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    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 […]

    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 […]

    Per Capita Apportionment Request

    by Tina Bramel

    Dear Friends, Each year there is a “Per Capita” Apportionment to all Presbyterian Churches to support the administrative work of the Presbytery, Synod and General Assembly. The Book of Order requires each Presbyterian Church to make this payment for each and every member on its Church Roll.We believe, and take seriously, that it is our […]

    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 […]

    Session Highlights—April/May, 2019

    by Gary Ingram

    Session approved two motions from the Worship & Music Council regarding Worship schedule changes: The Summer Schedule to begin on the weekend of June 15 and 16, 2019. There will be a Saturday evening service in Westminster Hall at 5:00 p.m. The Sunday service will be held in the Sanctuary at 9:30 a.m. The will […]

    Smile, if you Like Free Money!

    by Gary Ingram

    Do you like to shop on Amazon? Here is a unique way to have your regular purchases help your church! To place an order with Amazon, go to smile.amazon.com and log in with your normal Amazon account. Choose “The Presbyterian Church Basking Ridge” as your charity to support, and 0.5% of your eligible purchases will […]

    Weekly Worship Service in the Chapel Concludes June 9

    by Rudy Hyzer

    The mystery writer Agatha Christie recognized the need to develop an end to her most famous detective, Hercule Poirot, after publishing over 40 books and stories with this fictional character. Christie felt an obligation to readers to conclude the fictional life of Poirot in a meaningful way for them and perhaps for her as well. […]