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During the six days of July 25-30, a number of people will join Bishop Beckwith in walking across our entire diocese, from the Delaware River that forms our western boundary with Pennsylvania to the Hudson River that forms our eastern boundary with New York – a journey totaling 80 miles. On this prayerful pilgrimage, the walkers will look for where God is at work in our communities and how we can join God in shaping the future of our diocese.

There are opportunities for all of us to participate directly or offer our support:

Church News

Thirty choristers from around the state of New Jersey gathered at the Church of St. Andrew and Holy Communion in South Orange on Saturday, April 23 for the third annual Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) New Jersey Choral Festival. This year’s event was conducted by Loraine Enlow, music associate for youth choirs at St. James’ Church, Madison Avenue in New York City.

In the News; Video

[MorristownGreen.com In the wake of this month’s massacre of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, “it is especially important that we stand up and declare our pride in them, and in ourselves,” Bishop Gene Robinson told a gay pride service at Morristown’s Episcopal Church of the Redeemer on Sunday.

In the News; Photos & Videos

In the weeks following the the mass shooting in Orlando, FL on June 12, 2016, at least 20 congregations in the Diocese of Newark hosted vigils, or participated in community vigils or rallies. Media coverage, stories, photos and videos – including Bishop Beckwith's remarks at one of the vigils – are collected here.

In the News

[The Record] Memory, unity and hope – those were the themes of a vigil held here Saturday to honor the 49 victims of the massacre in Orlando.

In the News

[The Record] North Jersey religious leaders, some breaking with the norms of their institutions, have forged new traditions of welcoming gay, bisexual and transgender people into their houses of worship, a process that seems to have accelerated in recent years.

In the News; Videos & Photo Gallery

[Morristown Green] Hundreds held hands and sang songs by candlelight Wednesday on the Morristown Green, and heard eloquent clergy members try to find hope in the tragedy of Orlando.


Being better neighbors was a consistent theme of the stories from the six congregations who came together at Episcopal House on Saturday, June 11 along with their coaches to share what they are learning, and plan next steps in experimenting.


Acting on a promise made at Diocesan Convention, four teams of clergy and lay leaders have developed innovative experiments to help the diocese find new ways to do Jesus’ work in a rapidly changing world.

Photo Gallery

On June 12, 2016, 86 members of the diocese were honored with the David P. Hegg II Lifetime Achievement Award at the 20th annual Senior Ministries Evensong, held at St. Peter's Church in Morristown with the Rt. Rev. Mark M. Beckwith, Bishop of Newark, officiating.