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Sunday Service:
Holy Eucharist
9:30 am

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Church of
Our Saviour

191 Flanagan Way
Secaucus, NJ 07094

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Barbara Lewis

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Dorothy Fowlkes
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in the Town of Secaucus, New Jersey

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13 Mar 2011
First Sunday in Lent
Holy Eucharist - 9:30 am


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Tax time approaches. If you plan to itemize deductions, your charitable gifts require a receipt, even for small sums. Your cancelled check will do. For any gift of $250 or more a written receipt is required also. The treasurer does not normally provide written receipts. If you require a receipt for tax purposes, ask Ann Miller.. Link to the IRS for more detailed information on deductions for charitable giving.

The Word of the Lord
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The first Sunday in Lent has been designated Episcopal Relief and Development Sunday and Lent is presented to us as a challenge to give up some of what we have so that others in the world do not live in poverty.


"If you offer your food to the hungry and satisfy the needs of the afflicted, your light will rise in the darkness and your gloom will be like the noonday; you will be called repairer of the breach and restorer of streets to live in." --Isaiah 58:10 and 58:12b

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Lift Every Voice and Sing, the hymn we sing, is an icon of American culture. It so well represents the yearnings of Afro-Americans that it was adopted by the NAACP and has been referred to as the "Black National Anthem." James Weldon Johnson wrote the words of the hymn; his brother J. Rosamond Johnson wrote the music. It was composed for the 1900 Lincoln Day celebration of the Johnsons' school in Florida.


James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson

J. Rosamond Johnson

J. Rosamond

Photos: Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

National Public Radio offers a great presentation on this hymn on with links to its own audio presentation, various audio renderings of "Lift Every Voice" and numerous links to learn more about these most interesting and talented people from America's past. Most links primarily relate to James Weldon Johnson. A further perspective of the Johnsons' significant contributions to musical theater may be found at a jazz website , which especially details the long musical career of J. Rosamond Johnson. And here's one more rendition of Lift Every Voice and Sing -- in Real Audio format.

Lift Every Voice Lift Every Voice and Sing IIand Sing II
An African-American Hymnal
Horace Boyer, editor

This popular collection of 280 musical pieces from both the African American and Gospel traditions has been compiled under the supervision of the Office of Black Ministries of the Episcopal Church. It includes service music and several psalm settings in addition to the Negro spirituals, Gospel songs, and hymns. Also available in spiral binding. Read an article about Horace Boyer, editor of this hymnal, in the Washington Window, the publication of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. y book about America the Beautiful, a $25 book by Lynn Sherr, now discounted, is available from Amazon.com. Numerous renditions of the national hymn are available for free viewi


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