Category Archives: History

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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Visit with David Shipman – History about the Church

It is always special when David Shipman visits our church. Innumerous, over the years, are the contributions he and his extended family have made to this church. A generation ago, his family filled several of our pews. And David knows … Continue reading

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First Reformed in History

Our Adult Education Class “First Wednesdays” is always good for a surprise. During the June session, we looked through ten books that either are devoted entirely to our church’s history or mention aspects of it in a chapter or paragraph. … Continue reading

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Church Move, Second Part

Our efforts of emptying the church building off its furniture are progressing steadily…these moving Saturdays turned out to provide great moments of fellowship Continue reading

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