Welcome to the Central Presbyterian Church website! We are glad that you have found us! As you explore this site, you will find a lot of information about our congregation. I welcome you to connect with us in any way that suits you. Among the possible connections, you can:

  • listen to podcasts of our worship services online
  • follow us through Facebook or sign up to receive a weekly update from us by email
  • watch live broadcasts of our worship services on local cable TV, Channel 33 on Verizon FIOS, and Channel 36 on Comcast Sundays at 10:00 a.m. with a re-broadcast at noon.
  • participate in any of our ministries
  • worship with us on Sunday mornings (services at 8:30 and 10:00 a.m.)
  • read our weekly Staff Blog (below)

As part of our music ministry, we have recently launched the Central Arts Academy, a music school open to the public.  Click here to visit their website.

May Christ enrich your life with all God’s grace! –Rev. Don Steele, Senior  Pastor




The Glass Hallway has a few more small projects until it is open for use, so please continue to use the Maple Street door.  The Elm Street driveway is now open, so the Maple Street Exit is no longer two-way.



Staff Blog charityshorthair

By Dr. Charity Wicks

One of my all-time favorite Youtube clips is from the Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, aired on Feb 19th, 1969. It’s of Glen and Stevie Wonder sitting down together at a white grand piano, Glen with his guitar, and pure magic happens. The song is “Blowin’ in the Wind” by Bob Dylan, and the soul that they both put into those five minutes is incredible. I have watched this clip hundreds of times, and every single time I weep.


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Central Presbyterian Church

70 Maple Street, Summit NJ  07901

Our Mission Statement

By God’s grace and the leading of the Holy Spirit, Central Presbyterian Church seeks to

Engage one another in a transforming and worshipful relationship with Jesus Christ;

Equip disciples for Christian fellowship, growth, and service;

Extend Christ’s love to the world!