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August 2017

Summer Peacemaking Program

August 14, 2017 @ 8:00 am - August 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm EDT

Old Bergen Church hosted an exciting Interfaith Children's Program this summer. Children and adult volunteers from a number of different faith traditions gathered August 14-17 to explore what it means to "love your neighbor". Using curriculum developed by the producers of Mister Roger's Neighborhood the children talked about what it means to make a healthy and safe neighborhood for all its citizens. "Building a Neighborhood Together" provided a platform for talking about personal and communal peace-making. We welcomed community leaders…

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September 2017

After School Program Opens @ Old Bergen Church

September 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Old Bergen Church

We are excited to announce the opening of a new After School Program at Old Bergen Church. This project-based enrichment program is open to all children grades Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. The program will run from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM Mondays through Fridays (in conjunction with the JCPS calendar). We are excited to welcome Sherima Absolam as Coordinator and Site Director. The program also has two certified teachers and two college interns from Saint Peter’s University. The program offers…

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March 2018

OBC Cemetery Restoration Project

March 22 @ 6:30 pm - April 30 @ 6:30 pm EDT
Old Bergen Church

Old Bergen Church has initiated an exciting restoration project for its historic cemetery. The cemetery dates back to the late 1600's and is one of the oldest registered cemeteries west of the Hudson River. Many of the founding leaders of Bergen Village and Jersey City are interred within its walls.The current goals of the project include: restoring and repairing a number of headstones providing markers and interpretation for historically significant individuals making the cemetery safe for public use as a…

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