Please join the Women's Association at their covered dish luncheon, and take a stroll down "Memory Lane" in Flemington and Raritan Township. Whether you are a long-time resident or a recent transplant, join our group discussion, led by Susan Miller, Anne Thomas, and Joan Wolsiefer, as we reminisce about local life and lore throughout the last 60+/- years.
Attention all high school students!!! You are invited to meet briefly with Eric Hearst, FPC’s new Coordinator of Christian Education, and Reverend Nancy Asbury after morning service in the Parish House. Come and learn about the plans taking shape for youth ministry this year at FPC! #Together
Experience the ride of a lifetime with God! Join us for Rolling River Rampage Vacation Bible School! Monday - Friday, July 9 - 13, 9:00 a.m. - noon. Register your children today or sign up to volunteer as a leader or helper. Snack donations are welcome and greatly appreciated. Click here for the registration form, or contact Mary Jernigan at firstname.lastname@example.org. To volunteer or donate decorations, please sign up here, and to donate snacks and snack supplies, please sign up here. Please also contact Mary to help with VBS Decorating days on Tuesday, June 26, and Thursday, June 28, from 10 am - 1 pm and set-up day on Sunday, July, 8, following Sunday service and fellowship. Loads of help is needed and your time and effort will be greatly appreciated!
Eric Hearst, Coordinator of Christian Education, will lead a Town Hall Meeting in Fellowship Hall today after worship. Everyone will have the opportunity to learn more about him and to talk about some of the plans taking shape for FPC’s Christian Education offerings this coming fall.
Join us as we continue our summer tradition of movies on the lawn! Bring a chair or blanket to sit on and enjoy family-friendly showings of movies on the church lawn. Our first showing is The Secret Life of Pets. Free admission and popcorn. Tonight's movie has been moved indoors to Fellowship Hall and will begin at 7:30pm.
On behalf of Pedals for Progress/Sewing Peace, we are collecting used, rust-free adult and children's bicycles in repairable condition and portable sewing machines in working condition. Bikes are sent to developing countries where they are often used as a primary source of transportation. As part of its mission, P4P also teaches bicycle and sewing machine repair to provide usable skills in areas where there are few opportunities. A $10 minimum donation with each bike or sewing machine is requested toward shipping. All material and monetary donations are tax deductible, and a receipt will be provided on site. Rain or shine. Additional details are available on this flyer, or contact Mike Russell for more information: email@example.com
Join us as we celebrate the 43rd anniversary of our annual Strawberry Festival. This festival, held on the front lawn, will feature music in addition to delectable desserts and cold drinks. Sweetened and unsweetened strawberries will be served along with many varieties of home baked cakes, ice cream, and whipped cream. The cost for all of this food and fun is $5 for adults and $3 for children over four years of age. Rain or shine. Everyone is welcomed!
Join us in Fellowship Hall for an hour and a half of practical ideas for busy families who are looking to make space in their schedules for building stronger faith and better relationships with God and one another. We will explore ideas from Traci Smith’s book, Faithful Families: Creating Sacred Moments at Home. Be one of the first 3 families to register and receive Traci’s book for free!! Sign up online at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/508054EAFAE2EA1FC1-faithful. Childcare will be provided.
The Pastor Nominating Committee (PNC) is looking forward to hosting this month's Town Hall Meeting! We hope you'll get your coffee and join us in the choir area of Fellowship Hall. Come hear some new information and have a chance to ask us questions. We plan to expand upon what the search process is really like, the phase we are currently in and processes yet to come, God’s time table vs. ours, and expectations when a new pastor arrives. We are not able to cover topics related to specific candidates.
Youth deacons are hosting a Junior High night with pizza and Rita’s, and the gaga pit will be open! All members of junior high age are welcome, and feel free to bring friends. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com if you're able to make it, so we can figure out numbers for food. Hope to see you there!
Please join the Women’s Association for dessert and coffee with a special program on the book, “The Journey,” the story of the origins of Jewish life in Hunterdon County. Our guest speaker is the author, Hunterdon County Historian Stephanie Stevens, who recounts the story of Jewish immigrants from Russia who began to settle in the county beginning in 1908. All church members and friends are invited.
Please join us in the sanctuary as Music In The Village presents a Vocal Concert by local high school students. Selections to include works from Mozart, Schumann, popular and modern musical theatre, Operetta, R&B and pop. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students. All proceeds benefit the church.
