Who We Are
Our church is one that emphasizes the life-giving truth of the Bible. We are small, but mighty, vibrant and unified in following the teachings of Jesus Christ. No matter who walks through the doors, this congregation will make each person feel at home. Our faith is not just for Sundays. We strive to be a light in the community, reflecting God's love every day. We celebrate together in joyous times and pull together in hard times, always seeking the Lord for strength and guidance. Members rejoice while watching the little ones learn about Jesus for the first time and value the seasoned members' wisdom and deep biblical understanding. We are a work in progress. God isn't finished with us yet!
Evangelical Covenant Order of Presbyterians (ECO)
A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians is to build flourishing churches that make disciples of Jesus Christ.
ECO Core Values
The group of worshipers that formed the heart of Garwood Presbyterian Church began gathering in 1897, before the town itself was even established. Led by its first Pastor, the aptly named Reverend Love, the church laid its cornerstone on Spruce Ave in 1905. The church was completed a year later. We were known as the Chapel at Garwood and with the help of Cranford Presbyterian Church, started Sunday School programs for the children of this budding congregation.
Prayer has always been the backbone of our church, and we continue to have many dedicated prayer warriors. It would be impossible to list all of the healing, miracles, provisions, salvations, and answers that God has provided through the years, but we can honestly say that the world is significantly changed because of the work of Christ through our church.