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Diocesan Convention

The 146th Annual Diocesan Convention was held Friday, January 31 and Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the Hilton Meadowlands, 2 Meadowlands Plaza, East Rutherford, NJ 07073

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The 146th Annual Diocesan Convention
February 5, 2020
A summary of all actions taken by Deputies at the 146th Annual Diocesan Convention.
Photos of the 146th Convention
February 5, 2020
Photos by the Rev. Cynthia L. Black and Nina Nicholson.
Behold, Become, Begin: The Stewardship Game
February 5, 2020
A highlight of Convention was the introduction of Behold, Become, Begin: The Stewardship Game, a game specially created for the Diocese to help each...
Bishop Hughes addressing Convention on Saturday. CYNTHIA L. BLACK PHOTO
February 1, 2020
"We're gonna have to get so good at beholding and so good at knowing our gifts and claiming them, that we're gonna have to actually be the stewards...
Mission Minutes 2020: Sheltering the Homeless
February 1, 2020
St. Paul’s, Englewood had a run-down sexton’s apartment that for years had been used for storage. The parish had the vision to partner with Family...
Mission Minutes 2020: Restoring a Church in Panama
February 1, 2020
A community in Panama had lost their church building, and a family in New Jersey had lost their son and brother. Christ Church, Newton was in...
February 1, 2020
Bishop Carlye Hughes gives the second part of her Convention address as the sermon at the Convention Eucharist.
Bishop Hughes addressing Convention on Friday. CYNTHIA L. BLACK PHOTO
January 31, 2020
"Our job is to be the person that God has created us to be, doing the ministry that God has given us to do. In order to do that we have to know who...
Mission Minutes 2020: Hispanic/Latino Ministry
January 31, 2020
When several local young people were deployed to the 1991 Persian Gulf War, their Spanish-speaking families sought a place to pray for them. St....
Mission Minutes 2020: Summer Food Program
January 31, 2020
After discovering that most local students who qualified for food assistance at school were falling through the cracks during summer vacation, the...