Announcements

We are very excited to have returned to in-person worship! Visit our eventbrite page to make reservations, and please contact us if you have any questions. You can also watch our service virtually on our Facebook page on Sundays at 10 AM (or anytime after). 


While we are practicing social distancing by being physically apart with a combination of live and virtual worship, we will stand together as a church throughout this challenging time!  Please reach out if you are in need of special assistance, and send prayer requests to us via text (732-580-3137), phone call (732-928-2424) or email at  pastor@cornerstonechurchofjackson.org.


GRAND CELEBRATION WEEKEND – May 22-23, 2021

Mark your calendars now for a Grand Celebration Weekend at Cornerstone!

On Saturday, May 22nd we will be gathering after worship for a “Picnic Supper“ at 6 PM before we go inside to watch the Villages in Partnership Water Walk Presentation. How awesome to connect with our partners in mission as we mark ten years as a part of this vital mission!

This year is the 20th anniversary of the beginnings of Cornerstone! On Pentecost Sunday, May 23rd, we will mark this milestone by dedicating our Per Capita offering to God. The Per Capita offerings of years ago helped to bring to life our Cornerstone Church.  Join in the “Grand Celebration” as we celebrate the birthday of the Christian church, the 20th Anniversary of Cornerstone and the blessing of being a part of the PCUSA, a connectional church.  Following worship we will have cupcakes and coffee, iced tea, lemonade and fellowship. Mark you calendars for May 23rd so you don’t miss this great day of worship and fellowship!


Water Walk 2021: We hope you will join us on TEAM HARMONY as we participate for the 10th year in the Villages in Partnership Water Walk! This is a virtual event again this year due to COVID, so there will be a livestream on Saturday, May 22nd at 7 PM, and we are planning to have a fellowship meal beforehand and then watch together as a team!  For those who are interested, we will also be participating in a walking challenge in the 2-week period starting on May 8th (that part is optional!) – so we will get together at least one time to walk with buckets on our head!  PLEASE consider joining us as we raise funds and awareness to help the people in the remote villages of Malawi, Africa, by improving their access to clean water, sanitation training, education and health care. Please talk to Elizabeth for more information or visit the Water Walk page on our website for exactly what it means to join the team!  Donations can be made online or at church (mark your donation VIP).  This is our team page if you’d like to join or support us online:

https://secure.qgiv.com/event/waterwalk2021/team/877340/


While we are not meeting for regular worship, there are still several options available for giving to the church.

  • Set up online giving for recurring donations through bank transfer or credit card
  • Download the Give+ mobile app to make a one-time or recurring donation from your mobile device
  • Make a donation via PayPal
  • Regular offerings can also be mailed to Cornerstone at 569 Harmony Road, Jackson, NJ 08527

Shop Rite Card Fundraiser: Many thanks to Laura Stone and Barbara Dougherty who have taken over the sale of Shop Rite cards to benefit the church.  You can purchase gift cards at worship on Saturday from Laura, or on Sunday from Barbara.  Use the gift cards when you shop at Shop Rite – 5% of sales benefit the church.  Over the years, we have raised $13,940 from the sale of Shop Rite cards! Please contact Elizabeth, Barbara or Laura if you would like to arrange to meet at the church to purchase cards during the week!


The Women’s Tuesday Morning Bible Study meets on Tuesdays at 10:00 AM via Zoom.

Starting on Tuesday, February 23rd, the group will begin a 6-week study during Lent of the book “Savior: What the Bible Says About the Cross,” by Magrey deVega, available on Amazon. We invite all women to join us on this 6-week journey!

Join us on Zoom on Tuesdays at 10:00 AM!  All women are welcome! Please contact Elizabeth for the Zoom link or if you’d like more information on Women’s Bible Study.


Cornerstone is offering an opportunity for the congregation to donate flower arrangements for the communion table, with a memorial or honorarium dedication in the bulletin.  The cost is $40 and proceeds will be used for a Cornerstone Flower Fund to allow us to purchase other special arrangements as needed throughout the year.  Click here to sign up electronically.


Weekly Zoom Chats

Join together on Zoom with other Cornerstone friends to catch up with one another and have an informal discussion on the sermon topic that Reverend Pruner preached on the previous Sunday. Meetings will be at 7 PM every Thursday evening.

The link to join the Zoom meeting is below.  Just click on the link to join the meeting – you can connect on your mobile phone or tablet by downloading the Zoom app, or from your computer. If you need help connecting on Zoom, please contact Elizabeth for assistance (732-580-3137).

Join Zoom Meeting on Thursdays at 7 PM:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89637857918?pwd=cXZjM3RHRlM2aG45RTdIeUVscHZkZz09


Emergency Text Alerts! In order to be prepared for emergency closing due to weather or for other important announcements, Cornerstone uses an automated texting service. To sign up, simply text EZCPCJACKSON <your name> to the number 797979. Talk to Elizabeth Hughes for more information. 


Click here to learn more about our new “Come Grow With Us” Donor Tree Campaign!


Our Per Capita Offering is being collected for 2021. Per capita is an amount of money per member (this year, $40.00) that our congregation pays to our larger Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). This offering allows us to work with other churches to further the mission of Jesus Christ around the world. Per Capita also helps to prepare future ministers to faithfully answer their call from God.  As Presbyterians, we believe that we need each other as we work together to and discern the mind of Christ for the PC(USA).  We encourage all members to make their Per Capita offering at your earliest convenience – it can be given all at once or in small increments throughout the year.  Please place your offering in the offering plate marked “per capita.”  Thank you!


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If you’d like to receive announcements and/or prayer requests every week via email, please notify Elizabeth Hughes at: administrative@cornerstonechurchofjackson.org


Please write us about any questions or announcements you have.

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