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"Trusting God and ministering to all people as Christ teaches us in the Gospel"

November 2012

Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green
147 Broad Street
Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003
office: (973) 743-1796
fax: (973) 743-0262
email: info@bpcog.org


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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 and assisted by Adult, Family, and Bell choirs.

Elders and Deacons of the Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green
Elders and Deacons of the Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green

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News and Events



MEETING OF THE CONGREGATION CALLED FOR NOVEMBER 4, 2012

A meeting of the congregation has been called by Session for Sunday, November 4, 2012 in the Parish House immediately following morning worship. The purpose of this meeting is to hear and act upon the report of the Designated Pastor Nominating Committee which has completed its work and is presenting a candidate for pastoral leadership. We will have the opportunity to hear the candidate preach and celebrate communion at morning worship. Then we will hear the report of the DPNC and act upon terms of call at the congregational meeting. Join us on November 4 for what promises to be a most exciting day in our journey as the Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green. Looking forward to seeing you at worship and at the meeting.

From: Ethelyn L. Fulton, Clerk of Session



An Afternoon English Tea for the Presbyterian Disaster Relief Was a Success!!!

The Women's Fellowship sponsored event was held on Saturday October 27, 2012, and everyone have a great time!!!

>>>> Click here to see the pictures

SANCTUARY REPAIR UPDATE: The Buildings & Grounds Team provided latest report

==>> For more info Click here



CROP WALK - Successfully Done!!!

The 36th Annual CROP WALK took place on Sunday October 21, at 2.00 PM. Members of our Church completed the walk on a beautiful Sunday afternoon and successfully raised a good amount of fund for the cause. Bruce and Barbara Turnbull did a great job for getting the event organized in our Church!!! This year BPCOG received a check from CWS for $331.81 (approximately 28% of the amount our Walkers collected last year). The Food Pantry in turn uses this portion to continue our Ministry, as we Respond to Overcome Poverty and hunger in our Community.



The Annual “Action Against Hunger” Food Drive for the Food Pantry

The annual Food Drive on Sunday October 14th, at the Stop & Shop, on Franklin Street, Bloomfield, was a success!!!

==>> Click here to read more and see the pictures



Congratulation to the Arlett Family

Church Elder's Mr. & Mrs Bruce Arlett Sr.'s daughter Heather Lynn was married on Friday October 5, 2012

==>> Click here to see pictures



College Scholarships Winners

The Education Team announced the 2012 College Scholarships winners, and awarded the scholarships on Sunday, October 7 to: Bruce Arlett Jr. – Duncan Arlett – Jamie Dalzell – Jennifer Dalzell

....Congratulation to the Winners!!! ==>> Click Here to See the Picture


BOOK CLUB

Our new book club year will start on September 10, 2012. We will meet at 7:30 P.M. in the church parlor. We will meet every second Monday of the month until June. Throughout this year, we will be reading A Call to Spiritual Reformation: Priorities from Paul and his Prayers by D.A. Carson. The wonderful book examines some of Paul's prayers in his Letters and gleans from them practical advice for improving our prayer life. It is a great book that has much to offer both our minds and our hearts. At our September meeting we will discuss chapter 1. Everybody is welcome! For more information or to get your own copy of the book, please contact the church office at (973) 743-1796 or e-mail info@bpcog.org.


SUNDAY MORNING ADULT EDUCATION

Our Sunday morning education program will begin again on Sunday morning September 9. Whether you are an experienced Christian or a newer Christian, if you find that you sometimes have questions about what we believe and why we believe it, this is the program for you!! We will read and discuss James Boice's book Foundations of the Christian Faith. We will meet in the church parlor in the education building each Sunday morning from 9:45 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. Each chapter in Boice's book began life as a sermon, so it is not a dry textbook on theology. It is practical, relevant, and approachable. You are invited to attend even if you can only attend ocassionally. During the fall, we will be talking, among other things, about the fall of humanity, law and gospel, and the person and work of Christ. For more information or to get your own copy of the book, please call the church office at (973) 743-1796 or e-mail info@bpcog.org.


FEED THE WORLD ON THE GREEN: Meeting the Hunger Needs of Our Neighbors

==>> For more info and see what we do, and WANT TO VOLUNTEER???


Designated Pastor Nominating Committee Formed <<<< Click here for more info




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