Articles & Media Coverage

Feature

Cross Roads Camp and Retreat Center is a place where young and adults, alike, can go to be themselves and have fun in God’s creation. The camp experience is meant to strengthen the faith of all campers and send them back to their communities to do God’s work.

Senior Ministries

Do you think it’s possible that you will live into your 80s? If so, do you think it’s possible that you might become frail and need assistance? Have you considered what effect the cost of this care would have on your financial and retirement plans? Today, the median annual cost for a nursing home stay is $87,600. This number will inevitably increase as health care costs increase. And don’t be fooled into thinking that it will be less expensive if you choose to be cared for at home.

Feature

Allyson (Ally) Brundige was 16 years old when she traveled with a group to a rural village in Zimbabwe to build a medical clinic. That experience shaped the beginning of her call to ministry. On Sunday, September 14, Ally will take a big step on her vocational journey when she is ordained to the sacred order of priests by Bishop Mark Beckwith.

Church News

On August 17, 2014, churches in District 1 held a Baby Shower & Pool Party for North Porch Women & Infants' Centers.

Announcement

The Bishop’s Church Emergency Fund (BCEF) provides financial support for church buildings in the diocese needing repairs and renovation, usually with a special focus on emergency and unforeseen needs. Through the BCEF, you can support the critical needs identified by the Bishop.

The third BCEF Call of 2014 is to repair the crumbling façade of St. Peter's in Livingston's narthex and bell tower.

Church News

Holy Trinity in West Orange recently offered a unique summer program for children: “Science and God,” led by Holy Trinity's Priest-in-Charge, the Rev. Miguel A. Hernandez, who is also a telecommunications engineer.

Empowering People

The summer evening workshop Stepping Stones: Finding meaning in your life story was "A wonderful opportunity to share our faith journey and be supportive in faith, hope and love," said one of the 30 participants, while others requested more such events.

In the News

[NorthJersey.com] St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Paterson is hosting an ecumenical prayer service in memory of Genesis Rincon on Tuesday, August 5 as part of the city’s National Night Out Against Crime observance.

In the News

The Rev. Sandye Wilson, rector of St. Andrew & Holy Communion in South Orange, is quoted in this article.

[Episcopal News Service] A joyous celebration of the 40th anniversary of women’s priestly ordination on July 26 here included calls for people to realize that the dream of a more egalitarian and less patriarchal Episcopal Church – and society – that was embodied by the Philadelphia 11′s ordinations requires much more work.

In the News

[Episcopal News Service] It’s a “family reunion” like no other: 250 adults, young and older, are gathered at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino for 46th annual meeting and conference of the Union of Black Episcopalians, a confederation of more than 35 chapters and groups in the U.S. and the Caribbean, with members in Canada, Africa and Latin America.