Ministry & Mission Call to Action

We have great plans for Mission and Ministry for 2019! If you haven’t already, please sign up for your 2019 contribution. You can make your commitment through on-line giving (click the green button below) or 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!

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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.

Want to host Coffee Hour?  Sign up today!


Upcoming at FPC!

LENTEN DEVOTIONALS are back!  We are creating our own daily Lenten devotional again. This year’s theme is John 15. If you’d like to offer a devotional contribution, please contact Rev Jen.  You can write a reflection of scripture, add a story or poem or other literary offering along with a closing prayer. Deadline for contributions is Feb 20th.


FPC Bill & Vivian Lowther Scholarship Fund

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 at FPC and demonstrated service to both FPC and the community.  The award for the year 2019 is $500.00.

New Applications: Lowther Application approved 2019 Form A
Re-Applicants: Lowther Scholarship approved Re-application 2019 (1)

Please download the proper form and complete by March 1, 2019. Applications should be sent to office@fpcboonton.org, “Attention Scholarship Subcommittee”. Applications may also be left with the church administrator or mailed to the church at PO Box 157, Boonton. No late applications will be accepted.


 

ASH WEDNESDAY is Wednesday MARCH 6th. Service 8pm.  This year’s lenten Theme is: “Abide in Me” from John 15; “Jesus is the vine and we are the branches.”  Come and be a part of this unique and meaningful service.

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

A Month Of Love

Dear Saints, Only 5 shopping days left until Valentine’s Day! So…when you just read that, what was your reaction? Was it “Where did January go?” or perhaps “We’ve got to make reservations!” or maybe…“Ugh, I never know what to get my spouse”. For some Valentine’s Day is just one ‘perfunctory’ holiday that means burdensome card shopping, maybe even perfunctory but hollow flowers (sent or received) or sadness that love seems to have ‘left the building’. You may remember that last year’s Valentine’s Day was also Ash Wednesday. It set us up for a natural and awesome Lenten theme of “Love ...
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Can You Pray 5 Minutes A Day?

Dear Saints, Happy New Year! I pray that your New Year is already off to a good start! In seeking ideas for a fresh New Year’s message, I googled the history of New Year’s. Among the articles I found, one from Psychology Today, caught my eye. Author, David Ropeik posited that the motivation to celebrate the New Year is rooted in our desire to survive and that making New year’s resolutions is a way to exert control over an uncertain future. I’ll agree with half of that. We all know how challenging it is to keep our New Year’s resolutions ...
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More articles available of Pastor’s Blog.

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Announcements

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Church Events

February 18, 2019
  • Music Collaborations - Choir Room 3:00 PM-8:00 PM
February 19, 2019
  • NJ Conservatory Prep Division Piano - Choir Room 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
  • Deacons Meeting (Library) - TBD 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
February 20, 2019
  • NJ Conservatory Prep Division Piano - Choir Room 3:00 PM-6:30 PM
  • Cub Scouts - Foundation 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
  • NJ Conservatory Chorus - Reighart Hall 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
February 21, 2019
  • Girl Scouts - Reighhart 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
  • Hand Bell Rehearsal - Choir Room 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
  • Cub Scouts - Foundation 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
February 24, 2019
  • Choir Rehearsal - Sanctuary 9:00 AM-9:40 AM
  • Worship 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    Location: Sanctuary
  • Coffee Hour - Library 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Confirmation (Fish Tank Foundation) 11:15 AM-12:15 PM
  • Choir Rehearsal - Choir Room 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
  • A.A. - RH 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
February 25, 2019
  • Music Collaborations - Choir Room 3:00 PM-8:00 PM
February 26, 2019
  • NJ Conservatory Prep Division Piano - Choir Room 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
  • Cub Scouts - Reighart Hall 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
February 27, 2019
  • NJ Conservatory Prep Division Piano - Choir Room 3:00 PM-6:30 PM
  • NJ Conservatory Chorus - Reighart Hall 6:30 PM-8:30 PM