Join us as we grow in fellowship and continue our lifelong journey of learning.  Small groups are available on a variety of topics and at several meeting times.

Young Adult* Fellowship

(*No hard rules, but generally: Post-college, pre-kids.)

The next Young Adult Group meeting is this Friday at The First Presbyterian Church in Bernardsville (321 Mine Brook, Rt 202 in Bernardsville) from 7-9pm.  This will be a cool opportunity to connect with our peers in Bernardsville! The first hour is a time for people to arrive and enjoy a casual dinner, while the second hour will be a introduction to each other and a opportunity to share our faith journeys. Please contact Jenna ( for more information or to RSVP!

Lenten Small Groups

Beginning Sunday, March 9


Join a small group for a 5-week Lenten Study! Our study book for the Lenten season is Change the World by Mike Slaughter.  Thse mission-focused, small-group sessions will help us to think more deeply about following Christ and serving others.  Pick a small group that works with your schedule and prepare your heart and mind for the Lenten season!  Look for the sign-up table in Westminster Hall today and next Sunday between services or call the church office.

Sunday Mornings

7:45 a.m. in the Church House Library—Led by Mike Rountree and Chris Whitlock 

9:00 a.m. in the Church House Parlor —Led by Charles King and Ellen Greenhorn

Monday Mornings

9:30 a.m. in the Youth Center (lower level of Church House)—Led by Jacqueline Obregon. (Childcare is available – please call to register.)

Tuesday Evenings

7:30 p.m. in the Church House Parlor—Led by Karen Johnson and Margaret Klippel.


9:30 a.m. in the Church House Parlor—Women’s Bible Study—Led by Dr. Maureen Paterson

7:30 p.m. in the home of Dennis Jones (19 Coppergate Dr., Basking Ridge)—Led by Rev. Dennis Jones


7:30 a.m. in the Church House Library—Men’s Bible Study—Led by Jim Felter

Other Groups

Book Groups
Sundays, 6:30pm in the Church House Library
Discussion and study of the book Meeting Jesus for the First Time by Marcus Borg.

Tuesday Evenings, 7:30 p.m. in the home of Bob and Eleanor Taylor
The Tuesday Evening Small Group is studying the book “The Way: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus” by Adam Hamilton. The book also has six short companion DVD lesson videos to enhance and further develop discussion.

Compassionate Communication Practice Group
Tuesdays, 7:00pm in the Church House Library (starting April 29 for 4 weeks)

Do you find yourself in situations of conflict, opposing viewpoints, and issues around respect and consideration? If so, join us for a 4-week program on Compassionate Communication. We will explore: How to Communicate with “Difficult” People, How to Handle Conflict & Anger, How to Speak Your Truth While Respecting Others, and other common challenges. Linda Mills, a member of BRPC, has had extensive training in Compassionate Communication and will be facilitating the program.

Women’s Bible Study: Joy-filled Living in Everyday Times.
Wednesdays, 9:30am, Church House Parlor
Join this group as they talk about how to focus on God in the normal and routine moments of our lives. New members are always welcome.  Even if you cannot commit to attending every week, we love having people when schedules allow. Contact Maureen Paterson for more information.

Mary Circle Women’s Group
12:30pm (2nd Thursdays) in the Church House Parlor
Book group reading and discussing To Heaven and Back by Mary Neal. Contact Patti Williams for more information.

Men’s Lunch
12:00pm (3rd Thursdays) in the Church House Parlor
Different speakers & topics are offered each month along with a meal. Contact Koert VanderVoort, Rudy Hyzer, or Dick Bedner for more information.

Friday Evening Book Group
7:30-9:30pm (4th Fridays) in the Church House Library
The Friday Evening Book Group meets the 2nd and 4th Friday evenings in the Church House Library.  Current book: Paul and Jesus by James Tabor. Leadership is shared among the participants.  For more information, contact Evelyn Drake, 908-766-9282.  We are especially interested in attracting new members.  All are welcome.

Are you interested in joining or helping to lead a small group? Contact Dr. Maureen Paterson for more information or latest schedule.