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Three Days, Limitless Growth

Twenty-five members of our church family attended the Axiom retreat this weekend, engaging with God in silence and solitude and with each other through prayer and group discussions. The international program, held this weekend at St. Mary’s Abbey Retreat Center in Morristown, is designed to help participants gain intimacy in their conversations with God. For some, that meant wrestling through […]

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Running the Race Marked Out for Us

When it comes to journeying with God, have you ever felt like you’ve been running on autopilot? Oftentimes, we make the commitment to follow Christ and then expect it to be a light and easy downhill jog from there. We assume God will move mountains instead of asking us to scale them. We spend all our energy dashing off to […]

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Taking the Next Step

The first time I attended Hoboken Grace, I was terrified. I dragged my friend along for moral support, but I was still anxious. Was I going to fit in? Would there be anyone there like me? Looking back, I laugh at how nervous I was, because from the moment I walked into 301 Garden I was made to feel right at home. […]

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The Easter Egg Hunt That Changed Everything

For Shanta, Hoboken Grace’s annual Easter Egg Hunt brings her family together to share in the excitement of the event, but also to discuss the true meaning of Easter. Each spring after moving to Cliffside Park four years ago, Shanta looked for a fun, inexpensive Easter activity for her children but found nothing in their neighborhood. Then, two years ago, […]

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Five Reasons to Get Egg-Cited for Easter

We are just a few weeks away from our biggest celebration of the year! With all that God is doing in our city, we have so much to celebrate this Easter. And there are so many things to look forward to. Here are five things to get egg-cited about:   1). Two hunts are better than one For the first […]

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Hunting for Eggs and Finding a Place to Call Home

Once a year each spring, dozens of bales of hay are hauled into Hoboken and strewn across a playing field. Underneath lie thousands of pastel Easter eggs, ready to be scooped up and cracked open by ecstatic kids. The event — which also includes pictures with the Easter bunny, carnival games, bounce houses and face painting — has grown so big […]

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The Hoboken Christmas Exchange: Restoring the Holiday Spirit

The Hoboken Christmas Exchange all started with one person’s desire to love their community through selfless giving. And in its first year, Hoboken Grace was able to partner with Kara Cohen to impact close to 1,000 people. It was an emotional night last Saturday as families needing a little extra help this holiday season came to 301 Garden St. to […]

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Five Ways You’re Invited To Celebrate Christmas

Take a break from your holiday shopping, baking and gift wrapping and embrace the joy of Christmas. There are so many things to celebrate and moments to share with our friends, family and community. Here are five ways to make this Christmas one to remember. Join us this Sunday for our Christmas Celebration Services...

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TEAMS: Capturing a special Christmas moment

TEAMS is a monthly series that celebrates the talent and impact of various groups at Hoboken Grace. Hoboken Grace’s photo team has worked bar crowds, citywide 1Day projects and epic Easter egg hunts. But this month they’ll take on their biggest project yet, taking portraits for hundreds of families who may not have many professional family photos. “They might not […]

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Impacting Locally and Globally This Christmas

Each year, the Christmas offering supports partners in our community and around the world. And each year, we see it impact and reach people in unexpected ways. The offering supports those who serve the community, and those who they serve. It supports people who go on mission trips, and the people they meet along the way. It’s an investment in […]

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Join the Global Movement!

Hoboken Grace is excited to announce that this year we are taking part in Giving Tuesday! Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that is observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, right after the well-known shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The initiative was started four years ago by 92nd Street Y, a cultural center in New York […]

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