Relay Ad Rates

All Relay ads are in full color.

  • Full Page: $400
  • Half Page: $250
  • 1/4 Page: $150
  • 1/6 Page: $75
  • 1/8 Page: $45

Please make checks payable to “GNJUMC – UM Relay” and send payments to:
Josh Kinney / The Relay Newspaper
205 Jumping Brook Rd., Neptune, N.J., 07753

Why Advertise in The Relay?

Published 12x a year, over 90,000 issues printed annually

The Relay is mailed free of charge every month to all clergy, lay leaders, and committee leaders in over 550 United Methodist congregations throughout the Greater New Jersey region.

Targeted Readership

GNJ Relay subscribers:

  • Live throughout New Jersey and in approximately 50 communities in northeastern PA and southern NY.
  • Christian and caring
  • Community leaders

A Pew Research Center Study for New Jersey church members shows:

  • 63% earn on average more than $50,000 per year
  • 62% of church members 50 years or older
  • 70% are women
  • 64% have at least some college education

Competitive Pricing

Advertising rates for The Relay are among the most competitive in the present print industry and are sure to be seen by a loyal, targeted readership.

Free ad design

Who doesn’t love free? We’ll be sure to make your ad stand out.


The Relay is sent to each church and a copy is shared with the congregation.  Each month’s issue is kept around the parsonage, church office, narthex and community space for others to enjoy.