253 Central Ave, Rahway, NJ 07065 Tel: 732-382-0541 Fax: 732-587-6178

On Thursday July 2, 2015, under the pastoral leadership of Rev. Dr. Erika D. Crawford, African Methodist Episcopal Ebenezer Church of Rahway, New Jersey purchased the parcel of land known as 261 Central Avenue in Rahway, New Jersey.  The acquisition of this property is of great historical and cultural significance to this congregation, the African American community and the African Methodist Episcopal Church because it was the location of the first Public School for “Colored Children” in the City of Rahway. For More Information Click Here>>>


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The Rev. Dr.  Erika D. Crawford, D.Min., Pastor

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Ebenezer is a Christ-centered church, committed to holistic ministry through ministering to the Spiritual, Intellectual, Emotional and Physical needs of its believers and the Greater Rahway community. Ebenezer has Seven Commissions and over 30 ministries, which support the four pillars of the New Testament Church found in Acts 2: 42-47 (Teaching, Fellowship, Worship and Prayer).Read More >>

"And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers." (Acts 2:42)

Thank you for your interest in taking the “Journey Towards Our Year of Jubilee” with us.  This journey marks the culmination of a vision birthed almost 200 years ago. In 1826, while slavery was still legal in New Jersey 30 "freed" persons of color envisioned an African Methodist Episcopal Church in the City of Rahway.  Click Here for More information



Ebenezer is supported by Seven Commissions and over 30 ministries, which support our vision, our mission and our church motto. Click Here for More Information

Ebenezer is a beautiful house of worship and on occasion we permit the facilities to be used by outside groups and persons. Room capacities range from intimate to a maximum of 450 people in the sanctuary. Our building is smoke-free, alcohol-free, and handicap accessible.For more information on our facilities and rental policies click here.



We offer many events—each designed to strengthen your spirit, mind, body and soul. Learn more about our upcoming activities.. Click Here for more information


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