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    The “Baby Oak” was Planted Tuesday

    by Gary Ingram

    Thanks to a donation of an oak tree grown from an acorn of the historic oak tree by Dr. Thomas M. Ombrello of Union County College, we will continue to have a mighty oak in our cemetery.  The new tree was transplanted today from its original home in Cranford. The new tree was planted behind the […]

    Oak Tree Task Force – Hospitality Volunteers Needed

    by Gary Ingram

    The Oak Tree Task Force is looking for individuals who are willing to provide drinks and snacks for the Oak Tree Removal Days. Our church will be hosting volunteers, work crews, crane operators, press and other special visitors during the days of the Oak Tree Removal. We would love to extend a warm Presbyterian welcome […]

    New Director of Ministry to Youth, Young Adults and Their Families

    by Gary Ingram

    On behalf of the Search Committee, Personnel Council and Session, we are thrilled to announce that our search for the position of Director of Ministry to Youth, Young Adults and Their Families has concluded, resulting in a candidate who is perfectly suited for our needs. With more than two decades of experience leading youth and […]

    Weather Updates – March 14th Winter Storm

    by Gary Ingram

    In anticipation of the impending snowstorm, we’re making these scheduling announcements: The church office will be closed on Tuesday, March 14, and all church events are canceled. The Women’s Bible study Wednesday morning is canceled. The Music & Meditation service and lunch on Wednesday is canceled.  (This service and the one scheduled for March 22 will be pushed forward […]

    Nancy Childs Knobloch Music Scholarship — Applications Due April 1

    by Chris Fortin

    Are you in grades 6 through 12 and study voice or instrumental music? We encourage you to apply for the Nancy Childs Knobloch Music Scholarship. This scholarship supports music education of youth in our church family, and is intended to help with tuition for pre-college, chorus or similar music programs, or private lessons. To be […]

    January 29 Kicks Off our Official Celebration of our 300th Anniversary

    by Judith Pasnik

    This Sunday, January 29th, Rev. Dennis Jones will be preaching in the role of Dr. Robert Finley, beloved 5th pastor of Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church from 1795 – 1817. You are invited to come and enjoy a historic worship service to kick off the 300th Anniversary celebration! Robert Finley was born at Princeton, N.J. in […]

    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 […]

    BRPC Seeks Director of Ministry to Youth, Young Adults and their Families

    by Gary Ingram

    Do you know someone who might be interested in being our Director of Ministry to Youth, Young Adults and their Families?  You can click here to view the job description.  If you’d like to forward a suggestion to the search committee, contact Joy Schmitt, or send an email to youth-director-search@brpc.org. Thanks!

    Go Fund Me Page for the Oak Tree

    by Gary Ingram

    A HUGE Thank You to the Historical Society of the Somerset Hills for setting up this Go Fund Me page to raise money for the Old Oak Tree!   Click here to donate: <https://www.gofundme.com/baskingridgeoak>