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MARRIAGE BEYOND THE VOWS SEMINAR WITH MARCOS MERCADO

Date/Time: Saturday, February 25, 1 PM
Location: 335 Gouldtown Woodruff Road, Bridgeton
Phone: (856) 575-0148
Website: www.inhisimagemin.net/

In His Image Evangelical Ministries will be hosting a MARRIAGE BEYOND THE VOWS Workshop with Special Guest Speaker, Marco Mercado on Feb. 25. Marco Mercado has been a Preacher, Teacher, full time Minister, Motivational Speaker and Marriage and Life Coach. He is also the the host of a weekly radio program, called Marriage Beyond the Vows. He has led life changing marriage seminars throughout the country helping couples from all walks of life find healing and a future. No registration required. Seminar is is offered free of charge.



BANK ON YOUR SUCCESS

Date/Time: Monday, February 27, 7 PM
Location: Rock of Salvation, 513 East Grape Street, Vineland
Phone: (856) 213-9797 (ask for Natalie Conde)

Learn how to create a solid budget. Learn how to establish credit. Find out how you can own a home of your own. These topics and more will discussesd at this FREE financial education program.

You'll be glad you learned how to prepare financially for the future. Course is approximately two hours in length.



2017 Second Annual Sock Hop

Date/Time: Friday, March 3, 7 PM
Location: Greenview Inn, 4049 Italia Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08361
Phone: (856) 696-1600
Website: www.m25initiative.org/events.html/

A night of fun to benefit the Cumberland County Code Blue Coalition, Housing First, and other related projects to help the homeless and poor.

The 50s themed event, which will be held on March 3, 2017, from 7 PM - 10 PM, will feature DJ entertainment, malt shop type foods and a photo booth including event themed props and costumes for attendees. As part of the event, we will be collecting new socks for our homeless community. Attire: 50s themed clothing or business casual. Raffle, Prizes, Music, Malt and Shop Type Foods. Ticket: $50 Per Person.



PINEWOOD DERBY Vineland FasCar

Date/Time: Saturday, March 4, 9 AM
Location: Faith Bible Church, 3139 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland
Phone: (856) 691-3460
Website: www.faithbible.org/

PINEWOOD DERBY Vineland FasCar will be held at Faith Bible Church, Vineland. The event is open to grades first through fifth with a parent. All participants must preregister by Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Doors open at 9 AM. All cars must be checked in prior to 9:45 AM on morning of race. Refreshments will be available.



GOSPEL CONCERT and TEA at the LODGE

Date/Time: Saturday, March 11, 3 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Four Seasons Campground Lodge, 158 Woodstown-Daretown Road, Pilesgrove
Phone: (856) 935-6376
Website: www.pantinghart.org/

It's a GOSPEL CONCERT and TEA at the LODGE featuring JOHN KEITH DAVIS with Don Mills and Carmen Gonzalez. This event is provided free of charge and includes complimentary teas and coffee. Proceeds benefit Cornerstone Women's Resource Center.



Community Baby Shower

Date/Time: April 10, 1 PM
Location: 224 Town Bank Road, North Cape May
Phone: (609) 675-5400
Email: CARINGFORKIDSNJ@COMCAST.NET

Caring for Kids primary goal is to work with mothers that are prenatal or have children up to five years of age. The community baby shower started four years ago by a need to be met. We are hosting our fifth annual community baby shower. We are hoping to serve 50 moms this year with your help. We are asking businesses, churches and agencies in our community to help us with monetary donations or help us put out decorated donation boxes for baby items to be collected. Boxes will be collected before the baby shower in April. Baby items included but not limited to gently used baby items and any baby items. The items will be given as raffle basket presents for the moms to be. Volunteers are always welcome and whatever donations you provide will be greatly appreciated.



HIKE ISRAEL WITH PASTOR PAUL BARRECA

Date/Time: April 21 - April 30, 2017
Location for Information: Faith Bible Church, 3139 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland 08361
Phone: (856) 691-3460
Website: www.faithbible.org/

This Spring, Pastor Paul Barreca will be leading a unique hiking tour of Israel. We are planning to: Hike The Jesus Trail, Raft down the Jordan River, Hike the trails of Ein Gedi, and Climb and explore Masada.

