sing and chime this simple echo song and help us praise God in song. Thank you! Laura Petrie Laura

Sunday School News
Our Sunday School meets every Sunday at 9:15 a.m. at the church (PreSchool area)

Gethsemane PreSchool
(9-11 a.m.) for 2019-2020 School Year

Distinctive, Creative, Child-Centered
Christian Program for 3, 4 and 5 year olds

Monday thru Friday
9-11:30 a.m.

Visit Gethsemane Lutheran PreSchool Website
Please contact the Church office at
(908) 852-2156
STEWARDSHIP THOUGHT: From the Service of the Sacrament: "Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of Sabaoth adored." Three times the angels cry out: "Holy, Holy, Holy!" which is an indication of the threeness in one God - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. This is the Name in which we are baptized. We have been made a part of God's family. And so we are called to live lives that are in harmony with our new family. We are to be godly and to live in God's image. As God is loving, kind, and generous - so are we called to be.

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Last updated by Juanita Barna 12:37 p.m. ET October 18, 2019

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