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News and Events - July 2013


On Saturday June 29th, a team of volunteers of 20+ from our congregation turned out at the Manse and helped in preparation for our Pastor's moving in.

Team Work!

BEEFSTEAK DINNER- Fund Raising Events for Building Repair

The 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!

==> Click here for the Youtube Video of the Event.







A big thank you to everyone who worked to make the Beefsteak Dinner an amazing success! There were over 160 in attendance, and our profit thus far is $6,500 and counting - all toward our historic sanctuary renovation project. Thanks to all who worked behing the scenes and all who supported us by attending, selling tickets, selling ads for the Ad Book and donating to our Tricky Tray! And a very special thank you to our featured performer, Bobby Valli, who volunteered his time and talent on our behalf, turning an otherwise fun and profitable evening into a night we all will remember.

Memorial Day 2013

Church Members Participated in the 146th Annual Bloomfield Memorial Day Parade - May 26, 2013


"Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee," was our opening hymn on Sunday, May 5, 2013, and joy was in the air as we welcomed six new members, along with four children and a teenager. Our joy spilled over into the coffee hour as we shared cake, punch, smiles and hugs; from Pastor Ruth.

Reception of new members during the Sunday service by Pastor Ruthnb3
The Congregation welcoming the new members

The new members with Pastor Ruth during the coffee hour with the welcoming cake


April 26, 2013 - Brunswick Bowl, Belleville, NJ

Bowl-a-thon 1
Bowling - A sport for people with talent to spare.
Bowl-a-thon 2
Thank you to everyone who came out to watch, mingle, and cheer on these intrepid athletes.
Bowl-a-thon 3
Fellowship, Food, and Friendly Competition
Bowl-a-thon 4
Many of us are looking forward to next year's event already and perhaps one day resurrecting the bowling alley in the church basement.

==> Click here for a Video Montage of the Event.


Our Condolences to the Groel family

Elder Otto Groel entered life eternal on Tuesday, August 6. He was a great man and was loved by all those who had the privilege of knowing him.

Visitation will be at Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ on Thursday, August 15 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm.

A memorial service will be held at the Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green's Parish House on Friday, August 16 at 12 noon.

Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. They will rest from their labors and their works follow them - Revelation 14:13

===> Click here for Otto Groel's Online Tributes from the Vander Plaat Funeral Home

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