Read the intriguing article from NJ.com about Greater Mount Zion AME Church's rich history of fighting for social justice and equity for African American people.
For over 200 years, Mt. Zion has maintained a focus on both spirituality AND social justice.
In the words of Rev. J. Stanley Justice, "To have a vibrant church and a dilapidated community means something is wrong,” he said. “My philosophy is: We gather to scatter. We gather here on Sunday mornings expressly to be refreshed, re-energized, restored, re-empowered, to do what? To go back out into the community again.”