Men's Club

Ths SS. Peter and Paul Men's Club was founded in 1976, with its purpose to raise funds to benefit the Church, and to assist in any project upon Church request. The first meeting was held on October 1st, 1976.  Many decades later, meetings continue on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00PM in the Church hall.

Since its inception, the Men's Club has coordinated many social events that have raised tens of thousands in support of various projects within our Church. Most recent projects include a new Cemetery sign, Church Chimes, new sidewalk in front and side of Church, Ice machine, Church doors, 7 acres bathroom refurbishment, partial repaving of the Linden /Whitehead Ave. parking lot, Pascha, Christmas and Festival donations. During the pandemic, the club was blessed to be able to donate $5000.00 to the Church, while our members could not attend. Proceeds from events such as the 25 Week Club, Spaghetti Dinner, Fish Fry, and Atlantic City trips have made a difference to our Church.

The current Board consist of the following members:

Phil Rogozenski - President

Hank Dziemian - Vice President

Jay Pelleriti - Treasurer

Pete Silowka - Recording Secretary

If you are a man 18 years or over, of Orthodox faith, and in good Church standing, please consider joining us in making ideas become realities in our Parish Church. Any board member will gladly assist you! 

 

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Upcoming Events

Confession schedule can be found in the bulletin OR by clicking here: Monthly Calendar For those who are hesitant to worship in person, Fr. David is available to meet with you, either at home or in church, to participate in the Sacraments of Holy Confession and Communion. Please email or call Fr. David to set up an appointment. 
 
A "Preception" for Simeon Morbey and Meredith Garretson will take place in the church hall next Sunday, October 2nd, after Divine Liturgy. Everyone is invited to meet and greet the "happy couple" and wish them well on their impending marriage.
 
25 Week Club tickets are currently available from any Men's Club  member. See the rules / details here: 25 Week Club
 
Babka Sale – Orders are now being taken for 11 different flavors – Cheese, Chocolate, Cinnamon Crumb, Prune, Poppy, Raspberry, Apricot, Raisin at $13 each. Raspberry Cheese, Apricot Cheese and Chocolate Cheese at $14.00 each.  To order call Judy at 732-427-4855 or email jznaiden@optonline.net.  Last day to order, Sunday, Nov. 6th.  Pick up is on Thursday, Nov. 10th from 3pm to 6pm, at the church hall, located at 7 Jeffrie Ave, South River, NJ. Print out the form here: Babka Sale Form
 
Our Annual Fall Festival  will be held on Sat., November 12th. Get the word out to your friends and neighbors; we are counting on you to help make this year's fundraiser the besty ever! Please offer your talents by volunteering your assistance before, durungn or after the event. Please contact co-chairs Rebecca Kozak (973-634-7517) or Deborak Silowka (609-918-0249),  to see how you can pitch in.
 
Join the Men's Club on Mon., November 14th  on its Atlantic City Bus Trip to the Resorts Hotel and CasinoThe bus will depart at 9:00AM from the Whitehead Ave. parking lot. Cost is $35 pp, which includes $18 slot play. Call Pete Silowka (732-735-6540) for a reservation!
 
Christ knows that for many of us, God and money run "neck and neck" as top priority. Is money a "god" that you put before God? Giving hour treasure to the church and other charities is a pillar of our Faith, just like attending Liturgy every Sunday, and participating in parish ministries. Unfortunately, it has become increasingly difficult for many of us to understand the fiduciary responsibility that the Lord intends for us to assume in the management of the financial resources He gives us. Accordingly, Parish Council will be addressing this and other monetary issues on a future date. Following a brief presentation after Divine Liturgy, you are invited to a Roundtable/Town Hall during Coffee Hour to offer your thoughts, opinions and suggestions on godly financial management, including spending, saving and budgeting. Please make every effort to attend, for as St. Barnabas of Alexandria says: "Do not hesitate to give nor complain when you give."
 
Mark your calendar...Oktoberfest 2022  will be hosted by the Senior R Club in the hall on Sat. Oct. 22nd, starting at 6:00PM. (Note: Great Vespers will be served at 5:00PM) While enjoying a traditional Bavarian meal, the sounds of German waltzes, polkas and classic songs will fill the air. The cost for this BYOB event is $30 pp; please contact Allison Steffaro (732_698-1952) for tickets. 
 
FOOD CARD PROGRAM : Food cards are available for various supermarket chains after Divine Liturgy, and do not cost any more than the face value of the card. The church receives a percentage as a free fundraiser! See Judy Znaiden in church or at jznaiden@optonline.net.
 
MEETING DATES: 

Parish Council: Mon. Oct. 17th @7:00PM (Hall)

Choir Rehearsal: Tues, Sept. 27th @7:00PM (Church)

Men's Club: Thurs, Oct. 20th@7:00PM(Hall)

Altar Society: Mon, Sept. 19th @6:30 (Hall)


Saturday, October 8th
6:00 Confessions
7:00 Vespers
Sunday, October 9th
9:00 Divine Liturgy
4:00 Wedding of Meredith Garretson and Simeon Morbey
Saturday, October 15th
6:00 Confessions
7:00 Vespers
Sunday, October 16th
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church / South River, NJ / 732-257-0102