All the information you need can be found at Website: www.israelhike.com/

Pastor Barreca hopes that together we can walk the trails that Jesus walked!



Our Sons and Daughters: a Benefit Concert for Choice One Women's Center

Date/Time: April 22, 7 PM
Location: Columbus Baptist Church, 24260 West Main Street, Columbus, NJ 08022
Phone: (609) 848-3262

Be part of this incredible event to help unborn children, infants and their moms! The event features LIFT FM'S very own, DEZ CHILDS along with bands Silent Culture, Mark J. the Poet, and Meesha Jianna. Don't miss this! Admission is FREE! Proceeds benefit the ChoiceOne Women's Center in Lawrenceville NJ.

We are also accepting donations for newborn-6months baby clothes and diapers. Any items for a new mom will also be accepted and appreciated (Maternity clothing, nursing bras, nursing pillows, books, etc.).



Vineland High School Class of 1967 - 50th Reunion

Date/Time: June 23 - June 25, 2017
Location for Information: Various Locations (see below)
Phone: (856) 696-3043
Website: www.facebook.com/groups/252941088052824/

Three days of festivities have been planned as the Vineland High School Class of 1967 will celebrate its 50th Class Reunion. The events will begin on June 23, 2017 with a Meet and Greet at Luna's at the Savoy Inn. On Saturday, June 24, 2017, a nostalgic tour of Vineland High School will be offered at 11 AM and the reunion to be held at the Greenview Inn from 6 - 11 PM. A brunch will be held on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Larry II at 10 AM. Many of the classmates have received a postcard about the celebration, but there has been some difficulty locating some of the class members. These include: Daniel Arnold, Dennis Brown, Nicholas Farina, Diane Glen, Alberto Gonzalez, Anthony Gonzalez, James, Graham, V. Diane Graham. James Hare, Bruce Henry, Kris Martin, Betty Nelson, Judith Peters, Angel Reyes, Richard Riveral, Lisabedth Rodriguez, Jill Shurman, Lel Silva, Paula Spinney, Norman Stern, Susan Sykes, N. Hope Toy, Joseph Tuso, Thomas Tuso, Joseph Vazquez and Patricia Victor. Anyone who has information about these class members or to stay connected for activity details and updates should email: 1967vhs@gmail.com. Information and questions can also be addressed by joining our Facebook page listed above.





ONGOING EVENTS


MOMS IN PRAYER GROUPS

Date/Time/Location: Various Dates and Locations
Phone: 609 943-8991
Website: www.MomsInPrayer.org/

Attention Moms, grandmas, aunts, - any woman desiring to pray for children and schools whether public, private or homeschool, from pre-school through college - experience the joy of replacing anxiety with peace and hope when you pray for your child with other moms. Join us to pray for your child and their school in a Moms in Prayer group.



HeartSong Cafe

Date/Time: Various Fridays
Location: Covenant Church, 1029 East Landis Avenue, Vineland
Phone:
Website: www.facebook.com/HeartSong-Cafe/

Come and bring a friend to the HeartSong Cafe! FREE: Admission is free and includes coffee, and dessert! Your emcee is Jim Zozzaro (director of the Boardwalk Chapel). Guest musicians will be featured.



Christians United for Recovery

Date/Time: Ongoing: various dates
Location: Lighthouse Church, 1248 Route 9 South, Cape May Court House
Phone: (609) 780-7722
Website: www.tlccma.org/

Christians United for Recovery, an addiction recovery ministry of The Lighthouse Church, connects the ones struggling with addiction and those who love them with the people and resources they need most so they can flourish in life - helped with new beginnings, healed through better choices, and motivated to hope by way of changed behaviors and a spiritual renewal.

CURE hosts addiction-recovery classes and support groups on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at The Lighthouse Church. Visit CURE's website listed above for a complete list of classes and support groups or search Facebook at CURE, Christians United For Recovery.


