Central is worshiping virtually during the Coronavirus health emergency. In-person worship dates will be announced when known.


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By God’s grace and the leading of the Holy Spirit, Central Presbyterian Church seeks to
Engage one another in a transforming and worshipful relationship with Jesus Christ;
Equip disciples for Christian fellowship, growth, and service;
Extend Christ’s love to the world!

What’s Happening Now


Worship While the Central Church Building Is Closed

Central is worshiping virtually during the Coronavirus health emergency.  This Sunday, Central will worship at 10am on Hometowne TV in Summit, NJ,  and Facebook Live and our YouTube channel.  We hope you will join us!    See the Children’s Sermon materials and Sunday School lesson here.

Register for Virtual commUNITY Bible Camp

Children are invited to participate in commUNITY VBS for free, from any location with an internet connection!  Click here for details and registration.

Help Feed Those in Need

Now is the time to be the church.  Small acts by individuals and families can collectively make a big difference.  As a church community we are committed to helping our vulnerable neighbors who have lost jobs and income during this time, and to our homeless neighbors who are particularly vulnerable.   Click here for actionable steps you can take to Be The Church now.


Central Presbyterian Ministries

Adult Ministries

Our Adult Ministries are involved in many events around the Summit area.

Youth Ministries

See what our Youth are up to! Fun, games and learning to apply the Word in their daily lives.

Children's Ministries

Sunday School, Club 4-5 and nurshery are ongoning ministries for your child or toddler.

Spiritual Development

Grow your spiritual relationship with Jesus using these ministries.


These ministries help you to reach out to others in your daily activities.

Central Arts Academy

Central Arts Academy, a ministry of Central Church,  offers music and voice lessons

Central Presbyterian Staff Blogs


Over forty years ago, Henri Nouwen, in his book, Clowning in Rome, wrote an introduction that has stuck with me, even all these years later. He described some of the events of the day all the way back then, declaring that “our world has entered into a state of emergency.” “We have to be prepared,” he wrote all those years


One of my favorite Father’s Day gifts is this little statue that my sons gave me, years ago, when they were little boys. It’s made of painted stones that are glued together somehow to look like a person. Mine has a moustache, blue eyes, and brown hair—which back then would have been my hair color. The figure is holding a


When our children were much younger, our youngest son had a good friend. African American. They were, as little boys can be, mischievous at times. They were in the same preschool class, and one day they did something that they should not have done in class. Nobody got hurt, but it disrupted the teachers’ plans that day, and they both

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