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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 At Central Presbyterian Church

Upcoming Worship

Central will worship in the Sanctuary Sunday mornings starting on May 9th!  We will remain masked and observe social distancing.  Check in at the Glass Doors or Maple Street/ Chapel lobby.  There will be no corporate singing indoors.

Those in or near  Summit, NJ, can also join us for worship at 10am Sunday mornings  on Hometowne TV.  The service will be uploaded to  Facebook, and our  YouTube channel  after the broadcast concludes.

In the coming weeks we will re-introduce in-person Sunday School, soloists, and more.  Watch here for updates.

Women's Study Extended

Our popular study for women with Rev. Noelle Kirchner has been extended for an additional three months, and will meet virtually on the following dates at 8:45 am:
June 6
September 12
October 3
November 7
We will be studying this book. To join in, please email Pastor Deborah at DHuggins@centralpres.org for a link to the Zoom.

Registration Open for commUNITY VBS

CommUNITY VBS 2021
July 26, 2021 — July 30, 2021
08:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. (EDT)
We are so excited to be together again this summer! Our plan right now is for OUTDOORS ONLY. We are not planning to be open in the event of thunderstorms and rain.
Camp will be outdoors, and children and leaders will be placed in camp pods for the week. Campers and leaders will travel to different stations outside for stories, crafts, dancing and games. We can’t wait to see you!
Click HERE for more information and to register.


Here is a printable flyer with details.

Sign up to Help at Worship Services

For every Sunday morning worship service, Central needs five volunteers to work the check-in process.  If you can help, please sign up for a shift HERE.

Scholarships for Central's High School Seniors

Central Church offers several scholarships available to high school seniors associated with the church. Click here to access the Google Forms application. To be considered, all applications must be completed by May 28, 2021. Scholarships will be awarded on June 20th during worship

Congregational Meeting: May 16

Combined Annual Congregational and Special Corporation & Congregational Meetings                                                           

                                                Sunday, May 16, 2021

The Annual Meeting of the Congregation of Central Presbyterian Church of Summit, New Jersey will be held in-person and virtually via Zoom immediately following the 10:00 a.m. Service of Worship. The business agenda will begin at approximately 11:00 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the reports of Pastors, Staff, and Team Leaders; receive and comment upon the 2021 Operating Budget; act upon the recommendations of the Session for the 2021 Terms of Calls for the Pastors Steele and Huggins; and hear any other business brought before the Congregation.

Immediately following will be the Special Meeting of the Corporation and Congregation for the purpose of electing Elders/Trustees, Deacons, the Financial Review Committee and at-large members of the Nominating Committee, and transacting other business as appropriate.

Reverend Don Steele                                                            David A. Bomgaars

Moderator                                                                               Clerk of Session



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 Presbyterian Staff Blogs


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