Author Archive: Kim Robbins

Our Deacons Are Working Hard!

Firemen’s Home Service:  The Deacons would love to have folks help us with this monthly service.  First Sunday of every month at the New Jersey State Firemen’s Home.  Please reach out to Dave Scelba if you are interested in assisting. Visiting Nurse Service – Speakers Bureau:  Please mark your calendars as the Visiting Nurse Service will […]

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A MORNING PRAYER

God, please enlighten my mind with truth; Inflame my heart with love; Inspire my will with courage; Enrich my life with service. Pardon what I have been; Sanctify what I am; And order what I shall be. Amen.

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Mathematical Fraction

Dear Saints, As I left church on last Sunday, freshly back from vacation, I had three immediate thoughts. “Great to be back”, “What a gift to have a Baptism today” and “Where did the summer go?”. The last thought/lament is likely being echoed among many parents, teachers, administrators, bus drivers and the like as we […]

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Don’t Forget to Listen

Dear Saints, Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy on all sorts of fun things (and even some home projects) including movies and tv series. One of my favorite shows is Endeavor. It’s a wonderful British murder-mystery (much more mystery than murder). Endeavor is the prequel to the famous older PBS Masterpiece shows: “Inspector Morse” […]

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Prayers To Go – July/August

A Summer Prayer Long warm days… The pace of life slows… A time for picnics and rest in the shade… Lord, help me to rest awhile in the cooling shade of your presence. Slow down my restless heart and fill me with gentle compassion for all your people. Amen.

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Deacons Doings:  July/August 2018 InSpire Report

The First Presbyterian Church of Boonton Board of Deacons is always looking for extra hands to help with our missions.  If you have the time and the interest – we would love to have you join us! Deacons Donations:  Just a friendly reminder that on the 1st Sunday of the month the Deacons collect monetary […]

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Christian Community

Dear Saints, In case you missed it, (as I did) the Scripps National Spelling Bee crowned another champion this year on June 1st. The word that won? Koinonia. Yup, a Greek word from the New testament that means Christian Community. It first appears in Acts 2. Koinonia is laced all throughout the New Testament as […]

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Love2Learn Celebration and Donation Info

We had a beautiful service and party as Love2Learn retired its last class on June 17th, 2018. Would you like to donate to the bookshelf dedicated to Joyce and Carol for their good work with Love2Learn/BANS? This bookshelf is will house books for children in many languages, including Spanish, Farsi, Chinese and other languages that […]

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Watching for Rainbows

Dear Saints, In the wake of this week’s media outbreaks of racial and personal attacks I am feeling just plain disgusted. I hope I am not alone. While I believe everyone has a right to their opinion, we seem to have lost not only a sense of human decency, we have also clearly lost our […]

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Deacon’s Doings

The Deacons are excited to thank everyone who generously gave to the One Great Hour of Sharing campaign.  We not only kicked the can – we kicked it out of the park, surpassing our goal of $3,500 by $830! (Total collected was $4,330).  A big thank you to all! And second, we welcome everyone to join in our upcoming […]

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