Gethsemane Church

409 East Baldwin Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Reverend Roy Minnix
Interim Pastor

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

Phone: (908) 852-2156

Mrs. Laura Petrie, Organist CCLI Church Copyright #11494336
Mrs. Sue Galloway, Pre-School Director

Stained Glass Window
Ash Wednesday Cross Ash Wednesday, February 14th
Service at 7 p.m.


Mon-Fri Preschool in Session for 2017-18
(Still time to enroll)
9 a.m.-noon
Tuesday Grade 8 Confirmation Class 4:45-6 p.m.
Wednesday Grade 7 Confirmation Class 4:45-6 p.m.
Thursday Choir Rehearsal 7-8:30 p.m.
Sunday School
9:15 a.m.
Adult Bible Study (in church)
9:15 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

Note: These are un-edited non-professional audio recordings.
There are several areas during Offerings and Communion
that do not have audible sound.

Church Service February 11th 2018
Interim Pastor Minnix first day!

Church Service February 4th 2018

Church Service - New Year's Eve - 31 December 2017
Pastor Izzard's last day of serving at Gethsemane
Many Blessings and thanks to two wonderful people,
"Interim Pastor Richard and Eileen Izzard."
Pastor Richard and Eileen Izzard
Church Service - Pastor Izzard 31 December 2017

Church Service - Christmas Eve- 24 December 2017

Church Service - Christmas Cantata - 17 December 2017

Church Service - LWML Sunday - 1 October 2017

Church Service - 60th Anniversary - 24 September 2017

We Support the Trinity Methodist Church's 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 9:00 a.m. to noon. For further information, please visit Trinity Methodist Church for information on the Lord's Pantry
Sunday School News
Our Sunday School meets every Sunday at 9:15 a.m.
Questions? call/text Sharon Kiefer (732) 816-9206 or e-mail:
Our children will be singing one of the songs with the Chancel choir in the Lenten Cantata on Palm Sunday, March 25th at 10:30 a.m.
Gethsemane Preschool

Distinctive, Creative, Child-Centered
Christian Program for 3, 4 and 5 year olds
Visit Gethsemane Lutheran Preschool Page

Please contact the Church office at (908) 852-2156 or
Director Sue Galloway (908)852-2285 for more information.

Visit Gethsemane Lutheran Preschool Testimonial Page

Lenten, Palm Sunday and Easter Schedules
Mid-Week Lenten Services
Note: Soup will be available at 6 p.m. prior to mid-week Lenten Services
Wednesday, February 21st at 7 p.m. The Pharisee and the Tax Collector Luke 18:9-14
Wednesday, February 28th at 7 p.m. The Sower and the Seed Matthew 13: 1-8, 18-23
Wednesday, March 7th at 7 p.m. The Good Samaritan Luke 10: 25-37
Wednesday, March 14th at 7 p.m. The Workers in the Vineyard Matthew 20: 1-6
Wednesday, March 21st at 7 p.m. The Prodigal Son Luke 15: 11-32
Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Easter

Palm SundayService (Lenten Cantata - see Choir news below)
March 25th at 10:30 a.m.

Maundy Thursday Service

March 29th at 7 p.m.

Good Friday Service (see Choir news)

March 30th at 7 p.m.

Easter Service Schedule

April 1st at 10:30 a.m. Please check back for other times

Lutheran Women in Mission - "LWML" News

LWML SOUPer Sunday sale after church on February 4th to benefit registration for ladies attending the LWML NJ Convention in Morristown in August was a great success!

There will be a corned-beef sandwich sale on March 11th after church service.

THE WOMENS' GUILD 7th RUMMAGE and BAKE SALE returns after a 6-year hiatus and will be held on Fri/Sat, June 15/16, (9am-3pm).

Chancel and Chime Choir News

Good Friday Service at 7 p.m. on March 30th The choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Hackettstown will join voices with the Gethsemane choir.

Palm Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on March 25th (during Worship Service): Choir Cantata, "The Seven Last Days," A Tenebrae Service by Joel Raney, Narration by Harry Parker.

If you are interested in singing in the Lenten Cantata, please see Laura Petrie. Special rehearsals will be held on Sunday mornings in February and March after services for just one half hour a week to prepare for the Palm Sunday presentation. The cantata contains beautiful and inspiring music about the seven last days of Jesus, beginning with Palm Sunday and ending with the Saturday after his death. It is a wonderful preparation for our Easter celebration. Please consider joining the Chancel Choir for this special event!

Our children will be singing one of the songs with us, too!
Happy Age Luncheon

February 27, 2018 12:30 p.m.
Jenna Silverman, Occupational Therapist at Atlantic Rehabilitation Center at Hackettstown Medical Center will be our speaker. Jenna will speak and answer questions. Bring a bag lunch. Dessert and beverage will be provided. All are welcome. Invite a friend! We do not discriminate by age. For information, please call Art Stuber or Jan Long ag 908-852-5007.

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