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    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 […]

    Giving Tree—Thank You!

    by Gary Ingram

    Mission Council is once again overwhelmed by the generosity of the congregation in response to our Giving Tree requests and Alternative Gift Giving donations. We collected $25 gift cards for every client of God’s Co-op Food Pantry; slippers, robes, sweatpants and gift cards for Homeless Solutions; diapers, wipes, pajamas and bath products for Interfaith Hospitality […]

    News and Thanksgiving from God’s Co-op Pantry

    by Janet Bentley

    God’s Co-op Pantry is blessed all year round by the time and hands-on work our wonderful volunteers provide. Volunteers help run the client pick-up sessions and handle all the behind the scenes tasks, including food ordering and pick-up, filling of bags, and recordkeeping. Donations of food items and financial support from the congregation and Pantry […]

    2020 Stewardship Campaign

    by Chuck Miller

    Why We Need Your Financial Support in 2020 The 2020 campaign is in full swing!  We are so grateful to all who have submitted their 2020 pledge. Thank you, thank you!  For those of us who have yet to do so, please prayerfully consider your own financial requirements for the upcoming year and the realities […]

    Thanks to Leisure Learning Program for Donating New Chairs

    by Gary Ingram

    You might have noticed that the chairs in Westminster Hall and new and much more comfy than before. Thanks to the Leisure Learning program of the Bernards Township Library for donating new folding chairs for Westminster Hall this summer. The chairs cost over $5000. (Leisure Learning holds their programs in Westminster Hall.) The Trustees recently […]

    Collection of Women’s Clothing – Gently-Used and New

    by Gary Ingram

    We have an opportunity help women transitioning from prison to the community at the Bo Robinson Transitional Center in Trenton. Some women do not have family support and need clothing to begin their new life. The women need fall and winter gently-used or new clothing of all sizes—especially jeans, slacks, tops, sweaters, coats and sweat […]

    New Stephen Ministry Training Program Begins in 2020

    by Gary Ingram

    Do you have gifts for caring, encouragement, and listening? If so, please prayerfully consider becoming a Stephen Minister. We will be training another class of Stephen Ministers early in 2020. Training will take place each Wednesday evening from 7:00-9:00 p.m. from January to May. Stephen Ministers provide emotional and spiritual support and care to people […]