Our Church works to meet the needs of its members, and to minister to the needs of the community around us. New members are always welcome. We worship together as a community of believers. We support one another’s values and beliefs. We nurture the faith of all our members in a variety of ways including adult Bible education programs, choirs for both adults and children, youth programs, a nursery school and much more!
This Week at Community Presbyterian
4/1: Fellowship Committee, 7 PM
4/2: Children's Choir, 5 PM
4/2: Christian Education Committee, 5:30 PM
4/2: Bell Choir, 6:30 PM
4/2: Chancel Choir, 7:30 PM
4/3: Good Friday Tenebrae Service, 7 PM
4/5: Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 AM
The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated
during the worship service.
#248: "Christ Is Risen! Shout Hosanna!" HYMN TO JOY
#245: "Christ the Lord Is Risen Today" LLANFAIR
#232: "Jesus Christ Is Risen Today" EASTER HYMN
+All hymns are taken from Glory to God, 2013, Westminster/John Knox Press.
"Alleluia" from Exsultate Jubilate W. A. Mozart
Laurie Weeks Thomas, soprano
"Alleluia! Christ Is Risen" Michael Bedford
"Have Ye Not Known?/Ye Shall Have A Song" Randall Thompson
from The Peaceable Kingdom
"I Sat Down Under His Shadow" Sir Edward Barstow
"O Sacrum Convivium" Giovanni Croce
"Sanctus" from Deutsche Messe Franz Schubert
"Hallelujah!" chorus from Messiah George Frideric Handel
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Our worship includes Scripture readings, prayers, a children's chat, a sermon and plenty of music.
Christian education at CPC includes Sunday School for all ages, a confirmation class, Youth Fellowship programs, adult Bible Study, our Women's Association, and our Men's Group.
Ministry in our church includes numerous opportunities for mission work both locally, nationally, and worldwide. Ministry to our own members includes taking flowers and Communion to those who are hospitalized, Christmas caroling at the homes of shut in members, and providing opportunities for fellowship and recreation.
Being a community church, our facilities are in constant use by local community organizations. In addition to our Nursery School, the church sponsors the local Boy Scout Troop 177, which meets in our building. The local Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous groups meet in our Assembly Room, as well as the Mountainside Senior Citizens Club. We host the NJ Potters' Guild twice a year, and our Assembly Room serves as a polling place for government elections and a local drama group meets here throughout the year.
I hope you have a sense of the Community Presbyterian Church as a vital, exciting place. I also hope you have a sense of us as a warm, loving fellowship of people trying our best to be faithful disciples of Jesus Christ.
- Christopher R. Belden, Pastor
Pastor Belden would love to hear from you. Send him an e-mail here.
Welcome to Community Presbyterian Church of
Mountainside, New Jersey
1459 Deer Path
We are affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA) and are a community church located in Mountainside, New Jersey, 25 miles west of New York City.
We are a fellowship of believers who come together to:
- study and learn about God and ourselves
- serve God through serving each other, serving our community and joining with other Christians to serve the world
Community Presbyterian Church
1459 Deer Path
Mountainside, NJ 07092
Child care is available during morning worship.
Bible Study- Sundays at 12:00 PM
The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated next on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 during our 10:30 AM worship service.
Dr. Belden's latest blog post.
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