Features & Media Coverage

Church News

On Sunday, November 8,  Trinity Church in Allendale (Northern Bergen County) celebrated the culmination of a two-year journey searching for what God was doing in our neighborhoods. In 2013, the parish’s Outreach Ministry began a journey of joining God in the health and care of those who were currently serving and had served in this country’s armed services.

Senior Ministries

We are now in the Open Enrollment period for individual health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (AKA “ACA” or “Obamacare”). But let’s be honest: many of the individual health plans offered under the ACA do not seem particularly affordable.

Church News

My friends at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Clifton, N.J. chose the 77th anniversary of Kristallnacht – "the night of broken glass" [November 9, 1938] – to observe their annual remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust by inviting Helen Paktor, who survived that experience, to speak to us.

In the News

[Daily Record] Men and women shared stories of homelessness, mental illness and addiction, but also recovery and hope Thursday morning during the annual Project Homeless Connect at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.

Feature & Photo Gallery

Four members of the Diocese of Newark experienced the Installation weekend events from unique perspectives: the Rev. Deacon Chris McCloud served as bishop’s chaplain to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry at the Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE) Vigil on Saturday; the Rev. Dr. Canon Sandye Wilson took on the same role at the Installation service on Sunday; Sharon Sheridan covered both days as reporter and photographer for Episcopal Journal; and the Rev. Cynthia Black attended the Installation service with her camera as well. Here are their reflections, as well as a photo gallery by Black, Sheridan and Wilson.

Church News

St. Alban’s in Oakland/Franklin Lakes has a long tradition of Outreach Ministry, but as the congregation has evolved and new members have joined us, we were finding that, to some extent, we were trying to recruit volunteers to carry on the ministries that had been important to the parish in a different time of its life.

Church News

Halloween is the one day of the year when anyone in some sort of a costume can knock on your door and you are willing to open the door and speak with them – right? So what better day to go soliciting for the local food pantries?

In the News

[Englewood Daily Voice] St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Englewood held a concert Sunday night to remember those who've passed on and those managing grief, as the parish began preparing for the holiday season.

Videos and media coverage

A roundup of coverage of the installation of the Most Rev. Michael Curry, 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, including a video of the full Installation service.

Photo Gallery & Video

During the final week of her term, the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, 26th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, attended the first day of the Diocese of Newark's annual Clergy Conference. Addressing the clergy in two sessions, she spoke of the many creative ways she's witnessed congregations and dioceses throughout the Church look outside their doors, listen to their neighbors and take on the challenging work of engaging with them.