Using photos of children responsibly

Geeks for God on using photos of children responsibly

2014 outreach, congregational support and scholarships

2014 outreach, congregational support and scholarships

Stations of Cross to be performed at sites of violent incidents in Jersey City

Stations of Cross to be performed at sites of violent incidents in Jersey City

Reflections on the House of Bishops meeting

Bishop Beckwith's reflections on the House of Bishops meeting

High School Retreat

Discounted registration by April 2 for High School Retreat at Cross Roads

Senior Moments: Adapting to disability

Senior Moments: Adapting to disability

Reflections on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

The Chancellor reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Announcement

Our diocese distributed over $1,000,000 in outreach, congregational support, and scholarships in 2014. This financial support of God’s work in our neighborhoods and communities is made possible by donations from individuals and congregations, and by church pledges. Thank you for your generosity and commitment!

Feature

After a grueling struggle this Lent – among the saints AND many of the staff at Episcopal House – the battle is finally underway to determine which saint will win the Golden Halo in that unique Lenten event known as Lent Madness. The two finalists among the saints are Francis of Assisi and Brigid of Kildare, and at 8 a.m. on Maundy Thursday, April 2, the victor will be crowned.

Announcement

With sadness we share the news of the passing of Elizabeth Walkingstick “Betty” Theobald, 92, of Cape May Point on Saturday, March 28, 2015. She was the mother of the Rt. Rev. Dr. Carol J. Gallagher, Assistant Bishop here in the Diocese of Newark from 2005 to 2007.

Relatives and friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, in the First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May. Betty’s funeral will be held on Thursday, April 2 at 11 a.m. in the Church. Interment will follow in the Cold Spring Cemetery, Lower Twp.

In the News

[The Jersey Journal] More than a dozen congregations, representing Episcopalians, Lutherans, Methodists, Protestants and Roman Catholics [will] perform the Stations of the Cross on April 3, Good Friday, by visiting 14 sites of violent incidents in Jersey City over the past 12 months.

Announcement

Listening, wondering and exploring were concepts brought to the surface as the ground was prepared for the start of Going Local: Cycle Two. Going Local is a process that guides congregations and clergy into new habits and practices needed to be the church in a world that is constantly changing.