Relay Ad and Article Submission Due Dates:

  • June/July: Due June 3
  • August: Due July 15
  • September: Due August 26
  • October: Due September 23
  • November: Due October 21
  • December/January: Due December 2

Relay Ad Rates

(All advertisements are in color)

Purchase ad space here.

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 about 530 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.