If you would like your church event posted on the district events page please send event information and/or flyer to Le’Ora Stokes. The church to church happenings are updated on the website on a regular basis and linked to the district newsletter under the congregational sharing section.


District Events


Small Group Facilitation Training
Southern Region | Equip Conference
January 18, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Leader: Rev Heather Mandala
Location: Hope UMC in Voorhees

Click here for more information. 


Local Church Events


Christmas with the Duffields 
Dec 7, 6:30 p.m.
Friendship UMC, 149 Friendship Road, Monroeville, NJ 08343
Click here for more information, call 856.258.2879 or email Friendshipchurch149@gmail.com


Christmas Concert with the 4X Tiffany Gospel Award Winner Gospel-Jazz-Acapella vocal group known as “In A Way” 
Dec 8 | 8:30 a.m.
Quinton UMC
Please RSVP to pastor_maggiecog@yahoo.com


John Wesley UMC Woman’s Day Committee 5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration and Jazz Vespers
December 29, 2:00 p.m.
John Wesley UMC, 90 Matthew Brown Way in Bridgeton, New Jersey 08302

Following dinner and the Nguzo Saba there will be a Spoken Word presentation. Jazz Vespers will begin in the Sanctuary at 3:30 p.m. with jazz stylings by “The Muzik” whose members are featured at Kelsey’s in Atlantic City, N.J.

Please R.S.V.P. to Mrs. Phyllis Buck, Secretary, at 856.455.7774
A donation of $10 will be appreciated.  Seating is limited. If there is no answer, please leave a message and your telephone number; your call will be returned.


Elmer UMC Cookies and Cocoa
Friday, Dec 13, 6:30 p.m.
The Hangar, located at 1 S. Main St., Elmer, NJ
Come and enjoy Christmas treats and fun and then go across the street to the gazebo in the park for a special visit from Santa. Call 856-358-0135 for questions.


Christmas Extravaganza
Saturday, Dec 14, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Elmer UMC Fellowship Hall, 21 S. Main St., Elmer, NJ
The Sunday School department will have a Christmas Bazaar for children to visit and purchase gifts to give to their family members. All items are reasonably priced. Lunch will also be available for purchase.


Christmas Concert by Dawson Coyle (“The Voice” finalist)
Sunday, December 15, 6:00 p.m.
Elmer UMC sanctuary, 21 S. Main St., Elmer, NJ
A dessert buffet will follow.


Cookie Crawl
Saturday, Dec 21, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Elmer UMC (located in the church Fellowship Hall)
If you don’t like to bake or just don’t want to, this is your chance to get homemade Christmas cookies. Will be sold by the pound with several varieties to choose from.


Free Items for your Congregation
1. Communion set: 8 trays, 2 lids, 2 bottom trays
7 adult choir collars: gold/cream reversible
17 Jr choir collars: gold/cream reversible
18 multicolor junior choir collars  red, purple, tan orange design/flowers and plants reversible
45″ tall Baptismal font octagonal shape, white with brown lid
45″  tall display case with light inside

Contact New Hope UMC Penns Grove, 856.299.2266  or newhope2266@comcast.net