Gracious God, we offer with joy and thanksgiving what you have first given us ourselves, our time and our possessions, signs of your gracious love. Receive them for the sake of him who loves us first, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Members Agreement

Trinity Episcopal Church welcomes all with open arms, open hearts, and open minds. What does it mean to be a member of Trinity? Open the big red doors and see.

Collectively and individually we pledge:

Clergy and Vestry of Trinity Episcopal Church

More about Reverend Smith

  • Rector: Trinity Cliffside Park, June 2007
  • Priest-in-Charge: May 2005-June 2007
  • Field Placement: St. Edward the Martyr, NY, 2002-2004
  • Ordained to Diaconate: June 12,2004
  • Priesthood: January 8,2005
  • Education

    • Masters in Divinity,General Theological Seminary 2004
    • Masters in Social Work, Fordham University 1986
    • LCSW,CASC Advance Certification in Psychoanalysis, 2000
    • B.A. in Sociology, St. Joseph's College,1976
  • 10+ years of working with the Visiting Nurse Services and Health and Hospital Corporation
  • Diocese of Newark
  • Diocesan Chaplain
  • Committee on Liturgy and Music
  • Same Sex Task Force
  • Nameste- Diocesan Anti-Racism Training
  • Diocesan Review Committee
  • Commission on Ministry -Diaconate
  • Interests: Spirituality(Buddhism, Native American), Liturgy,Icons, Discernment, Systems Theory, Somatic Experience,healing, puppetry, animation, fencing,photography music(classical, alternative, World)

Stewardship Statement

The Rector, Wardens, and Vestry of Trinity, Cliffside Park accepts the tithe, the giving of our time, talent and treasure to further God's work in mission and ministry within this place and the community. As a means to achieve this we commit to give our first fruits to God, that is proportional giving, the giving of a percentage. We intend to increase our giving, as we are able.

Here are some of the things that Trinity Church offers to the community:

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