Bishop John Schol will be preaching on Sunday night, August 6, at The Great Auditorium in downtown Ocean Grove. GNJ is invited to gather in this matchless setting on a summer evening at the Jersey Shore, to worship with a band led by Director of Worship, Eric Drew, listen to or take part in a GNJ-led choir, receive communion together, and hear a sermon from Bishop Schol.

Additionally, on Monday, August 7, GNJ clergy and their families are invited to enjoy a special lunch and day at the beach for a GNJ clergy appreciation day.

Sunday, August 6

9:00 a.m. | Pavilion Praise

  • A time of worship led by  Rev. Dr. Gina Hendrickson, Northern Shore District Superintendent and sponsored by St. Paul’s UMC in Ocean Grove and the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association.  

10:30 a.m. | Worship Service | Great Auditorium

  • Led by Bishop John Schol on “Soul Saving”

5:00 p.m. | GNJ Choir Participant Dinner

  • Registration required during sign-up

7:00 p.m. | Night of Worship | Great Auditorium

  • Led by Bishop John Schol on “Soul Tending”
  • GNJ Mass Choir Experience
  • Communion

Monday, August 7

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Clergy Registration | Pavilion

  • Pick up beach passes and wristbands for lunch

9:00 a.m. | Bible Hour  |Bishop Janes Tabernacle 

  • Led by Bishop John Schol on “Do You Have Soul”

9:00 a.m. | Children’s Bible Hour

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Clergy and Family Appreciation Lunch

Clergy and families are welcome to enjoy a day at the beach and explore the town of Ocean Grove.

Tuesday, August 8

9:00 a.m. | Bible Hour | Bishop Janes Tabernacle

  • Led by Bishop John Schol on “Do You Have Soul”

9:00 a.m. | Children’s Bible Hour

Clergy and families are welcome to enjoy a day at the beach and explore the town of Ocean Grove.