Oak Leaves Blog


  • Beautiful Gifts in 2018 — Memorial Gifts, Marion Bonnell, and Our New Roof

    by Janet Bentley

    As noted in our 2018 Memorial Gift listing, we received three bequests last year. Most bequests received by us are undesignated as to purpose. When these gifts are received the church policy is to divide them as follows: 60% to the Unrestricted Endowment; 10% to the General Mission Endowment; 20% to Unrestricted Reserves; and 10% […]

    Annual Congregation Meeting & Report, Part 1

    by Tina Bramel

    Call for the Annual Meeting of the Congregation 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 27, 2019, immediately following the 10:15 a.m. service, for the purpose of receiving the Statistical and Financial reports […]

    Homeless Solutions – Help a Neighbor in Need!

    by Gary Ingram

    Are you looking for a new way to help out a neighbor in need? Are you searching for a way to get your family and young children involved in caring for others? Homeless Solutions provides a hands on opportunity to help feed adults, children and families. Four times a year, faithful members of our congregation […]

    It’s About BRPC’s Future! Nominating 2019

    by Gary Ingram

    The Nominating Committee needs your help to identify the best candidates for important leadership positions at BRPC. A sense of God’s call to serve, coupled with a willingness to serve, is much more important than any particular set of skills or talents. Please prayerfully consider those who play significant roles in the life and ministries […]

    Updates from Stewardship…

    by Martin vandenHerik

    We are Grateful for the Generosity of the Congregation Thank you to the 192 individuals and families who have made pledge commitments for 2019 totaling $872,294. In response to prayerful consideration of what God is calling them to do, many in our congregation have increased their pledges from last year. We are excited and encouraged […]

    Updates from the Stewardship Campaign

    by Martin vandenHerik

    We are Grateful for the Generosity of the Congregation Thank you to the 179 individuals and families who have made pledge commitments for 2019 totaling $794,786. In response to prayerful consideration of what God is calling them to do, many in our congregation have increased their pledges from last year. We are excited and encouraged […]

    Stewardship 2019 — We are Grateful for the Generosity of the Congregation

    by Gary Ingram

    Thank you to the 159 individuals and families who have made pledge commitments for 2019 totaling $657,826. In response to prayerful consideration of what God is calling them to do, many in our congregation have increased their pledges from last year. We are excited and encouraged by the 12 new pledges totaling $22,740 included in […]