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    Hurricane Relief

    by Gary Ingram

    In response to the devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian, the Mission Council will be sending $3,000 for Hurricane Relief through the Presbyterian Disaster Agency. If you would like to make a financial contribution to this effort, please click here to donate online or mark “hurricane relief” in the memo section of your check and place […]

    Church Staff Anniversary – Cara Burchett

    by Gary Ingram

    Cara Burchett celebrated her 10 year Anniversary as Pastoral Administrative Assistant at BRPC on August 13, 2019. As the personal assistant to the pastors, Cara is the first voice one hears when contacting our clergy! Her other responsibilities include preparing the weekly bulletin, email blast and prayer list. Cara coordinates and prepares the documentation for […]

    Congrats & Thank You to Dick Bedner!

    by Gary Ingram

    Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity will honor our own Dick Bedner at their Dream Builders’ Gala on Thursday, September 26th. Dick has volunteered for over 14 years to help build affordable homes in our local area. For more information go to www.rvhabitat.org/gala . Congratulations Dick and thank you for your continued commitment to help those […]

    Tom Kort to Guest Preach Weekend of Aug 10–11

    by Gary Ingram

    This weekend and on August 24-25, we warmly welcome the Rev. Dr. J. Thomas Kort as our guest preacher at both of our worship services. Tom serves as the Vice President for Advancement at Princeton Theological Seminary — a position once held by BRPC’s 15th pastor, Dr. William Felmeth. Previously Tom  served in the parish […]

    Homeless Solutions — WE NEED NEW VOLUNTEERS!!

    by Gary Ingram

    Please consider joining many of our faithful members who have volunteered their time to shop and cook dinner for the Homeless Solutions Shelter in Morris Plains. There are two more 2019 opportunities to help serve our local friends in need. This is a great opportunity to get your family and young children involved in caring […]

    Traveling Library – New Resources for Children & Familes

    by Gary Ingram

    Check out our Traveling Library, bundled collections of child-appropriate books on special themes like loss, divorce or bullying (to name a few). This is a great resource to help families deal with all of life’s situations: happy, sad, or challenging. If you have any questions, please contact Stacy Currie. We now have 13 themes in the […]

    Youth Music Opportunities Fall 2019

    by Gary Ingram

    Hi, everyone! Chris Fortin here. Hope you’re all enjoying the summer. I’m writing to make you aware of music opportunities at BRPC for youth in grades 6 – 12 starting this fall. Here’s a quick look: YOUTH BELL CHOIR Students have rung handbells in various ensembles over the years, but this fall our Youth Bell […]

    Did you know? Congregational Care Fund

    by Gary Ingram

    This fund exists to assist church members and community members with their everyday needs. In recent months we have given rental assistance; paid medical premiums and bills; helped with utility bills or household repair projects. This fund is supported completely through donations outside of our normal budget. Please consider making a donation to this fund […]

    Thanks for the Beautiful Paintings!

    by Gary Ingram

    A HUGE “THANK YOU” TO DANIELLE LANGE, gifted artist and daughter of David and Joan Lange, for painting the beautiful artwork that has graced the sanctuary and chapel since Easter morning. The four paintings are entitled Spring, Summer, Divinity, and Mossy Cove. Thanks as well to Dr. J. Leone, owner of the paintings in the […]

    Knobloch Scholarship Recepients 🎶

    by Gary Ingram

    The Worship and Music Council is pleased to award the Nancy Childs Knobloch Music Scholarship to three very gifted students from BRPC: Hanna Celentano, a sophomore at Bernards High School; Sarah Celentano, a junior at Bernards High School; and Gregor Rankine, a sophomore at New Providence High School. Having already built up an impressive musical […]