Category Archives: History

Ancient Vase with Fox Bones

Director Dr. Belvin and the New Brunswick’s Free Public Library were so kind to host Dr. Ian C. Borrow on June 25 for a presentation on “The Archaeological Dig at the First Reformed Church of New Brunswick”. The event was well attended by the New Brunswick community. The presentation was framed with an introduction from Dr. Belvin and concluding remarks from Rev. Susan as the director of our Town Clock Community Development Corporation.
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Who’s in that Grave?

unday, June 28 gave us our second presentation on the First Reformed Cemetery that month. Genealogist Charlie Morgan had come from Florida after 16 months of hard work on the database of the cemetery. His main achievement was to list most of our graves on www.findagrave.com, supplying each with a description of the grave, its current condition, and a bio of the person buried. Continue reading

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Who’s In That Grave?

As you might imagine, with a historic cemetery like ours, the question is not always easy to answer! If you are interested in the current level of research as far as our cemetery is concerned, join us for worship and … 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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Rutgers Civic Engagement Fair

October 9 brought us an opportunity to participate in another one of Rutgers University’s Civic Engagement Fairs. Our church table was right next to the table of Pine Grove Nursery School. These fairs are important to us, because that’s where … 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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Working in Heaven

Some jobs lead you closer to heaven than others. The roofers from ALPER ENTERPRISES, Inc. know something about this. Due to the previous strong winter, they conducted our annual roof maintenance a bit earlier than in previous years. And there … Continue reading

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