Diocese of New Jersey

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April 18, 2018

Early progress is seen in the slate roof replacement project at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, in this photo posted to the church’s Facebook page on Oct. 12.

[Episcopal News Service] It was an offer too good for a congregation to...

January 16, 2018

Tell us about yourself and your work. Where are you located? What do you do with your time? Do you have any hobbies?

I'm the Canon for Congregational Development and Mission at the Diocese of New Jersey - a.k.a. the church growth guy on diocesan staff. We're headquartered in Trenton and...

August 30, 2017

St. Elisabeth’s Chapel by the Sea near the Atlantic Ocean in Ortley Beach, New Jersey, has been housed in two different buildings since its founding. Superstorm Sandy destroyed the 1885 chapel, and nearly five years later, on July 23, 2017, the congregation dedicated its new building. Photo:...

January 29, 2017

As Christian leaders and bishops of the Church of God who live and minister in a state marked by wide religious and ethnic diversity, we wish to express our clear opposition to President Donald Trump’s Executive Order issued on Friday, January 27, 2017 titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign...

July 28, 2016

By: Canon Clara Gregory

"The King will reply, 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.'"Matthew 25:40 

On Saturday, June 7th, 2014, All Saints', Lakewood members, friends, local government officials, and employees of various social service...

January 17, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey]

Dear People of the Diocese of New Jersey,   The eye cannot say to the hand, ‘I have no need of you’, nor again the head to the feet, ‘I have no need of you.’ 1 Corinthians 12:21 22  

Although a number of important issues including religious violence...

May 26, 2015

The Rev. Audrey Hasselbrook, assistant rector at St. James Episcopal Church in Upper Montclair, New Jersey, dedicates a marker erected by Boy Scout C.J. Kaloudis to highlight the bell tower’s history as a memorial to World War I soldiers. Photo: Dom Gerard

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April 23, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey press release] More than 400 people from throughout the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey participated in the April 18 FORMATION: The Bishop’s Spring Conference, an inaugural event held at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Trenton.

The conference...

October 20, 2013

[Episcopal News Service]  Same-sex couples in the state of New Jersey began getting married shortly after midnight Oct. 21 after the state’s Supreme Court released to postponed enactment of a lower court’s ruling.

Diocese of Newark Bishop Mark Beckwith said on Oct. 18 shortly after the...

May 6, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey] The Rev. Canon William ‘Chip’ H. Stokes, rector of St. Paul’s Church in Delray Beach, Florida, has been elected as 12th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and...

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