Category Archives: Property Committee

Mother’s Day Brunch

As every year, our Property Committee is planning on a nice contribution to the fellowship of our church. Following worship on Mother’s Day, the Committee will be hosting a brunch in honor of the mothers of our congregation. Continue reading

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From Pastor’s Desk

Our lives as Christians materialize in large parts through service to others. If you follow the Apostle Paul, this is a principle deeply ingrained in every congregation. In I Corinthians 12, he lists several spiritual gifts among the faithful. Their … Continue reading

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Snow Storm Jonas

When considering church attendance in inclement weather conditions, please know that the safety of our congregation, guests and staff is our first concern. Since we come from a variety of communities and distances, please use your own judgment on whether it is safe to drive to church. This is important even if you have a leading role in church – whether it is in the choir, the bell choir, in Sunday School or during coffee hour afterwards. Please do not take unnecessary risks by driving in conditions that are not safe. Continue reading

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High Up!

Not too long ago, one such anonymous supporter observed our efforts at the outside of the upper level of the Sexton’s House. Quickly she came to the conclusion that the ladders we use were neither tall nor versatile enough. So she donated this most beautiful high-tech ladder you can see here in action. It shows Bob Broderick changing batteries of smoke detectors in my office. Our Property Committee could not be more grateful for the precious gift! Continue reading

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Students Replacing Greek Life with Church Life

Where would we be were it not for the large groups of Rutgers students that come regularly to volunteer at the church. On Saturday before Easter, the Student Volunteer Council sent us a large contingent to help us prepare for the High Holiday. For three hours, the students painted, cleaned, moved chairs, pianos and harpsichord, and even planted the containers by the glass door entrance. We want to thank especially Meghan Hsu, who coordinated the event. Gary, Bruce, Susan, Lily and I lend support from the side of the church. Together we were a fun team, and the generosity of the students was just incredible. Continue reading

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Designing New Worship Space

We are blessed to have the professional leadership of Architect Gary Wagner as we go about the creation of the new worship space in the church building. Gary has been a very sensitive moderator of our discussions, and he has come several times now to worship with us, so that he can know our ways.Gary’s discussion with the Liaison Committee and members of the Consistory on October 12 was very fruitful. Continue reading

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The Pews Are Gone but not the Church!

The pew removal was a sad task, and, understandably, many of us could not help to move the boards out of the sanctuary. But folks from the Suydam Street Reformed Church helped! This is what it’s all about when we … Continue reading

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