Lay Servant Class

The Advanced Lay Servant Class for this fall is being offered at the Belvidere UMC (219 Hardwick Street, Belvidere, NJ 07823) on Sundays, November 4 and November 11 from 2-7pm with dinner provided.

 Instructor:  Rev Evan Rohrs-Dodge.

Here is the link to register:


 Cara Quick

Skylands Lay Servant Director

Bible Study

Join us as we Go Deeper into the Lenten Sermon Series: “24 Hours That Changed the World”.  There will be a video that takes us to the Holy Land sites where these events took place, and discussion around the significance of the events that shaped Christianity in the last 24 hours of Jesus’ life.

Wednesdays 6:30 pm with a Soup Supper

Thursdays 10:30 am

Sundays 11:30 pm with Lunch

Drop in anytime!


Rev. Jenn

UMC @ Newfoundland

P.O. Box 288

65 La Rue Road

Newfoundland, NJ 07435

Office 973-697-2877

Fax 973-697-8718

“Hidden in Plain Sight” TO BE RESCHEDULED

Hidden in Plain Sight 2018 – UMC Newfoundland

United Methodist Church at Newfoundland is hosting “Hidden in Plain Sight” TO BE RESCHEDULED.  Presented by the Center for Prevention and Counseling, this exhibit and presentation to prevent youth drug misuse is suitable for parents and other adult community members who work with or care about young people.  An exhibit of a teenager’s bedroom will be on display for participants to browse, observe and become familiar with where and how teens might hide drugs or paraphernalia.  Seemingly innocent items commonly used by youth could actually indicate a substance use problem. This awareness event will allow adults to be more proactive in helping a young person who might be using alcohol or other drugs.

Hear from prevention specialists and law enforcement about local drug trends, how to prevent youth substance use disorders and resources available to help keep youth healthy.  Would you be able to recognize signs of use and intervene before they become impossible to ignore?  Don’t leave it to chance!  An attendee at a recent presentation commented: Being aware of what drugs are being misused by kids is helpful.  But, even more valuable was understanding how teen brains are so susceptible to addiction and that’s really important for me to talk to my kids about!” 

This “Hidden in Plain Sight” presentation is supported and funded by West Milford CASA, Reverend Jennifer Lovallo,  The Bressett Family and Stephen Townsend, CPA . For more information please contact Tina Aue at The Center for Prevention and Counseling at (973)383-4787 ext. 239 or email

Thanksgiving Baskets

It’s time for our annual Thanksgiving Baskets project. Thanks to those who signed up last Sunday.
Please do what you can this Sunday (November 12) to make sure we get everything we need for the 15 baskets.
If you don’t want to shop, you may donate cash and we’ll shop for you.
Here is the total of what we need between 9 am and 9:45 am on Sunday, November 19:
15      15 to 20 pound frozen turkey
15      Instant mashed potatoes
15      Can/jar/box of gravy (16 ounces)
30      Yams or Sweet Potatoes (16 ounces each)
30      Jellied cranberry sauce (16 ounces each)
30      Large bags of stuffing
45      Corn, green beans, and/or mixed veggies (16 ounces each)
15      Package of dinner rolls – no more than one-day old.
15      Butter (one pound) – be careful about refrigeration.
15      Fresh pie – one that does not have to be refrigerated.
45       Apples
45       Oranges 
15      Pudding snack packs
30      Reusable Shopping Bag (Best are at A&P, Christmas Shop)
Sunday, November 5 – the first day to sign up.
Sunday, November 12 – the last day to sign up.
Sunday, November 19 – Donations are due between 9 and 9:45 am.
If you can’t make it to church to sign up and want to help, you may email me or call (914) 714-5131.
CarlLa Horton

Church Directory Photo Session On-line Scheduling

Hi all,

Here is the link to schedule your photo session with the Lifetouch photographer for our new photo Church Directory during the weekend of June 23rd, 24th, 25th.  Click on the link and follow the instructions…

In addition, if you will be away during the scheduled weekend and would still like to be included in the directory, I have separate instructions for you.  Please send me an email request and I will send you directions on how you can be photographed at a nearby location on another day.

If you have any difficulties with on-line scheduling, please feel free to contact me at the church office via phone or email.   Thank you!

Julianne Walder

Church Secretary

UMC @ Newfoundland

P.O. Box 288

65 La Rue Road

Newfoundland, NJ 07435

Office 973-697-2877

Fax 973-697-8718

Save the Date June 23, 24, & 25 (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday seating choices) for Church Photo Directory

Hello all,

Please save the date to have your family portrait taken with the Lifetouch photographer on June 23, June 24, or June 25 for our Church Directory.  Keep in mind June 25 is Confirmation Sunday.  Each family will receive an 8×10 print for free.  There will be on-line scheduling available as well as in person scheduling starting from Mother’s Day.  More details will follow very shortly.  Thank you!

Julianne Walder
Church Secretary
UMC @ Newfoundland
P.O. Box 288
65 La Rue Road
Newfoundland, NJ 07435
Office 973-697-2877
Fax 973-697-8718

Help Wanted Youth Director­

YOUTH DIRECTOR Part Time- 20 hours­

Thriving progressive United Methodist co­ngregation in NW New Jersey (SE Sussex C­ounty) is seeking the right candidate to­ lead their Youth Ministry. Candidate s­hould be a grounded Christian, creative,­ well organized, & technologically savvy­. Also required are excellent communica­tion and relational skills with youth an­d parents of all backgrounds and situati­ons. Hours are flexible though Sundays,­ one night per week, and presence at sig­nificant Church life events will be requ­ired e.g. lock-ins, summer mission trip­, Vacation Bible School, etc. Annual co­mpensation is $15k. Please email resume ­to­

Rev. Janice Sutton Lynn, Pastor­


71 Sparta Avenue­

Sparta, New Jersey 07871­

973.729.7773 -church­

973.512.8820 – text and emergencies­