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From the Pastor: What is our story now?

by Phil Oehler

From the Pastor… On Tuesday, March 16, West Jersey Presbytery ended its ministry with the following statement: “Today we have celebrated with thanksgiving the life and work of the faith and ministry of the Presbytery of West Jersey.  We have served as a witness to God’s presence for over 181 years.  We have provided refuge, […]

Covid Vaccines

by Kathi Lynch

If you’re having trouble scheduling an appointment for the vaccine you can: Call Virtua Health at 888-847-8823, select option 1, then option 1 again to speak with someone. This is for Virtua’s mega site at the Moorestown Mall. You’ll be on hold for a while but wait & you’ll get your appointment scheduled. Best time […]

GWCM Food Pantry

by Kathi Lynch

The Greater Woodbury Cooperative Ministry FOOD PANTRY continues to help our neighbors who are struggling with food insecurity. Please consider picking up a few extra items next time you go shopping. Typical items- canned fruit & veggies, tuna, pasta & sauce, complete pancake mix & syrup plus liquid laundry detergent. Thanks for your continued generosity!!

Hand Painted Tricentennial Slate Tiles

by Phil Oehler
Slate Tricentennial Tile

Slate Roof Tiles from the Presbyterian Church at Woodbury have been beautifully painted by member Becca Brown.  There are six hand-painted tiles – each with a unique picture of the sanctuary up for auction. Bidding for a slate tile begins at $100.00 and the highest bidder will receive first choice of the tiles. The remaining […]

Phillies Group Outing

by Dean Sommers

Dear Church Friends,I have been closely monitoring the situation regarding Covid-19 and the return of spectators to sporting events in Philadelphia. Even though I have been encouraged by recent developments….after consulting with Pastor Oehler, we have elected NOT to conduct our Phillies group outing in 2021. This is for several reasons: The Phillies have not […]

Easter Virtual Worship Service

by Kathi Lynch
He Is Risen: Three crosses, sunrise, orange theme

Easter: Resurrection of the Lord Sunday, April 4 – 9:30 A.M. On this occasion the church joyfully proclaims the good news that is at the very heart of the gospel: that Jesus Christ is risen from the dead. The service should be centered around the typical and fundamental elements of Christian worship on the Lord’s […]

Virtual Holy Week Services

by Kathi Lynch

The Session has decided that in the best interest and health of the community ALL Holy Week Services will be VIRTUAL via the church’s Facebook Live page. This decision was not made lightly or without wrestling with the significance of this week in the life of the church. We were hoping that COVID-19 Vaccinations would […]

2021 Lenten Bible Study via Zoom

by Phil Oehler
7 Last Words of the Cross

The Hope of Glory 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Ash Wednesday Service February 17 7 pm In the Beginning “Father, forgive them…” February 24 7 pm “…today you will be with Me in Paradise”“Woman, behold thy son!” March 3 7 pm Why has thou forsaken me? “I thirst” March 10 7 pm “It is finished:” […]

From the Pastor: The Cross

by Phil Oehler

From the Pastor… We are in the midst of a Lenten Study by Jon Meacham on the Last Seven Words of Jesus Christ on the Cross.  During one of the recent Zoom gathering, we talked about the image of the cross and the symbolism of the cross for modern believers.  How do we “see” this […]

Mission Project

by Kathi Lynch

Thank you to our Mission and Outreach Team and Volunteers who wrote 350 Thank You Notes to all the staff members of the Woodbury School District. Each staff member was also given a gift certificate to Whole and Ground Café to show appreciation for all they do.