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    Lenten Offering will support the “Sound Minds” program of Interfaith Hospitality Network

    by Gary Ingram

    This year’s Lenten Offering will support the “Sound Minds” program of Interfaith Hospitality Network. This is a mental health initiative that provides support to client families through a mental health counselor. This includes 24/7 mental health crisis intervention, weekly counseling, referrals and advocacy. Each family in the emergency shelter program is supported by this service […]

    Lent & Holy Week Opportunities

    by Gary Ingram

    Lent is the 40-day season of the Christian year where Christians focus on simple living, prayer, and fasting, in order to grow closer to God. It is a season of taking stock of one’s life in general and one’s spiritual life in particular, and to seek repentance, renewal, and rebirth. In some traditions it is […]

    CALL FOR ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CONGREGATION

    by Gary Ingram

    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, February 23, 2020, immediately following the 10:00 a.m. service, for the purpose of receiving the Statistical and Financial reports for 2019; for consideration of the Local and […]

    Janet Bentley to Retire

    by Gary Ingram

    With mixed emotions we want to share that our beloved Church Administrator and Treasurer Janet Bentley will be retiring in May. We give thanks to God for her 24 years of profoundly faithful ministry here at BRPC. Stay tuned for details related to how we as a congregation will celebrate and express our gratitude to […]

    From the Finance Office

    by Gary Ingram

    Members and friends of the church make their offerings in many ways. Some place an offering in the plate each and every week, some give monthly, quarterly, or even once a year. Some direct their bank to send us a check each month, some pay via their credit card, and others transfer appreciated stock. Whichever […]

    Handcrafted Tables from Old Oak Tree Wood at Ridge Oak

    by Gary Ingram

    Stop by the Felmeth Hall lobby in Ridge Oak and look at the beautiful handcrafted side tables that were made by Ridge Oak Board member Vincent Baker.  They have been beautifully crafted to highlight limb rings from the Oak Tree that stood in the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church graveyard for over 600 years.  Vince counted […]

    Sermon Series — “The Jesus Story”

    by Gary Ingram

    Beginning in January our sermons will focus on the life and ministry of Jesus. Together we’ll do a deep dive into the Gospel of Mark, and hear with fresh ears stories that may be familiar, as well as stories you may have never heard before. Our focus will be this: What is the story of […]

    Stewardship 2020 Report—Thank You!

    by Gary Ingram

    We are Grateful for the Generosity of the Congregation! Thank you to the 193 individuals and families who have made pledge commitments for 2020 totaling $851,904. We are excited and encouraged by the 14 new pledges totaling $19,820 included in this total. Those of you still in thought and prayer about your commitment to the […]