We welcome newcomers to the Episcopal faith at all 150 congregations throughout the Diocese of New Jersey. Please click here to find a church near you.
Many congregations offer classes and workshops for newcomers; times and offerings may vary. Please contact individual parishes for specific offerings.
Our Lifelong Christian Formation page offers many useful resources.
The Baptismal Covenant is the heart of the Episcopal faith; click here for more on the Baptismal Covenant, as part of “What We Believe” on the Episcopal Church’s website.
Here is a tongue-in-cheek and earnest guide to becoming Episcopalian, outlined through one man’s journey.
Here is a video of Presiding Bishop The Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori, on the values of being an Episcopalian: