Narrative Budgeting and Online Giving ft. Rev. Rich Hendrickson

Episode 6, December 21, 2016
Rev. Rich Hendrickson talks about his 10 years resourcing 560 churches in Greater New Jersey on stewardship, and how the culture of giving in the church has changed in those years. Hear about visioning, narrative budgeting, and methods of giving beyond the offering plate such as electronically and online. All of this and more on this Uncovered Dish.

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Missions In Your Backyard ft. Nicole Caldwell-Gross


Episode 5, December 7, 2016
According to Alan Hirsch’s “The Forgotten Ways,” the mission field of choice for today is North America. We talk with Director of Missions of the United Methodist Church of Greater New Jersey Nicole Caldwell-Gross about what “missions” look like in the 21st century. Turns out it’s less safari-gear into the wilderness and more building relationships with your neighbor and developing your local community. Find out more on this Uncovered Dish.

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Why Pastors Shouldn't Be Small Group Leaders ft. Rev. Beth Caulfield


Episode 4, November 23, 2016
Should Pastors also be small group leaders? Preferably not, according to Rev. Beth Caulfield, Director of Small Group Ministry of the United Methodist Church of Greater New Jersey. Find out more on this Uncovered Dish.

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Church Planters' Stories From the Trenches ft. Rev. Mike Bill and Yoon Kim


Episode 3, November 9, 2016
This episode explores the stories of two actual church planters: Rev. Mike Bill of Sharptown Church in Pilesgrove, NJ, a large-sized church that planted a now-thriving satellite campus five years ago; and Yoon Kim, worship pastor of Greenhouse Church in Fort Lee, NJ, a new church plant this summer in Fort Lee, NJ striving to reach unchurched millennials in the Bergen County and Manhattan areas. If you’re looking to plant churches, there are many gems in this episode you don’t want to miss.

Sharptown United Methodist Church
Sharptown Main: 3 Chapel Street, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
Worship Times: Sundays, 8:30am & 11:15am

Sharptown North: 120 Village Green Dr., Swedesboro, NJ 08085
Worship Times: Sundays, 10:00am

Greenhouse Church
Greenhouse Fort Lee: Double Tree Hilton Fort Lee, 2117 NJ-4, Fort Lee, NJ 07024
Worship Times: Sundays, 10:30am

Greenhouse E. Brunswick: Calvary Church, 572 Ryders Ln, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Worship Times: Sundays, 1:30pm

Making New Disciples and Church Planting ft. Trey Wince


Episode 2, October 26, 2016
What does it mean to make new disciples, and why is it so important?

On this podcast we talk with Trey Wince, the Director of New Disciples of the United Methodist Church of Greater New Jersey, and we ask him about evangelism in the 21st century and what the United Methodist Church if Greater New Jersey is doing to create 90 new faith communities by 2018. If you’re interested in church planting or evangelism, you do not want to miss this podcast.

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Multicultural Worship, Musicianship v.s. Worship Leadership, and Songwriting ft. Rev. Catherine Jordan-Latham and Eric Drew


Episode 1, October 12, 2016
What is worship, and what makes worship great? We have two guests on this podcast: 

  1. Rev. Catherine Jordan-Latham talks about her lived-experience in the multicultural church and how churches can implement quality multicultural worship services.
  2. Eric Drew, Director of Worship for the United Methodist Church of Greater New Jersey, talks about the difference between musicianship and worship leadership, and the creative process of songwriting.

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