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For April




    • Schedule for Sunday Worship Worship services are at 10:00 AM. (Coffee hour follows the 10:00 AM service, usually on the second Sunday of the month.)
    • Lecture Series by Pastor Paul Wednesday, April 2, at 1:00 PM, Last 24 Hours of Christ's Life on Earth.
    • Sunday Service and Holy Communion - Sunday, April 6, at 10:00 AM. Food Pantry Donations Accepted. - Last day to order Easter Flowers.
    • Lecture Series by Pastor Paul Wednesday, April 9, at 1:00 PM, Last 24 Hours of Christ's Life on Earth.
    • Palm Sunday Service Sunday, April 13, at 10:00 AM - (Coffee Hour follows).
    • DORCAS Circle Meeting Monday, April 14, at 12:30 PM, Check with Circle leader
    • ADAH Circle Meeting Tuesday, April 15, at 1:00 PM, Check with Circle leader
    • Maundy Thursday Service Thursday, April 17, at 1:00 PM, Special Last Supper food. Reservations needed: sign up.
    • Spire Deadline Thursday, April 17. Deadline for May Spire.
    • Good Friday Service Friday, April 18, at 2:00 PM, Ecumenical service hosted by Community Reformed Church.
    • HANNAH Circle Meeting Friday, April 18, at 1:00 PM, Check with Circle leader - May be rescheduled.
    • Hymn Sing Sunday, April 20, at 9:45 AM, preceding Sunday worship service.
    • Easter Sunday Service Sunday, April 20, at 10:00 AM. Easter Sunday Coffee Hour follows service: Sign up.
    • Aristacare Service/Ministry Sunday, April 20, at 2:00 PM.
    • RUTH Circle Meeting Wednesday, April 23, at 1:30 PM, Check with Circle leader
    • Sunday Service April 27, at 10:00 AM.
    • Investment Seminar Tuesday, April 29, at 9:00 AM, With Noreen Fargione, financial planner. Coffee, Tea and cookies. Sign up sheet.


      Looking ahead:
      Eighth annual Prayer Breakfast on Wednesday, May 14 at 10:00 AM.
      Message by retired Pastor Robert Dykstra.


    • . . . . WE CORDIALLY INVITE YOU TO PARTICIPATE . . . .
      . . . . . . . . . . . IN ANY OF THE ABOVE . . . . . . . . . . .

      Community Reformed Church News
      (From the April Issue of the Crestwood Sun)

      The Wednesday Lenten Bible Studies on the Passion of Jesus Christ will continue on April 2 and conclude on April 9. (Begins at 1:00 PM)

      The solemnity of Holy Week will open with Palm Sunday service on April 13 at the regular Sunday morning worship at 10:00 AM. On April 17 at 1:00 PM there will be a special meal in commemoration of the Last Supper which Jesus ate with his friends. The lighting of the Passover candles and the Passover Thanksgiving that are features of this meal in every Jewish home will also be observed. Reservations are necessary to know how many to prepare for. A free will offering will be taken.

      On Good Friday, April 18 at 2:00 PM, the church will host an ecumenical service commemorating Christ's passion and death. The Easter Sunday celebration of Christ's resurrection will take place on April 20 at 10:00 AM. The church invites you to participate in the Holy Week and Easter Walk with the Lord, which is central to Christian faith.

      Save the date: Eighth annual Prayer Breakfast on May 14 at 10:00 AM. The Prayer Breakfast marks a special time of spiritual growth and reflection, as well as the coming together for a delicious homemade breakfast, fellowship and devotions.



      Church outreach continues with community nutrition support, the Food Pantry, Caregivers, and the Clothes Tree. Please call the church at 732-350-0232 for further details. Information about the church can also be obtained online at http://churches.rca.org/communitywhiting/
      Our e-mail address is: whitingcrc@gmail.com

      A welcoming church, 30 Lacey Road. Sunday service: 10:00 AM.
      Pastor: Rev. Paul G. Akers.

      Whiting Food Pantry - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM . 732-350-0232.
      Clothes Tree - Tuesday and Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. 732-350-0232.
      Senior Nutrition Site Lunch - Monday, Thursday and Friday 12:00 NOON. Reservations: 732-849-1807
      Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey - Office open Monday through Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon. For Information call 732-849-9400.

      The Community Reformed Church is located at 30 Lacey Road in Whiting, NJ. You may call the church at 732-350-0232 between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM, Monday through Friday. The church is air-conditioned and handicapped accessible and is equipped with a "T" Loop for those with hearing aids. Hand sanitizers are now available for use.

      Visit the church's web site at http://churches.rca.org/communitywhiting/
      or . . email us at: whitingcrc@gmail.com.



