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.
|Speaker||Title and Tags||Date||Place||Lang|
|Schetelich, Alan||The Signs Accompanying the Messiahs Coming ~ Genesis 18 Genesis Messiah||2013-06-02||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Schetelich, Alan||Thoughts on David ~ Acts 13 Acts David||2001-11-20||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Schetelich, Alan||Thoughts on David and Love David Love||2014-05-11||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Schetelich, Alan||Thoughts on Fathers ~ Ephesians 5 Ephesians||2009-06-21||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Schetelich, Alan||Three Sayings While on the Cross ~ Luke 23 Luke||2015-03-01||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Schetelich, John||Desire of David to Build the Temple ~ 2 Samuel 7 2Samuel David||2000-11-19||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Schetelich, John||Psalm 63 Psalm||2006-02-26||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Sharp, Rod||Working with Young People ~ John 1 John||-- 1995 --||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Shoop, David||1 Corinthians 1 1Corinthians||2000-09-10||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Shoop, David||Exodus 33 and 34 Exodus||2000-09-10||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Shoop, David||Hebrews 11 Hebrews||2000-09-03||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Shoop, David||Judges 5 Judges||2000-09-03||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Smith, Daniel H||Elders Conference Elders Ministering to Other Elders ~ Ephesians 5 Ephesians||2004-11-06||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Smith, Daniel H||Elders Conference How Can We Moderate the Situation ~ 1 Kings 19 1Kings||2004-11-06||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Smith, Daniel H||Evening Rally Biblically Wise in the Face of Adversity ~ 1 Peter 5 1Peter||2004-11-06||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Spender, Jack||Presentation Parable and Poor Woman Luke 19 to 21 Luke Parables||2011-03-20||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Stoudt, Mike||Learning from the Thessalonian Church in Acts ~ Acts 17 Acts||2007-11-04||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Stoudt, Mike||Nehemiah ~ Nehemiah 2 Nehemiah||2009-09-27||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Stoudt, Mike||The Beginning of Samuels Life ~ 1 Samuel 1 1Samuel||2014-09-28||Fifth Avenue Chapel|
|Stoudt, Mike||The Widows Two Mites ~ Mark 12 Mark||2012-03-25||Fifth Avenue Chapel|