Mid-Atlantics

Sandy Khabbazeh, a Syrian refugee, came to Ponds Reformed Church for a place to pray. She found a place to call home.

A weekend of fellowship and spiritual women makes a difference for women in the Mid-Atlantics.

In north central New Jersey, one RCA congregation is making a big difference through the simple act of prayer—in many forms. 

In 2011, Riverside Reformed Church’s building was falling apart—and so was the church’s membership. It’s now experiencing new life.

A New Jersey Church tends to both minds and bodies through its holistic health and wellness initiative. 

Noticing the need for specialized childcare among families whose children have disabilities, a New Jersey church began offering free childcare to alleviate the strain. 

In a year and a half, a women’s breakfast gathering ballooned from a dozen people to more than 50—and it’s creating bridges into the community. 

The idea of a church prayer group is not new, but the gathering at Clinton Avenue Reformed Church looks a little different.

Relationships are just as important as the food as people gather for a community dinner sponsored by a church in Westwood, New Jersey.

Darryl Redmond’s childhood in Paterson, New Jersey, was bright—but the city was debilitated by drugs in the 1980s, and he lost hope. Nevertheless, the seeds that were planted by Faith Chapel in Darryl’s youth have grown into an unexpected, yet fruitful, call to ministry.