We would like to invite you to come and be a part of our family of faith! We are a group of people from all different backgrounds and walks of life who have decided to come together to care for one another and to worship Jesus Christ! Wherever you are in your journey of faith we have a place for you here.

So we invite you to come and connect with us. Bring your questions, explore our ministries for children, youth and adults, experience our worship and music, serve along with us in service & mission, receive support and encouragement through our care ministries, and above all, come experience the Love of God and the fellowship of the community of believers

Join us for Worship in-person or online!
5:00 pm Saturday (Contemporary)
9:30 am Sunday (Traditional)
10:30 am Sunday (Contemporary)

About Us

As a large church, you will find a great diversity of beliefs among our members and those who attend our church. However, as a Presbyterian church, we find the roots of our faith in the Reformed Tradition and we work out the details of our faith in connection with each other looking foremost to the authority of God’s Word to us revealed in scripture. Learn more.

Yes! We are meeting weekly in person and streaming our services online. We invite you to join us at 1070 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ for worship on Saturday at 5 pm (Contemporary Worship), Sunday at 9:30 am (Traditional Worship), or Sunday at 10:30 am (Contemporary Worship.) We will also be broadcasting our Saturday 5 pm and Sunday 9:30 worship services LIVE on our Livestream channel, on Facebook, and on YouTube.

Visitors are welcome to enjoy full participation at PCTR, but we also invite you to become a member of our family of faith. Joining in membership is a great opportunity to make known your commitment to the church and desire to be involved in the life of our congregation. Learn more.

Westminster Nursery School was established by the Session of the Presbyterian Church of Toms River in November 1951 with six pupils attending. WNS has grown into the oldest and largest church-related nursery school in the state of New Jersey. Learn more.

We’d be happy to speak with you to answer any questions you may have about PCTR. You’re welcome to call the church office at 732-349-1331 or email [email protected]. You’ll also find answers to some of the questions we hear more often here: FAQ.

Knowing God

Growing Together

Living the Gospel



Today, youth are busier than ever! They are involved in school, work, sports, clubs, and home. In the craziness of life, PCTR provides a home where you are accepted, loved and can be renewed to face the challenges of life.



Children are a vital part of our ministry at PCTR.  We take great joy in supporting your efforts as parents/guardians as you walk with your children on your family’s faith journey.

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Our Adult Discipleship groups offer a place to ask faith questions and seek God’s guidance as we live both in this world and in God’s kingdom.



PCTR’s vocal and bell choirs give members many opportunities to live out the command from Psalm 100, joining together to make a joyful noise to the Lord. No matter your age, musical ability, or schedule, there is a place for you in the music ministry of the Presbyterian Church of Toms River.



At PCTR, we are committed to caring for and loving the people the Lord brings to us. The foundation of our Caring Ministries is based on the unconditional and sacrificial love demonstrated to us in Jesus Christ which motivates us to share that kind of love with others.

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PCTR strives to create an environment that is welcoming and safe for ALL of God’s children – regardless of special needs and disabilities. We seek to give these children access to the opportunities that other members of our church family enjoy. We also desire to be a support system and a haven for those who care for loved ones with special needs and disabilities.

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There are several reasons why you may want to listen to a particular sermon outside of the worship service. Maybe you were unable to join us for worship. Maybe God was using a particular message to reach you personally and you want to hear it again. Maybe you’ve not yet had the chance to join us in person, but you’re curious about us. Or maybe it’s something else entirely. Whatever the reason, we invite you listen to our weekly podcast.