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A Servant Church

Saint Matthew has been a House of Worship and pillar in the community for over 80 years, serving the Oranges, Essex County, and broader New Jersey community. We are a bible believing church, committed to Kingdom building in the areas of Worship, Fellowship, Service, Outreach, Discipleship, Stewardship, and Radical Hospitality.

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Our Core Values

As we follow Christ, we are grounded in our core values to God's People:

  • Radical Hospitality

  • Passionate Worship

  • Intentional Faith Development

  • Risk-Taking Mission & Service

  • Extravagant Generosity

Saint Matthew is an African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME), which is a part of the International Connectional AME Church stretching across 20 Episcopal District. We are a member of the AME First Episcopal District, which is comprised of New Jersey, New York, Western New York, New England, Philadelphia, Delaware, and Bermuda conferences.


If you are in search of a church family that is not perfect, but that is striving to be Christ-like, we look forward to you sharing in one of our weekly worship services. We take pride in offering a powerful, dynamic 9:00am service along with Church School for children and adults at 11:00am every Sunday. When you come, you will be glad you did!


Our Ministry Leaders


Church History




336 Oakwood Avenue

Orange, NJ 07050

(973) 678-1217

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