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Nov
13
Wed
MEN’S PRAYER BREAKFAST @ Rustic Mill Diner
Nov 13 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am
MEN'S PRAYER BREAKFAST @ Rustic Mill Diner | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

A great group of guys who gather early in the morning before work to enjoy fellowship over a hot breakfast together, read some scripture and pray for the needs of those in our lives.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING @ The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING @ The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

On the second Wednesday of every month, the Trustees meet in the Memorial Hall Board room at 7:30 p.m.

Nov
14
Thu
CAROLER CHOIR REHEARSALS @ FPCC Choir Room
Nov 14 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
CAROLER CHOIR REHEARSALS @ FPCC Choir Room | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Caroler Choir Rehearsals  Thursday Afternoons 3:30-4:15  in the Choir room on the lower level.

Caroler Choir is for children in grades 1-3.  We learn to sing together and have fun while reinforcing  team work, improving singing skills, develop poise, and training children as worship leaders. We sing in church once a month.   Where can you get so much for so little– No tuition required!

CRUSADER CHOIR REHEARSALS @ FPCC Choir Room
Nov 14 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
CRUSADER CHOIR REHEARSALS @ FPCC Choir Room | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Crusader Choir Rehearsals  Thursday afternoons 4:30-5:15 in the Choir room

Crusader Choir is for children in grades 4-6. We build on the skills we have learned previously (although new comers are always welcome), adding more difficult and thought-provoking anthems.  These children form the backbone of the cast for two cantatas a year, a highlight for us all.

Contact name/number:  Elsa Hahn 908 756 7551

JUBILEE BELL REHEARSALS @ FPCC Choir Room
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
JUBILEE BELL REHEARSALS @ FPCC Choir Room | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Jubilee Bell Rehearsals Thursday evenings 6:30-7:25  Choir room

Jubilee Bells is an intergenerational bell choir featuring five octaves of bells and three octaves of hand chimes.  We perform medium-difficult repetoire, and have a great time doing it.

Contact name/number:  Elsa Hahn 908-756-7551

CHANCEL CHOIR REHEARSAL @ Music Room
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
CHANCEL CHOIR REHEARSAL @ Music Room | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

During the “Church Year” the Chancel Choir rehearses every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Choir Room.

ALL ARE INVITED TO LEND THEIR TALENTS TO THIS VALUABLE FPCC MINISTRY.

Nov
16
Sat
Fifth Annual Artisan Craft Fair at First Presbyterian Church of Cranford @ Bates Hall (large gym)
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fifth Annual Artisan Craft Fair at First Presbyterian Church of Cranford @ Bates Hall (large gym)

Your Holiday Shopping Begins at First Presbyterian Church of Cranford’s 5th Annual All Hand-Made Artisan Craft Fair!

On Saturday, November 16th, 2019, First Presbyterian Church of Cranford will be holding an Artisan Craft Fair in Bates Hall (the large gym attached to the Church)  from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Come and shop our wide variety of beautiful handcrafted goods such as jewelry, yarnwork, pet items, seasonal goods and gifts available to purchase for the holidays and beyond.  The fair consists of only handcrafted goods, no direct sale merchandise and admission is free to the public. There will also be a bake sale sponsored by the Church and all the proceeds go to support the missions of the church. Yummy treats and beautiful goods await you…come join the fun!  First Presbyterian Church Bates Hall is at the corner of Miln Street and Springfield Ave.

Nov
17
Sun
BIBLE EXPLORERS @ The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford
Nov 17 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Bible StudyThis program meets every Sunday, before  service, from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Under the capable leadership of Mark Oricchio, you will examine the historical origins of the Bible and trace them through modern day translations through a blend of professorial pedagogy and everyday observations. Often, humor is an integral part of the learning experience.

ALL ARE WELCOME. 

WORSHIP IN THE SANCTUARY @ The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
WORSHIP IN THE SANCTUARY @ The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

A Service of Worship on the Lord’s Day

Celebrants: Reverend John Christian Kile

Children’s Message: Prior to adjourning to the Sunday School Program, the children gather to hear a short message that they can take with them to their classrooms.

Musical Participants: Every Sunday:Chancel Choir and on alternating Sundays: the Cherub, Caroler and the Westminster Choirs.

Sunday School: convenes immediately after the Children’s Message in the adjoining classrooms in Education Hall.

Nursery care: available for infants through 2 years old.

Fellowship Time/Coffee Hour: Immediately after worship EVERYONE is invited to join us in the Thomson Youth Center to share refreshments and greet new and old friends.

Last Chance to Participate in a “Congregational Conversation” with Byron Leasure @ First Presbyterian Church (Chapel)
Nov 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Last Chance to Participate in a "Congregational Conversation" with Byron Leasure @ First Presbyterian Church (Chapel)

What’s the congregation’s role in maintaining a healthy church?

We’ve been hearing about the strides the Session has been making to grow in cohesion and effectiveness. Here are some opportunities for the rest of the congregation to join the Session in revitalizing our ministry for the 21st Century. Please join consultant Rev. Byron Leasure on Sundays, November 17 in the Chapel immediately following worship to learn about the Congregation’s important role.