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Hammonton First Assembly of God
Sunday worship services are held every week at 10 a.m. along with a dynamic kids’ ministry serving children ages six weeks to 12 yrs.
On Sunday evenings, prayer is open for everyone from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mid-week Wednesday service at 7 p.m. offers a bible study for adults and Royal Rangers and Mpact Girls for kids ages third through 12th grade.
Youth and young adult meetings are every other Thursday at 7 p.m. Contact Student Ministries Director Ruben Ramos at (973) 934-6363 for more information.
Pastor Jim Rovaggi is Lead Pastor at Hammonton First Assembly.
Bible-based family counseling is available.
For upcoming events, follow Hammonton Assembly of God on Facebook.
The church is located at 272 N. Route 206, one mile north of the White Horse Pike. Call (609) 561-1239 for information or visit or find us on Facebook.
St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish
St. Mary of Mount Carmel Parish consists of St. Joseph Church and St. Anthony of Padua Church.
Adult choir meets every Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at St. Joseph.
Do you sing, play guitar or another instrument? Our choir is always looking for more instrumentalists and vocalists. Contact the Parish Center at (609) 704-5945 for more information.
Do you pay your bills online? If so please consider setting up your weekly/monthly donation to the parish as an automatic check in the same manner. We have several parishioners who currently take advantage of this through their banks. Just indicate your envelope number and whether it is for the first or second collection.
The regular Mass schedule at each location is as follows:
St. Joseph Church holds morning weekday Masses, Monday through Saturday, at 8 a.m. A 7:15 a.m. Mass will be held Monday through Friday in the St. Joseph High School Chapel, only when school is in session. A Spanish Mass is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Saturday Vigil Mass will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday Masses are at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., with a Spanish Mass at Noon. St. Joseph Church is located at 226 French Street.
St. Anthony of Padua Church will hold Sunday Masses at 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. St. Anthony of Padua Church is located at 285 Route 206.
Confession will be held at St. Joseph Church from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Saturdays before Mass, or upon request.
The parish food pantry is open to the public every Thursday from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m., and in the evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. It is located at the French Street side of the convent.
Baptisms are held the second and fourth Sunday of each month at 12:45 p.m. at St. Joseph Church. Preparation sessions are held the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. Please call the parish office to schedule as early as possible.
The MMC Youth Ministry (6th grade and up) has a very exciting year ahead, including some great trips! Join our email list - YouthMinisterKim@ gmail.com. Also, sign up for text reminders. Simply text: @mmcyouth to 810-10. Call Youth Minister Kim for more information or questions at (609) 704-5945, Ext. 128.
For information on RCIA, contact Lori ScottoDiVetta at email@example.com.
The parish office, located at St. Joseph Church, is open Monday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The Rev. David Rivera serves as Administrator. For more information, call (609) 704-5945 or visit www.smmcp.net.
Hammonton Baptist Church
Worship service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m. for adults. Sunday School Hour for children up through fourth grade is provided during Morning Worship Service.
Mid-week prayer and Bible study for adults meets on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Hammonton Baptist Church is located on the corner of Third and Vine Streets. For more information contact the church by phone at (609) 561-6867, by e-mail at or visit www.hammontonbaptist.org.
Victory Bible Church
Sunday Worship services are held at 8:15 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Adult and children’s Sunday School are held at 10 a.m.
On Sunday at 10 a.m. there will be Adult Small Groups study along with Adult Sunday School.
A group will meet on Wednesday nights called IMPACT—it is a college and career group, ages 18-28.
Junior church services (ages 4 to 11) are held at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Wednesday evening Bible study/prayer services are held at 7 p.m. Teen R.O.C.K. Youth Group for seventh through twelfth grade is at 7 p.m. and AWANA Ministry for children ages Pre-K through sixth grade is at 6:45 p.m.
Pastors are Anthony Parise, Samuel Mascioli and Gary Orme.
The church is located at 816 S. Egg Harbor Rd. For more information call (609) 567-4466 or visit for other events and Bible studies. You may also visit their Facebook page.
First United Methodist Church
The First United Methodist Church of Hammonton has two Sunday Worship Services: Informal Service from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Nursery will be available. Traditional Service will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with nursery available. Light refreshments will follow.
Sunday School for Jr/Sr High and adults is from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Sunday School for grades 1-5 is at 10:30 a.m. (during Worship Service). Youth Group meets each Sunday at the church. Check the website for more information. UMW meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
The church is located at 398 Bellevue Ave. Tim Conaway is pastor. The church can be reached by calling (609) 561-1537 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Friday from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
Visit Hammontonumc.org for more information and events and also the Facebook page, Hammonton Methodist.
English Worship is held at 11 a.m. on Sundays and communion is celebrated the first Sunday of each month. Children’s Church is held during worship service for children ages three through nine. Nursery is also provided for infants up to the age of three.
Sunday school gathering for a.m. and all classes for pre-K through adults will begin at 10 a.m. Nursery is provided for parents wishing to attend the church’s adult classes.
Free refreshments are served during Fellowship time, immediately following 11 a.m. service.
Chancel choir rehearsal for adults and teenagers is held on Sundays at 9 a.m. Bible Study is held in the conference room Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
English as a Second Language (ESL) is held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. AA (English) meets Fridays at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. AA (Spanish) meets Fridays at 6 p.m. and Mondays at 7:30 p.m.
