You are cordially invited to participate in the worship, life and ministry of our congregation.
We are both the oldest and the youngest Presbyterian church in Bloomfield, New Jersey. The church building in which we worship was begun in 1797 and served as the home of the First Presbyterian Church of Bloomfield until 1966. In that year, our church family was born when four Bloomfield congregations, including "Old First", Westminster Presbyterian Church, Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, and Ampere Community Church, merged to form the present Church on the Green. Our congregation is a member of the Newark Presbytery and is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Bloomfield Presbyterian Church At Worship
The most basic form of Christian service is the communal worship of God. Our mission is to worship God with enthusiasm, power and praise through the ministry of Word and Sacrament, the ministry of music, and through our common ministry of prayer and praise.
We gather for Worship every Sunday at 10:45 AM. Other services of worship are held on Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Easter Sunrise and other days of significance on the Liturgical calendar. The Sacrament of Holy Communion is celebrated monthly. Child care is available during worship.
Music plays an integral part in the worship life of The Bloomfield Presbyterian Church.
The worshiping congregation is led by Pastor Ruth Boling and assisted by Adult, Family, and Bell choirs.
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Sanctuary Repair Matching Challenge
September 15th - October 15th
You are cordially invited to Join us for an afternoon English Tea, Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 2:00 – 4:30pm (Last seating @ 3:45pm)Click Here For More Info
TAKE ACTION AGAINST HUNGER
Please help replenish the depleted shelves of our Food Pantry by bringing in non-perishable food items when you come to worship on World Communion Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. We are especially in need of peanut butter, jelly, pasta sauce, canned pasta products, powdered milk, dry cereals, and canned veggies. This church-wide effort will coincide with the annual MEND "Action Against Hunger" on that date.
CROP WALK 2013
The 37th Annual Essex County CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty)Walk, sponsored by Church World Service (CWS), is scheduled (rain or shine) for Sunday October 20th, starting and ending at The First Congregational Church, 40 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair. Registration is at 1:30 PM, walk starts at 2:00PM. For those who are not walking or sponsoring another walker please consider making a donation through the web site www.cropwalk.org, where BPCOG is registered for the Montclair Crop Walk or make a donation by check to BPCOG/CROP Walk. Each year BPCOG receives a portion of the funds raised for participating in this event. This helps the Food Pantry continue our ministry here in Bloomfield as we respond to overcome hunger and poverty in our community. Last year our “Team of Walkers” collected $1,555.00. Thank you, for your consideration and support,The Mission Committee.
Honorary Life Membership for Beverly Monahan
Beverly Monahan was honored with The Honorary Life Membership in Presbyterian Women on Sunday, September 1, 2013.
BEEFSTEAK DINNER - Fund Raising Events for Building Repair
Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green's Benefit Beefsteak Dinner took place on June 7, 2013, at the Essex Manor in Bloomfield, NJ. This event raised funds to restore the church's historic sanctuary building. Bobby Valli's "Jersey Legends" show headlined the evening, which also included a DJ, Tricky Tray, 50/50 raffle, and lots of beef. Everyone had a good time!
Memorial Day Parade
Our congregation came out in droves on this most glorious of days to commemorate and celebrate the contributions of all those who serve this great nation.
SANCTUARY REPAIR UPDATE: The Buildings & Grounds Team provided latest report
Our Monday evening book group will be starting up again on Monday, September 9. We will meet in the church parlor at 7:30 P.M. We will meet every second Monday of the month until June. Our book this year will be "Saved by Grace: The Glory of Salvation in Ephesians 2" by Rick Phillips. We will be discussing chapter 1 at our first meeting. Everyone is welcome. For more information or to get your own copy of this book, please see Glenn Maciag.
SUNDAY MORNING EDUCATION PROGRAM
Our Sunday morning adult education series "Foundations of the Christian Faith" will begin NEXT Sunday, September 15 at 9:45 A.M. in the church parlor. We will begin with "Quenching God's Wrath" which is chapter 13 of book 2 (the book we are using is divided into four parts the author calls "books"). New attendees are always welcome. Come and try it out once or twice to see what you've been missing! For more information or to get your own copy of our book "Foundations of the Christian Faith" by James Boice, please talk to Glenn Maciag or Bruce Arlett. See you next Sunday morning!
FEED THE WORLD ON THE GREEN: Meeting the Hunger Needs of Our Neighbors
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