Presbytery of Northeasten New Jersey Updates
Updated: May 17
Message from Our Presbytery Co-Leaders
Presbyters gathered for worship and work at the Stated Meeting of the Presbytery
of Northeast New Jersey on Tuesday, February 21st at 7PM via zoom. Highlights of the gathering included: Worship included a meditation entitled “I Have a Dream” given by Rev. Rodney Haveman of New Jersey Together — Bergen County. He challenged presbyters to consider what they, individually and as congregations, are known for, and then to use that identity to reshape the world. He also shared with the presbytery about the work of NJ Together which is an organization that works with churches to reduce costs related to clean energy through group purchasing. Rev. Dr. Elieen Lindner presented the 2023 grant application from the Community Ministries Commission. She shared that they are looking to support new and expanding mission initiatives. Davaughn Hoots a member of the Community Ministries Commission spoke to the presbytery about the impact of online ministry presence reminding them to engage both the people who are physically in the room as well as those who aren’t.