      In case of bad weather, please call the church office (732-350-0232) for information regarding the cancellation of church services and meetings.



    • View Pictures from Some Past Events

    • A Concert by the Crestwood Symphonette was performed on July 14, 2013 at the Community Reformed Church. (Click Here to see pictures.)

    • A Celebration of Ernest's Golden Anniversary as an Organist and Choir Director was held on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the Community Reformed Church. (Click Here to see pictures and hear music.)

    • The annual church picnic was held on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at the Community Reformed Church. (Click Here to see pictures.)

    • A concert by the Crestwood Chorus was held on Sunday, May 8, 2013 at the Community Reformed Church. (Click Here to see pictures.)

    • The Rev.Paul G. Akers was installed as Pastor of Community Reformed Church on Feb. 2, 2013. To see details of the service and pictures (Click Here.)

    • A Christmas Pageant was held during the Christmas season at the Community Reformed Church. To see a picture (Click Here.)

    • Our annual Ice Cream Social was held on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at the Community Reformed Church. (Click Here to see pictures.)

    • A concert by the Crestwood Symphonette was held on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at the Community Reformed Church. (Click Here to see pictures.)

    • The annual church picnic was held on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at the Community Reformed Church. (Click Here to see pictures.)

    • A Prayer Breakfast was held on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at the Community Reformed Church. (Click Here to see pictures.)
    • The annual Church Ice Cream Social was held on Wednesday, August 3 at the Community Reformed Church.
    • The annual church picnic was held on June 8, 2011 at the Community Reformed Church. (Click Here to see pictures.)
    • The Crestwood Symphony Concert Was performed in May, at the Community Reformed Church. (Click Here to see pictures and details.)
    • The Maxham Family Concert Was performed on Sunday, February 20, at the Community Reformed Church. (Click Here to see pictures and details.)
    • Retirement Luncheon for Pastor Peter Was on Wednesday, January 26, at the Quality Inn, Toms River, despite the snow. (Click Here to see pictures and details.)
    • Tenth Anniversary Party for Pastor Steve Hanson Was held in the Fellowship Hall, Sunday, August 8, 2010 (Click Here to see pictures and details.)
    • Annual Ice Cream Social was held in the Fellowship Hall on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 (Click Here to see pictures and details.)
    • Spring Concert by The Crestwood Chorus performed Saturday and Sunday, May 1 and 2, 2010 at the church (Click Here to see pictures and details.)
    • Opening of the new Veterans Memorial Park in Whiting Saturday, April 24 (Click Here to see pictures and details.)
    • Dutch Fair Was held on Saturday, October 3, 2009.- Thanks to all who helped in the making of crafts and baked goods, the collection of saleable items, the preparations for the Fair, and on the day of the Fair. (Click Here to see pictures of this year's Dutch Fair)
    • Community Hymn Sing at Community Reformed Church - was held May 31, 2009. (Click Here to see pictures and details.)
    • Trip to Surflight Theater Will Rogers Follies - was held August 28, 2008. (Click Here to see picture and details.)
    • Philadelphia "Duck" Trip was held June 26, 2008. (Click Here to see picture and details.)
    • Concert by the NJ Chamber Singers was performed on April 29, 2007 (Click Here to see picture and details.)
    • Concert by The Crestwood Chorus performed Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2 and 3, 2006 at the church (Click Here to see pictures and details.)
    • Dutch Fair Was held on Saturday, October 7, 2006.- Thanks to all who helped in the making of crafts and baked goods, the collection of saleable items, the preparations for the Fair, and on the day of the Fair. (Click Here to see pictures of past Dutch Fairs)
    • Concert by Valley Forge Choir of Men and Boys + Chancel Choir was held on Sunday, May 21, 2006 at 4 PM, at the church (Click Here to see pictures and details. BONUS: Link to the Valley Forge Choir website, where you can HEAR them SING!)
    • Concert by NJ Chamber Singers was held on Sunday, April 23, 2006 at 3 PM, at the church (Click Here to see picture and details. Link to the NJ Chamber Singers website.)
    • Kitchen Improvement Project New Cabinets were recently (2006) installed in the church kitchen (See the new look, and some who worked to make it happen. Click Here to see pictures)
    • Appreciation Luncheon was held April 20, 2006 at 12 noon, at Keswick Pines - For retiring consistory members. (Click Here to see pictures and details)
    • Ice Cream Social was held on August 17, 2005 at 2:00 p.m.(Did you miss it? Click Here to see pictures from the event)
    • 90+ Birthday Party Was held Wednesday, September 21, 2005 at 12:00 noon.(Did you miss it? Click Here to see pictures from the event)





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