December 14, 2019

RUTHERFORD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

251 UNION AVE

RUTHERFORD, NJ 07070-1415

201-438-6324 

  

 

WORSHIP HOURS 

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

 

OFFICE HOURS 

Tue - Wed - Thu

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM 

    

RCC COME MY PEOPLE

Welcome video for the church

 

 JOSEPH

Songs from Joseph

 

ENVIRONTMENTAL EXPO

Songs from the EXPO

 

PENTECOST 2019

Songs by DDT & Church School 

 

INSTALLATION

 "Order My Steps"

"Love Has Broken Down the Wall"

"Be Thou My Vision" 

 

ALYCIA DAMMERS DESMOND

"What Matters" 

 

RCC CHOIR WITH SUSAN LAFEVER

"O, That I Had a Thousand Voices" 

 

 

DAMMERS-DESMOND TRIO

"Sanctuary" 

"Change Our Hearts Oh God" 

 

FRED DAMMERS

"Birth Is A Wonder" 

"Mr. President" 

"Somos El Barco" 

 

THE RCC CHOIR & CHRISTOPHER SAHAR

"Come Down oh Love Divine"  

 

PHILIP REYNOLDS 

"Movement IV from Hora" 

  

 ANDREA LONG & CHRISTOPHER SAHAR

"Ave Maria" 

"Our Father" 

   

EMANUEL MELI & CHRISTOPHER SAHAR

 "I Choose Love"

 

ELLEN DAMMERS & CHRISTOPHER SAHAR

 "At the River"

 

PHIL REYNOLDS & CHRISTOPHER SAHAR

 "Fantasy on Motives from Verdi's Rigoletto"

 

PHIL REYNOLDS SOLO

 "Gigue from Violin Sonana in E minor"

  

RCC SINGERS/CHOIR 

"God's Eye Is on the Sparrow"

"The Whole Bright World Rejoices"

 

 

RCC CHURCH SCHOOL KIDS

"We Are Here" 

"Miriam's Song" 

"I Am the Church"

"My God Is So Great" 

 

    

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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   KEEPING FAITH, REACHING OUT, WELCOMING ALL

Celebrating 112 Years of Spiritual & Community Service

 

All are Welcome

 

Welcome to the Rutherford Congregational Church website. We are very excited that you have joined us. We strive to recognize and nurture the Christ in ourselves and each person that we encounter along the way. The United Church of Christ is a thriving community of believers, and lovers of the word of God. Rutherford Congregational Church has a long tradition of outreach and service to its members and the community. We hope you will join us for service on Sunday.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COME TO THE 

PANCAKE BREAKFAST

 

ON OCTOBER 26, 2019

 

8:30 - 12:00 NOON  

  

 

 
 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 

The Dammers-Desmond Trio performs Woody Guthrie's "Deportee" a song about the plight of Migrant Workers from Mexico. The song was written in 1948 and sadly still remains pertinent today. 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 LINK TO DEPORTEE VIDEO

 

 

 
   
 
 
   
 

The RCC Singers perform "How Can I Keep From Singing" on 9-22-19 with Eric Clark on piano.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 LINK TO VIDEO 

 
   

 
 

 

 

 

INSTALLATION OF REV. RONALD E. VERBLAAUW

 
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On December 2, 2018 the Rev. Ronald E. Verblaauw was installed as the settled pastor of the Rutherford Congregational Church. 

 


 Pastor Ron celebrates communion with the congregation during the morning service on the day he was installed. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

The RCC Choir sings during the installation service. Stewart P. Holmes directs and plays piano.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 Ellen and Fred Dammers play drums and lead the congregation in singing "Masithi (Sing Amen)" during Pastor Ron's installation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 Conference Minister David Popham charges Rev. Ronald E, Verblaauw with congregation responsibilities during his installation.

 

 

 
   


  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Settled Pastor

Rev. Ronald E Verblaauw

(Link to Bio information) 

 

   
 

 REUNITING AND KEEPING FAMILIES TOGETHER RALLY & MARCH

June 30, 2018 at the Rutherford Congregational Church 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 PICTURED HERE ARE THE REV. RONALD VERBLAAUW AND FRED DAMMERS ON GUITAR PERFORMING HIS PROTEST SONG "MR. PRESIDENT" 

 Click here for link to song.                       

 
   
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A new lawn display welcomes all to the Rutherford Congregational Church. The church has a long and proud history of reaching out to the community and welcoming all into worship and fellowship. This is reflected in the churches Mission Statement - Keeping Faith, Reaching Out, and Welcoming All (Mission Statement) and their decision to become An Open and Affirming congregation (Open and Affirming Statement). Follow this link to information on the new LGBTQ Fellowship Group.