"Jump In the Deep End” Super Church Conference Video ft. Nicole Caldwell-Gross

Director of Mission and Community Development Nicole Caldwell-Gross gives a talk challenging churches to “jumping in the deep end” of mission by going to where Jesus went first and where the church is called to in the community.

Syrian Supper Club // Rejoice in Works of Justice

In 2015, Morrow Memorial United Methodist Church in Maplewood, NJ moved to host a Syrian refugee family. Syrian asylee Abdul Alarghas shares his story and how he saw Jesus in the many works of justice done by this faith community. 

Bethany St. Johns UMC // Rejoice in Vitality of All Sizes

In 2011, Bethany St. John’s United Methodist Church in Pleasantville, NJ had 5 worshippers and was about to close. Rev. Carol Hutchison shares the amazing story of how this small church turned around and became a significant center of hope in the surrounding Atlantic City community and became the “little church that could.”

Sharegood Thrift Shoppe // Rejoice in Fruitful Discipleship

Lynn Palladino, Lay Leader of Simpson United Methodist Church, share the amazing ministry of Sharegood Thrift Shoppe and discuss the significance of lay leadership in the church.

Engaging the Community

Produced for the Laity Leadership Academy, this video shows how one church in Greater New Jersey engaged in their community.

Communities of Hope

Communities of Hope is a new initative to engage our congregations in community development.  Find out more.