Category Archives: Worship

New Hymnals

We will be purchasing “Glory to God” hymnals to use in addition to our current hymnal, in order to enhance congregational worship with a wider selection of hymns, psalms and spiritual songs, from six different continents, covering all major historical and contemporary sacred music genres,

You are invited to purchase a hymnal or hymnals for the church in memory of  or in honor of loved ones or “to the glory of God.” The cost is $22. The hymnals are on display in the rear of the Chapel along with order forms and sample book plates.

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Holy Week

Holy Week at the Church on the Green will lead us from exultation to despair to astonishment and great joy! Come and be part of all of i

Palm Sunday, April 2, 10:45AM Processional with Donkey, Anthem “Fling Wide the Gates.” Sermon, “A Parade Like No Other.”

Maundy Thursday, April 6, 8PM, The Lord’s Supper, Tenebrae Service of Shadows. Meditation, “All in All.”


Good Friday, April 7, 8PM, Service of Sacred Music, featuring the oratorio, “The Crucifixion,” by John Stainer


Easter Sunrise Service, April 9, 6:30AM, Outdoor Labyrinth (67 Park Place), “Reverse Tenebrae” Service of Light. Meditation, “By the Light of Easter”


Easter Worship, April 9, 10:45AM, in the Chapel, with The Lord’s Supper. Meditation, “Unbelievably Wonderful.” There will be an Easter Egg Hunt for young children after the 10:45AM service on Easter Day.

All services will be held in the Chapel (147 Broad Street) and live-streamed, except for the Easter Sunrise Service which will be held in the Labyrinth, (67 Park Place), and will not be live-streamed.

The Crucifixion: An Oratorio for Lent

During the 2023 Lenten Season, please join us for The Crucifixion: A Meditation on the Sacred Passion of the Holy Redeemer, an oratorio composed by John Stainer in 1887 with text by W J Sparrow Simpson. The Chapel Choir of the Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green will sing selections from the oratorio during worship services throughout Lent and will present the full oratorio on Good Friday, April 7. The full schedule is listed below. Pastor Ruth’s sermons during Lent will relate to the portions of the oratorio presented during each service. Join us in the Chapel or via the livestream:

April 2, 10:45AM
(Palm/Passion Sunday)
Processional to Calvary (organ solo)
Fling Wide the Gates (chorus and tenor solo)
April 6, 8:00PM
(Maundy Thursday)
For the Love of Jesus (hymn)
April 7, 8:00PM
(Good Friday)
Entire Oratorio