Mission and Outreach Commission (Colleen Walker, Chair)
This commission is responsible for the study of societal issues, the development and supervision of mission projects which reflect our Christian commitment to society, and the communication of these activities to the congregation and the community. The commission will inform the congregation about the programs and ministries of the Church and establish mission goals for the congregation.
- Committees of this Commission are:
- Food Pantry & Local Mission Committee
- Benevolent Grants Committee
- International Peace and Social Justice Committee
Missions We Support
Brand New Day
Brand New Day, Inc.’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for low-to-moderate-income individuals, youth and families through the development, management and preservation of affordable housing, promoting neighborhood based education, economic development and advocating for social equality in the state of New Jersey.
Canine Companions for Independence is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs at no charge to the recipient.
Elijah’s Promise harnesses the power of food to break the cycle of poverty, alleviate hunger, and change lives.
The mission of the Elizabethport Presbyterian Center is to be a witness to the caring concern of Christ by providing social services, childcare, youth programs, educational support, and ethical and spiritual guidance to meet the needs of the Elizabethport community.
The Fuccile Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the service and support of local families affected by tragedy.
Life Ministries (Doug Palmeter)
Doug and Fran Palmeter have been with Campus Crusade for Christ for 27 and 17 years respectively. We are committed to reaching the lost with the love and good news of Christ. Doug and Fran have ministered at the University of Maine in Orono for the past 17 years. During that time they have seen the campus become post modern and post Christian. Only a handful of the 10 000 plus students there have ever heard and understood the gospel.
The Jersey Cares Coat Drive mobilizes the collection and distribution of thousands of “gently used” winter coats to men, women, children and infants in need. In 2016, Jersey Cares collected and distributed more than 30,000 coats throughout the state of New Jersey. Companies, churches, police stations, schools and other organizations collect coats throughout the drive and deliver them to a central location, where volunteers then organize the donated coats and package them for pick-up. Our approved nonprofit partners then pick up and distribute the coats to people in need.
Johnsonburg’s mission is to provide a place apart where all people can experience God’s love within a welcoming Christian community.
Make Way Partners (Audrey Walters Moore)
Make Way Partners is a Christian mission agency committed to prevent and combat human trafficking and all forms of modern–day oppression by educating and mobilizing The Body of Christ.
Metuchen YMCA (Hale Memorial Golf Classic)
For more than a decade, the Y of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy has hosted the annual Richard Hale YMCA Memorial Charity Golf Classic. Founded by the late Richard “Dick” Hale, the golf classic was established to help ensure the widest possible access to our programs and services.
Proceeds from the outing support the Send a Kid to Camp Program — the single largest scholarship assistance program provided by the Y to the kids and families in our community each summer. Over the past several years, over $180,000 in camp scholarship assistance has helped 200+ children experience the life-changing power of Y summer day camp.
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance enables congregations and mission partners of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to witness to the healing love of Christ through caring for communities adversely affected by crises and catastrophic events.
Organized in 1852, the Presbyterian Historical Society is the oldest denominational archives in the United States and serves as the national archives for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and many predecessor denominations. It exists to collect, preserve, and share the story of the American Presbyterian and Reformed experience with Presbyterians, the scholarly community, and the general public.
The Presbyterian Mission Agency is the ministry and mission agency of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Four ministry areas carry out our work: Compassion, Peace and Justice; Racial Ethnic & Women’s Ministries; Theology, Formation and Evangelism; and World Mission. We work together to inspire, equip, and connect all Presbyterians for the church’s work.
Princeton Theological Seminary prepares women and men to serve Jesus Christ in ministries marked by faith, integrity, scholarship, competence, compassion, and joy, equipping them for leadership worldwide in congregations and the larger church, in classrooms and the academy, and in the public arena.
Restore Ministries (Elizabeth, NJ)
Restore Ministries (Elizabeth, NJ) is committed to nurturing urban youth by providing an environment that promotes the self-worth of our members. The adults at Restore seek to address the unique social, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and physical need of the youth who are involved with us. Restore works in partnership with the home and the community to give our members the opportunity to develop their potential and become responsible contributing members of an ever-changing global society. We strive to instill the values of faith, citizenship and purpose in each member who commit themselves to activate involvement with Restore staff and our programs.
The Seeing Eye’s mission is to enhance the independence, dignity and self-confidence of people who are blind, through the use of specially trained Seeing Eye® dogs.