Events at MPC

Taize Service

TAIZÉ MEDITATION SERVICE ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19: Treat yourself to a refreshing break in your week, amidst the slings, arrows, clanging, clamor, traffic jams, repulsive politics, and general frenzy of urban life! Mark your calendar and save 7:00-8:00 p.m. on November 19th in the sanctuary for the monthly (3rd Wednesday) candlelight Taizé meditation service consisting of music, scripture reading, prayer, and silence. Read the Rest...


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Montclair Presbyterian Church Dedicates New Solar Panels

Solar pointing-out-panels After two years of research and planning, the Montclair Presbyterian Church is pleased to announce the installation of 66 new solar panels on the roof of its facilities. The panels were dedicated during the Sunday worship service on November 2nd. Read the Rest...


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The Rev. Ben Daniel appears in this investigative report about unaccompanied refugee children, and what local churches are doing to respond. Please watch and share this video.

Refugee Children Ride "The Death Train" to Come to the US

Tens of thousands of children have been forced to flee their home country and head to the Bay Area. To get here, they risked starvation, dehydration and a harrowing ride on the roof of a train some call "The Death Train." Stephen Stock reports in a video that first aired on Nov. 10, 2014.

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The Latest Word

From our "MPC Family" Sermon Podcast:

Untitled Sermon: Don’t Label Me(November 16, 2014)

Guest preacher Talitha Phillips discusses Matthew’s “Parable of the Talents”, encouraging us to remove our “stained glass blinders” and understand it as Jesus’ audience — the poor, marginalized, and oppressed — would have done.


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The Latest from the Pastoral weblog:

Remembrance Sunday(October 31, 2014)

This coming Sunday is Remembrance Sunday, an informal Presbyterian holy day observed on the first Sunday in November, because that is the Lord’s Day closest to the days (November 1st and 2nd) when our Roman Catholic sisters and brothers observe All Saints Day and All Souls Day/Día de los Muertos. Traditionally, Presbyterians and other Protestants […] Read the Rest...

The Latest from the Family Living weblog (Talitha's Take):

Small Prayers(November 18, 2014)

Often I like to surprise people in church, by introducing a new prayer or song on the spot. I usually don’t give advance notice of what might be different from “normal” – although normal, at MPC, certainly covers a wide range! If you ask any Youth Group member, they know the answer to “what are […] Read the Rest...