Category Archives: Worship

Sunday of Blessings

Dear Members of First Reformed Church: I just want to remind everyone of the changed worship time. From this Sunday on, September 11th, we will return to the regular time of 10:30 AM. This Sunday will be special, because we … Continue reading

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Re-dedicating Our New, Old Sanctuary

After years of planning and construction, our new, old sanctuary radiates with new splendor. When built in 1812 it was the fourth in a sequence of outgrown sanctuaries that had previously housed our congregation. The building offered space to 1,100 worshippers and was the largest building in the state. Our new sanctuary offers space for almost 200, and it has come out very nice!
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Summer Worship Time

Dear Members of First Reformed Church: Please be aware that our worship time will change to 9:30AM for the summer. We start this coming Sunday, June 12.  Our last Sunday on summer time will be on September 4. There are … Continue reading

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Interfaith Work as Important as Ever!

II put once again his remarkable skills to work to bring us all together. He also changed the theme of the day to give the event more relevance in our community: Instead of “Wake up, America” our theme was “A Servant’s Heart”. If these world religions worked together in the rest of the world as they did that afternoon in New Brunswick, this planet would be a lot more at peace! Continue reading

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Reminders from the Sanctuary Re-Dedication Committee  

Chocolate Tasting Party – May 7, 2016 at 5PM in Fellowship Hall.  If you are interested and can’t come out to join the fun, shop at home.  Visit the website www.mydcdsite.com/karenazzarello and enter “Lauren Bernhofer” on checkout.  Every order helps … Continue reading

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New Brunswick’s National Day of Prayer

For a second year in a row, there is an initiative from City Hall to observe the National Day of Prayer as an interfaith event. The national theme is “Wake up America” and focuses on the need to return to God. Since signed into law by President Truman in 1952, the National Day of Prayer has invited people of all faith. It is observed annually on the first Thursday in May. The National Task Force is predominantly Judeo-Christian. This year’s date is May 5, and the Scripture is Isaiah 58:1 “Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet.” 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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