News, events and features of interest to members and friends of our diocese.
Publication schedule beginning April 1, 2020: Weekly on Wednesdays, until further notice. Submission deadline is 10 AM the Friday prior. See submission guidelines.
MAR 27, 2020: Announcement about more frequent e-news; Messages from Bishop Hughes and Canon Wright
MAR 18, 2020: "Instead of going to church we ARE the church" writes Bishop Hughes; plus resources for this uncertain time
MAR 4, 2020: Bishop Hughes on beholding God's presence and generosity at a time of fear and anxiety
FEB 19, 2020: Bishop Hughes on rest; Canon Wright on Lenten resources; Church Leader University
FEB 5, 2020: Convention coverage!
JAN 15, 2020: At Convention, claiming our relationship with each other
DEC 18, 2019: Bishop Hughes on the gift of the incarnation
DEC 4, 2019: Bishop Hughes on being a messenger of God; American-Afghan pen-pal program
NOV 20, 2019: Bishop Hughes is looking for dreamers; Kid-friendly Advent & Christmas ideas
NOV 6, 2019: A reflection on stewardship from Bishop Hughes, plus how to sing a song of the saints of God in northern New Jersey
OCT 16, 2019: Bishop Hughes on "We are the change God intends to make"; Stories from Blessing of the Animals
OCT 2, 2019: Bishop Hughes on the unstated role of the Vestry; Photos from the First Pop Up Youth event
SEP 18, 2019: Bishop Hughes on following Jesus into sabbath; Pop Up Youth Ministry begins this Sunday!
SEP 4, 2019: Sign up now for Breaking Bread with the Bishop!
AUG 21, 2019: After months of listening and planning, Pop Up Youth Ministry is ready to launch
JUL 17, 2019: Reflections - and actions - on the immigration crisis
JUN 19, 2019: Bishop Carlye Hughes on how you can listen to the Holy Spirit this summer
MAY 15, 2019: Confirmations, expectations, and a farewell
MAY 1, 2019: Our Bishop reflects on recent violence at houses of worship, and how we can respond
APR 17, 2019: Holy Week is busy. Take time to reflect anyway.
APR 3, 2019: Bishop Carlye Hughes reflects on her first six months as Bishop of Newark