April Showers Bring May Flowers, just in time for Mother's Day! Come and support the FPC Deacons by purchasing beautiful flowers that will be supplied by the Country Garden Shed. WHERE : FPC Parking lot. WHEN: Saturday May 12, 9am -1 pm. HOW: Cash and Carry. Can't make it? You can still support your Deacons! WHERE: Country Garden Shed, 1153 Croton Rd Flemington. WHEN: Monday, May 14 through Saturday, May 19. HOW: Purchase anything (garden items, plants, etc.). Use our voucher, and the Deacons will receive 15% of the profit. Vouchers are available during Fellowship Hour. For further information, contact Kristin Hoff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food, friends, and family fun for all ages! Join together, bring a favorite dish to share, and enjoy fun activities. Bring any favorite picnic games and/or musical instruments. Deer Path Park, Cedars Pavilion, 120 West Woodschurch Rd, Flemington. Sponsored by the Flemington Area Faith Leaders Association. Rain or shine.
This week's town hall meeting features the Mission and Outreach Committee. The Committee is looking for interested members and for input from the congregation. Get your coffee and join us in the choir area of Fellowship Hall to learn about the church's mission work and make suggestions on future work!
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet! Includes pancakes, French toast, made-to-order omelets, bacon, sausage, and so much more! $10 per person. Dine with us at our third and final Volunteers In Mission fundraiser of the year, and help support our annual summer mission trip to help others in Maine.
The Chancel Choir will present "Requiem" by Gabriel Faure during the worship service, which also is Choir Recognition Sunday. The choir will feature soprano Katie Lang, baritone Glenn Boothby and be accompanied by the organ with assistance from violinist Russell Hoffmann. The Requiem or "Mass for the Dead" commemorates those who have died and only fitting this be sung as we just experienced the death and resurrection of our Lord.
Please join the Women’s Association as they host a sandwich lunch and a special program on "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Our guest speaker will be Neill Hartley as Washington Irving, the father of the American short story, and his alter ego, Ichabod Crane. All church members and friends are invited. (This program is funded through the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. It is free and open to the public.)
Do you have questions or comments on what’s happening with our church? Two committees and the pastor will be holding “town hall” meetings in the choir area of Fellowship Hall after church. First up is Property Management (formerly Buildings and Grounds) and Communications. This is an informal way to ask questions, find out how committees are run, and learn more about your church. Get your coffee and join us!
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet! Includes pancakes, French toast, made-to-order omelets, bacon, sausage, and so much more! $10 per person. Dine with us at our second Volunteers In Mission fundraiser of the year, and help support our annual summer mission trip to help others in Maine.
One of the most moving services of the year. A service of darkness, as the lights are lowered and candles extinguished following each of the seven last words of Christ on the cross. The Chancel Choir will sing "Shadows of Sacrifice" by John Purifoy with the interpolation of text and scripture.
Please join the Women's Association for a covered dish luncheon followed by our program. David J. Burchell, Sr. Adjunct Professor at Mercer County Community College, will present a number of memory devices, techniques, and skills that help us remember. We trace the term "Mnemonics" from the Greek mythological mother of the nine Muses. Her name was Mnemosyne. So, don't forget, everyone is invited. Bring your appetite, curiosity, and a friend for an interesting afternoon.
The ‘luck of the Irish’ will be on full display when we celebrate the day with a potluck Irish dinner, complete with Irish soda bread and desserts, in Fellowship Hall.
Everyone who wants to be Irish that day is encouraged to bring a casserole, salad, soda bread, beverage or dessert to share. Sign up at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0C4DABAB2AAAFA7-stpatricks to let us know your contribution. The evening will culminate with a showing of the film classic Finian’s Rainbow and, of course, popcorn will be served.
Don’t forget to wear your green!
Are you or someone you know new to the area and looking for a church home? Have you been a visitor to our church and been wondering what it takes to join? If so, please consider attending the upcoming Inquirers' Gatherings. This is a fun and informal time of sharing so interested persons can learn more about the ministry and programs of our congregation, get an overview of the Presbyterian tradition and theology, and have an opportunity to ask questions of our church staff.
This is not a commitment to join, but rather a time for getting to know each other to see if we are the right fit for you and your family. There will be two sessions on March 4 and 11. Each session is one hour and starts after coffee hour at 11:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Please let us know if you are interested by contacting the church office at 908-782-3227 or email@example.com, or Dave Sarmir at firstname.lastname@example.org. Childcare available upon request. Additional information is available on our website.