FRIENDLY FRIDAYS at BRIDGETON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Date/Time: Every Friday
Location: Bridgeton Christian School, 27 Central Avenue, Bridgeton
Phone: (856) 455-1733

This is a great opportunity for your child to shadow a student. Tour the school campus. Receive a free educational success consultation.

Experience the Bridgeton Christian School difference. We offer a one-of-a-kind family environment where every teacher knows every student.


Volunteers needed - Holy Redeemer Hospice in Atlantic County

Date/Time: Call for more information.
Location: Holy Redeemer's Atlantic County headquarters, 6550 Delilah Road, Egg Harbor Township, NJ, 08234
Phone: Jeanne Stoll: (609) 761-0230

It takes a very special, compassionate person to become a hospice volunteer, someone who can provide companionship and support for patients and offer respite to family members while they run important errands, get a breath of fresh air, or just rest. Hospice volunteers work closely with the professional hospice team (doctors, nurses, case managers, social workers and clergy) in fulfilling Holy Redeemer's underlying mission to care, comfort and heal.

Many hospice volunteers describe their work as being among the most rewarding experiences of their lives.


Bethany Grace Community Church Food Pantry, Clothing Closet, and Shower Ministry

Date/Time: Call for more information.
Location: Bethany Grace Community Church, 29 N. Pearl Street Building (Blue Building)
Phone: 855 818-3810 EXT: 707

The Bethany Grace Community Church Food Pantry, Clothing Closet, and Shower Ministry will be accepting donations every Wednesday from 12 PM to 1:30 PM at the Church Fellowship Hall, located to the right of the sanctuary behind our building. We are in need of the following items: Non-Perishable Food Items, Frozen Food, Bread, Clean and Gently Worn Clothing & Shoes (MEN'S CLOTHING), Clean and Gently Worn Men's Tee Shirts, Thermal Socks, Winter Weather Gear, and NEW Male Boxers. Non-Perishable Food items may be dropped off during regular business hours (Monday-Friday 9 AM to 5 PM) to the Susquehanna Bank by Shoprite in Upper Deerfield.


#M514 Student Ministries

Date/Time: Every Friday, 7 PM to 9 PM
Location: Bridgeton Assembly of God, 424 Indian Avenue, Bridgeton

Come and enjoy FUN, FELLOWSHIP, LIVE MUSIC, and an IMPACTING MESSAGE! Ages 13 to 25.


Parent and Me Weekly Play Group

Date/Time: Every Wednesday, 10:30 AM
Location: Seaville United Methodist Church, 3100 Shore Rd (Route 9), Seaville
Phone: (609) 624-9019

Seaville United Methodist Church is hosting a Mommy (or Daddy, Grandparent, Aunt, Uncle, Guardian - you get the idea) and Me weekly play group on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM! Your little ones will be able to play in a safe environment with others while caregivers are given a rare opportunity to have some adult interaction! And who is more qualified to answer your questions than others in the same situation? Make friends that will last a lifetime.


The Healing Rooms

Date/Time: Sunday, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: Chestnut Assembly of God, 2554 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08361
Phone: (609) 691-1205
Website: www.chestnutag.org/turningpoint/

It is a quiet place for you to come and receive prayer and encouragement for any healing you need, body, soul or spirit. We do not exclude anyone from other church denominations. We do not preach or pray doctrine, we just pray for your healing. You are welcome to come as often as like. There is no cost.


BRIDGETON PUBLIC LIBRARY

Date/Time: VARIOUS CHILDREN AND FAMILY EVENTS
Location: Bridgeton Public Library, 150 East Commerce Street, Bridgeton
Phone: (856) 451-2620
Website: www.bridgetonlibrary.org

Bridgeton Library will host various activities for children ages 2 thru 6 and children ages 7 and up throughout the month. For dates and times, please visit their website.

Additionally, Bridgeton Public Library will host a Teen Library Council Meeting, Teen Anime Night, Lego program and much more. For more information please call the library at the number listed above.