Our History

The Garretson Road Church of Christ was founded as part of a major evangelistic mission known as the EXODUS MOVEMENT that first originated in 1964 in Midland, Texas. The movement was intended to spread the Good News of Christ in the Northeastern region of the United States. As the EXODUS MOVEMENT progressed, it gained nationwide attention in the media, as seen in the following articles:
Newsweek – July 4th, 1966
Click here to see the Newsweek article.
Time Magazine – January 20th, 1967
Click here to see the Time article.
The Exodus/NJ plan, like its predecessors, was very well organized in its mission and goal Click here to see an excerpt from the Exodus/New Jersey Master Plan
Here is the invitation sent out to residents of the area: