Birthdays and Anniversaries
Click on our birthday cake to see the list of who is celebrating this month.
It is with very sad and heavy hearts that we mourn the loss of our very dear friend and an invaluable member of this church, Ellen Hori. As we all knew, Ellen was a deeply spiritual woman of great faith and we know that the love she showed in this world to others will come to her infinitely in heaven with the Lord. We must find comfort that she was cared for by her loving children in her time of suffering and that she went peacefully to live in eternity in God’s loving arms. We will continue to pray for our beloved friend Ellen and call to mind all that she has meant to us as a church family and to each and every one of us a personal friend.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 9th at 4 pm at the Reformed Church of Highland Park.
Please continue to keep the Hori family in your prayers as they struggle with the loss of their loving mother.
Summer worship services will be held at 9:30 am from July 3rd through September 4th. Services will return to 10 am on Sunday, September 11th.
Summer Communion will be celebrated on Sunday, July 31st. Following the service we will join together for breakfast in the fellowship hall.
Guest Preachers are scheduled for the following dates:
July 3rd: Liz Estes
July 24th: David Moore
August 7th: Liz Estes
Pastor Codie will be preaching all remaining dates through August 28th. Pulpit supply for September 4th will be determined at a later date.
Congratulations to our Recent College Graduates....
Susan Lukacs graduated from Smith College on May 15th with an A.B. in Mathematics and Russian, East European, Eurasian Studies.
Kevin Muraszko graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology on May 25th with a B.S. from the School of Engineering and Science.
Blaine Hanniff graduated from Kean University on May 19th with a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Garage Sale - July 9th, 9 am - noon....
We are actively seeking donations of items to be sold at our July 9th garage sale. Please contact Darlene (908-812-3784) if you have items to donate or are able to assist. All proceeds will be used for the church operating budget.
A second garage sale will be scheduled for some time in September so donations will continue to be accepted throughout the summer.
Blue Jean Sunday....
With the summer heat upon us, our Blue Jean Sundays will be temporarily discontinued in favor of more informal work days. If the weather turns cool and you have some extra time on your hands, call one of the Consistory members and arrange to help prepare for our garage sale, pull some weeds, or clean out a cabinet at the church. Your help will be greatly appreciated.
'Blue Jean Sunday" will return in the fall on Sunday, September 25th.
Worship music is like a prayer that can be spoken in many different languages together by many different people. The more kinds..... the more beautiful it becomes. We are looking to expand the way we do music so that more and more people can pray and rejoice along with us. Please speak to Parish Musician Michelle, if you have a musical talent and would be willing to help us expand our Sunday worship experience.
Worship Cancellation Plan...
In the event of a major snowstorm or other emergencies, it is possible that in the best interest of the safety and well being of our worshippers, we may cancel our Sunday morning worship services. Any cancellation decisions will be made by 8 am on Sunday morning. While this should be a rare situation, we want to make sure that our members are informed about any cancellations. Click HERE for our complete policy outlining how you can be informed.