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    Session Highlights — August 2017

    by Tina Bramel

    The Trustees joyously announced to Session members that approximately $33,450.00 was collected for the 300th Birthday Special Offering Fund.  Trustees made a motion to Session requesting that $17,750.00 be allocated from this fund to hire a historic specialist to perform a condition assessment and historic preservation plan for our campus.  Session voted in favor of […]

    Looking for Commissioner to Presbytery Meetings—Can You Help?

    by Tina Bramel

    The Session of BRPC is in need of your assistance! Would you be interested in serving as BRPC’s regular commissioner to Presbytery meetings? Our church is entitled to have two commissioners present at each Presbytery meeting for the purposes of acting on the current issues of our denomination. Any ordained elder is eligible to serve […]

    Session Highlights – May 2017

    by Tina Bramel

    Session examined and welcomed the new elders, trustees and deacons who are starting their terms this month. Dennis announced the Council and Committee Leadership assignments for 2017-2018. Dennis thanked the seven outgoing elders for their dedication and service to our church. Upon recommendation from the Personnel Council, Session voted to authorize a change in the […]

    Call for Annual Meeting of the Congregation

    by Tina Bramel

    The Annual Meeting of the Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, Part I (Statistical and Financial), will be held in the Sanctuary on Sunday, January 29, 2017, immediately following the 10:15 a.m. service, for the purpose of receiving the Statistical and Financial reports for 2016; for consideration of the Local and […]

    Session Highlights—January

    by Tina Bramel

    Session members engaged in a study period focused on the definition of trust and how trust can be earned. Session Councils are still reviewing the draft of the Child Protection Policy which has recently been re-written by the Children and Family Ministries Council. The revised policy will be voted upon at a future Session meeting. […]