Diocese of Newark


August 22, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Diocese of Newark has received notification from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and the Rev. Michael Barlowe, registrar of General Convention, that Bishop-Elect Carlye J. Hughes has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent...

May 20, 2018

The Rev. Carlye J. Hughes was elected the 11th bishop of the Diocese of Newark during a special convention on May 19, 2018, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown, New Jersey. Photo: Nina Nicholson/Diocese of Newark

[Episcopal Diocese of Newark] The Rev....

May 1, 2018

Antiques dealer Jon Felz, center, appraises an icon for Joanne and Sal Torrisi during an April 21 fundraiser for Diocese of Newark Prison Ministry programs, held at St. James Episcopal Church in Upper Montclair, New Jersey. Photo: Sharon Sheridan

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April 18, 2018

Early progress is seen in the slate roof replacement project at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, in this photo posted to the church’s Facebook page on Oct. 12.

[Episcopal News Service] It was an offer too good for a congregation to...

March 4, 2018

[Episcopal Diocese of Newark] The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Newark on March 5 announced a slate of four candidates who will stand for election as the 11th bishop of Newark at a special convention on May 19.

The candidates are:

The Rev. John Harmon, rector, Trinity...

November 19, 2017

[Diocese of Newark] The Diocese of Newark is revising the diocesan profile it published to guide the search for its next bishop after discovering that a section of the profile was plagiarized from the profile of the Diocese of Bethlehem.

The Rev. Joseph Harmon, interim vice president of...

October 1, 2017

[Diocese of Newark] With sadness, members of the Diocese of Newark announced the passing of the Rt. Rev. Jean Rigal Elisee, who served as the diocese’s supply bishop, assisting with confirmations from 2005 to 2007. His funeral was Sept. 30 at Grace Church in Newark, New Jersey, followed by a...

February 28, 2017

Diocese of Newark Bishop Mark Beckwith and his wife Marilyn Olson recently welcomed their first grandchild, Benjamin Cooper, born to their daughter Christine and her husband Joe. Photo: Diocese of Newark via Facebook

[Episcopal Diocese of Newark] Episcopal Diocese of Newark Bishop Mark...

January 29, 2017

As Christian leaders and bishops of the Church of God who live and minister in a state marked by wide religious and ethnic diversity, we wish to express our clear opposition to President Donald Trump’s Executive Order issued on Friday, January 27, 2017 titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign...

April 3, 2016

The day after he was consecrated bishop of the Diocese of Newark in 2007, Mark Beckwith headed for the Community of St. John Baptist in Mendham, N.J. "I needed a place to go for silence and sanctuary," he said.

Beckwith joined Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and other visiting...


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