Northern Region

Palisades District

Thiells Garnerville UMC: Full Time Appointment
102 Rosman Road | Thiells, New York

Worship Attendance 2016: 85
Professions of Faith 2016: 9
Budget: $163,605                                                                   
Parsonage Provided: Yes

Thiells Garnerville UMC is a hamlet in Haverstraw Township, NY. Current ministries within the church place strong emphasis on mission, disciple-making, children’s ministries, and being a welcoming community. There is one blended Sunday worship service and the congregation is ethnically diverse. The church is known for its outreach, specifically a thrift store, AA, scouting groups, and The Bridge, a Hispanic church group that uses the church for services and studies.

Central Region

Captial District

Hopewell UMC: Full Time Appointment
20 Blackwell Ave. | Hopewell, NJ 08525

Worship Attendance 2016: 40
Professions of Faith 2016: 0
Budget: $158,747
Parsonage provided: Yes

Hopewell UMC is an active church with a new vision, “To be a community of hope for a hurting world.” Their ministries include adult Sunday small group, children’s ministry, United Methodist Women, men’s ministry, Wednesday Night Prayer Group, choir, worship, October Fall Festival, Christmas Bazaar, Journey, Disciple Bible study, book club, crafters, the Community Closet, Open Mic Night, Carin University Choir, Hopewell Valley High School music & arts, UMCOR, Family Promise, Samaritan’s Purse, Homefront, Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, Rescue Mission of Trenton, Appalachia’s Red Bird Mission, Shop Rite’s feeding the hungry program. They have one service at 10:00 am with a blended stvle of worship.

Northern Shore District

First UMC in Freehold: Full Time Appointment
91 W. Main St. | Freehold, NJ 07728

Worship Attendance 2016: 81
Professions of Faith 2016: 5
Budget: $202,720
Parsonage provided: Yes

First UMC is centrally located in Freehold, NJ. One worship service on Sunday morning integrates both traditional and contemporary music with full choir and worship team. Ministries of outreach both local and global include a food pantry, (Open Door) Amistad Program, UMCOR, Haiti, financial support of diverse global ministries, book clubs, fitness groups, and hosting community service organizations such as WIC, literacy volunteers and breakfast for day laborers.

Two point charge: Memorial UMC & West Grove UMC
Memorial UMC: Full Time Appointment
101 W. Sylvania Ave. | Neptune, NJ 07753

Worship Attendance 2016: 30
Professions of Faith 2016: 0
Budget: $120,000
Parsonage provided: Yes

West Grove UMC: Full Time Appointment
102 Walnut St. | Neptune, NJ 07753

Worship Attendance 2016: 30
Professions of Faith 2016: 0
Budget: $155,000
Parsonage provided: Yes

West Grove and Memorial UMC are becoming more diverse and active in supporting local community initiatives such as the Bradley Food Pantry and the Madonna House. They’re building partnerships with other organizations such as Acelero Schools, and are focused on building relationships and reaching the community to make disciples. The church is expanding small/study groups annually.


Raritan Valley

Simply Grace UMC in Bloomsbury: Full Time Appointment
61 Church St. | Bloomsbury, NJ 08804

Worship Attendance 2016: 94
Professions of Faith 2016: 11
Budget: $140,000
Parsonage provided: Yes

Simply Grace UMC is a vibrant, multi-generational church in a rural country setting in Hunterdon County, NJ. Committed to meeting the needs of all who enter and remaining relevant in changing times, the church holds a blended service of contemporary and traditional music styles. Members are invested in many ministries and missions including after school programs, open doors to recovery programs, Spiritual Café, A Future with Hope, Family Promise, Companions in Grief, multiple Bible study and small group programs, youth groups, fair trade coffee sales, and a prayer shawl ministry.

Southern Region

Cape Atlantic District

Asbury UMC Atlantic City: Full Time Appointment
1213 Pacific Ave. | Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Worship Attendance 2016: 76
Professions of Faith 2016: 4
Budget: $270,889
Parsonage provided: Yes

Asbury United Methodist Church is a historically black congregation serving Atlantic City for 130 years. They feed 300+ people each Saturday in partnership with District congregations and other local congregations.  They have one Sunday morning service that is multimedia friendly and live streamed. Asbury has an active youth group, monthly jazz vesper service and a recently launched instructor led Information Technology and Communications certification class through a proprietary Cisco Network Academy online platform. Asbury is a community partner of Stockton University and a myriad of other ecumenical organizations.  This congregations is focused on impacting all who live and work in Atlantic City. 

