Oak Leaves Blog


  • Ecuador Mission Trip

    by Gary Ingram

    Here are the volunteers who will travel to Ecuador on Sunday, July 7 for one week. Please pray for the following trip members as they go to spread God’s love to those greatly in need:

    Sunday School & Nursery Update for Summer

    by Susan Ward

    Please note that beginning today and for the duration of the summer, we will not have formal Sunday School classes. All children are welcome to stay in worship. Be sure to pick up an age-appropriate bulletin and activity sheet to make it easier for our youngest church family members to stay engaged. We realize that […]

    Our Beautiful Piano

    by Chris Fortin

    After serving many years as our rehearsal piano in the choir room, we’ve chosen to share our 1926 Steinway baby grand with you in the Sanctuary. Our hope is that this beautiful instrument will enhance our weekly worship together and create a richer music experience during our special events. It also gives our youth and […]

    An Update on the Sanctuary and Chapel Roofs

    by Gary Ingram

    Dear Friends, As mentioned in previous communication to the congregation, inspection of the Sanctuary and Chapel roofs last Fall confirmed that both roofs have reached the end of their lives and need to be replaced. Our Sanctuary roof dates back to1869! The original roof was torn off in a severe storm that some said was […]

    Fall Block Party Planning Team Being Formed

    by Gary Ingram

    Though the summer has not quite arrived we are already beginning plans for a fresh and festive kick off of the new school year next September. Do you have ideas or energy to help plan our Fall Block Party Celebration which will be happening on Sunday, September 16? We’d love to hear from you.  Contact Allison […]

    An Update from Bernie and Farsijana Adeney-Risakotta

    by Gary Ingram

    We help support Bernie and Farsijana, missionaries in Indonesia. You may recall them visiting here a couple of years ago. They recently sent us a newsletter highlighting some of their recent activities. Click to view the newsletter:

    A Note from the Pastor…

    by Rev. Dennis Jones

    Dear Friends, Some of you know that a little more than 2 weeks ago I experienced sudden and severe hearing loss. With the help of a great team of doctors I’m still in the diagnosis stage, and continuing treatments. Earlier this week I saw a specialist in New York who concurred with the treatment my […]

    Video from Homeless Solutions

    by Gary Ingram

    Homeless Solutions, one of our mission partners, shared their new video with us:  A Journey Home We are excited to share our latest Homeless Solutions video with you. Hear from Megan and Rebecca. Single mothers who share their difficult journey from being homeless to having a place to call home for their families. We […]

    Opportunities to Serve…

    by Gary Ingram

    God’s Co-op Pantry Do you live close to Bernardsville? Would you be willing to help out twice a month in picking up baked goods from a local store and repackaging them prior to the Sunday evening pantry hours? This would be a perfect family project! Please contact Maureen Paterson for more information. Homeless Solutions Dinner […]