Ministry & Mission Call to Action

We are doing great things in our Mission and Ministry for 2020! Donations are accepted at any time, and you can always email your confidential commitment to Luanne at luannerothrock@optonline.net. Commitment cards are also available in the pews. Your contributions will help us change lives!

Online Giving

Join Us on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and then stay after the service for fellowship in the Library. 

Sunday School is open to all ages, during the school year. Kids start in the sanctuary and go to classes after the Children’s message. Nursery care is available throughout the year.

SUNDAY SCHOOL NEWS:  (Now Called Faith Formation)

All Youth and Children go to class after the “Time for Youth and Children”. Class ends @ 11:15 a.m. every week.  

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Apply for A College Scholorship Today (Members Only)!

The First Presbyterian Church of Boonton “FPC” is offering scholarships to
students attending an accredited college or professional school in pursuit of a
professional certificate, undergraduate education, or a graduate degree.

The criteria for the scholarship are Membership in FPC and demonstrated
service to both FPC and the community. The award for the year 2020 is

Lowther Scholorship Letter of Instruction

Are you starting college in the fall?  Please fill out this application for a scholorship.  Forms are due by March 1:

Lowther Application approved 2020 Form A 

For those who are still in college (but not first year) and want to apply for a scholorship, please use this form.  Forms are due by March 1.

Lowther Scholarship approved Re-application 2020


SECOND SUNDAY, February 9 @ 4-6 pm in the Church Library

Adult group meets every 2nd Sunday.  In February we will be discussing “Balance in Public Discourse”.  Please bring a snack and/or drink to share!

Tuesday, February 11th – Priming The Pump at Sharky’s at 7:30  

Priming the Pump is designed for people who want to explore their faith while in a social and supportive environment. Each month tackles a different topic, led by one or two lay and/or clergy leaders. This month’s topic is: “Loving Through Deeper Listening”.

Lent Events:

February 26:  Ash Wednesday.  Service at 7:30 pm in the Sanctuary

Hope and the Breaking of the Bread Bible Study and Soup Series.  All evenings start at 6:30 and end at 8:30.  Soup, Salad and Bread will be served, as will communion.  Events are held in the Library.

Wednesday, March 4:  Jeremiah 29:11-13
Wednesday, March  11:  Genesis 9:15-16
Wednesday, March 18:  Romans 5:3-5
Wednesday, March 25:  Mathew 25:37-40

Family Night!  Wednesday, April 1.  Make your own pizza, then a scavenger hunt, finishing off with communion.

Palm Sunday @ 10:00 am in Sanctuary.  Tapestry of the Church following in Reighart Hall.  Everybody is asked to bring a covered dish representing your heritage to share.  Please let us know if you’ll be bringing an appetizer, main dish or dessert, so we’re sure we have enough variety!

Maundy Thursday Service, April 9 @ 7:30 pm in Sanctuary
Good Friday Service, April 10 @ 7:30 pm in Sanctuary
Easter Sunday, April 12 @ 10:00 am in Sanctuary (He has Risen, He has Risen Indeed!)

Loaves and Fishes Boonton Community Food Pantry:  

The food pantry is located on the ground level of the church, across from the parking lot at 513 Birch Street.  It is open on Wednesdays from 4 – 6 pm and Saturday’s from 9 – 11 am.  

Donations are humbly accepted.  Visit boontonfoodpantry.org for more information on how to donate and how to volunteer.

JOIN THE CHOIR! You’ll be glad you did!  Rehearsal times are Sundays from 9:15 am-9:40 am to prepare for service and 11:30 am-1 pm for learning future music.

INTERESTED IN JOINING FIRST CHURCH? There is another new members’ class forming soon! If you are interested please contact Rev. Jen at revjenvanzandt@gmail.com or the church office office@fpcboonton.org / 973-334-3535.

“Dear Saints” – Pastor’s Blog

Listening, Noticing and Loving

Dear Saints, You may or may not have heard that our monthly worship and ministry theme, is “Loving through Deeper Listening”. WAIT! Before you scroll down or away from this missive, don’t worry. I am not expecting that we’ll be working on all sorts of esoteric contemplative practices (unless that’s your favorite method - to listen). But I DO hope that you’ll be open to learning different ways to listen more deeply. This means listening more deeply to scripture, more deeply to God in prayer, in worship and as you go about your day and your life. But we all ...
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New Beginnings

Dear Saints, Happy New Year! I pray this letter finds you all: peaceful, hopeful (as well as rested) after such a rich Advent and Christmas season. I want to thank all of you for every effort brought forth to make this season so rich and meaningful. HOPE was our worship theme for December. Tied very closely to that theme is “New Beginnings”, our theme for January. Historically, a new year invites us to a fresh start, turning over a new leaf, creating new resolutions and dropping bad habits. Yet, in recent years I’ve heard more and more people say that ...
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More articles available of Pastor’s Blog.

Announcements & Upcoming Events

February 19, 2020
  • NJ Conservatory Prep Division Piano - Choir Room 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
  • NJ Conservatory Chorus (Reighart Hall) 4:30 PM-9:00 PM
  • Cub Scouts (Foundation) 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
February 20, 2020
  • Cub Scouts (Reighart Hall) 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
February 23, 2020
  • Choir Rehearsal - Sanctuary 9:00 AM-9:00 AM
  • Worship 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    Location: Sanctuary
  • Coffee Hour - Library 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Choir Rehearsal - Choir Room 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
  • A.A. - RH 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
February 24, 2020
  • Dover Faith Kitchen 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Musical Collaborations - Choir Room 3:00 PM-8:00 PM
February 25, 2020
  • NJ Conservatory Prep Division Piano - Choir Room 3:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Worship Committee Meeting 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
February 26, 2020
  • Ash Wednesday 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
  • NJ Conservatory Prep Division Piano - Choir Room 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
  • Choir Rehearsal (Choir Room) 6:45 PM-7:15 PM
  • Worship - Ash Wednesday 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
February 27, 2020
  • Handbell rehearsal (Choir Room) 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
  • Cub Scouts - RH 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
February 28, 2020
  • Edelweis Dance club - Reighart Hall 7:30 PM-10:30 PM

Map & Prayers to Go

513 Birch St, Boonton, NJ

P.O. Box 157, Boonton, NJ
(973) 334-3535

  • February’s Prayer To Go

    Speak in such a way

    that others love to listen to you.

    Listen in such a way

    that others love to speak to you.