Category Archives: Christian Education

Sunday of Blessings

Dear Members of First Reformed Church: I just want to remind everyone of the changed worship time. From this Sunday on, September 11th, we will return to the regular time of 10:30 AM. This Sunday will be special, because we … Continue reading

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Sunday School Finale

There are many advantages to a child’s upbringing in a small church. Here, the child will be exposed to many generations and not be confined more or less to his or her own age group. In fact, in a small church, everything is more accessible than in a larger one. It’s very family-like when young parents come to worship knowing that everyone surrounding them will know their children’s names. If you ever found truth in the saying that it takes a village to raise a child, then the small church is the answer. Continue reading

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A Very Special Sunday School

Our Sunday School is very special, because it has six children and four super-dedicated teachers. And there are more advantages: The small size of our congregation, its inter-generational character, and the fact that most of us are always approachable to … Continue reading

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An Evening of Honor

The Lay Recognition Dinner that our Regional Synod organizes every other year is about the best piece of Synod work we can experience as individual church members. The Synod does other great things. It manages the Reformed Church Home and the Warwick Conference Center, for example. But nowhere is the Synod as close as during the night of the Lay Recognition Dinner. Continue reading

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Schedule of First Wednesday Classes

Dear Members of First Reformed Church: As we all are trying to live consciously as Christians in this world, you might find the following sessions of our First Wednesdays Class helpful: March 2: Intro to David Ramsey’s approach to debt … Continue reading

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Sunday School in a Small Church

It is only understandable when parents express to me their desire for a larger Sunday School. They seek peers for their children and peers for themselves, and they think that quality increases with the size of the Sunday School. So … Continue reading

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Save the Date

SAVE THE DATE FLYER for CROSSROADS 2016 3rd Annual Crossroads Conference for Women: April 15-16 SAVE THE DATE: APRIL 15-16, 2016 32nd Annual Crossroads Conference for Women Harvey Cedars Bible Conference Center, Long Beach Island, NJ. Theme: SISTER/BROTHER: AM I … Continue reading

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