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    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>

    The Giving Tree

    by Gary Ingram

    Once again we will have the opportunity to bless others during this Christmas season. The Giving Tree is up in Westminster Hall and has been filled with ornaments detailing a wish from one of our mission partners. This year there are gifts for God’s Co-op Pantry clients, Homeless Solutions, IHN and women of the Bo […]

    Children’s Christmas Musical

    by Gary Ingram

    We are pleased to announce that BRPC will be presenting a Children’s Christmas musical during worship on December 18. All children are invited to be a part of the Musical. We will be rehearsing every Tuesday from 5:30-6:00 pm in the Choir Room, starting November 1. There will be a dress rehearsal on Saturday, December […]

    Session Highlights for October

    by Gary Ingram

    Session passed three motions at their October meeting: Motion 1 – To establish a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds to offset the expenses involved in the removal of the Oak Tree. Motion 2 – The Planning Council will form a Task Force for the purpose of providing fo- cused management of the tasks associated with […]