Tag Archives: Worship

Taizé Worship Service

Once again the sanctuary was hung with the saffron hangings as one would find in the French community of Taizé, forming a tent-like construct in the middle of our large space. The hangings make a structure within a structure, bracketing … Continue reading

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A Taizé-Filled Pentecost

Pentecost is one of the high church holidays we cherish especially well at First Reformed Church. Why is that? It is, because we have declared it a bracket in time and space, where we can do things that we would … Continue reading

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Open Air Worship Service

The third Sunday in June usually marks the end of our regular worship time when we go to Rutgers Gardens and hold worship there. This year will be different since we decided to hold worship out on the slated front … Continue reading

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Walter Boyles Confirmation

The day has finally arrived: you are cordially invited to the Confirmation of Walter Joseph Boyles III, on Sunday, May 18th. Also, Sandy is taking donations of food for a special coffee hour. We are so pleased and excited about … Continue reading

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Taize Worship Service on Mother’s Day

Don’t forget to wear red or orange or wings of the Spirit!! Yes, our annual Taize and celebration of Pentecost falls right on Mother’s Day, May 11th. So, as in the past, the sanctuary will be decorated with saffron hangings … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Worship

Submitted by Lily Kramer-Mills The Mar 20th Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Worship this year was quite different because “instead of the usual classical music” my two friends, Bryan Harring on the saxophone, and Enrico Cabriero on piano, played jazz music. Bryan … Continue reading

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A Manna Dinner for Maundy Thursday followed by Tenebrae Worhip

Maundy Thursday, the evening before Good Friday, will be on March 20th this year; and, as is our custom, we will hold a worship service (and communion) in remembrance of Jesus’ sacrifice for us. It will begin at 7:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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