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



donStaff Blog

By Rev. Don Steele


There’s an old story that preachers love to tell about a little boy defining who a saint was. The little boy attended a church that, like Central, had beautiful stained glass windows. And the little boy’s response, making reference to those windows, was the saints were the ones through whom the light shines.

As we approach the Church’s celebration of All Saints Day (November 1), I take that old story as a call to each of us to reflect on our own lives. The saints are not a subset of Christians who achieved some level of notoriety. They are not just the ones memorialized in stained glass windows. No, the saints are the ones through whom we’ve seen light shining.

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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!