Category Archives: Building Vision

Town Clock CDC and Liaison Committee – Working Together!

The Liaison Committee has been meeting with Architect Gary Wagner, who has advised us about how to make the worship space bigger. As I write this article, the new floor to the worship space is being laid between the wings of the balconies. Soon we will be able to see our new location and imagine how worship will be! Gary Wagner also produced a 3-D drawing for us, which helped us to plan the changes. Continue reading

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Town Clock CDC – Groundbreaking Joy!

By Susan Kramer-Mills, Executive Director The first week of September was an amazing and historic week for all of us! On Wednesday, September 3rd, First Reformed Church (indirectly the Town Clock CDC) received the prestigious Esther Award from the New … Continue reading

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New Brunswick Theological Seminary – Building A New Future

New Brunswick Theological Seminary’s President and Board of Trustees announce the largest fundraising campaign in the history of the Seminary. The Building a New Future Comprehensive Campaign has a goal of $8 million with just over $4 million already raised in gifts and pledges. Continue reading

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Church Move Complete

this is part of our congregation’s preparation for the pending construction of ten apartments for victims of domestic violence. In the end, we will have provided space for this disenfranchised group in society – even though this is heartily little, as statistics tell us. In recent years, an average of 240 women found refuge in the shelters of Women Aware in Middlesex County. Continue reading

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Strategic Direction in a Time of Transition

Something is happening in our church. We have a steadily growing group of new members representing the age of young families. In addition, our worship-bulletins show in the back that weekly giving is meeting Consistory’s budget projections for this year.
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Keeping the Lights On

We are blessed in New Brunswick that we have a non-profit organization like City Market. Its mission is the development of downtown New Brunswick, its business district, but also its historic parts. For further information see the website www.NewBrunswick.com. Without … Continue reading

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Letter to Congregation from the Vice-President of Consistory, Norma Vande Bunte

When Rev. Dr. Gregg Mast led our worship service on September 16th, he ended his sermon by recounting the Genesis story of God’s promise to aged Abraham and Sarah to bless them with a son, Isaac. Rev. Mast encouraged us … Continue reading

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