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150TH Year Celebrations16
Our year long celebrations concluded with a special luncheon on December 4, 2016. (Click on "Launch photo gallery at bottom of page for all the celebration pictures throughout the year)
On December 5, 2015 we kicked off our year-long celebration of the150th anniversary of its founding. The commemorative dinner used the theme “Reliving the Journey”. This event brought together current church members along with former members who have since scattered to many diverse regions, friends and building users. Historical events were shared in a multimedia presentation that highlighted the people and the ministries that have been an important part of the church’s journey up to now. Members of the church provided testimonials sharing personal memories of church traditions of faith spanning back to the early days of the 20th century. The evening’s music was drawn from pieces that have been used throughout the 150 year timespan. 150th Year Jubilee, 1866-2016
Sunday service on December 6th mirrored an order of worship of the 1900’s with a handwritten bulletin. Rev. Dr. Elmo Familiaran of the American Baptist of New Jersey led a prayer of dedication of 2016 and its planned activities, as well as brought the morning’s message.