News & Events – October 3, 2021


YOUTH GROUP
Sunday, October 3 from 6:00pm-7:30pm
Jackson Church kicks off the Youth Program with dinner then a Scavenger Hunt. The Youth Group is open to any tent from 6th grade through 12th grade. Bring a friend!


SUNDAY SCHOOL
Every Sunday from 10a-11a
Classes starting September 12 for Nursery – 8th grade.

Volunteer to help with Sunday School
Make a difference in the life of a child! God might be calling you to be a teach or assistant this coming school year starting September 12. We are looking for a Junior High School Teacher and several Sunday School Classroom Assistants. The curriculum is easy to teach and provided.

HELP OUT IN OTHER WAYS
Commit to pray for the children and teachers of Sunday School.


ADULT BIBLE STUDY
Tuesdays from 6:30pm-8pm adult Bible Study will be studying the book of Mark. This class will begin offered only Zoom and not in-person at the church.


MEN”S FELLOWSHIP BREAKFAST
Every Wednesday morning at 8am at the Mug Rack.


WOMEN”S PRAYER AND BOOK STUDY
Wednesday morning at 9:30am on Zoom only.


COVID-19 UPDATE
Due to the changes in CDC guidance and NJ regulations based on science and the vaccination rate, our procedures at church continue to change. For more information found here.


WORSHIP TEAM REHEARSALS
Sundays following worship at 11:00am
If you like to play an instrument, sing, or want to learn come out and check out our new format and leader, Eric Drew.


CFF – Christian Friends Forever (Special Needs Ministry)
1st and 2nd Mondays of each month starting September 12th.

Mission and Other Activities


ANNUAL COAT DRIVE
Each year in October, Outreach and the Sunbeam Pre-School have a coat drive.  We collect gently used coats and jackets.  We need pre-teen, teen and adult (men and women) jackets and coats.  The coats will be going to Anchor House Children’s Shelter and Family Outreach Programs in Trenton and the Men’s shelter in Lakewood.   The coat drive will run from Sunday, Oct. 3 until Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. 


FOOD PANTRY
We keep a small supply of emergency non-perishable food items for anyone in need.  At the present time we need pasta sauce, cheerios, corn flakes, canned green beans, carrots, corn, Jello, coffee, tomato soup, grape jelly, mustard, mayonnaise, canola oil, cake mix, and pancake syrup. All contributions are appreciated.  Anyone in need please call the church office. 


GRIEF SHARE PROGRAM
This 13-week program is a Bible-based program with direction and purpose and that is to comfort and support those who have lost loved ones as they walk through the journey of grief. It is a place where people find healing and hope. Our next program starts October 29, 2021 online on Zoom.  Day and Time:  Fridays from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. To register go to www.griefshare.org and put Jackson Methodist Church, New Jersey in the search box.  


VOLUNTEER
Do you want to serve in an area that makes a lasting difference on someone’s life and the life of our community? We are looking for people with a heart for service to help with our Sunday School and on Sunday mornings during worship. Also we are looking for caring people to help with our Grief Share Program, as well as, checking in on some of our members who are not able to get out to church. Email Pastor Joe at [email protected] if you are interested.


CLOTHING DONATIONS
We are partnering with AMVETS to collect clothing and raise funds. The bin is located in the back of our parking lot. Acceptable items include: all types of clothing, adult or children’s, bedding, draperies, curtains, linens, and books. All donations are to be placed in the bin, please do not leave anything outside the bin.


JACKSON CHURCH EMERGENCY FOOD
Donations are taken during office hours and on Sunday morning. If you are in need of food call Jackson Church for more information.


DeBows Food Pantry
By appointment only — call 732-928-4475 in advance

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