BRPC News


  • 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 […]

    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 […]

    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 […]