Author Archive: Kim Robbins

Annual Coat Drive

Please consider donating any new or slightly used coats and winter gear to the Deacons Annual Coat drive.  The donation bins are located throughout the church.  We are in great need of men’s coats (XL – 3XL) and children coats. The Deacons will be collecting coats and winter gear until November 11th.  Also on November 11th the Deacons will be hosting […]

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Dear Lord, Help me choose my words wisely Help me speak LIFE into those around me today – To be a source of ENCOURAGEMENT rather than DISCOURAGEMENT, of HOPE rather than HURT, and of LOVE rather than PAIN.

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Vine-Sign

Dear Saints, If you have taken exit 44 on Route 287 (north bound) anytime in the last 6 weeks, I wonder if you have seen anything unusual or ‘out of place’.  What I’m referring to is the vine growing on the guard rail on the left-hand side of the off ramp. Initially I thought it […]

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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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