To Ridgewood United Methodist Church

100 Dayton Street, Ridgewood, New Jersey
Church office: 201 652-2868

The church is at the corner of Dayton and Prospect streets, facing Van Neste Square and the town green. Its tall, modern steeple is the highest structure in the area.

By Car

From Montclair, Totowa and other points south

Garden State Parkway north; about 3 miles after the Bergen toll barrier, take Exit 163 (Rte. 17 north/Mahwah). After 2 miles on Rte. 17, take the exit for Ridgewood Ave./Ridgewood. (It comes just after an exit for Ridgewood Ave./Oradell, which would take you in the opposite direction. Don't go that way.) Follow Ridgewood Ave. westward for about 2.3 miles, passing a Presbyterian Church on the left, the High School on the right, a Baptist Church on the left, then uphill through the town center and past the town green on the left. Immediately at the end of the green (Oak St.), turn left and drive one block to Van Neste Square (the intersection of Oak, Dayton, Hudson, and Prospect streets).

Total driving distance from Montclair is about 17 miles.

From New York City

Suggested route is via the George Washington Bridge and Rte. 4 to Rte. 17. Head north on 17 and follow the directions above, exiting onto Ridgewood Ave. about 2.5 miles north of the Garden State Parkway.

From points north

Take Garden State Parkway exit 165 for Ridgewood Ave./Ridgewood and proceed as above, driving a total of about 3.8 miles westward to Ridgewood town center.

By Public Transportation

The NJ Transit Ridgewood bus terminal at Van Neste Square is directly across the street from the church's main entrance. Service runs from New York City (George Washington Bridge) and points in New Jersey.

Commuter rail (NJ Transit Main Line) connects to New York City via PATH at Hoboken. Ridgewood station is at the foot of W. Ridgewood Ave. Walk two blocks east on Ridgewood Ave. to Prospect St.; turn right on Prospect St. and walk one block to Van Neste Square and the church.

Schedule and fare information for both bus and train is available by dialing: 973-275-5555.

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United Methodist Church
100 Dayton St
Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4437

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