First UMC Tuckerton: Full Time Appointment
134 N. Green Street | Tuckerton, NJ 08087

Worship Attendance 2016: 140
Professions of Faith 2016: 5
Budget: $217,044
Parsonage provided: Yes

The First United Methodist Church of Tuckerton serves a community of year round and summer residents with young families and retirees. They offer two services each Sunday with one serving the Hispanic community. Current ministries include UMW, UMYF, Joy Group, Vacation Bible School, Sunday school, Adult Bible studies, Eucharistic Ministry, Book Club, Praise Band, Center for Healing and Wholeness, Live Nativity, Praise Camp and Christmas Show. They are also involved in the Tuckerton area food pantry, Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, Family Promise, Softball, and Christian Yoga.

South Seaville United Methodist Church: Full Time Appointment
1115 Corson Tavern Rd. | Ocean View, NJ 08320

Worship Attendance 2016: 116
Professions of Faith 2016: 16
Budget: $144,311
Parsonage provided: Yes

The South Seaville United Methodist church is a dynamic ministry in our facilities, completely rebuilt in 2015. They have a large day care, “Learning Garden” and a community thrift store. Their mission work is centered mostly within the community with a strong food bank and clothing mission for children. They have three services, 8:30 and 10:30 am and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The 8:30 a.m. service is short, and contemporary designed to meet the needs of people who work on Sunday’s. The 10:30 a.m. service is a more traditional service. The 7:30 p.m. is service a praise and worship service with a Bible study.

Trinity UMC Marmora: Full Time Appointment
20 Route US 9 N. | Marmora, NJ 08223

Worship Attendance 2016: 57
Professions of Faith 2016: 8
Budget: $169,591
Parsonage provided: Yes

Trinity UMC has one worship service on Sunday mornings, with Sunday school for children prior to the service and a Prayer & Praise Service on Wednesday evening, that is followed by choir practice. They have a UMW and UMM chapter. The congregation provides food though the cans and cards program for the food pantry at the local Catholic Church and have a community vegetable garden. They host Family Promise for two full weeks every year. The women make quilts and lap robes for the Veteran’s Home. They also provide Christmas Shoe Boxes for 85-90 children.


Delaware Bay District

Fourth UMC: Full Time Appointment
308 Kates Boulevard | Millville, NJ 08332

Worship Attendance 2016:  72
Professions of Faith 2016: 1
Budget: $141,836
Parsonage provided: Yes

Fourth United Methodist Church is an active congregation in an economically challenged community. They have one blended worship service and a Sunday school with approximately 15 children. They have two weekly adult small groups, monthly men’s and women’s’ fellowships, a weekly children’s’ ministry, a weekly prayer and communion ministry. They have a strong VBS with over 70 children and other annual community events. The congregation recently went through Team Vital training and is excited about the possibilities in ministry to the neighborhood and school located across the street.

Gateway South District

Evangelical UMC Clarksboro: Full Time Appointment
14 W Cohawkin Road | Clarksboro NJ 08020

Worship Attendance 2016: 60
Professions of Faith 2016: 0
Budget: $185,331
Parsonage provided: Yes

Evangelical UMC is located in the center of East Greenwich Twp., a growing community that includes low income, senior and large higher income properties. The church is older but well maintained and attractive. Large amount of land on three sides of building can easily be expanded and the property includes two parsonages. The church is debt free. There is a core group of leaders who are willing workers and care for the life of our church and love Jesus. Our congregation has a strong missional concern focused on compassion for people with needs and generous for a cause.

Zion UMC Clarksboro: Full Time Appointment
242 Kings Highway | Clarksboro, NJ 08020

Worship Attendance 2016: 65
Professions of Faith 2016: 2
Budget: $159,375
Parsonage provided: Yes

Located outside of Woodbury, Mt. Zion’s congregation includes older adults and families with children. They have a women’s and men’s group.  They also have Sunday school classes for adults, children and those with special needs. They currently participate in community events and cooperative activities with other local churches. They have an 8:00 a.m. traditional service, and a 10:30 a.m. service that has some contemporary elements. They are known in our community for VBS and the train.  There are several groups that use the facilities.