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Transforming congregations requires changing the roles of leaders. Leaders need to be like gardeners, cultivating the ground to develop rich soil in which plants will thrive and grow.

Alleluia Fund for Outreach

Active in Newark since 1991, Pathways to College is a national organization providing underserved students with the support they need to become the best high school students, college applicants, and college students they can be.

In the News

[Mount Olive Chronicle] Nine years ago, Ray Bonker had an idea for how his daughter, who is on the autism spectrum, could participate and enjoy in Sunday services at Christ Episcopal Church in Budd Lake.

Senior Ministries

“I have lived in this house for the past 30 years and I have no intention of moving. It’s a fine home!” Many of us have heard these words uttered by our own parents, elderly friends and acquaintances, and perhaps our spouses. Or maybe we have already said these words to ourselves. But let’s be real. We all may experience at least some physical limitations as time marches on. Whether they are temporary or permanent, those limitations can have serious effects on our ability to live comfortably in a safe environment.

In the News; Video & Photos

Grace Church Van Vorst, St. Paul's Church in Bergen and Church of the Incarnation were among the more than 30 congregations who joined the public launch of Jersey City Together, a new interfaith community action group.

Alleluia Fund for Outreach

Marco is a typical, energetic nine-year-old from the suburbs of New Jersey. He has very definite opinions on the current crop of super heroes and he loves to play soccer. But unlike many kids his age, Marco’s favorite after school activity is, well, going back to school. Marco is one of 22 children enrolled in Success for All, an after school program hosted by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Morristown.

Church News

Several Diocese of Newark congregations took Good Friday observances to the streets, many of them ecumenical efforts with neighboring churches.

In the News

[Episcopal News Service] Forming a monastic community of young adults at Lambeth Palace to embrace a yearlong commitment to prayer, study and service may have been an audacious experiment, but members of its first class say the initiative has been a major triumph and an extraordinary life-changing experience.

Alleluia Fund for Outreach

Through the Easter Season, the great festival stretching from the Easter Vigil through Pentecost, we in the Diocese of Newark celebrate Easter’s life-changing abundance. We are given fifty days – which, tellingly, is longer than Lent – to rejoice and experience what it means when we say Alleluia! Christ is risen!

In the News; Video

[FiOS1 News] For Pastor Richard Hong and congregants from the First Presbyterian Church of Englewood, which was severely damaged by a fire, this Easter will have a particularly special meaning.