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    Sr. High Workcamp Returns to Carpenter’s Boat Shop July 9–17

    by Gary Ingram

    We are overjoyed to announce that the BRPC high school youth group will be returning to the Carpenter’s Boat Shop in Pemaquid, Maine, for Workcamp this July 9 to 17. For nearly 40 years, Workcamp has provided our high school students with a truly transformative experience. With the guidance of a skilled team of adult […]

    Scholarships Available

    by Charlotte McGuire

    The Basking Ridge Presbyterian church is offering scholarships for college juniors, seniors or graduate students. The scholarships are granted to aid education at an accredited college, university or seminary for individuals dedicated to working in “helping professions”, such as the pastorate, psychology, psychiatry, medicine, nursing, law and social work. Church members and Somerset Hills residents […]

    Mission Council Establishes a COVID-19 Relief Fund

    by Gary Ingram

    The Mission Council is grateful for the ways we have been able to respond to the needs of many of our local partners during this crisis. We have been able to utilise our Mission Reserve Funds to offer $6,000 to organizations who are helping feed and house some of our most vulnerable neighbors during this […]

    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 […]

    God’s Co-Op Pantry – News and Opportunities

    by Janet Bentley

    In 2011 with the blessing of our Mission Council God’s Co-Op Pantry was established to respond to our neighbor’s basic need to adequately feed themselves and their families. We provided approximately 1,200 bags that year; by 2019 that number has grown to 3,972! Our clients represent three primary demographics, residents of Ridge Oak, veterans living […]

    New Tuesday Evening Book Study Topic

    by Ellen Greenhorn

    You are warmly invited to be part of a small group meeting on Tuesday evenings in the church house parlor. We will be exploring Life Together, a book by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. This book focuses our the Christian life in community, and is a classic on this topic by a respected minister, professor, and author. We […]

    Help Lead BRPC’s Future! Nominations Needed!

    by Don Grossmann

    The Nominating Committee needs your help to identify the best candidates for important leadership positions at BRPC. A sense of God’s call to serve, coupled with a willingness to serve, is much more important than any particular set of skills or talents. Please prayerfully consider those who play significant roles in the life and ministries […]

    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 […]