SR Council of Congregations Christmas Carol Sing-along
December 11, 2016: Our congreagtion hosted a Christmas Carol Sing-Along for the SR council of congregations.
Attendees enjoyed an old fashioned "Christmas Carol Sing" in the beautifully decorated sanctuary and then went downstairs for fellowship and cookies.
First Reformed Church's STUDY ZONE
2016-2017 School Year: : Our new STUDY ZONE began in October 2016. Elementary school students come for free homework help and tutoring from high school or adult volunteers.
BELLS ACROSS AMERICA for fallen firefighters:
October 9, 2016: Our congreagtion participated in the Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters by joinging other South River congregations ringing their church bells at 3 pm to honor those firefighters who died in the line of duty.
"Just Eat It" Documentary
July 25, 2016: We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash? A presentation of the documentary "Just Eat It" was co-sponsored by the First Reformed Church of South River and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church and hosted by the South River Library.
South River Solidarity Walk
July 13, 2016: We joined many other members of our community in a unity walk for healing for our community and the world.
South River Council of Congregations Taizé Service
March 23, 2016: South River congregations partnered for an ecumenical service of Tenebrae on Wednesday of Holy Week. The service was structured around readings of the Passion Gosepl According to John, with silences, and congregational signing of Taizé songs.