On April 13, 2020, during a storm, a neighbor's tree fell through and destroyed the stained glass window, Jesus and the Little Children.  Below are pictures of the damage, clean up and restoration of window and replacement of the carpeting in the Sanctuary.

Read an article about the exterior renovation during the summer of 2020 by clicking on the link below.


Fellowship at FPCH

Activities, outings and dinners.

Vacation Bible School

Closing Ceremony at FPCH

Daily morning cheers shared by the students.

Vacation Bible School


Scout Sunday
February 6, 2022

During worship on February 6, 2022, members of the various scout troops sponsored by FPCH participated in the service.  They presented their colors at the beginning of the service and read scripture as part of worship.

Watch the congregation of the First Presbyterian Church of Hackettstown, New Jersey decorate the Chrismon Tree (time lapse) during worship and end with the annual Sunday School Christmas Tableau on December 8, 2019. (No sound with this video)

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
December 24, 2021

Below are before, during and after pictures of our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.  There are approximately 280 candles in the candelabras at the end of the pews and on the balcony.

Phantoms Hockey Outing
February 20, 2022

Below are pictures Church families who attended a Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey game on February 20, 2022 at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa.

Wreaths Across America
December 18, 2021

FPCH was honored to again host the Masonic Lodge members from Blairstown for the Wreaths Across America ceremony.  After a program in the Chapel, volunteers placed wreaths on the graves in The Old Presbyterian Burial Ground adjacent to the Chapel on Main Street.

Advent Services at FPCH

First Presbyterian Church

of Hackettstown, NJ


Rev. Erin Hayes-Cook

The Building On Generosity capital campaign was kicked off on September 28, 2019.  In the summer of 2020 (during the pandemic) the exterior of the church was sided and new protective covering placed over the stained glass windows.