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Ss. Peter & Paul
76 Whitehead Ave; South River, NJ 08882
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Directions to the Church

From New Jersey Turnpike - (Route 95) Take the Turnpike to Exit 9 (New Brunswick). After toll booth, bear left, following signs to East Brunswick and South River (Route 18 South). Follow Route 18 South for approximately 3.3 miles to Arthur St. exit. Then follow the local directions listed below.

From Garden State Parkway - Take Exit 129 (Route 1 South). Follow Route 1 South for about 10 miles to Route 18 South (South River and East Brunswick). Exit is just beyond Loew's Theater and Raritan River (Morris Goodkind) Bridge. Follow Route 18 South for about 4.1 miles to Arthur St. exit. Then follow the local directions listed below.

Bus from New York City - Suburban Transit Bus (Gates 420-424) from the Port Authority Bus Terminal (8th Avenue and 41st Street) to the East Brunswick PNC Bank Tower Center/Transportation Center. This is the first stop immediately after leaving the New Jersey Turnpike. Bus leaves every 1/2 hour and takes about 45 minutes one way.

Car from New York City - Take the Lincoln or Holland Tunnels or the George Washington Bridge from Manhattan to the New Jersey Turnpike South and follow directions above. Take the Goethals Bridge from Staten Island to Exit 13 of the New Jersey Turnpike and travel south along the Turnpike as outlined above. Or take the Outerbridge Crossing from Staten Island and follow signs for the New Jersey Turnpike South as outlined above.

From Newark Airport - Follow signs to New Jersey Turnpike (Route 95) South at Exit 13A and refer to directions above.

Local Directions - From Arthur St. exit, make a left onto Arthur St. After the traffic light, follow Arthur St. for 3 blocks to the Old Bridge Turnpike. Make a right onto Old Bridge Turnpike and an immediate left onto Kamm Avenue. Follow Kamm Avenue for about one mile to its terminus at the stop sign (intersection of Kamm Avenue and Whitehead Avenue). Turn left onto Whitehead Ave. After 3 blocks you will see the Church on the left.

 

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Confession schedule can be found in the bulletin OR by clicking here: Monthly Calendar For those who are hesitant to worship in person, Fr. David is available to meet with you, either at home or in church, to participate in the Sacraments of Holy Confession and Communion. Please email or call Fr. David to set up an appointment.  
 
Schemick-Tolls Scholarship - Please click here for --> DETAILS <-- and information regarding scholarship money available to your child!!!
 
The Men's Club  invites you to join them for an Atlantic City Bus Trip to the Resorts Hotel & Casino  on Tues May 21. Cost is $35, which includes $18 free slot play, as well as refreshments on the bus. Departure is from the Whitehead Ave. parking lot at 9 a.m. For reservations, contact Peter Silowka (732)735-6540.
 
The Annual Memorial Day Panihida, honoring all of the departed veterans of our parish will be served at our Cemetery on Monday, May 27th at 8:00AM sharp.  If you know of any recently deceased or forgotten servicemen/women who should be included on the memorial list, please contact Fr. David at the rectory.
 

Summer Concert, presented by the South River Balalaika Orchestra,  will be held in the auditorium of South River High School on Sunday, June 2nd, beginning at 2:00PM. An afternoon of Old World music will be offered. Tickets are $20/person; $10 for children under 12. Additional info is posted on the bulletin board in the vestibule, or contact Mike Steffaro (michaelsteffaro@comcast.net) or (908)812-3671. Deadline for advanced tickets is Fri., May 24.

The Men's Club is pleased to host its Annual Spaghetti Dinner on Sat. June 15th. This delicious fundraising event will be held in the church hall from 5-8pm.  (Note: Vespers will be served at 4pm.) Come and enjoy good food and fellowship! Cost is $15 per dinner for adults, and $8 for children 14 and under. The meal will include spaghetti with meat sauce, sausage, meatball, salad, dessert and coffee/tea. Soda and water will be available for purchase at this BYOB affair. There will also be a small basket raffle. Tickets are available from any club member, at the door or by contacting Phil at (908)331-1297. All are invited--- Mangiara!

Church School Closing/Graduate Recognition Exercises will be held after Liturgy on Sunday June 16th.

FOOD CARD PROGRAM : Food cards are available for various supermarket chains after Divine Liturgy, and do not cost any more than the face value of the card. The church receives a percentage as a free fundraiser! See Judy Znaiden in church or at jznaiden@optonline.net.
 
MEETING DATES:

Church School: TODAY

Altar Society: May 20th @6:30 (Hall)

Parish Council: TBD@7:30PM (Hall)

Choir Rehearsal: May 21st @7:00PM (Church)

Men's Club: Thurs June 20th @ 7:00 (Hall) - 


Saturday, May 25
6:00 Confessions
7:00 Vespers
Sunday, May 26
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Saturday, June 1
6:00 Confessions
7:00 Vespers
Sunday, June 2
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church / South River, NJ / 732-257-0102