Author Archives: Joan Fekete

The Rotating Men’s Shelter

First Reformed Church has taken their turn in hosting the homeless men during the winter months for quite a few years. It is one of our many ministries. We have recently completed our second week of the winter of 2013. … Continue reading

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The Men’s Shelter

It‘s the cold season, and we once again will be helping out the Ozanam Men’s Shelter by providing temporary overflow shelter. They will be sleeping in Fellowship Hall each night during the week of Sunday, January 13 through the night … Continue reading

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Is There Room for Me?

This question is one that may be asked the week of January 15 thru January 22. They are the date that First Reformed Church will host the overflow men’s shelter. You may be saying, “Do we have to hear this again?” and the answer is yes we do. The reason is that the need still exists for providing shelter for those that are not as fortunate as us.

Help is needed in getting volunteers to stay overnight. If no one is available then the answer to the question in the title of this article is NO THERE IS NO ROOM FOR YOU. Continue reading

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Mustard, Ketchup, Relish?

Which will you have on your hot dog or hamburger at Rod’s Grill
Night? Come and taste them all on Saturday Aug 6th, starting at 6:00
p.m. Come and enjoy – not only the food – but the Fellowship we
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KNAHT UOY

Sknaht uoy is “thank you” spelled backward. Regardless of the way it is spelled, still it is meant for all those who served at the Men’s Shelter in March.
Some nights there were 15 homeless men; other nights there were only 11 or 1 Continue reading

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Imagine

IMAGINE
By Joan Fekete
Imagine — that all your possessions are in one big bag
Imagine — that you spend all day in the streets in all kind of weather Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday Dinner and Tenebrae Worship

Last year, we celebrated a special dinner on Maundy Thursday. Dinner was served in the sanctuary at tables set for a “Seder-like” meal. In fact, we did follow a shortened version of a Seder, with a few additions including an altered form of the Lord’s Supper. Continue reading

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