2019

DC Encounter Mission Trip Information 2019

7th and 8th Graders, mark your calendars now!  The DC Encounter Mission Trip is scheduled for Friday November 22-Monday November 25.  This mission experience is designed specifically for students in 7th and 8th grade.  This is often the first mission opportunity outside of our immediate community.  While in Washington DC we will be working and

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The English as a Second Language Program

Our ESL program is merging with the Hackettstown School District’s ESL program, which will be offered at Hackettstown High School, Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8 p.m. for 6 – 8 weeks in the fall and in the spring. Childcare will be available. Sharon Townsend is our contact for information at cstownsendnj@comcast.net.

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Fall Small Groups

Growing in Faith 10 Bible Studies and 9 Topical Studies Building Friendships All the Studies! Encountering God Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina Doing Life Together GriefShare, Sister Share, Food Journey, Book Groups, and Many More Having Fun Lots of Studies! Signups begin September 7th and 8th before and after all the services. If you have

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Congregational Reading Book

This fall’s congregational reading book is a very valuable one entitled The Wisdom of the Desert by Thomas Merton. Merton was an American Trappist monk, writer, theologian and scholar, who wrote more than 70 books, many of them very influential among church leaders of all denominations. The book is a series of brief stories from

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New District Superintendent Installation

The installation of our new District Superintendent, Rev. Dr. Eunice Vega-Perez, will be held at Trinity on Saturday, September 14th at 4 p.m. in our Sanctuary. Bishop John Schol will be present for this event. Many will recall that Eunice was on our staff as an Associate Pastor a few years ago.

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Appalachia Service Project Mission Trip in July

Wise, Virginia is the destination of our 38-member ASP mission team, which is now making final preparations to go and repair homes in some of the poorest communities in America. The team of youth and adult leaders will travel on July 6th and return on July 14th. Dedication of the team is on Sunday, June

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The Next Methodism

At the recent session of the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference, Bishop John Schol announced a significant new direction for United Methodists in New Jersey. Based on the recent decisions of the General Conference, and seeing a strong need to move beyond the divisions that are emerging in the church regarding human sexuality, the Bishop

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From the Pastor: The Ownership Question

The late Bishop Edwin Hughes once delivered a rousing sermon on God’s Ownership. The sermon offended a very wealthy parishioner. The parishioner took the Bishop out to lunch and then they returned to the man’s great and luxurious farm. They walked through great barns, saw hundreds of cattle, beheld beautiful horses, visited elaborate gardens and

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The Lord’s Pantry

A huge thank you to everyone who helped in some way during this year’s Stamp Out Hunger Postal Food Drive. Thanks to our fantastic volunteers, the day was a big success. We rely solely on donations, and that food drive is our largest of the year. As the school year winds down, please keep our

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God of Many Faces

In keeping with the theme of connecting with people, it’s worth it to look at Bishop Schol’s words again. Prayer binds us with one another and with God. We can also do things together. I am proud because United Methodists in GNJ join together with Jews and Muslims for worship, fellowship and mission. It is

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