Newark, NJ Religion


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The city of Newark, NJ is known for its diverse religious congregations and churches. These churches are often seen as a cornerstone of the community providing not just spiritual guidance but also support to their members and those in need. There are many different denominations represented in Newark's churches, including Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian Church USA, Non-denominational, Pentecostal and more. Many churches also offer a variety of ministries to their members such as adult education classes, youth programs and community outreach events. Those looking for a church home in Newark will be able to find one that meets their needs and provides a sense of belonging.

56.9% of the people in Newark are religious:
- 5.2% are Baptist
- 0.9% are Episcopalian
- 34.3% are Catholic
- 0.2% are Lutheran
- 2.4% are Methodist
- 1.3% are Pentecostal
- 1.6% are Presbyterian
- 0.6% are Church of Jesus Christ
- 3.0% are another Christian faith
- 3.0% are Judaism
- 1.2% are an eastern faith
- 3.0% affilitates with Islam

According to some estimates, there are roughly 4,200 religions in the world.
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Over 3 years ago

Newark is straight garbage.  More

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Newark's Ironbound is extremely dangerous, there is a lot of crime, the police are just good at hiding it. It usually doesn't happen on Ferry St., but does 1/2 block  More

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Over 11 years ago

I have worked and lived in Newark for 20 years. I raised 3 children. Two of my children went on to college, graudated with Accountant Degree and the other one in  More

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