Stories of Hope were shared including Undoing Racism, an initiative of the Morristown Church and Rendall Memorial Church in Harlem, and a great presentation on the denominations Self Development of People program, one of the missions supported by the One Great Hour of Sharing offering.
Presbyters worshiped together sharing in the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper and heard a stirring sermon preached by Rev. Alonzo Johnson.
The members of Lower Valley Presbyterian Church provided a lovely fellowship time with delicious baked goods.
New Pastors including Rev. Brian Merritt, Covenant Pastor at Hackettstown, Rev. Dan Schroeder, Covenant Pastor at Kitchell, and Rev. Heather Morrison-Yaden, Covenant Pastor at Chatham.
An update on the New Jersey Missional Structures process including and introduction and first reading of their invitation to presbyteries.
The Presbytery received a report about the delegation from the Synod to Cuba from our representative Rev. Robin Currás.
The Presbytery elected Elder Ken Nickel-Moderator, and Rev. David Young-Vice Moderator for 2019-2020, to be installed in May.
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