From the statement of 222nd General Assembly of PCUSA
Racism is a lie about our fellow human beings, for it says that some are less than others. It is also a lie about God, for it falsely claims that God favors parts of creation over the entirety of creation. Because of our biblical understanding of who God is and what God intends for humanity, the PC(USA) must stand against, speak against and work against racism. Anti-racist effort is not optional for Christians. It is an essential aspect of Christian discipleship, without which we fail to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ.
“As followers of Jesus Christ, we rejoice in God’s plan for a just, loving, and peaceful world, and we commit ourselves to making it a reality for all people everywhere.”
Rutgers Church is a member of the More Light Churches Network, an organization of inclusive Presbyterian churches that welcome individuals into full membership, including ordained offices, without regard to sexual orientation or gender identity.
Rutgers Presbyterian Church is a progressive, ethnically diverse family with 110 active members ranging in age from infants to centenarians. As followers of Jesus Christ, we rejoice in God’s plan for a just, loving, and peaceful world, and we commit ourselves to making it a reality for ALL people everywhere.
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Infants and toddlers are cared for during the service by our warm and experienced staff. Parents are welcome to bring (or pick up) their children any time beginning at 10:45 am, or earlier when there is an adult class.
Children of any age are also welcome to stay with their families during worship.
The Welsh Church of New York holds its monthly Service in Rutgers’ Sanctuary usually on the second Sunday at 3 PM.
The team of staff at Rutgers Community Programs are wonderful and I am thrilled that I have the opportunity to work alongside them. After many years of teaching, I am a firm believer that through play, art and theater, children are able to grow as individuals, improving self-expression and promoting good self-esteem. I am thrilled to work for a program dedicated to the development of children, and passionate about doing so in a warm and creative environment.