Category Archives: Music

Lunchtime Recitals as Ministry

We just completed another highly successful season of our well-tried Lunchtime Recital Series. The pictures show Janet Waanders, the main organizer of the series, and Maureen Hurd Hause, the clarinet player of the concert on May 4. Why is this … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday Services

Please don’t forget this year’s Ash Wednesday service on February 10 at 7:30PM in the Highland Park Reformed Church (19-21 S. 2nd Ave). This is a collegiate service with the Reformed Churches of New Brunswick and Highland Park.  Continue reading

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Love is Sweet

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Joint Activities with Triumphed Covenant House of Prayer

During this past year, we enjoyed two joint worship services with Sister Terry Tinley and the Triumphed Covenant House of Prayer. During the city’s tree lighting ceremony, choristers from both congregations formed a joint choir and brought much joy to … Continue reading

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Music Notes

The FRC Choir is going to travel on Saturday, December 12 to the houses of three elderly members of our church to bring Christmas Carols and Eucharist to them. Everyone is welcome to join us, even if you would normally … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar for First Reformed Church

November 29 10:30AM Worship service Advent I December 4 5:00PM City of New Brunswick Tree Lighting (With combined choirs from FRC and Triumphed Covenant House of Prayer) December 5 5:00PM Concert at FRC with Scarlet Knights Jazz Trombones (Hosted by … Continue reading

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John Burkhalter and His Recorders

It was an unusual recital when John Burkhalter literally covered the Holy Table with his astonishing collection of recorders. We also honored Janet Waanders on this last recital of the year. Janet spends endless hours in developing the program, contacting and engaging the musicians, and writing the grant for it. And then comes the reporting end of it! We are blessed by Janet’s enthusiasm and diligence. Continue reading

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