PC(USA) Stated Clerk J. Herbert Nelson II to visit Newton Presbytery

Saturday, September 9, 2017 10:00am Fairmount Presbyterian Church 247 Old Turnpike Road Califon, NJ 07830 J. Herbert Nelson II stated clerk of the PC(USA) will be joining us as part of our 200th Anniversary celebrations! In addition to bringing us anniversary greetings from the Office of the General Assembly, he will bring us up to […]

Changes to the Book of Order

Sisters and Brothers in Christ, You will remember that back in March at our Stated Meeting we voted on the various changes to the Book of Order which were referred to the presbyteries by the General Assembly Meeting in Portland last June. All of the recommendations which came from General Assembly have received affirmative votes […]

Prayers for Victims of Abuse

You who live in the shelter of the Most High, who abide in the shadow of the Almighty,  will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence; he will cover you with […]

Boundary Awareness Workshop

The Presbytery of Newton has a long tradition of requiring all Minsters of Word and Sacrament (formerly Teaching Elders) to participate every three years in a Boundary Awareness Workshop. Healthy boundaries in our lives contributes to healthy relationships and a work/church environment. For the last three years three New Jersey Presbyteries have collaborated in providing […]

Prayers for Graduations and Confirmations

Over this last few weeks the Facebook news feed has been filled with postings about graduations and confirmations. Excited students, young people, parents, grandparents and pastors have shared photos and words of encouragement and thanksgiving. It is an exciting time of year and a door to new things and new beginnings. Let us this week […]

Celebration of Ordination Anniversary

Congratulations to Rev. Peter Magnan Ordained on June 6, 1982 – 35 years~! Cards can be sent to: 397 Diamond Spring Road Denville, NJ 07834 [email protected]

Prayers for Portland, Oregon

Prayers for the families of Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche and Ricky John Best who were stabbed on a MAX train in Portland Oregon while trying to calm a man who was yelling anti-Muslim slurs at two teenage girls. Also prayers physical, emotional and spiritual healing for Micah David-Cole Fletcher who was also wounded in the […]

Two Things

I have two things that are somewhat related so hang in there with me… Yesterday the President announced that the United States would start to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. This is a landmark world event and agreement that is huge step in the direction of saving the planet from environmental ruin for […]

Celebration of Ordination Anniversary

Congratulations to Rev. Donald Scott Ordained on June 1, 1957 – 60 years~! Cards can be sent to: 50 South Shore Trail Sparta, NJ 07871

Celebration of Ordination Anniversary

Congratulations to Rev. Clifford Bergdahl Ordained on June 1, 1977 – 40 years~! Cards can be sent to: Hillingdon Uxbridge 105 Victoria Avenue Middlesex ENGLAND UB910 [email protected]