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an Episcopal Church in the Diocese of New Jersey

The Rev. Beth Rauen Sciaino, Priest-in-charge

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Weekly Sunday Eucharist at 10 am

All ages are welcome and encouraged in worship.

Gluten free hosts are available.

Fellowship and refreshments follow the service in the Parish Hall next door.  All are welcome!



Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24

5 pm, Family Carol Eucharist

Come sing Christmas carols with our wonderful Choir throughout this Christmas Eve service, complete with a child friendly sermon!

8 pm, Festal Choral Eucharist

Join us as we celebrate the arrival of the Christ Child with service music sung by our inspiring Choir, with incense and Christmas sermon.

Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25

10 am, Holy Eucharist with Carols

Take time to give thanks for the gift of Jesus Christ to the world on the morning we commemorate his birth as we sing Christmas carols together.


Our wonderful Choir sings each Sunday in the program year, except the 3rd Sunday of the month.

The choir takes a break through the summer months and will return on Rally Sunday, September 8, 2019. 

Joy! Service for families with young children

9:00 am!

is held on the 3rd Sunday of the month from

9-9:20 am in the Church. 

The next service will be on January 19, 2019.

Come sing songs, hear a Bible story, and share Holy Communion in an informal kid-friendly service.  

Office Hours


Usual Office Hours - Sept-June 

Pastor Beth's Office Hours

Tue-Thur: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. 

On Fridays she works from home.


Parish Administrator's Office Hours

Tue-Thur: 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

On Mondays she works from home.

Office hours can sometimes vary.


(Click here for directions)

88 Claremont Road Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Tel:  908.766.0602

The Rev. Beth Rauen Sciaino, Priest-in-Charge, priest@stbernardsnj.org

Danielle Baker, Seminarian


Alison Davidson, Parish Administrator, 


David L. Dockery, Music Director




St. Bernard's Cemetery, 60 Washington Ave,

Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Contact: John Smith, Tel: 908-635-6301

or email admin@stbernardsnj.org 

To view our Events Calendar click on this link


Breaking Bread

Wed. January 8 , 6-8 pm

celebrating the Epiphany.


On the first Wednesday night of the month we gather in our wonderful Parish Hall to share a meal with parishioners and friends of all ages. Dinner is provided, just bring drinks, and yourself!  You are welcome to invite a neighbor or friend.


We hope this time together will strengthen our bonds as a Christian Community and refuel you for all the generosity and love you share with the world.


Arrive when you can.

US Coast Guard Academy Chorale singing at St. Bernard's!

Sunday, January 26, at 1 pm

Join us on Sunday, January 26 at 1 pm in St. Bernard's Church for a choral concert featuring the US Coast Guard Academy Chorale.  Comprised of around thirty cadets from two singing groups: the Idlers (male choir) and the Fairwinds (female choir). The Chorale specializes in patriotic music and songs about the sea.

YMCA-St. Bernard’s Academic Support Program

Seeks Additional Adult and High School Volunteers

An after-school academic support program hosted by St. Bernard’s Church, in partnership with Somerset Hills YMCA, seeks volunteers to sign up this summer before the program resumes with the fall start of the Somerset Hills school year.  The program, taught by high school students (get Community Service Hours), and adult volunteers, is free and offers homework help, academic support and computers with internet access to area students in grades K-8.


The program runs through the school year (October through June) and is held in a classroom in St. Bernard’s Parish House from 3 to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 

For more information, please contact Jessica Bruno at Somerset County YMCA, (908) 766-7898 ext. 544, Alison Davidson at St Bernard’s Church, (908) 766-0602 or click on this link. Volunteers Needed.


Knitting/Prayer Shawl Group

If you like to knit or would like to learn, our knitting group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm.  All skill levels welcome!


Grace’s Kitchen

Every month (usually the last Saturday of each month) St. Bernard’s Church volunteers at Grace’s Kitchen in South Plainfield, to help serve food.  


Feeding America Backpack Program

It’s back to school time so please support the Feeding America Back Pack Program. Donations of non-perishable food items are welcome!  Lists of items to buy and collection boxes are in the church Narthex. Thank you!

For more information on these and other outreach opportunities available go to our Outreach page on this website or contact our Parish Administrator at

908-766-0602, or Admin@StBernardsNJ.org.