Author Archives: Lauren Bernhofer

Sanctuary Re-Dedication Festival

The Chocolate Tasting Party held on May 7, was a tasty success for those who came out. We played games, sampled chocolate inspired drinks, sauces desserts and more.  The committee is very grateful to those members of the congregation who … Continue reading

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Antiques Afternoon — January 7

January 7, 2012 is coming quickly, and so is the Antiques Afternoon event. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to find out if your “stuff” is trash or treasure! Haven’t you always wanted to know???

On January 7, from 1-4PM, Joe Bodnar (Bodnar’s Auction) will be speaking about antiques and appraising anything and everything that comes through our doors. The Historic Preservation Fundraising Team is sponsoring this event to raise funds towards our matching grant. There will be refreshments, contests to test your antiques knowledge, and plenty of opportunity to share the stories behind the stuff! Continue reading

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Antiques Afternoon – January 7th, 2012

Who might this event appeal to, you ask? Anyone who is a fan of American Pickers, Antiques Roadshow, Storage Wars, Auction Kings, Cash & Cari, or Picker Sisters. And, anyone who believes it is possible to buy a $5 painting at a garage sale only to find an original Picasso beneath the grime!
On January 7, 2012, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.,, Joe Bodnar (Bodnar’s Auction) will be speaking about antiques and appraising anything and everything that comes through our doors. The Historic Preservation Fund-raising Team is sponsoring this event to raise funds towards our matching grant. There will be refreshments, contests to test your antiques knowledge, and plenty of opportunity to either share the story of your item or hear the story behind another’s treasure! Continue reading

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Congregational Budget Meeting

On Dec 12th, the Consistory presented the annual budget for 2011, as adopted by the Consistory on Nov 16th. There was a lively discussion surrounding the actual budget deficit for 2010 and the predicted budget deficit for 2011. Continue reading

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Update from the Classrooms

Another school year is drawing to a close, but not without some celebration. Our last day of class will be on Jun 20th. On Jun 27th, we will
officially mark the close of the school year with an Open Air service on the steps of our sanctuary (weather permitting, of course!) and a picnic. In the meantime, the children will be once again working with Ben to prepare wonderful music for the open air service. Our Little Lambs will end the
year studying the acts of the apostles after receiving the gift of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost. The Big Lambs have a variety of interesting topics in store Continue reading

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From the Classrooms

The children had a very Valentine month in February. We explored why God’s Love for us is special and
what it means to Love one another. With this theme, we did a wonderful craft which built our spirit of Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Breakfast

Mother’s Day was a busy morning at FRC, with everyone scurrying about.  The Christian Education Mother’s Day Breakfast was an opportunity to sit for a few minutes and enjoy a warm start to the day.  The menu included a delicious … Continue reading

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