Boy Scout Troop #58 meets on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Cub Scout Pack #58 meets on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Girl Scout Troop #16045 meets on Wednesday, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Girl Scout Troop #30618 meets on Thursdays, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Food Pantry and Clothing Ministry are open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon for those who ae in need.
The Hammonton Presbyterian Church is located at 326 Bellevue Ave. Call (609) 561-0168 or visit for information.
Sunday morning services 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The coffee station is open up to five minutes prior to each service.
On the fourth Sunday of the month, a service is held at Hammonton Center Nursing Home at 2 p.m. and Heritage Assisted Living at 3 p.m.
Other services include: Men’s Fellowship on Mondays at 7 p.m.; Men’s Bible Study on Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m.; Women’s Bible Study on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Adult Bible Study on Wednesdays at 7 p.m., with childcare for children under 5. Jr. (grades 6-8th) and Sr. (grades 9-12th) Youth Group meet Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
God’s Discovery Club for kids in grades K-5th meets on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
GriefShare every Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. GriefShare is help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend. Check the website for special events. or call (609) 704-8778 for information.
Temple Beth El Reconstructionist Synagogue
Temple Beth El embraces a renewal approach to Judaism. Members of our small community come from a variety of Jewish backgrounds and life situations, as well as non-traditional and interfaith families.
Sunday School meets each week from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and offers individualized instruction in a fun and relaxed environment for children from pre-school to B’nai Mitzvah.
All are welcome to bi-weekly Torah study. Classes start at 6:30 p.m. and are approx. two hours. Must by 13 or older. RSVP to email@example.com.
Shabbat Service is the first Friday of every month at 7 p.m.
Renovations continue as we maintain our historic synagogue. Donations are gratefully appreciated and may be sent to Temple Beth El, P.O. Box 103, Hammonton, NJ 08037
All are invited to discover what is truly wonderful about our community. Our friendly and welcoming congregation will be sure to make you feel at home. For exact dates and times please see our website, or call President Steve Schwartz at (609) 560-0303.
Temple Beth El is located at 642 Bellevue Avenue in Hammonton.
Rosedale Baptist Church
Worship services are held at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m. Dedicated classes are available for pre-primaries, primaries, juniors, teens and adults. A fully-staffed nursery is available for all services. On Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. a mid-week Prayer and Bible study for all ages is held.
Teens are invited to the Teen Slice Youth Group while children in sixth grade and younger are invited to Bible Club where children will be taught through Bible memorization, activities and lessons. Transportation services are available for all services by calling the number below. For more information, please contact the church by visiting the church’s website at www.rosedalebaptistchurch.com.
St. James Lutheran Church
Church is defined not by the building but by the people. God is at work amongst the people of St. James. The Good News is still being lived out.
St. James is a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It is a welcoming, compassionate family-like community. All are welcome at our worship services and at the Lord’s Table for Communion. We are a “Reconciling in Christ” Church which includes us on a list of “Reconciling” churches that welcome everyone – including persons from the LGBTQA community.
Presently St. James is doing Zoom Worship on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. You can find the link at our website: www.stjamesfolsom.org.
If appropriate, we hope to reopen the church facility on June 14 for worship at 10 a.m. If weather is nice, we will worship outside. Please bring your chairs.
Also, we have Wednesday Evening Devotions at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Link available at website. Also, if appropriate we hope to resume these at the facility on Wednesday, June 17.
We invite you to gather with us.
The Rev. Pamela Werner is our pastor. For more information, please call the church at 609-561-4488. Visit our website at www.stjamesfolsom.org. You can also find us on Facebook at Updates on events and our schedule are available there.
Living Springs Global Fellowship
Living Springs meets together on Saturdays at 6 p.m. to worship, encourage each other, primarily using our spiritual gifts, share the Lord’s Supper and hear what the Holy Spirit is saying to the church through the teaching of the Scripture.
A healing room is open to the public on Monday evenings. For more information call (609) 839-9166.
Dan and Marcy McAnney are the founders of Living Springs Global Fellowship. Dan is the senior apostolic leader, ordained with Global Awakening.
Ss. Peter and Paul Trad. Roman Catholic Tridentine Mass Church
Ss. Peter and Paul Traditional Roman Catholic Tridentine Mass Church invites you and your family to experience the Immemorial Tridentine Latin Mass Every Sunday. This is the Mass understood and experienced prior to the Second Vatican Council. This Mass was never to be changed nor abandoned according to the Bull of Pope Pius V 1570 (Quo Primum Tempore).
Sunday Masses are as follows: 8 a.m. Low Mass and 11 a.m. Solemn High Mass. Week Day Masses are as follows: Monday through Saturday at 6 a.m. (Low Mass).
Special Masses and Devotions are as follows: First Friday Confessions from 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., Mass at 6 p.m., Adoration and Devotion to the Sacred Heart from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; First Saturday Confessions from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m., Mass at 8 a.m. and Holy Rosary and Devotion to the Immaculate Heart from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; Wednesday Devotions are Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 5 p.m., Novena at 5:30 p.m., Solemn Vespers at 5:45 p.m. and Low Mass at 6 p.m.
Confessions are held Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Ss. Peter and Paul Traditional Roman Catholic Tridentine Mass Church is located at 300 Peach Street. For more information, visit www.trcatholics.org.