a History of our ecumenical series


Beginning with Ash Wednesday, our area churches meet together for Soup and Study in Lent.

The Host Church provides soups and breads and desserts. A minister from a different church provides some teaching. And then we discuss these things around the table.

For decades our local ecumenical gatherings have been supported by the Kearns Funeral Home family. They sponsor our Ecumenical Ministers Breakfast at a local restaurant each month.

Ash Wednesday February 14
7:30 pm Ash Wednesday Service
@ Zion Lutheran Church, 56 Old Turnpike Road, Oldwick, NJ 08858


5 Wednesdays / 6:30 pm Soup / 7:15 pm Study

Wed. February 21    "Women of the Cross"
@ Stanton Reformed Church w/Rev. Lynn Mears
1 Stanton Mountain Road, Stanton, NJ 08885

Wed. February 28     "Martha"
@ Rockaway Reformed Church w/Rev. Mark Summer
115 Mainstreet, Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889

Wed. March 7 "Scribes and Pharisees"
@ Lebanon Reformed Church w/Rev. Philip Carr-Jones
100 Brunswick Ave, Lebanon NJ 08833

Wed. March 14 "Peter"
@ Califon United Methodist Church w/Rev. Bonnie Eastlack
15 River Rd, Califon, NJ 07830

Wed. March 21 "Herod"
@ Whitehouse United Methodist Church w/Rev. Phil Pratt
73 Old Highway 28, Whitehouse, NJ 08889

Easter Sunday – April 1 6:30am Sunrise Service
@ Round Valley Youth Center Rev. David Ravinder, preaching
1124 Stanton Lebanon Road  Lebanon, NJ


We thank all of our participating churches for their support

Episcopal
Church of the Holy Spirit (Lebanon) 

Lutheran 
Zion (Oldwick)

Nazarene 
Clinton – Pastor Lauretta Market 

Reformed 
Lebanon
Rockaway (Whitehouse Sta.)
Stanton 
Roman Catholic 
Our Lady of Lourdes (Whitehouse Station) 

United Methodist 
Califon
Cokesbury & Fairmount
Round Valley (Lebanon)
Whitehouse – Rev. David Ravinder 

Wesleyan 
Faith Chapel (Annandale) 

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