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Stories from Our Congregations

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our congregations have found new ways to remain grounded in prayer, Scripture study, worship, caring for those in need, and seeking God’s justice and reconciliation in the world. Here are just a few of their stories.

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Christ Church, Teaneck food pantry
Stories from Our Congregations | Jan 4, 2021
The food pantry at Christ Church in Teaneck has received a $10,000 donation to help feed those who have been impacted by the economic crisis caused...
St. Elizabeth's, Ridgewood Christmas pageant
Stories from Our Congregations | Dec 22, 2020
St. Elizabeth's, Ridgewood adapted their Christmas pageant for the pandemic and the result is charming.
Volunteers distribute bags of food to cars lined up in front of St. Agnes, Little Falls. PHOTO COURTESY BOB DOMBROWSKI
Stories from Our Congregations | Sep 9, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced other area food pantries to hit pause, the food pantry at St. Agnes’, Little Falls stepped up.
St. Stephen's, Millburn's 2020 Drumming Camp
Stories from Our Congregations | Sep 4, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the annual Drumming Camp at St. Stephen’s, Millburn was a scaled-down event – two days instead of five, with about half...
We have never been here before
Stories from Our Congregations | Aug 18, 2020
The unpredictability of what “school” will look like this year means flexibility is the key to that ministry, according to those in the midst of...
Martha's Pantry has taken over the parish hall at St. Clement's, Hawthorne. LINDA HEEREMA PHOTO
Stories from Our Congregations | Aug 5, 2020
When Martha’s Pantry first opened at St. Clement’s, Hawthorne in November 2019, nobody came. “We advertised all around town – the libraries, the...