Services

Service of Affirmation

Join us for a Service of Affirmation presented by our 8th and 9th grade Coming of Age students. Come support our youth as they make this important passage in their religious lives. Children and families are welcome. A reception for the students follows the service.  

Join us for a ‘Celebration of Community’

Join us this Sunday morning, May 6, at 10:30 for music, worship, education, and fellowship. We gather for a “Celebration of Community” to recognize and thank each other for another year of shared ministry and devotion to our congregation. David Horst, Minister, presents a sermon entitled “The Larger Ministry.” At the beginning of the service we welcome … Continued

‘Commitment … I Guess?’

The combined Paramus and Ridgewood Youth Group present the Sunday morning worship service. Our young people lead busy lives. Between schoolwork, sports, extracurricular activities, jobs, and college applications our youth are inundated with so many obligations it can be difficult to make time for one’s own comfort and happiness. At a time when people are struggling … Continued

‘Who Knows? The Truth Emerges!’

Church Members John Freund and Phil Sosinsky lead the worship service today. John’s sermon topic is “Who Knows? The Truth Emerges!” John also sings and performs original music with members of the House Band. Sunday School classes and the Youth Group meet. Coffee and conversation follow the morning programs. The monthly Membership Q&A begins at … Continued

‘The State of Hate’

Join us this Sunday morning for music, worship, education, and fellowship. David Horst, Minister, tackles a difficult but important topic, hate and extremism in America, in his sermon “The State of Hate.” He draws on the latest data from the Southern Poverty Law Center, the leading U.S. non-profit organization monitoring the activities of domestic hate … Continued

Easter Sunday celebration!

Join us for our Easter Sunday celebration featuring the Church Choir. David Horst, Minister, and Lynn Sodora, Director of Religious Education lead the all-ages service. Children and families are welcome. Coffee and conversation follow the service.

Justice Sunday

Join us for Justice Sunday featuring the Church Choir performing a new composition by Matt Anderson, “Breathing,” with text by Matt Rotando. The work was commissioned by Andrea and Herb Ouida in memory of their son, Todd Ouida. Rab Bell, Worship Associate, and David Horst, Minister, lead the service. Rev. Horst’s sermon title is “What … Continued

Generosity Sunday

Join us for Generosity Sunday and the launch of the “Beyond the Gap” stewardship campaign. David Horst, Minister; Lynn Sodora, Director of Religious Education; Jill Wecht, Worship Associate; and Matt Anderson, Director of Music, lead the service. Children join us for the beginning of the service then gather for a Purim Party. A Meeting of the … Continued

‘A Good Laugh’

Time to lighten up and have some fun and laughs! Bring your favorite jokes to share this Sunday. David Horst, Minister, talks about the redemptive and healing power of humor in his sermon “A Good Laugh.” Mark Sganga, Guitarist, is our Guest Artist. Lynn Sodora, Director of Religious Education, and Matt Anderson, Director of Music, lead … Continued

‘More Bad Weather on the Way’

Join us for music, worship, education, and fellowship! David Horst, Minister, gives a religious perspective on global climate change in his sermon “More Bad Weather on the Way.” Phil Sosinsky, Worship Associate;  Lynn Sodora, Director of Religious Education; and Matt Anderson, Director of Music, assist. Pianist Martin Fechner, whose performance was postponed from last Sunday, … Continued