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Toms River Church of the Nazarene

Following His Spirit for Our Times
Service times are 8:30am and 11am.   If you cannot attend in person, we will see you on-line.  On-line opportunities will continue as follows:   Video of 8:30am, worship services will be livestreamed on  YouTube. The 11am Service will  be livestreamed on Facebook. Any past service is available to be viewed on YouTube and Facebook at anytime. - Check the  Sermons Tab for a link.  Printed transcripts of the sermon will be available as  well.  Also, a short  Vespers devotional will be posted at 6 PM every Sunday.  Scroll down to bottom of page for contact info. Remember, tithes and offerings can be mailed to: Church of the Nazarene, 188 Highway 37 West. Toms River, NJ 07855 or give online on the “donate” tab.
188 Highway 37 West
Toms River, NJ 08755
Just one mile west of exit 82 on the Garden State Parkway.

Service times on Sundays are 8:30am and 11am 


Spanish Service - Sunday at 3pm




8:30 AM and 11:00 AM Worship Service

Coffee Hour and Fellowship takes place between AM Sunday Services

Spanish Language Service at 3 PM


Children Services - After "God's Word for Children" (11 am Service)

 K- 6th Grade


Children's Quizzing: 9:45 -10:50 AM  

Prime Time (Seniors): every third week at noon





Bible Study with Pastor Del : 7 PM Every Other week - call office for details. 

Dinner and a Show - "The Chosen" 6:00pm - Every Other Week .(2nd and 4th Tuesday) 


Teens (NYI): 6:30 PM 

"A Closer Look" for kids four years old to Sixth Grade - 6:30 PM 

Adults discuss Sunday Sermon: 6:30 PM 



Ladies Bible Study: 10:30 AM at Nylda Aponte's House - Every other week

Spanish Language Bible Study: 6:00 PM

(Rev. Hernandez' Home Call (732)244-8360 for details


Women's Ministry: Meeting date and time will vary each month and will be announced in the Special Events Tab

We believe in one God—the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

About Our Church

In 1960 a small group of believers gathered for a weekly Bible Study and ended up joining together to form the Toms River First Church of the Nazarene. These 16 charter members began reaching out to the community with the Love of Jesus, seeking to make disciples and glorify the Name of Christ.  This is still our goal today. By reaching out to our neighbors with the love of Christ and by the powerful preaching of the Word of God, we hope to follow His Spirit for our times.  Singles, families with children, Senior citizens- all gather together as one in the Love of God. We invite you to join us, knowing together we can grow as followers of Jesus.


Pastor Del

Senior Pastor


Pastor Brad

Assistant Pastor


Pastor Matt

Outreach & Discipleship


Pastor Dave

Spanish Ministry


Contact Information


PHONE: (732)244-5463

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The Church of the Nazarene is a Protestant Christian church in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. Organized in 1908, the denomination is now home to about 2.5 million members worshipping in more than 30,000 local congregations in 162 world areas.

The Church of the Nazarene is the largest denomination in the classical Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. The doctrine that distinguishes the Church of the Nazarene and other Wesleyan denominations from most other Christian denominations is that of entire sanctification. Nazarenes believe that God calls Christians to a life of holy living that is marked by an act of God, cleansing the heart from original sin and filling the individual with love for God and humankind.

This experience is marked by entire consecration of the believer to do God's will and is followed by a life of seeking to serve God through service to others. Like salvation, entire sanctification is an act of God's grace, not of works. Our pursuant service to God is an act of love whereby we show our appreciation for the grace that has been extended to us through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

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