December 16, 2017

RUTHERFORD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

251 UNION AVE

RUTHERFORD, NJ 07070-1415

201-438-6324 

  

 

WORSHIP HOURS

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  

RCC COME MY PEOPLE

Welcome video for the church

 

ADVENT

RCC SINGERS/CHOIR

"Return My People" 

" Prepare the Way O Zion"

EMANUEL J. MELI

"Comfort Ye" and "Every Valley" 

 

STEWARDSHIP SUNDAY

"Pockets" by Gail King

 

RCC CHURCH SCHOOL KIDS

"We Are Here" 

"Miriam's Song" 

"I Am the Church"

"My God Is So Great" 

 

NEW MEMBER SUNDAY

 Photographs of our new members

 RCC SINGERS 

"I'm Gonna Live So God Can Use Me"

  

FALL SERVICE MUSIC

 RCC SINGERS/CHOIR

"Spirit, Spirit of Gentleness" 

"Abide With Me" 

 "My Faith Is Like An Oaken Staff"

 "There Is A Wideness In God's Mercy"

 "Lead Me, Guide Me" 

 ANDREA LONG

"Softly and Tenderly" 

EMANUEL J. MELI

"Panis Angelicus" 

 

SUMMER SERVICE MUSIC

Fred Dammers 

"Nobody's Fault But Mine"

 Dammers-Desmond Trio

Ron Verblaauw

"Come My People"

Fred Dammers 

"Well Well Well"

 

 

CONFIRMATION SUNDAY

 PHOTOS

 

NEW FOR CHURCH SCHOOL SUNDAY 

MUSIC SELECTIONS 

 

 

NEW FOR PENTECOST 

SIGHTS & SOUND OF PENTECOST

"Every Time I Feel the Spirit"

The RCC  Singers

 

Video of Scripture Reading

 

Photos

 

 WOMEN'S RETREAT 2017

 LINK TO RETREAT PHOTOS

 

   

CHURCH HISTORY

 The Centennial Moments

 

 Open and Affirming

Read the Rutherford Congregational Church Open and Affirming Statement

 

Our Mission Statement

Read the RCC Mission Statement

 

Sanctuary Usage

Read about use of our facility and planning for weddings and funerals under the Home Tab

 

What's Up? 

Come to the News Section to see our Newsletter The Voice .

 

What is UCC?

Find out about the United Church of Christ and the history of this wonderful organization on our What is UCC page. 

 

 

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Meet Our Interim Organist


CHRISTOPHER SAHAR

Chris’s love of music began when studying piano at 7 in Kearny, NJ.  Although he started composing short piano pieces as young as 10, it wasn't until his late 30’s that he embarked on serious study of music composition first with private teachers then at Juilliard's Evening Division and culminating recently in earning a Master’s in Music from Queens College/City University of New York with a concentration in composition. He has had premieres of his music both in the United States and Greece. Presently he is applying for PhD programs in music composition.

 

His experience as an organist and choral accompanist arose over 15 years ago when he was accompanist to adult choirs in Long Island and Manhattan from 1999 - 2007. During this period, he secured a position as music director at an Episcopal Church in Queens which prompted him to take organ instruction with Rick Erickson, former cantor at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in the Lincoln Center area of Manhattan and choir director of the Bach Singers.  He has been a member of the American Guild of Organist since 2005 and earned a Service Playing Certificate in 2007.  Since then 

he has been an interim organist at the Slovak Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, substitute organist at Roman Catholic, Episcopalian and Methodist congregations including Grace Methodist Church in Kearny, NJ.  

 

 What Chris enjoys most as a church organist is supporting and enhancing the worship experience with the vast resources of the choral and organ canon and the best of contemporary hymn and choral offerings.