Category Archives: History

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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Footstools with Meaning

They may not have received much attention on normal days. But Saturday, May 21 was certainly not a normal day in the lives of the footstools of First Reformed Church. At the East Jersey Olde Towne Village in Piscataway, Middlesex … 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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Chancel Furniture Back in the Church!

On Saturday, April 23 Lolly, Margaret, Susan and I hosted a group of 20 students from Rutgers University for the sake of moving the chancel furniture back into the church. So many helping hands! We moved the furniture first out … Continue reading

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From Pastor’s Desk

What we have to offer in terms of congregational life, heritage, and our understanding of the love of God is too precious to be withheld from the communities in which we live. Building our invitation on this reality may appeal to those who seek us. And it is theologically responsible at the same time. Continue reading

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