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Saint Bernard's @ Conover Collaborative Community Garden  

God's Giving Garden! 


News from the Garden!

The Conover Collaborative Community Garden opened on Sunday, April 19, 2015!  Soon, planning for God's Giving Gardens will be underway. A bit of history for those who are new to St. Bernard's or to this ministry: we started two gardens last year, in partnership with two other Conover Episcopal Churches, St. Mark's and St. John on the Mountain. Our smaller plot in Bernardsville produces food for a local Bernardsville Food Pantry. Our bigger garden is at the Ross Farm, 135 N. Maple Ave., in Basking Ridge. We have two wonderful additional partners for this larger garden, Somerset County and a private Board developing and rejuvenating the Ross Farm, called the Friends of Boudinot-Southard-Ross. Last year, our combined gardens produced around 1000 pounds of fresh vegetables and herbs for Somerset County food bank families to enjoy. 


Last year, we tripled our growing space at the Boudinot Garden and produced well over our targeted  "ton" of production! Work will soon be underway for this year's gardens.  Volunteers are always needed through the spring and summer  and into the fall to help with garden prep, planting, maintenance, and eventually harvesting of the gardens. We also need donations of seedlings, seeds, and supplies. If you are interested in helping, or have landscaping contacts who might donate, please contact Cathy Ferrara or our Parish Administrator


It's impressive to think how many local churches are involved in our efforts. Thank you to all involved!


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Sunday Worship Times

All services are led by the Rev. Beth Rauen Sciaino

@ St. Bernard's Episcopal Church

11 am Holy Eucharist

@ St. John on the Mountain

7:45 am Holy Eucharist Rite I

9:00 am Holy Eucharist Rite II

Donate to St. Bernard's Church

If you would like to make a donation to St. Bernard's Episcopal Church you can do so using the QR code.  Please specify what your donation should be allocated to. For example: Pledge; Community Fund; Flower Fund: Outreach; Music Fund etc.

Contact Us

St. Bernard's Episcopal Church

88 Claremont Road

Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Tel:  908.766.0602

St. Bernard's Cemetery,

60 Washington Ave,

Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Contact: John Smith, 908-766-0602 or email

The Episcopal Church of St. John on the Mountain

379 Mt. Harmony Road

Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Tel:  908.766.2282







St. John on the Mountain Website

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Clergy Office Hours & on-site placement*:

@ St. Bernard’s:

Tues. PM; Thurs. all day; Fri. PM.

@ St. John on the Mountain:

Tues. AM; Weds. all day; Fri. AM.

*This schedule is subject to change.


Parish Administrator: Mon-Thur., 10:30 am -4:30 pm


Both our clergy and parish administrator work from home on some days. 

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© 2016 Saint Bernard's Episcopal Church, an Episcopal Church in the Diocese of New Jersey

The Rev. Beth Rauen Sciaino, Rector

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