The 2018-19 Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) application for the Presbyterian Mission Agency is live and underway! The YAV program is a faith-based year of service in 22 sites around the world and in the U.S. YAVs accompany local agencies working to address root causes of poverty and reconciliation while exploring the meaning and motivation of their faith in community with peers and mentors. Benefits include a regular stipend, housing, transportation and student-loan repayment options during […]
October 31 this year is not only Halloween, but it is the 500th anniversary of The Protestant Reformation (a schism from the Roman Catholic Church initiated by Martin Luther with his publication of the Ninety-five Theses on October 31, 1517). To learn more about this anniversary, please click on the link below: https://www.britannica.com/event/Reformation
Welcome to our new Stated Clerk, Rev. Paul Rack. Paul is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity and served as stated clerk for Elizabeth Presbytery for 15 years (2000-2015). He has many credits of continuing education. Paul also serves as Interim/Temporary Pastor at Hope Presbyterian Church in Tinton Falls and Temporary Pastor at Hope Presbyterian Church in Lakewood. He begins on October 3, 2017.
The Presbytery’s own Rev. Steve McClelland has published a memoir on how he met God. He recounts the many ways God reached out to him in his life, which were sometimes surprising. “Where I met God was in my encounters with other people…I have also met God through my own failures and losses, met God when I went through my divorce, even met God when I was in depression,” says McClelland on his book cover. […]
The Presbytery’s Multicultural Ministry Project continues to build up and reach out! A Leadership Development workshop is set for Saturday, October 28, 9:30 am to noon. Workshop Leader will be The Rev. Dr. Sterling Morse, coordinator for African American Intercultural Congregational Support for the Racial Ethnic & Women’s Ministries area of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, PC(USA). This workshop is designed help to share ideas to strengthen membership, expand existing ministries, and address strategies for our […]