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The South Orange Vailsburg United Methodist Church

Jesus loves you



Welcome, and thank you for visiting The South Orange United Methodist Church online. We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of worship, fellowship and service opportunities available. Please feel free to read more about our church on this site, or come in for a visit. We would love to greet you and share with you our love for Jesus Christ and for you, our neighbor.

Our Mission


We are a Christ centered community reaching out in love to include the whole human race in all its beauty and diversity, with all its strengths and weaknesses. With God’s guidance we will grow together spiritually, through worship, study of Scriptures, prayer and fellowship, so that we will manifest Christ in our daily lives and bring others to Him through our witness.



Our church offers a traditional setting for your most sacred celebration.



Services are held in the Sanctuary:

Sunday Morning Worship services are at 10:00 AM.

Wednesday Bible Study is 7:30 PM.

Address: 150 South Orange Ave. South Orange, New Jersey 07079

Latest News

We are looking for Volunteers for our Homework Club program which meets on Saturdays, from 11am-1pm. Please speak to Rev. Desir or call the church office if you can be of service. Thank you! 


Prayer List

Sue Dow (daughter of Rev. John F. Dow); John Aggrey; The Akutekha & Anahinga Families; Sylvia Powell & Family; Claudette Hume & Family; Morvette Lynch; Jennifer Samuel; Norma Iles; Aileen Bryant; Jean Johnson; Katherine Cachola; Isaiah Charles; The Marcelin Family; Dawn Bowe; Nathanael Desir; Keshner Donaus; Johann and Lisa LaFond; Barbara Lynch & Family; Herbert Mead; Roselin Neilly; Agnes Powell; Vivianne Saint Paul; Jaya Sesay; Yalan Sesay; Edith Thomas; Patricia Vanderpool; Helen Zavada


All students; victims of violence; natural disasters and poverty around the world; World Peace.

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The church choir has resumed its activities. We invite volunteers to join us for rehearsal on Thursdays at 7:30pm. We thank you in advance for being willing to serve. 


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If I speak in the tongues of mortals and angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.

(1 Corinthians 13:1)

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