Preakness Reformed Church is the oldest church in Wayne. It has been at this location since 1798, and its cemetery is…More the final resting place for several of Wayne's founding families.
Today, Preakness Reformed Church members do community outreach both locally and regionally, participating in Habitat for Humanity, the Interfaith Hospitality Network and RISE (Risingville Intercommunity Service Effort). Programs for members include Christian education for children and adults, as well as music and age-appropriate fellowship groups.
Shomrei Torah - The Wayne Conservative Congregation 30 Hinchman Ave, Wayne, NJ07470 Shomrei Torah's motto is, "Celebrating tradition, embracing the future." An affiliate of the United Synagogue of…More Conservative Judaism, the congregation upholds time-honored rituals and philosophies while maintaining a progressive outlook. Men and women contribute equally to congregational life, and interfaith families are welcome. Programs include youth groups, Hebrew school, and men's and women's clubs. Throughout the year, Shomrei Torah hosts parties for the congregation and entertaining events for the general public, such as comedy nights and fashion shows. Shomrei Torah does community outreach as part of the Wayne Interfaith Network, known for its food pantry, and the congregation's own "Mitzvah Corps" makes weekly visits to Emeritus of Wayne, provides transportation for homebound people and hosts dinners for homeless people.
This church has been serving the Wayne area for more than 60 years. It is a multi-ethnic, multi-generational…More congregation that welcomes visitors and gives children an encouraging environment in which to grow. It provides space for the Wayne Interfaith Food Network (WIN), a cooperative effort of local churches and synagogues, and has several other community outreach programs.
Packanack Community Church's activities, ministries and worship services emphasize the importance of music and the arts. Members can take part in the chancel choir, children's choir, two hand bell ensembles, a summer musical theater production, a children's theater production, a children's summer theater camp and a music time class for toddlers.