Renewing Congregations

Leading Vital Communities of Faith: Be A Partner

Joining God’s actions in the world.

As people of faith, we trust that God is doing new things in the world and we long to be part of this work. Pastors and lay leaders in four congregations have engaged in an intentional renewal process. With passion and creativity, these congregations are forging new paths for mission through visioning, strategic planning, equipping leaders, inviting others to cross generational faith formation, welcoming, and re-rooting in their context. Learn from them, pray for them and support them.

Christus Evangelical Lutheran Church in Camden

Pastor Jesse Brown- redeveloper

909 N 26th St, Camden, NJ 08105
Phone:  856-966-0153

Mission Profile

St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Brick

Pastors Judith and John Anderson – Re-developers

135 Salmon Street

Brick, NJ 08723

Phone: (732) 477-5533

Mission Profile



Facebook: St. Thomas Lutheran Church

St. Bartholomew Lutheran Church, Trenton

1746 S. Clinton Ave. 

Trenton, NJ 08610

Phone: 609-393-6060


Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Springfield

639 Mountain Ave

Springfield Township, NJ 07081

Phone: (973) 379-4525


Become a Mission Partner!   

Mission Partners are congregations linked together in dynamic relationships to empower and expand this outreach ministry. Through supportive relationship, these congregations share in the excitement of proclaiming God’s love. Mission Partner congregations offer the gifts of prayer, leadership and financial resources to new mission starts. Individuals can also offer prayer and financial gifts over periods of time so that developing congregations can have the resources needed in their first years to establish a firm base as they witness to Jesus and build new communities of faith. 


Congregations enter into a mutual agreement with a mission congregation to give and receive Prayers, Presence and Presents - the three P’s of Mission Partnership.


Contact Rev. Maristela Freiberg or call 201 407 6000  to explore possibilities of mission partners with our new evangelizing congregations

1930 State Highway 33

Hamilton Square, NJ 08690


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