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A Celebration of Ministry: The Rt. Rev. Mark M. Beckwith and Marilyn Olson

Sat, Sep 8 2018, 11:00am
Skylands Event & Conference Center
792 Route 10 West
Randolph , NJ 07869


In recognition of their 11 years of service to the people of the Diocese of Newark, the Transition Committee is holding a luncheon honoring the Rt. Rev. Mark M. Beckwith and Marilyn Olson on September 8, 2018 at the Skylands Event & Conference Center in Randolph.

The gathering begins at 11 AM. At 11:30 AM there will be a short liturgy, followed by the luncheon.

The cost to attend is $50 per person. The choice of meals are:

  • Beef filet with mushroom gravy
  • Stuffed chicken with vegetables
  • Eggplant parmesan

The luncheon will include a cash bar.

How to sign up

  • Go to and look for Luncheon honoring Bishop Mark Beckwith & Marilyn Olson.
  • Enter number of attendees in the "Quantity" field.
  • Click the "Continue" button at the bottom of the page.
  • On the second page, enter up to four attendee names and meal choices.
  • If paying for more than four attendees, or if an attendee has dietary restrictions, check the appropriate box(es) and then email this information to

Sign-up deadline: Wednesday, August 15.

Submissions are encouraged for the Farewell Luncheon Journal – no charge!!

All individuals, congregations and organizations in the diocese (and beyond) are invited to submit messages for a Farewell Luncheon Journal that will celebrate Mark and Marilyn's ministry. Everyone (all ages welcome!) is encouraged to create a simple lay-out of their message for the Journal which will be printed on letter-size paper folded into a booklet (full page = 8.5” tall by 5.5” wide). Pick a font, a border, maybe insert a photo or include a drawing by scanning it – we look forward to your participation and creative submissions!

Please email your fully-designed message to Wendy Drake-Schneider at by 5 PM on Wednesday, August 1.

Tribute donations to the Alleluia Fund in honor of the Beckwiths are invited

All are invited to honor Mark and Marilyn by making a tribute donation to the Alleluia Fund for Outreach. Your gift will be vitally important to many organizations throughout the diocese – ministries dear to the hearts of Mark and Marilyn.

Your donation is fully tax deductible. Please go to, choose “Alleluia Fund – Beckwith Tribute” and make your donation of any amount. Thank you!

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