To contact us:


Phone: 973-875-4760

Sussex Help Center currently is in good shape for almost every kind of food.  They do need diapers (all sizes) and wipes, cleaning supplies, personal hygiene items, toilet paper, and dishwashing detergent.  Please leave your donations in the blue bin in the narthex.  If anyone knows of a family in need, please contact Walter Houck.  Thank you for your continued help!

Sussex Ecumenical Council:  Items needed for Thanksgiving are:  instant mashed potatoes, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, stuffing, any dessert items, gravy, and cranberry sauce.  Please leave them in the blue bin in the narthex by Sunday, November 19th.  They can also be delivered to the Sussex United Methodist Church on Sunday, November 19th. Any turkeys MUST BE FROZEN (this year’s only).  The Help Center CAN accept early donations of frozen turkeys.  Set-up for Thanksgiving giveaway will be 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Monday November 20th, at the Sussex United Methodist Church.  The giveaway will be the same day from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Family Promise:  The First Presbyterian Church in Franklin is in need of volunteers to host Family Promise guests at their church the week of December 5th to December 12th.  All shifts and meals are completely open.  Please call or email Tara Smith at 973-579-1180 or if you can provide any coverage for the church.

Ecumenical Service:  This year, the annual Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service will be held on Wednesday, November 23rd, 7:00 p.m., at the Beemerville Presbyterian Church.  Father David Rude of the Church of the Good Shepherd will officiate.  Refreshments will follow.  All are welcome.  Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this special service.  A free-will donation will be given to the S-W Lay Ecumenical Council.


News From Sussex Elks Lodge 2288Please contact them with questions or reservations for large parties at 973-875-3990 or for the following events:

· Comedy Night featuring Uncle Floyd will be held on Saturday, November 18thDoors open 5:30 p.m.; buffet dinner 6-8 p.m.; show to start approx. 8:30 p.m.  Presale tickets: $30; at the door: $35 (only 150 tickets will be sold).

· Friday Night Dinners are held on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 6-9 p.m.  Call or email for weekly specials.  Dinner $10 (includes salad, coffee, tea, and dessert); hungry man portions available for $12.


First Presbyterian Church of Sussex