Part II in a series about job networking opportunities at area churches.
So you're looking for a job. Got your business card ready? Check. LinkedIn profile updated? Check. Resume cleaned-up? Check. Have you been to church? Um, no. Well then, you may be missing a key component to your job search. Many area churches offer free help to get you focused and directed toward your next career - with no religious strings attached. In this, part II of Patch's series on the job search, we'll give a look at one local church helping people get back to work. (Read Part I.) A career reporter and editor, Phil Roura spent most of his 52 year career at the New York Daily News. When his position was phased out recently, he decided to retire, but now he's itching to get back to work. The problem is, he's never had to look for a …
The church has served the community since 1988 and found a home in Freehold Township in 2003.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Fred Richani
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
The Abundant Life Church of God was founded in 1988 by its senior pastor, the Rev. Chris Fraley. Then based out of Freehold Borough, the congregation was made up of just about a dozen men and women. The church's mission was founded on the following: "We believe God has called us to exalt God through worship, express God's love through ministry, edify believers through fellowship, evangelize the lost through outreach, and equip believers through discipleship." In October 2003, the Abundant Life Church of Gof found a permanent home at 632 Colts Neck Road in Freehold Township, where it welcomes hundreds of churchgoers from all over the state. The facility boasts 10,780 square feet of space. But no matter how big or small, the most important …