August 19, 2010

[Vox News] Weird Contest Week Edition

Oh, New Jersey, you’re the ever reliable source for oddities and FTW experiences. From the Real Housewives of New Jersey to the ever deplorable cast from ‘Jersey Shore’, we’ve seen enough poofs and mascara to last us multiple lifetimes with enough leftovers to guarantee a scorched earth. But you’ve decided to one up yourself by hosting the annual ‘Weird Contest Week’ in Ocean City? Absolute genius. The country, NAY, the WORLD will be graced with delightful competitions such as taffy sculpting, artistic pie eating, putrid puns, and french fry sculpting challenges. If this were to happen anywhere else, perhaps a fair reaction would be ‘Really?!?!’ But being the state shaped like a nut, we have come to expect such pleasantries from you, our beloved Garden State.

[Neighborhoods Potluck Parties]

As our last hurrah for the summer, we will be having neighborhood potluck parties to celebrate the end of a season with our friends and neighbors. Plans have already commenced, but if you would like to attend or get involved with the party, ssend us an email and we’ll get you connected right away!! For a map of where each neighborhood group is meeting, you can find it here.

[Budget Affirmation Vote]

Several weeks ago, there was a budget proposal made at Sunday liturgy detailing the upcoming budget for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. We will be having our vote this Sunday, so if you have any questions beforehand, please email them so your vote can be both educated, as well as impassioned.

[Generosity Report – June]

Through your unswerving kindness and generous giving, this community has been tremendously blessed by your faithfulness and sacrificial living. For the details of June’s giving, you can download the report here. If you have any questions please email our treasurer.

[Photo by misscharo @ Flickr]

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