Special Events

Donate to disaster relief through UMCOR

Compelled by Christ!
As the humanitarian relief and development arm of The United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Committee on Relief assists United Methodists and churches to become involved globally in direct ministry to persons in need. February we are encouraging everyone to make a minimum $39.99 donation to UMCOR. 100% of your donation goes to those in need. You can check out their rating on Charity Navigator. Please give at

  • By check at church any Sunday or through the mail (memo: UMCOR)
  • Venmo – @giving-jacksonchurch (for UMCOR)
  • PayPal (dropdown menu select UMCOR)

Sunbeam Christian Preschool Fundraiser

Old Monmouth Candy Sale

Flyers are available at worship this Sunday, March 7. Orders due back at church on or before Sunday, March 14. Flyers are available by calling Pat in the church office (732-833-8808) during the week. Please call even if you can’t get out and want to order – we’ll figure something out if possible! Thank you!

Easter Egg Hunt

March 28, 2021 following worship (about 11:15am)

For ages pre-K through 5th grade. Please RSVP so we can have a spot ready for your children in their age group. Also, you can donate candy for the plastic eggs. You can drop it off at the church office Tuesday-Thursday from 9am-4pm or on Sunday before worship.

Maundy Thursday

April 1st at 7:00pm

Join us in-person or online for this Holy and sacred time as we prepare for our Easter Celebration.

Easter Flowers

Donate Easter Flowers in memory or honor of a loved one. You can click here to sign-up and donate through our online giving or in-person.

Help Us Prepare for Easter Sunday with a Reservation

April 4, 2021 – 9:00am and 10:30am

Although reservations are not necessary to attend RSVPs will help ensure that we have enough room for everyone. Click here to RSVP.

Small Groups

Lenten Book Study

Wednesday-February 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Pastor Denise from DeBows and Pleasant Grove is leading a 7 week study of a book called “Get Your Life Back” by  John Eldredge. Call or email our church office for Zoom login information ([email protected] or 732-833-8808).  

Online Bible Study

Every Tuesdays at 6:00pm online only on Zoom

Starting Tuesday, Nov 10 we will start Gospel of Luke with intention that beginners might  like to come.   It is 6:00 to 7:30 pm on Zoom. Call the office to get the link.

Wednesday Morning Women’s Small Group

Every Wednesday on Zoom at 10am

Prayer, Fellowship and Discussion. We are currently reading a book together called A Gentle Thunder by Max Lucado.

Worship Team Rehearsal

Sundays following worship at 11:00am

If you like to play an instrument, sing, or want to learn come out and check out our new format and leader, Eric Drew.

CFF – Christian Friends Forever

First two Mondays of every month at 7pm online only for the time being

Indoor Worship

Each Saturday starting at 9am, you can RSVP for worship on Sunday from our website. If you RSVP online ahead of time, it will be helpful so we can plan adequately to accommodate everyone and create the safest possible worship experience for everyone. Please note that for the time being there is no nursery or Sunday School.

Plus, we are continuing online streaming as well. I want to encourage you to consider hosting a watch party either live, safely at your house, or virtual using your favorite video-chat platform. Invite your friends, share the link to our worship experience, and use the time together to have a discussion, ask questions, and go deeper.

Mission and Other Activities

Jackson Church Emergency Food

Donations are taken during office hours and on Sunday morning. If you are in need of food call Jackson Church for more information.

DeBows Food Pantry

By appointment only — call 732-928-4475 in advance

Jackson Church Full Events Calendar

Service and Employment Opportunities at Jackson Church

GriefShare Counselor

Would you like to help those who are grieving the loss of a loved one? Do you have good listening skills and a firm foundation in Jesus Christ? Our GriefShare program needs your help! With everything going on in the world, so many people are grieving and we are trying to meet the needs of so many in our community who are grieving with the hope of Jesus Christ.

If you can help, along with mentoring and training, you receive a detailed, comprehensive tool to help lead GriefShare groups effectively. It contains information on recruiting and training a leadership team, extensive publicity tools and ideas, details on how to start and sustain an effective ministry, helpful planning charts, and much more. It also contains a detailed weekly agenda and discussion questions for all 13 sessions to help facilitate small group discussion time. Everything you need. Email us at [email protected] to let us know you’d be willing to volunteer in this deeply meaningful ministry. This is a volunteer position.

Church Beautification Coordinator

Are you an environmentalist? Maybe a gardener? Love the outdoors and flowers? We are looking for someone to recruit others and coordinate people to maintain the outside of our beautiful church. If you are interested in volunteering or finding out more, email [email protected]

Musicians and Vocalists

Want to glorify God with music? Sign-up for an audition. Email [email protected] with what you can play and your experience. These are volunteer positions.

Anchors Away Summer Camp Counselors

Do you have a firm faith in Jesus Christ and committed to sharing Jesus Christ? Do you love working with children? Are you looking for a part-time job for a few weeks this summer?

Jackson Church is a great environment for you to enjoy part of your summer sharing your faith as you work with children at our summer camp. Our mission at Anchors Away is teach children about Jesus Christ through fun and exciting topics in a safe, loving environment. Each week of camp gives the children a chance to explore and grow deeper in their faith through devotions, fellowship, and bible time filled with bible stories, music, games, activities, arts, crafts, and recreation.

Are you excited and feel you have the skill set to lead children though faith-based and fun activities? Do you have a lot of energy and works well with children? This 4-week summer camp position could be perfect for you! sIf you are interested, send a cover letter sharing your excitement and vision for this summer, plus resume to [email protected] This is a paid position.