Metro Highlands Region:

Meadowlands District

Arcola Korean United Methodist Church: Full Time
52 S Paramus Rd
Paramus, NJ 07652

Worship Attendance 2021:  400
Professions of Faith 2021:  15
Budget
$971,267
Parsonage provided:  No, housing allowance provided

Arcola Korean United Methodist Church is located in a suburban setting in Paramus, New Jersey, located near commercial zoning (next to Garden Plaza Mall). Church ministries include women and men’s groups, small groups, missions (domestic & overseas), and bible study classes. The church is 75% Korean immigrant and 25% Korean American second generation. It is one of the prominent Korean United Methodist Churches in the United States.

 

Caldwell United Methodist Church: Full Time
8 Academy Rd
Caldwell, NJ 07006

Worship Attendance 2021:  71
Professions of Faith 2021:  0
Budget:  $243,176
Parsonage Provided:  Yes

Caldwell UMC is located in a bustling semi-urban area of financial stability and high levels of educational and vocational attainment. The church is well-known for its outreach efforts including the Caldwell Food Pantry, the Interfaith Hospitality Network, and Senior Care Centers. Additionally, Caldwell UMC provides space for a variety of community organizations such as a nursery school, Alcoholics Anonymous, Boy and Cub Scouts, the West Essex Photography Club, Lifeline Screening, Yoga, the Center for Spiritual Living, and to a community Temple for their High Holy Days. The church holds one worship service at 10am on Sundays, both in-person and via Zoom, with a coffee fellowship meeting following the service. The church also offers bell and vocal choirs, prayer groups, and Bible studies. An alternative Family Faith Community, “Messy Church,” meets regularly for a message, messy crafts, and a meal with families.

Raritan Shore District

Atlantic Highlands Navesink United Methodist Church: Full Time
95 3rd Ave
Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716

Worship Attendance 2021: 77
Professions of Faith 2021: 0
Budget: $307,317
Parsonage provided: Yes

The Atlantic Highlands Navesink United Methodist Church is a mission-minded, compassionate, and welcoming congregation serving as a ministry hub for three communities in an idyllic, family-friendly harbor-side town.
Active ministries include bible studies, book club, dinner group, crafting fellowship, meditative weaving, food pantry, CROP Walk, monthly community soup lunch, Sunday School, youth fellowship, coffee hours, live nativity, giving tree, mission trips, technology, and Love Thy Neighbor, an initiative to stand against racism. Our leadership is rooted in the community and committed to cultivating relationships with local businesses, schools, and community groups.  We are in the midst of a visionary journey and are committed to growing spiritually.

 

Bishop Janes UMC (Basking Ridge) United Methodist Church: Full Time
22 S Finley Ave
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Worship Attendance 2021:  70
Professions of Faith 2021:  0
Budget:  $340,000
Parsonage provided:  Yes

Bishop Janes UMC (Basking Ridge) is a forward-thinking congregation seeking to be actively engaged in the community. Our worship services are generally traditional with contemporary elements, and our theology is diverse and primarily centrist with a progressive lean. Our “Welcome All” statement is a cornerstone of our outreach. We strive to help our community grow spiritually in their relationship with God and with each other in four ways: Actively engage in missions, better understand the gospel of Christ, our call in the world today through study, and to engage all persons in our community in our efforts.

 

St Andrew’s UMC (Spring Lake) United Methodist Church: Full Time
907 4th Ave
Spring Lake, NJ 07762

Worship Attendance 2021: 74
Professions of Faith 2021: 1
Budget: $255,800
Parsonage provided:  No, housing allowance provided

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church is a dynamic fellowship of 230 faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. We gather to worship, serve, learn, support one another, and reach out to those around us. We hold one weekly service at 9:30am. Easter is Sunrise and 9:30am, and Christmas Eve is 7pm. We have an active UMW that holds two rummage sales and bazaars annually. We are known for our music program and concerts, which include singers from other local churches and the Atlantic Wind ensemble. We have a Sunday school, men’s and women’s bible study group, strong music ministry, shawl ministry and a lunch bunch group that meets monthly. Our average attendance for 2020 was 63, for 2021 it was 41 and for 2022 it was 42. If you’re searching for a church home, whether for a weekend, summer, or year-round, we invite you to join us and grow together as disciples of Jesus Christ.

 

Wesley (South Plainfield) United Methodist Church: Full Time
1500 Plainfield Ave
South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Worship Attendance 2021: 71 in person/45 online
Professions of Faith 2021: 9
Budget: $320,687
Parsonage provided:  Yes

Wesley Church hosts two worship services at 9am and 10:30am featuring a blend of traditional, contemporary, and gospel music. Both services are live-streamed for those unable to attend in person. The church offers weekly small groups, Stephen Ministry, and Knit and Kneel ministry. Wesley Church is focused on mission both locally and internationally. Its sandwich ministry, in partnership with other local UMC churches, has made and distributed more than 100,000 sandwiches since the pandemic began, and the church partners with a school in Nyagidha, Kenya. We participate in community events like Christmas in July and ecumenical worship services.

Skylands District

Coastal Plains Region:

Cape Atlantic District

Central District

Delaware Bay District

First United Methodist Church: Full Time
201 N. 2nd St.
Millville, NJ 08332

Worship Attendance 2021: 153 in person, 252 online
Professions of Faith 2021: 15
Budget: $525,000
Parsonage provided: Yes

The First UMC in Millville is a neighborhood church in the heart of downtown Millville, New Jersey. We hold two services on Sunday morning (9 am contemporary and 10:30 am traditional) and one young adult service on Thursday evenings. We are known for our active mission work and our Hope Center. You can see us actively engaging in Hope Day, Project 100, Playstreets, Baby Bottle Boomerang for Cornerstone Clinic, UMCOR day, working at our food pantry, and in our busy hope center. Our Hope Center hosts a growing feeding program, laundry, and shower services for the homeless, AA meetings, Code Blue, and Code Red. Our Next Step program provides services to the homeless to help them gain important documentation and ID’s that will help them prepare for employment and independent housing.