Glen Ridge Congregational Church

United Church of Christ

195 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028




Join us every Sunday at 10 am for worship.



All are welcome! 

Be a part of our Christian Family!

We invite you and your family to be a part of our church fellowship. We are an active, family oriented church located at the corner of Ridgewood Avenue and Clark Street in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. We welcome you to particpate in all our church activities. Membership is not required! 

We have something for everyone! We offer Christian education programs for children and youth, a confirmation program, fellowship and service groups, as well as choirs, for children and youth of all ages, scholarships and intergenerational events. Our mission and outreach, ministries, Bible study and choir provide adults the opportunity to grow in their faith while serving the church and outside community. 



Children & Youth


Announcements & Events

Confirmation 2022

Congratulations to our confirmands who did a great job Sunday along with their Union Congregational peers.  

Vacation Bible School (VBS) is back!

Vacation Bible School is back this summer!  Registration is currently open at the incredible price of $25 per child; click here or scan the QR code above to register.  Questions?  Please contact Mrs. H-K at

Welcome to our new Church Administrator, Shanyse Strickland!


Shanyse Strickland is a freelance French horn and flute player, composer and arranger. She maintains a dual career in both music and administrative/financial work, which she has been managing since the start of her college career at Youngstown State University in 2009.


Shanyse holds a Bachelors in Music Performance, a Masters in Music Performance and an Artist Diploma in Music Performance. Originally from Akron, OH, Shanyse has been playing instruments since she was 9 years old. Music has led her to seeing and experiencing great places around the country, working with esteemed professionals and gaining irreplaceable opportunities like playing for ESPN.


In her downtime, Shanyse likes to sketch, paint and think of new composition ideas based on how she can share her perception of classical music with others.