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The ministry of Fifth Avenue Chapel began in the mid 1920’s when Christians from Northern New Jersey and New York started meeting together during their summer vacations. Seasonal gatherings soon grew into a year-round fellowship with a genuine heart for the Scriptures, worship, and evangelistic outreach. In the early years the assembly occupied rented facilities in Neptune, Asbury Park, and Bradley Beach. Relocations were necessitated by both growth in numbers and expansion of ministries, including widely regarded annual conferences.

In 1940 attention was drawn to an unused Episcopal Church called The Church of The Holy Apostles on Fifth Avenue in Belmar. The frame building, constructed in the shape of a cross, was in poor repair having been closed for many years and stripped of all its furnishings. Its beautiful stained glass windows were intact, however, and remain to this day. The property was purchased for the sum of $1,500 and repair work began. The first public ceremony held in the new Chapel was the marriage of Kenneth Hart and Robina Jelly, held on June 25, 1941.

Several modifications to the building were made during the war years to make it more functional. As numeric growth continued it became necessary to expand the facility. A kitchen and Sunday School rooms were added in 1958, and a nursery in the mid 1960’s. Additional classroom space, added in the early 1980’s, brought the building to its present size.

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Arrow_down Pixel Kolchin, Mark The Tests and Triumphs of the Church 1 ~ Acts 20 2007-02-18 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Kolchin, Mark The Tests and Triumphs of the Church 2 ~ Ephesians 5 2007-02-25 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Wilson, Tom The Valley Experiences ~ Joel 3 2007-08-05 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Wilson, Tom The Valley Experiences Session 2 ~ Joshua 6 2007-08-12 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Wilson, Tom The Valley Experiences Session 3 ~ Judges 13 2007-08-19 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Stoudt, Mike The Widows Two Mites ~ Mark 12 2012-03-25 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Zito, Chris The Will of Jesus ~ John 6 2008-03-30 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Schetelich, Alan Thoughts on Fathers ~ Ephesians 5 2009-06-21 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Schetelich, Alan Three Sayings While on the Cross ~ Luke 23 2015-03-01 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Wilson, David Tips and Thoughts on Evangelism ~ 2 Corinthians 2 2009-08-02 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel McAnuff, Steadmore We Worship One Triune God ~ Matthew 28 2013-02-10 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Hayes, Bob Welcoming Trials and Suffering ~ 1 Peter 1 2004-10-17 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Hardisty, Ken What are Our Presuppositions ~ Colossians 1 2016-07-24 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Brooks, Leonard What Did Peter Learn to Pass on to Us ~ Luke 22 2007-03-25 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Hayes, Bob What Do You Do With What You Hear ~ Matthew 13 2001-10-07 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Parsons, Phil What Does Love Look Like ~ 1 Corinthians 13 2008-01-20 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Parsons, Phil What Does the Resurrection Prove ~ 1 Corinthians 15 2008-03-23 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Wilson, Tom What Happens When Christians Sin ~ 2 Samuel 11 2Samuel -- 1989 -- Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Louro, Nate What Is Conviction and Where it Comes From ~ Psalm 95 2014-02-16 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language
Arrow_down Pixel Wilson, Tom What is in a Name ~ John 17 2008-04-06 Fifth Avenue Chapel English language