Discover the Background of Our Nonprofit Organization

The Ocean City Ecumenical Council was founded in 1983. The council is comprised of members from Ocean City’s Houses of Worship. Approximately 200 volunteers operate the Food Cupboard, the Clothes Closet, and the Outreach Program.

Ocean City Ecumenical Council

Post Office Box 1001, Ocean City, NJ 08226
(609) 398-3191
An NJ Non-Profit Organization 501.c3

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2023–2024 Officers

Jack Shea, President
Regina Ralston, Vice President
John Worley, Treasurer
Joan Robertson, Corresponding SecretarY
Noreen McBride, Co-Recording Secretary
Pat Crowley, Co-Recording Secretary


The Council membership is composed of officers, trustees, and up to three (3) designated laypersons called delegates from each church or place of worship located in Ocean City, NJ, and up to six (6) delegates at large. The council meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm except July, and August.

2024 Meeting Dates:

January 2, St. Peter's United Methodist Church

February 6, First Presbyterian Church

March 5, Macedonia United Methodist Church

April 2, St. Frances Cabrini Church

May 7, St. John Lutheran Church

June 4, St. Peter's United Methodist Church

September 3, St. Peter's United Methodist

October 1, St. Frances Cabrini Church

Delegate Duties

  • Attend monthly meetings and serves on committees; keeps their church volunteers informed of all policies/decisions regarding the Food Cupboard and Clothes Closet scheduling and duties
  • Relay pertinent information to churches/places of worship for publishing in Bulletins and church websites and are responsible for coordinating delegates to represent their church or place of worship
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Delegate at Large

Attends monthly meetings, serves on committees, and serves as an ambassador to the community

How can I become a delegate/delegate at large

Attach Delegate Form
Call to request the form at (609) 398-3191