Our Hospitality Partners
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Riverside), Zion Lutheran Church, & St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Beverly)
SalliJane Gordon, Joy Steinbach, & Sandi Iwanicki
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Riverside is new to Family Promise of Burlington County. They host families at Zion Lutheran Church in Riverside, assisted by St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Beverly. Unable to host on their own, these three congregations came up with a creative solution that allows them to participate in a critical social service. Rev. David Snyder is pastor to both St. Stephen’s parishes, while Rev. Michael Edwards-Ronning pastors at Zion. SalliJane Gordon (St. Stephen’s Riverside), Joy Steinbach (Zion), and Sandi Iwanicki (St. Stephen’s Beverly) coordinate volunteers when they are hosting for FPBC.
St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Colleen Johnson & Wyvonia Turner
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Willingboro has been a host church for Family Promise of Burlington County for a long time. In addition to FPBC, St. Paul’s support a number of other social service ministries. Rev. Geralda Aldajuste is pastor to St. Paul’s. Colleen Johnson and Wyvonia Turner coordinate volunteers when St. Paul’s is hosting families for FPBC.
St. Matthew Lutheran Church
St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Moorestown was founded in 1950 and has been a host church since Family Promise of Burlington County first started accepting guests in 1998. St. Matthew is very involved in social services and, in addition to their support of FPBC, is also home to the Moorestown Ministerium food pantry. Rev. Margaret Marks is the interim pastor for St. Matthew and Barry Grahn coordinates volunteers when they are hosting for FPBC.
St. Mary of the Lakes Catholic Church
St. Mary of the Lakes Catholic Church in Medford was founded in 1931 and has been at their current location since 1966. An original host church, they have been housing guests for Family Promise of Burlington County since 1998. St. Mary recently completed a major renovation of their parish hall making it much better suited to hosting our FPBC guests. Rev. Dan Swift is pastor to St. Mary’s parishioners and Marie Cox coordinates volunteers when they are hosting.
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Marlton was founded in 1961. Originally a support church when Prince of Peace was hosting FPBC families, they became a host church in 2019. Families are sheltered at Prince of Peace but St. Joan provides all of the meals and volunteers for the week. St. Joan is pastored by Mgr. Richard LaVerghetta. Deacon Tom Murphy coordinates FPBC volunteers for St. Joan’s parish with Scott Rush, FPBC coordinator for Prince of Peace.
St. Isaac Jogues & St. John Neumann
St. Isaac Jogues in Marlton was founded in 1996. Together with St. John Neumann in Mount Laurel, they have been support churches for Family Promise of Burlington County for some time. This year, the two parishes have agreed to cooperate as a host church for FPBC. St. Isaac Jogues and St. John Neumann are pastored by Rev. Philip Pfleger. Neil Hourahan coordinates volunteers when the parishes are hosting families.
First United Methodist Church
First United Methodist Church in Moorestown celebrated their bicentennial in 2015. They are one of the original host churches, and have been hosting guests since 1998. In addition to FPBC, First UMC has an active social services ministry serving the local and nearby communities. Rev. Tom Korkuch is pastor to First UMC and is assisted by Rev. HeyYoung Horton. Allan Hanlon coordinates volunteers when First UMC is hosting for FPBC.
Cornerstone Church in Mount Laurel, formerly Evangelical Free Church of Mount Laurel, is a longtime host for Family Promise of Burlington County. Mission and Service are core values of Cornerstone and FPBC fits squarely under their service ministry. Cornerstone is led by Pastor Jeff Kliewer and a team of Elders and Deacons. Jeff Speirs coordinates volunteers when they are hosting guests for FPBC.
First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church in Moorestown has been a host church since Family Promise of Burlington County first started accepting guests in 1998. In addition to FPBC, First Presbyterian supports over 40 organizations performing local outreach for the most vulnerable in our communities. Rev. Stuart Spencer is the pastor for First Presbyterian and Chris Catanella coordinates volunteers when they are hosting for FPBC.
Medford United Methodist Church
Bill & Barb Carlson
Medford United Methodist Church is coming up on their bicenntenial next year in 2021. Medford UMC is a longtime host for Family Promise of Burlington County guests. First UMC recently added a Family Life Center to their campus, making them even better able to host our guests. Medford UMC is pastored by Rev. Joe Monahan and Rev. Kathleen Stolz. Bill and Barb Carlson coordinate volunteers when they are hosting families for FPBC.
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Medford was founded in 1962 and is one of the five original host churches, housing families experiencing homelessness since 1998. In addition to supporting Family Promise of Burlington County, Prince of Peace has a very active social services ministry that supports the local and adjacent communities. Prince of Peace is pastored by Rev. Brett Ballenger and Scott Rush coordinates volunteers when they are hosting guests for FPBC.