Calendar of Events

Saturdays at the Playground
Thielke Arboretum Playground, Glen Rock, NJ
Saturday Mornings at 9:30 AM

Calling all young families! Come join us on Saturdays for fun and fellowship at the playground; an easy way to spend time getting to know people and building community amongst families at GRC. And of course, letting our children use some of that endless energy they have! It’s casual, so feel free to just show up.

Email Brian and Jen Mercer with any questions or for more info at

Women’s Bible Study Fall 2021
Monday Nights at 7:30 PM (Zoom)
& Tuesday Mornings at 9:30 AM (in-person)

Our women’s group will be challenged and encouraged by this weekly study of Godly womanhood from Proverbs 31.  In this study, Emalyn Spencer points us to this biblical picture of a woman, made in the image of God; called to reflect the character of God.

The study begins Sept 13 and 14.

ACE: Theological Foundations for Leaders
Starts September 12th at 10:00 AM

Join Pastor Steve, Steve Hoogerhyde and our officer candidates for this 16-week discussion-based survey of our doctrinal beliefs. We’ll explore what we believe, why it matters, and how to live in response to the truth. All adults are welcome. Officer candidates will be completing assigned reading for each lesson; others are encouraged but not required to do the reading. Those who are interested should order their own copies of the Westminster Confession of Faith and John Frame’s book, Salvation Belongs to the Lord.

Email with any questions or for more info.

Discovery Group
Starts September 30th at 7:30 PM

Looking to get connected and grow in your faith?  Join us for a 6-week discipleship group designed specifically for newcomers and long-termers who are not yet in a small group. We’ll explore how to grow in our experience of God and live out the Christian life. More than a teaching time, this small group experience will equip you with spiritual dynamics and practices to follow Jesus in practical ways. Minimal homework will help you apply what you’re learning and put it to use in your life.

Email to join this group.

Churchwide Picnic – Ridgewood Duck Pond Pavilion
Saturday, September 25th from 11:30 AM-3:00 PM

We’re making it easy this year, just pack a lunch and come join in!  Games will be provided for the kids and young at heart.
Playground and bathrooms are on-site.

Hope to see you there! And if you’d like to volunteer with set-up or clean-up email

Meet the Pastor
Sunday, September 26

New to GRC? Get to know Pastor Peter and Pastor Steve following both the 8:30 & 11:15 AM Worship services by the blue couches in the Fellowship Hall.

Women’s Cookie Decorating – GRC
Saturday, October 2nd at 2:00 PM

All women and high school girls are invited to this cookie decorating craft, which you can nibble on afterwards. Carissa Sage will teach us how to decorate cookies like a baking professional. The event is limited to 40 people so it will be first-come, first-served. Cookies will be provided but there is a $25 to cover supplies so registration is required. Email with questions.

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day
GRC Back Parking Lot
Friday, October 15th from 7:00-7:30 PM

All are welcome to come light a candle in remembrance of babies lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death and other causes. We will meet in the GRC back parking lot.

There is no expectation to share or talk during this remembrance time.

Email with questions.

Inquirer’s Class – GRC
Saturday, October 16th from 8:30 AM-2:30 PM

This is an in-depth presentation of GRC’s vision, values, ministries, and structure. It’s a prerequisite for church membership, but it’s also beneficial to newer attendees to learn more about our church. It will be in-person and childcare will be available.

If you have any questions email

Heart for Muslims Conference – Virtual & In-Person
Saturday, October 23rd from 9:20 AM-4:00 PM

This year, the conference focuses on acts of kindness and service among Muslims that lead to strong relationships and effective ministry—Loving Muslims Through Acts of Service. Believers interested in reaching Muslims with the Gospel, applying their gifts to serve in the Kingdom and revealing Christ’s heart for Muslims: missions teams, missions boards, evangelists, women’s groups, small groups or prayer teams. Discounted rate if you register by Sept 30: in-person – $30 and virtual – $15.

Psalms Morning Devotionals

Mon, Wed, & Fri | 7:00-7:30 AM

Google Meet
Or join by phone:
PIN: 574 575 233#

Kingdom Prayer

Sun & Thur | 8:00 PM

Google Meet
Or join by phone:
+1 484-681-2272
PIN: 412 424 587#

October 2021

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