Skip Navigation

Items Tagged "New Jersey"

24 Tagged Items Found
Videographer captures image of tent at Ocean Grove, NJ.

Historic Methodist Camp is ‘God’s Square Mile’

For some, summertime means heading to one of Methodism's best kept secrets, a spiritual oasis at the beach in New Jersey. View

Image of Methodist Bishop Gilbert Haven. Courtesy: Archives and History.

Methodist History: Bishop Fought Slavery

Gilbert Haven lived in the 19th-century but was progressive in his stances to end slavery, allow interracial marriage, and grant ordination of women. View

UMTV: Church Erases AIDS Stigma

December is AIDS Awareness Month. For 20 years, this congregation has been "embracing everyone despite nationality or health issues." Read More

Photo of woman in contemplation

9/11 Pastor Seeks Peace

Myrna Bethke lost a brother on Sept. 11, but the pastor channeled her grief by helping others work toward making the world more peaceful. View

Archivist, Dale Patterson, shows historic photos from the collection at GCAH

Ministry of Memory (UMTV)

Enjoy a visual trip through Archives and History’s collection of rare and treasured pieces of Methodism. View

The Great Auditorium stands in the center of Ocean Grove, New Jersey. Photo by Fran Coode Walsh.

Ocean Grove’s Great Auditorium

Constructed in 90 days by ship builders in 1894, this unique house of worship in New Jersey holds a special place in United Methodist history. View

Farm assistant Lebon Augulus and The Rev. Jim Gulley hold young goat twins in Darbonne/Leogane, Haiti.

Haiti Quake Survivor: Jim Gulley

The United Methodist aid worker spoke of being buried alive in 2010, and how two of those near him died. Still, the tragedy strengthened his desire to serve Haiti. View

A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose

Church extends support to Atlantic City workers

New Jersey United Methodists start planning a response as area recovering from Sandy now faces an economic storm caused by casino closings. Read More

UMTV: Museum of Methodism

The United Methodist Church's rich history comes to life in a fascinating collection of treasures. View

Clergy in Maplewood, New Jersey share signs of faith with commuters at a train station on Ash Wednesday 2014.  Photo courtesy of the Rev. Chris Heckert.

Offering ashes to commuters

Chris Heckert (rt.) of Morrow Memorial UMC and other clergy in Maplewood, NJ shared signs of faith with train travelers on Ash Wednesday.

Oak Forest United Methodist saw a surge in new members after opening a free community clinic.

UMTV: Church Turns Mission Into Members

Pastor of historic church says "recycling people" is key to being vital. "I want to challenge pastors that are in declining congregations." View

Devotionals for Newtown first responders

United Methodist Men to present Strength for Service to God and Community, a new manual designed specifically for first responders. Read More

Methodist history mixed on abolitionism

Individuals recognized for their efforts for freedom, justice and equality, but the church as a whole failed to join despite John Wesley's philosophy. Read More

2012: A year’s worth of disasters

As pain stretched across continents and touched some places already damaged, United Methodists throughout the connection responded. Read More

2012: Hunger spiked when disaster struck

Whether natural or economic, disasters have driven up need for food assistance this year. Read More

Page 1 of 2  1 2 >