Praise the Lord:
We wish to announce as we enter into 2017, that we will be celebrating
“New Jersey District Council
21st Episcopal of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Inc.”
85th Anniversary Celebration
As a tribute of this celebration we have selected our “Sinking Fund” to be the benefactor for all donations received for the Celebration.  The “Sinking Fund” is a fund that the New Jersey District Council uses to assist churches.
We are reaching out to all NJDC members’ young and old, and any of your friends and family willing to participate in this Celebration by donating $85.00 in recognition of our 85 years in Ministry.  And in appreciation for your $85.00 donation you will receive a “Commemorative 85th Anniversary Pin.”
You can make your contribution(s) in any of the (3) three following manners by making payments over the next 5 months or one full payment via:
  • Your Local Church
  • Mailing the contribution(s) directly to the Council Treasurer, Missionary Winifred Jones at PO Box 548 Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927-0548. Make checks payable to New Jersey District Council ( or NJDC)
  • Credit Card - Access the New Jersey District Council Website at select the 85th Anniversary Contribution Box and follow instructions for making a donation.
Should you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me via email: or phone (609) 435-4454.
Thank you and God Bless,
From the desk of the Assistant Secretary
Karen Williams
Sister Karen Williams

Praise the Lord All Members:

We wish to announce that our April 2017 council session we will be opening for Nominations for the following offices:

Executive Officers:
Chair, Vice Chair, General Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary & Assistant Treasurer

For the following Auxiliaries: Ministers’ Wives and Widows; Young Peoples; Missionaries & Christian Women Workers; Christian Education Department & Men’s Ministry; 
The Auxiliary Office of: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer & Assistant Treasurer  

Nominee Requirements:
-Must be a member in “Good Standing” (see definition below) in a N.J.D.C.  member church of the State of NJ
-Must be 18 years old or older,
-Must be baptized in Jesus name and filled with the Holy Ghost;
-Must be a member in “Good Standing” (see definition below) for (2) Consecutive Council years prior to nominations in the council:

     “GOOD STANDING” Definition: Member must
        -Maintain a life in harmony with the scriptures;

        -Attend one out of two councils per year;
        -Actively participate in the life and Work of the NJDC;
-Support the NJDC by participating in its financial requirements (By registering for every council session 2 years prior and April 2017 council);

-Must be present at the April 2017 council.  However if they desire to be a nominee and is unable to be present at the time of nomination, a formal letter should be submitted to the General Secretary indicating their willingness to serve in whatever capacity they may be nominated for and the reason for the absence.
-Must complete a profile form, (see attached).  This form must be signed by your Pastor.
-Must be prepared to make a brief statement at the April 2017 Council concerning their intentions if they are elected.
- Additional requirements for the office of the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson:
Must have been pastoring in New Jersey for seven years.
                - Willing and available to serve a (4) four year term. (April 2018-November 2022)

-The Auxiliary Director of each Auxiliary shall preside over their respective auxiliary nominations and the prospective candidate shall be nominated during the April Council and must be complete by close of the April 2017 Council. 
Nomination Profiles should be submitted to the Director/Advisors by Friday, evening service. Advisors are as follows: Ministers’ Wives and Widows –Dist. Elder Louise Hagler; Young Peoples- District Elder Jocosta Martin; Missionaries & Christian Women Workers-District Elder Doretha Nesmith; Christian Education Department –District Elder Doreen Aiken; & Men’s Ministry – Suffragan Bishop Joseph Scott.

Should you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me via email: or phone (609) 435-4454.

Thank you and God Bless,

From the desk of the Assistant Secretary
Karen Williams
Sister Karen Williams