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    New Book by Rev. Bob Beringer!

    by Gary Ingram

    Rev. Robert Beringer has just published a new book entitled “Anchors for Life”, which is comprised of short messages that Bob wrote for inclusion in the weekly newsletter at Culver Lake where he served as the summer pastor for 21 years. If you would like to reserve a copy, please call the church office or […]

    Sunday School Begins Sept. 21 at it’s New Time!

    by Jacqueline Obregon

    Sunday School classes will begin on Sunday, September 21 at the NEW time of 10:15 a.m.   A special pre-school program titled Jesus and Me (JAM) for children ages 3-5 yrs. will also begin on September 21 and will be offered during the 9:00 a.m. hour. For more information, contact Jackie Obregon.

    Do You Like to Bake?

    by Gary Ingram

    Bakers Wanted!  The Fellowship Council is looking for individuals willing to provide some tasty baked products for Fall Kick-Off Sunday.  If you are willing to provide a special treat, please contact Connie Ledder either by phone (908)766-7112 or e-mail cledder@ridgeoak.org. Thank you!

    Looking for a Good Read?

    by Gary Ingram

    Dawn Domans volunteers as our church librarian, and she has been sorting & reorganizing our library to bring it up-to-date.  If you’re not familiar with it, you should stop by. It’s located right in the middle of the Church House, across the hall from Janet Bentley’s office. The library is self-serve, and books are available […]

    Spirit Program is Just Around the Corner—Sign Your Kids Up Now

    by Jacqueline Obregon

    September is around the corner and so is our Spirit Program.  Here is a description of the program and a link to the registration form. Enjoy the rest of your summer and we hope to see you soon! Blessings, Jackie Children’s Spirit Programs  What is Spirit? A time to sing, learn Bible stories through play, and share […]

    Blessings Abound: Church House Parlor Renovation Complete

    by Gary Ingram

    Made possible solely by dedicated gifts plus the generous donation of time, talent and resources by Jeffrey Haines our Church House parlor has undergone a stunning renovation. The parlor, used for funeral receptions, celebrations, luncheons, meetings, recitals and counseling sessions is a central part of our ministry. Following Shirley Kreitler’s funeral service and reception the family dedicated […]

    It’s Workcamp Season!

    by Gary Ingram

    The Senior High Workcamp will be from July 12–20 this year, and we’ll be hosted by The Carpenter’s Boat Shop in Pemaquid, Maine.  The Carpenter’s Boat Shop has hosted our workcamp for over twenty years, and we are hugely grateful for their hospitality to us. This year we anticipate taking about 38 high school students, and […]

    BRPC Awarded over $23,000.00 in Educational Scholarships in 2014

    by Gary Ingram

    Did you know that BRPC awards up to nine educational scholarships each year?  This year’s awards are: There are a number of scholarships administrated under the session’s Youth and Young Adult Committee.  These scholarships are awarded to college juniors or above, generally majoring in a “helping profession.” Several are reserved for theology, music, or education students. Additionally, the Mission Council administrates the […]

    Rev. Jones’s Sabbatical Starts June 3rd

    by Gary Ingram

    (Scroll down to see the answers to some common questions after Dennis’s letter…) Summer of 2014 Pastoral Sabbatical for Reverend Dennis W. Jones — Questions and Answers 1. What is a sabbatical? The word sabbatical has its roots in the biblical concept of Sabbath (“to rest” or “to cease”). Sabbath keeping is setting aside time that God […]