Category Archives: Items of Interest

Orlando Prayer Vigil

It is important to take note of some of the public witness of the houses of worship to which First Reformed Church belongs. On June 22, we followed a call from City Hall to join in a prayer vigil for the victims of the horrible massacre in Orlando. It was a wonderful event because it proved that terror will not have the last word. We sang and mourned and meditated, but we also expressed our resolve to disarm hate.
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A Program for Church Growth

Our Classis recently established a program on church growth. It is particularly interesting for congregations that are too small to create their own Church Growth Committee. If they have a pastor and two volunteers, they can receive from Classis a … Continue reading

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From Pastor’s Desk

Our church is fortunate to have received several special donations that will cover much of the cost. But the rest is simply miraculous! While we continue with an almost 6-digit negative budget, we will have a fully renovated, air-conditioned and ADA-compliant sanctuary. Continue reading

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Program Directory – June 11, 2016

Community Fesitival 3:00 – 5:00 PM: LOCATION: Education Building, Fellowship Hall Walking the Labyrinth Rutgers Protestant Campus Ministry, Rev. Jeanie Collins LOCATION: Breezeway History of First Reformed Church First Reformed Church, Pastor Hartmut Kramer-Mills Ancient Foot Stool History Middlesex County … Continue reading

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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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Summer Worship Time

Dear Members of First Reformed Church: Please be aware that our worship time will change to 9:30AM for the summer. We start this coming Sunday, June 12.  Our last Sunday on summer time will be on September 4. There are … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Retirement Party

We have many reasons here at First Reformed to be grateful to John and his wife Margaret. Both have been deeply involved in the life of the church. Margaret made the
Consistory the focal point of her attention. She has also served on several committees, most recently the Worship & Music Committee. Continue reading

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